Thoughts - cognitive ○ Feelings - effective ○ Behavior - behavioral ○ Mental Illness/Disorder - three indicators • Explain rates ○ Find correlates <-> causes s Variation in rates by… ○ Macro - Positivism - Epidemiological Studies • 20% of US population diagnosable w/ mental illness ○ 3% comorbidity - multiple mental illnesses ○ 6% serious mental illness - interferes with everyday life ○ Much higher than back in the 1950s ○ Larger trends • How mental illness varies by region, particularly rural vs. suburban vs. urban ○ The characteristics of place determine behavior ○ Individual disorganization: inability of individual to conform ○ Zones in transition have high social disorganization s Produces lack of normative regulations □ Zones in transitions tend to have very heterogeneous populations s Social disorganization: Inability of community/society to control he individual ○ Social Disorganization Theorists - Faris and Dunham • By 1950s, disorganization theory wasn't popular
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course SOC 462 taught by Professor Jackspencer during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.