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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

SOCI 464 - Sociology of Mental Health and Illness


Examination of the definition, experience, and social distribution of mental health and illness, particularly in the United States. Emphasis on social factors as sources of distress and mental illness. Focus includes the stigma of mental illness and how mental illness is managed by treatment and legal systems. A culminating experience–integrating theory, methods, and scholarly writing–is required.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: SOCI 300.  CRQ: SOCI 301 or SOCI 302; and SOCI 377A or SOCI 377B; or consent of department.

Credits: 3