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Course ID: SOC  340
Effective Date: 07/01/1999
Title: Mental Health and Illness
Career: Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 3.00
Description: Sociological perspective and analysis of the nature, development, identification, and treatment of mental illness. Examines the convergence of sociology, psychiatry, and psychology within the context of contemporary treatment systems. Explores prevalence and incidence rates of psychiatric disorders with particular attention given to the effects of social inequality on psychological well-being.


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