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A concise introduction to mental health in Canada /

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Location: Fennell STACKS RA790.7.C2 .C657 2016
Barcode: 30731101163768
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781551309064
  • ISBN: 1551309068
  • Physical Description: xii, 371 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Canadian Scholars' Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is mental health? -- Biological foundations of mental health -- Mental health examined through the social sciences -- The spectrum of mental health problems -- Substance use, dependence, and addictive behaviour -- Stigma, discrimination, and mental health in the workplace -- Mental health and illness among children and youth -- Sex, gender, and sexuality -- Culture, ethnicity, and mental health -- Mental health and illness in older adults -- Responding to mental health crisis, emergency, and disaster -- Treatment for mental disorders and substance use disorder -- Mental health services in Canada -- Mental health professions and practices -- Mental health and substance use : opportunities to improve population and public health.
Summary, etc.:
Offers a unique contribution to the mental health literature. This volume covers the full spectrum of mental health issues in Canada, incorporating insights from both the physical and social sciences to expand the way readers think about mental health. Interdisciplinary and reader-friendly, this book introduces students to a wide range of topics.
Subject: Mental health > Canada.