Sociology of Mental Health

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Sociology

Course Number: 
481
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Introduction to the sociology of mental illness, definitions and descriptions of mental illness, social and cultural causes for mental illness, family and public reactions and the problems of measuring mental illness and methods for its cure. Prerequisite: 100-level SOCIOL course.
Comments: 
Pre Req: 100 or 200 lvl SOCIOL
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
37907

Course Sections

Sociology of Mental Health
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0

Richard Tessler

M W 4:40PM 6:10PM