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ISBN-10 0205913881ISBN-13 9780205913886
ISBN-10 0205913873ISBN-13 9780205913879
Author(s): William C. Cockerham
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 352

The most recent literature and research on mental disorder from a sociological perspective.

The ninth 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 of mental disorder. The text also examines the institutions put in place to help those with mental disorders.

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Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Understand how race, social class, gender, age, influence mental disorder.

  • Explain how institutions help those with mental disorders.

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