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|
|Seats Available||34 of 100 Available|
|Waitlist Available||100 of 100 Available|
|Out of State||50991||Online|
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