Social Psychiatry: Principles & Clinical Perspectives

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Author : Rakesh K Chadda, Vinay Kumar, Siddharth Sarkar
ISBN : 9789356965416
Publisher : Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd
Edition : 2/e
Year : 2024
Pages : 630
Binding Type : Paper Back

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This book focuses on principles and clinical perspectives of social psychiatry. The social psychiatric aspects of various disorders find due space, and so do the various issues related to social psychiatry. It is enthralling to notice that several issues which are particularly relevant to the Indian cultural context (like rural mental health and farmer suicides) are covered. This book is divided into 6 sections, which are further divided into 50 chapters. Section 1 gives a brief introduction to the discipline of social psychiatry going into its historical development across the world and in India. Section 2 includes conceptual issues on the relationship between mental health and society. It begins with a chapter on the concept of social psychiatry. It then highlights the family and social context in relation to the mental health of the individual. Section 3 covers the social dimensions of psychiatric disorders. Section 4 expands upon the social interventions that are relevant to the field of social psychiatry. Social support and networking are presented first which highlights the dynamic social networks of the present times. Thereafter, couple therapies, family therapies, and group therapies are discussed. Section 5, dwells upon the social issues and mental health. The last section discusses the contemporaneous issues in relation to social psychiatry like relationship issues, effect of COVID-19, behavioral addictions, and loneliness. Social psychiatry has a wide range and multiple interfaces. This book provides information and perspective to the readers and contributes to the cause of advancement of social psychiatry.

Key Features :

  • The second edition furthers the discussion on how social aspects are important in psychiatric research, clinical, and policy-making scenarios.
  • The book has 50 chapters covering an exhaustive variety of aspects of social psychiatry, spanning social determinants of illnesses, interventions, social and societal issues that affect mental health, and other related topics.
  • Renowned Indian and international experts have contributed to the book which also discusses issues of current global concern, like the mental health impact of COVID-19, loneliness, relationship issues, and behavioral addictions.
  • Many other chapters have been updated based upon emerging evidence.

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Weight 1.3 kg
Dimensions 25 × 17 × 3.5 cm

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