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Technique 57: Social Constructionism, Mental Illness
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Kaiser, Karen. 2010. “Technique 57: Social Constructionism, Mental Illness”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Teaching Objectives/Student Learning Outcomes:
To get students thinking about how mental illnesses are defined by people and can reflect social and historical circumstances; to spark students’ interests in the wide range of behaviors that have been or are considered deviant; to introduce students to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the...

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Subject Area(s):
Mental Health
Resource Type(s):
Class Activity
Class Level(s):
College 200

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