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The SAGE Handbook of Mental Health and Illness is a landmark volume, which integrates the conceptual, empirical, and evidence-based threads of mental health as an area of study, research, and practice. It approaches mental health from two perspectives - firstly as a positive state of well-being and personal and social functioning and secondly as psychological difference or abnormality in its social context.

Mental Health, Positive Psychology and the Sociology of the Self
Mental health, positive psychology and the sociology of the self
BenediktRogge
Introduction

Mental health is a fuzzy concept. It is intertwined with social and cultural values, which are characteristically and legitimately diverse (Fulford, ...

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