Foundations of Mental Health Promotion

ISBN-13: 9780763793418

ISBN-10: 0763793418

Author: Manoj Sharma, Ashutosh Atri, Paul Branscum

Edition: 1

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Jones & Bartlett Learning
Paperback 334 pages
Psychology, Psychiatry, Epidemiology
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Acknowledged author Manoj Sharma wrote Foundations of Mental Health Promotion comprising 334 pages back in 2011. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0763793418 and 9780763793418. Since then Foundations of Mental Health Promotion textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $23.21 or rent at the marketplace.


Foundations of Mental Health Promotion provides an overview of mental health and mental illness with a focus on medical, epidemiological, behavioral, sociological, political, historical, developmental, and cultural perspectives in the field. Students are given an introduction to the field of mental health promotion, and both individual level and population level approaches to handling mental health concerns are emphasized.

This text is unique in that it was written as an introductory text in the area of mental health for undergraduate students, introductory graduate classes, and practitioners interested in working in mental health. Currently, such a text for health education and health promotion students does not exist.

Topics covered:

• Roles of health educators and health promoters in mental health promotion
• Determinants of mental health
• Stress and coping
• Major psychotic mood, anxiety, and personality disorders
• Alcohol dependence, tobacco use, and substance abuse
• Essentials of psychopharmacology and treatment of mental health disorders
• Mental health promotion for children and adolescents, mental health promotion for adults, mental health promotion for older adults