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Morality and mental health

Orval Hobart Mowrer

Morality and mental health

by Orval Hobart Mowrer

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Published by Rand McNally in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental illness.,
  • Ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by O. Hobart Mowrer.
    SeriesRand McNally psychology series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC458 .M68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination669 p.
    Number of Pages669
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5983990M
    LC Control Number66013447

    In this wide-ranging, accessible book, Martin asks: are we replacing morality with therapy, in potentially confusing and dangerous ways, or are we creatively integrating morality and mental health? Martin touches on practical concerns like love, work, self-respect, self-fulfillment, guilt, depression, crime, violence, and addictions. He uses examples from popular culture as well as drawing on. Jonathan M. Metzl (Editor) Jonathan M. Metzl is the Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry, and the Director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society at Vanderbilt University. His books include The Protest Psychosis, Prozac on the Couch, Against Health: How Health Became the New Morality and, most recently, Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Price: $

      Part of the Social Disparities in Health and Health Care book series (SDHHC, volume 1) Abstract. When we think about the impact of place on poor mental health outcomes our thoughts are often anchored in images of how urban ghettos’ influence the prevalence of problem behaviors and violence among individuals and families who reside within them. Mental health, an essential component of health, is a state of well-being, and the ability of the mind to function normally and respond appropriately to the stimuli of the environment. We then speak of mental disorders when this state of well-being is distressed by psychiatric affections.

    From the castigation and stigmatization of victims of AIDS to our celebration of diet, exercise and fitness, the moral categorization of health and disease reflects contemporary notions that disease results from moral failure and that health is the representation of moral triumph. Ranging across academic disciplines and historical time periods, the essays in Morality and Health offer a. Against Health argues that health is a concept, a norm, and a set of bodily practices whose ideological work is often rendered invisible by the assumption that it is a monolithic, universal good. And, that disparities in the incidence and prevalence of disease are closely linked to .


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mental health days only exist for people who have the luxury of saying 'i don't want to deal with. But in two areas mental and moral health overlap fundamentally: basic habits of responsibility, and what Martin calls "positive health." Each area receives extensive attention later in the book.

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