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Sociology of Mental Health
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Keith, V. 2010. “Sociology of Mental Health”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, May. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course is designed to provide students with an overview of major issues that affect the definition, recognition, treatment, and causes of mental illness. The course material is organized into three sections: 1) historical Overview, Major Perspectives on Mental Illness, and Symptoms of Selected Mental Disorders; 2 The Epidemiology of Mental Illness'...

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Mental Health
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College 300
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