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Prologue: Mental Health, Distress and Illness-Social Constructs, ‘Facts’ and Figures

  • Shulamit Ramon
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Part of the Issues in Mental Health book series (IMH)

Abstract

As our journey into European mental health systems begins, it is necessary to be as clear as possible about what is meant by mental health, distress and illness. It would also be useful to know beforehand about the scope of the phenomena discussed in this text.

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