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Sociology of Mental Disorder
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Horwitz, Allan. 2010. “Sociology of Mental Disorder”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, May. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course serves as a general introduction to the sociology of mental health and illness. The first half of the course focuses on the basic sociological processes and concepts that underlie the study of mental disorder . It begins by considering the meaning of a social perspective on mental illness and the relationship of a social perspective with the...

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Mental Health
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College 300
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