ISBN 9781848608801,Key Concepts In Mental Health

Key Concepts In Mental Health



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9781848608801

ISBN-10 1848608802


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 216 Pages
Language (English)

Health & social care

David Pilgrim Is Professor Of Health And Social Policy, Department Of Sociology, Social Policy And Criminology At The University Of Liverpool, Uk.

After Training And Working As A Clinical Psychologist He Completed A Phd Examining Psychotherapy In The Organisational Setting Of The British Nhs. He Then Went On The Complete A Master'S In Sociology. He Has Worked At The Boundary Between Clinical Psychology And Medical Sociology For The Past Twenty Years And Has Produced Over 60 Articles In Peer-Reviewed Journals, Based Upon His Research Into Mental Health Policy And Practice. His Years Working In The British Nhs Provided Him With Extensive Everyday Experience Of The Theoretical And Policy Aspects Of Mental Health Expressed In Practical Settings. One His Books, A Sociology Of Mental Health And Illness (3Rd Edition, Open University Press, 2005), Co-Authored With Anne Rogers, Won The British Medical Association'S Medical Book Of The Year Award For 2006. Currently He Is Writing A Book On Critical Realism And Mental Health (Routledge, 2014) And Is Co-Editing (With John Hall) A Book On The History Of British Clinical Psychology For The British Psychological Society. This Will Commemorate The Fiftieth Anniversary In 2015 Of The Establishment In The Latter Of The Division Of Clinical Psychology.