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copertina di Society and Psychosis

Society and Psychosis

di Morgan - McKenzie - Fearon  • 2008  • dettagli prodotto

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This book reviews social conditions and experiences over the life course from an international perspective, laying the foundations for a new understanding of the psychotic disorders, with profound implications for health policy and clinical practice and describes a new understanding of psychosis integrating biological, psychological and social factors.Table of Contents 1. Introduction Craig Morgan, Kwame McKenzie and Paul Fearon2. Climate change in psychiatry: periodic fluctuations or terminal trend? Julian LeffPart I. Theoretical and Conceptual Foundations: 3. Social science, psychiatry and psychosis Craig Morgan4. Conceptualising the social world Dana March, Craig Morgan, Michaeline Bresnahan and Ezra Susser5. Genes and the social environment Jennifer H. Barnett and Peter B. JonesPart II. Social Factors and the Onset of Psychosis: 6. Society, place and space Jane Boydell and Kwame McKenzie7. Childhood adversity and psychosis Helen Fisher and Tom Craig8. Family environment and psychosis Pekka Tienari and Karl-Erik Wahlberg9. Adult adversity: do early environment and genetic risk create lasting vulnerabilities for adult social adversity in psychosis? Inez Myin-Germeys and Jim van Os10. Migration, ethnicity and psychosis Kwame McKenzie, Paul Fearon and Gerard HutchinsonPart III. Social Factors and the Outcome of Psychosis: 11. Social factors as a basis for treatment Richard Warner12. Public attitudes, stigma and discrimination against people with mental illness Graham Thornicroft, Aliya Kassam and Michael King13. Outcomes elsewhere: course of psychosis in 'other cultures' Kim HopperPart IV. Models and Conclusions: 14. Theories of cognition, emotion and the social world: missing links in psychosis Paul Bebbington, David Fowler, Philippa Garety, Daniel Freeman and Elizabeth Kuipers15. Society and psychosis: future directions and implications Craig Morgan, Kwame McKenzie and Paul Fearon.


ISBN: 9780521689595

Titolo: Society and Psychosis


Editore: Cambridge University Press

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2008

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Misure: 17x24 cm

Pagine: 266