The history of psychiatric knowledge has been one of competition between two dominant etiological paradigms: one favoring the social causation of mental illness and the other favoring biological causes. Psychiatry is currently dominated by biological models of etiology that re-emerged in the United States during the 1970s.
|Title of host publication||Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness|
|Subtitle of host publication||an A-to-Z Guide|
|Place of Publication||California|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
- mental illness defined
- psychiatric perspectives