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Soc 125- Perceptions of Mental Illness
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Brown, Phil. 2010. “Soc 125- Perceptions of Mental Illness”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, May. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Mental illness is a basic part of social life, and afflicts many people. Estimates of schizophrenia in the populations range from 0.6% to 3% about 0.3% for affective psycholsis, between 8.0%and 15% for neurosis, and about 7% for personality disorder. The total of these conditions ranges from 16% to 25% prevalence in the U.S. population....There are two...

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Mental Health
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