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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.

Ethnicity, Race and Mental Disorder in the UK
Ethnicity, race and mental disorder in the UK
JamesNazroo
KarenIley
Introduction

One of the most striking findings in the literature on inequalities in health in the UK – perhaps the most striking finding – is that Black Caribbean people are three to five times more likely to be admitted to a psychiatric ...

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