Mental illness

Book - 2016

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2nd Floor 616.89/Mental Checked In
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Farmington Hills, Mich : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning [2016]
Physical Description
224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • What causes mental illness? The social construction of mental illness: power, pathology and PMDD / Rachel V. Isreeli
  • Childhood trauma can lead to mental illness / Victor Carrion
  • Chronic stress can lead to mental illness / Robert Sanders
  • Mental illness is overdiagnosed / Bruce Levine
  • That mental illness is common does not mean it is overdiagnosed / Brent Michael Kious
  • How should mental illness be treated? Pharmaceuticals are central to the treatment of schizophrenia / Margarita Tartakovsky
  • Psychotherapy may be an effective treatment for sever mental illness / Rachel Pruchno
  • Better treatment is needed for Post-Traumaatic Stress Disorder / Lois Beckett
  • The PTSD trap: our overdiagnosis of PTSD in vets is enough to make you sick / David Dobbs
  • Raising public awareness may reduce male suicide / Dan Bilsher and Jennifer White
  • Addressing stigma and masculinity may reduce male suicide / Owen Jones
  • Is involuntary treatment for the mentally ill ethical? Involuntary treatment for the mentally ill is dangerous and harmful / Jennifer Friedenbach
  • Involuntary commitment is sometimes necessary / John Casada
  • Involuntary commitment is unnecessary and discriminatory / Thea Amidov
  • Confining the mentallly ill in prisons is ineffective and inhumane / E. Fuller Torrey et al.
  • Mental hospital care is little better than prison / Chandra Bozelko
  • What are issues surrounding violence and the mentally ill? The insanity defense is necessary and moral / Mental Health America
  • Stop the insane insanity defense / Sam Vaknin
  • Better mental health care can reduce violence / Melissa Healy
  • Guns - not the mentally ill - kill people / Abby Rapoport.
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