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Gender and Mental Health

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This text offers a gendered and cross-cultural analysis of the experience of mental disorder and of society's response to its sufferers. Incorporating theories on masculinity and femininity and on the concept of normality, it discusses the differences and similarities between both legal and lay definitions of mental disorder and corresponding patterns of service provision and usage.

Product code: 9780333687628

ISBN 9780333687628
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H216xW140
No. Of Pages 208
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
This text offers a gendered and cross-cultural analysis of the experience of mental disorder and of society's response to people suffering from it. It discusses the differences and similarities between both legal and lay definitions of mental disorder and corresponding patterns of service provision and usage, including for those who commit crime.