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Product Description: Since the emergence of Western philosophy and science among the classical Greeks, debates have raged over the relative significance of biology and culture on an individual's behavior. Today, recent advances in genetics and biological science have pushed most scholars past the tired nature vs...read more

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9780190603243 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Since the emergence of Western philosophy and science among the classical Greeks, debates have raged over the relative significance of biology and culture on an individual's behavior.

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9780190603250 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Since the emergence of Western philosophy and science among the classical Greeks, debates have raged over the relative significance of biology and culture on an individual's behavior.

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Product Description: More people today report feeling anxious than ever before―even while living in relatively safe and prosperous modern societies. Almost one in five people experiences an anxiety disorder each year, and more than a quarter of the population admits to an anxiety condition at some point in their lives...read more

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9781421410807 | 1 edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, August 23, 2013), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: More people today report feeling anxious than ever before―even while living in relatively safe and prosperous modern societies.

Employing historical and contemporary data and case studies, the authors also examine tonsillectomy, cancer, heart disease, anxiety, and depression, and identify differences between rhetoric and reality and the weaknesses in diagnosis and treatment.

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9780813546711 | 1 edition (Rutgers Univ Pr, November 13, 2009), cover price $72.00

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9780813546728 | Rutgers Univ Pr, November 13, 2009, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Employing historical and contemporary data and case studies, the authors also examine tonsillectomy, cancer, heart disease, anxiety, and depression, and identify differences between rhetoric and reality and the weaknesses in diagnosis and treatment.

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Product Description: Depression has become the single most commonly treated mental disorder, amid claims that one out of ten Americans suffer from this disorder every year and 25% succumb at some point in their lives. Warnings that depressive disorder is a leading cause of worldwide disability have been accompanied by a massive upsurge in the consumption of antidepressant medication, widespread screening for depression in clinics and schools, and a push to diagnose depression early, on the basis of just a few symptoms, in order to prevent more severe conditions from developing...read more

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9780195313048 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, June 18, 2007), cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Depression has become the single most commonly treated mental disorder, amid claims that one out of ten Americans suffer from this disorder every year and 25% succumb at some point in their lives.

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9780226353814 | Univ of Chicago Pr, January 15, 2002, cover price $49.00

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9780226353821 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $29.00

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Product Description: In this book Allan Horwitz views mental illness within a sociological framework of deviance and social control and evaluates communal and individualistic styles of therapeutic control. His new prologue updates the work in the context of significant changes in the American response to mental illness, including the process of psychiatric diagnosis, conceptions of mental illness, and the dynamics of the mental health professions...read more

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9780971242760 | Percheron Pr, July 30, 2002, cover price $42.50 | About this edition: In this book Allan Horwitz views mental illness within a sociological framework of deviance and social control and evaluates communal and individualistic styles of therapeutic control.

Product Description: This book offers the first comprehensive presentation of the sociology of mental health and illness, including original, contemporary contributions by experts in the relevant aspects of the field. Divided into three sections, the chapters cover the general perspectives in the field, the social determinants of mental health, and current policy areas affecting mental health services...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Allan V. Horwitz (editor) and Teresa L. Scheid (editor)

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9780521561334 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $94.99 | About this edition: This book offers the first comprehensive presentation of the sociology of mental health and illness, including original, contemporary contributions by experts in the relevant aspects of the field.

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9780521567633 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $45.99 | About this edition: This book offers the first comprehensive presentation of the sociology of mental health and illness, including original, contemporary contributions by experts in the relevant aspects of the field.

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9780306434754 | Plenum Pub Corp, October 1, 1990, cover price $189.00

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