The Search for Sanity

The Search for Sanity

The Commonwealth and International Library

1st Edition - January 1, 1965

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  • Authors: S. Leff, V. Leff
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483138848

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The Search for Sanity provides a comprehensive discussion of the issue of mental illness. The book begins by addressing the question of whether society is sick. This is followed by separate chapters on the social aspects of mental health; the problems caused by sex such as prostitution, sexually transmitted disease, and illegitimate births; how the quest for power can destroy people; and ways people try to escape from reality, including drug use and alcohol consumption. Subsequent chapters cover the treatment for mental illness, how treatment helps, hospital care, and ways the community can help. The final chapter deals with the promotion of mental health and prevention of mental illness.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 Is Society Sick?

    Chapter 2 Society and Mental Health

    Chapter 3 Sex Can Cause Trouble

    Chapter 4 Power Destroys People

    Chapter 5 The Escape from Reality

    Chapter 6 What is Behind the Treatment

    Chapter 7 How Treatment Helps

    Chapter 8 Care in the Hospital

    Chapter 9 How the Community Can Help

    Chapter 10 The Search for Sanity


Product details

  • No. of pages: 152
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1965
  • Published: January 1, 1965
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483138848

About the Authors

S. Leff

V. Leff

About the Editors

Robert Robinson

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Recently retired from editorship of Canadian Security magazine

Dean Athelstan Spilhaus

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