The Resource Social causes of psychological distress, John Mirowsky, Catherine E. Ross

Social causes of psychological distress, John Mirowsky, Catherine E. Ross

Label
Social causes of psychological distress
Title
Social causes of psychological distress
Statement of responsibility
John Mirowsky, Catherine E. Ross
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mirowsky, John
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC455.4.S87
LC item number
M57 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2003 G-251
  • WM 172
NLM item number
M676s 2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ross, Catherine E.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stress (Psychology)
  • Social psychology
  • Stress, Psychological
  • Affective Symptoms
  • Social Environment
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Stress
  • Psychologie sociale
  • Social psychology
  • Stress (Psychology)
  • Affektstörung
  • Gesellschaft
  • Soziale Probleme
  • Psychische Störung
Label
Social causes of psychological distress, John Mirowsky, Catherine E. Ross
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-312) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Introduction -- 1. Introduction -- Understanding the connections between social and personal problems -- Preview -- pt. II. Researching the causes of distress -- 2. Measuring psychological well-being and distress -- What is psychological distress? -- Diagnosis : superimposed distinctions -- Conclusion : the story of a woman diagnosed -- Appendix of symptom indexes -- 3. Real-world causes of real-world misery -- Establishing cause in the human sciences -- Explaining real patterns -- pt. III. Social patterns of distress -- 4. Basic patterns -- Community mental health surveys -- Socioeconomic status -- Marriage -- Children at home -- Gender -- Undesirable life events -- Age -- Discussion -- 5. New patterns -- Life course disruptions and developments -- Neighborhood disadvantage and disorder -- pt. IV. Explaining the patterns -- 6. Life change : an abandoned explanation -- Conceptual history of life change and stress -- Contradictory evidence -- Variants of the life change index -- Alternative concepts and future research -- 7. Alienation -- Control -- Commitment -- Support -- Meaning -- Normality -- Alienation : the prime stressor -- 8. Authoritarianism and inequity -- Authoritarianism -- Inequity -- pt. V. Conclusion -- 9. Why some people are more distressed than others -- Control of one's own life -- The importance of social factors -- Genetics and biochemistry as alternative explanations -- What can be done? -- "Take arms against a sea of troubles" -- Appendix : description of data sets and measures -- Aging, Status, and the Sense of Control Survey -- Community, Crime, and Health Survey -- Illinois Survey of Well-Being -- Life Stress and Illness Project -- Women and Work Study -- Work, Family, and Well-Being Survey
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
vii, 320 p.
Isbn
9780202307091
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002011167
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)50251887
  • (OCoLC)ocm50251887
Label
Social causes of psychological distress, John Mirowsky, Catherine E. Ross
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-312) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Introduction -- 1. Introduction -- Understanding the connections between social and personal problems -- Preview -- pt. II. Researching the causes of distress -- 2. Measuring psychological well-being and distress -- What is psychological distress? -- Diagnosis : superimposed distinctions -- Conclusion : the story of a woman diagnosed -- Appendix of symptom indexes -- 3. Real-world causes of real-world misery -- Establishing cause in the human sciences -- Explaining real patterns -- pt. III. Social patterns of distress -- 4. Basic patterns -- Community mental health surveys -- Socioeconomic status -- Marriage -- Children at home -- Gender -- Undesirable life events -- Age -- Discussion -- 5. New patterns -- Life course disruptions and developments -- Neighborhood disadvantage and disorder -- pt. IV. Explaining the patterns -- 6. Life change : an abandoned explanation -- Conceptual history of life change and stress -- Contradictory evidence -- Variants of the life change index -- Alternative concepts and future research -- 7. Alienation -- Control -- Commitment -- Support -- Meaning -- Normality -- Alienation : the prime stressor -- 8. Authoritarianism and inequity -- Authoritarianism -- Inequity -- pt. V. Conclusion -- 9. Why some people are more distressed than others -- Control of one's own life -- The importance of social factors -- Genetics and biochemistry as alternative explanations -- What can be done? -- "Take arms against a sea of troubles" -- Appendix : description of data sets and measures -- Aging, Status, and the Sense of Control Survey -- Community, Crime, and Health Survey -- Illinois Survey of Well-Being -- Life Stress and Illness Project -- Women and Work Study -- Work, Family, and Well-Being Survey
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
vii, 320 p.
Isbn
9780202307091
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002011167
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)50251887
  • (OCoLC)ocm50251887

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