Chapter 43. Where next for Social Psychiatry?

  1. Craig Morgan and
  2. Dinesh Bhugra
  1. Dinesh Bhugra and
  2. Craig Morgan

Published Online: 28 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470684214.ch43

Principles of Social Psychiatry, Second Edition

Principles of Social Psychiatry, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bhugra, D. and Morgan, C. (2010) Where next for Social Psychiatry?, in Principles of Social Psychiatry, Second Edition (eds C. Morgan and D. Bhugra), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470684214.ch43

Editor Information

  1. NIH Biomedical Research Centre and Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, UK

Author Information

  1. NIH Biomedical Research Centre and Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470697139

Online ISBN: 9780470684214

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Keywords:

  • Where next for social psychiatry;
  • social psychiatry, framework for understanding individual and his/her ‘private troubles’;
  • nature and scope of social psychiatry - undergoing tremendous changes over time;
  • social psychiatry, not standing in isolation from rest of psychiatry;
  • ‘social’ networking, opportunities for social engagement - ‘cyberbullying’, websites promoting suicide;
  • International and internal migration - unprecedented levels driven by diverse forces;
  • social psychiatry, not standing in isolation from the rest of psychiatry;
  • social psychiatry, focal point for research - integrating biological, psychological and social in social sciences;
  • multiple challenges - that social psychiatry is well placed to meet;
  • critical role of social psychiatrists - combating stigma and discrimination, restricting opportunities for recovery and reintegration for those with mental disorders

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