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Mental Health and Social Policy in Ireland by Suzanne Quin
  

Mental Health and Social Policy in Ireland

Synopsis

Mental Health and Social Policy in Ireland by Suzanne Quin

A new textbook which draws together developments in mental health policy in recent years and identifies the challenges posed by changes in Irish society. Topics covered include international trends, health promotion, children, adolescence, women, ethnic minorities, suicide, the homeless, crime, the workplace and ageing. Chapters include an historical overview followed by a discussion of international data, current policy and likely developments and future challenges Mental Health and Social Policy in Ireland is part of the University College Dublin Press series of social policy texts, which include Contemporary Irish Social Policy (1999), Irish Social Policy in Context (1999), Disability and Social Policy in Ireland (2003) and Theorising Irish Social Policy (2004).

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I have no doubt that there will be a demand for a further volume as the current set will be a valuable reference for students of social policy.

Sheelagh Broderick, Trinity College Dublin Economic and Social Review 2000


About the Author

Suzanne Quin and Bairbre Redmond lecture in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work at University College Dublin, and they are the editors of Disability and Social Policy in Ireland (UCD Press, 2003).

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Book Info

Publication date

7th September 2005

Author

Suzanne Quin

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Publisher

University College Dublin Press

Format

Paperback
272 pages

Categories

Mental health services

ISBN

9781904558323

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