Überblick:Pressestimmen Key Concepts in Mental Health is written very cogently by someone who fully understands the topics covered. The entries and subjects therein are presented through solid notions of their historical evolution associated institutions practices and professions. An essential guide for students academics and professionals.-- (05/21/2019)The book very much fits with the ethos of my module. I consider the applied critical but practical approach fits what most social work practitioners working in and connected to mental health should aim towards. -- (05/21/2019) Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende David Pilgrim is Honorary Professor of Health and Social Policy University of Liverpool UK and Visiting Professor of Clinical Psychology University of Southampton. After training and working as a clinical psychologist he completed a PhD examining psychotherapy in the organisational setting of the British NHS. He then went on to complete a Master's in sociology. He has worked at the boundary between clinical psychology and medical sociology for the past 20 years and has produced over 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals based upon his research into mental health policy and practice. His years working in the British NHS provided him with extensive everyday experience of the theoretical and policy aspects of mental health expressed in practical settings. One of his books A Sociology of Mental Health and Illness (3rd edition Open University Press 2005) co-authored with Anne Rogers won the British Medical Association's medical book of the year award for 2006. Currently he is writing a book on child sexual abuse and public policy.