The class provides a broad overview of the history and sociology of mental illness focusing on the US experience. Beginning with an introduction to the history of "mental illness", followed by an overview of US mental health policy. The social construction of mental illness is examined as are the experiences of people managing both mental health challenges and in the US criminal justice system. Semester(s) Traditionally Offered: Spring

Dates Fall 2020 | 8/31/20 - 12/18/20
Credits 3.0
Delivery Online
Marquez-Velarde, Guadalupe
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