Mental Health Products

  • Recovery, Mental Health and Inequality

    Chinese Ethnic Minorities as Mental Health Service Users

    By Lynn Tang

    Mental health has long been perceived as a taboo subject in the UK, so much so that mental health services have been marginalised within health and social care. There is even more serious neglect of the specific issues faced by different ethnic minorities. This book uses the rich narratives of the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Madness

    Ideas About Insanity

    By Peter Morrall

    This book is an introduction to the uncertainties and incongruities about madness. It is aimed at all of those who are curious about this subject whether out of general inquisitiveness or because it is part of a formal course of study. Using case studies of real people in order to explain,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Late Modern Subjectivity and its Discontents

    Anxiety, Depression and Alzheimer’s Disease

    By Kieran Keohane, Anders Petersen, Bert van den Bergh

     This book analyses three of the most prevalent illnesses of late modernity: anxiety, depression and Alzheimer’s disease, in terms of their relation to cultural pathologies of the social body. Usually these conditions are interpreted clinically in terms of individualized symptoms and responded…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    The Social Pathologies of Contemporary Civilization

  • The Lotos-Eaters

    Aging and Identity in a Yacht Club Community

    By Carol A. B. Warren

    As the baby boom generation ages, there are few ethnographies that capture the dynamics of aging. This new book is based on years of participant observation in "the Sands," a beautiful ocean community of well-off individuals and couples seeking the easy life. Yet the community members contend with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Sociology of Mental Disorder

    10th Edition

    By William C. Cockerham

    The tenth edition of Sociology of Mental Disorder presents the major issues and research findings on the influence of race, social class, gender, and age on the incidence and prevalence of mental disorder. The text also examines the institutions that help those with mental disorders, mental health…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Psychosocial Resilience

    Edited by Updesh Kumar

    Psychological resilience has emerged as a highly significant area of research and practice in recent years, finding applications with a broad range of different groups in many settings. Contemporary discourse is not limited to ways of effective coping with adversity but also introduces mechanisms…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Irish Insanity

    1800–2000

    Edited by Damien Brennan

    The national public asylum system in Ireland was established during the early nineteenth century and continued to operate up to the close of the twentieth century. These asylums / mental hospitals were a significant physical and social feature of Irish communities. They were used intensively and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Philosophy, Theory and Methods of J. L. Moreno

    The Man Who Tried to Become God

    By John Nolte

    J. L. Moreno, M.D., is recognized as the originator of sociometry and psychodrama, and was a prodigious creator of methods and theories of creativity, society, and human behavior. The methods and techniques he authored have been widely adopted; the theories and philosophy upon which the methods are…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Gendered Violence, Abuse and Mental Health in Everyday Lives

    Beyond Trauma

    By Nicole Moulding

    Gendered Violence, Abuse and Mental Health in Everyday Lives: Beyond Trauma offers new insights into the social dimensions of emotional distress in abuse-related mental health problems, and explores the many interconnections between gendered violence, different forms of abuse and poor mental health…

    Hardback – 2015-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Loneliness Updated

    Recent research on loneliness and how it affects our lives

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    "To be alone is to be different. To be different is to be alone, and to be in the interior of this fatal circle is to be lonely. To be lonely is to have failed" (Susan Schultz, 1976) Loneliness carries a significant social stigma, as lack of friendship and social ties is socially undesirable, and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Moving Beyond Boundaries in Disability Studies

    Rights, Spaces and Innovations

    Edited by Michele Moore

    What challenges are posed by changing transnational trends, agendas and movements that affect disabled people’s lives, and what can disabled people, their representative organisations and their governments do to advance the agenda for self-determination and inclusion? This book draws together the…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China

    By Guy Ramsay

    With rapid economic progress and increasing life expectancy in East Asian societies, more attention is being paid by their governments, the media and the academy to mental illness and dementia. While clinical research on mental illness and dementia in Chinese societies acknowledges the importance…

    Hardback – 2013-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

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