Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2019

632 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190916602

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Public Mental Health

Second Edition

Edited by William W. Eaton and M. Daniele Fallin

  • A thoroughly revised and expanded update of the groundbreaking PUBLIC MENTAL HEALTH, the first book to take a comprehensive population-level approach to mental health
  • Introduces novel concepts and methodologies from multiple health and science disciplines for understanding the occurrence of mental disorders worldwide
  • Reflects the disciplinary diversity and expertise of an internationally-recognized roster of contributors
  • Includes coverage of essential topics such as genetic and other biological risk factors for mental illness; global prevalence of mental disorders; mental health disparities among population subgroups; the effect of violence and natural disasters on populations' mental health; and techniques for prevention of mental disorders
  • Ideal for classroom use

New to this Edition:

  • Expanded to include new chapters on suicide and the effects of the Affordable Care Act on community mental health services
  • Incorporates the most up-to-date data on Global Burden of Disease

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