Chapter 8 Questions
Define, explain, and give examples of the following using the language of social psychology
(S.P.) used in the text. When one of these ideas is credited to a specific name or names, be
certain to give the names. please only use the the chapter provided. it is not a full chapter but it contains every definition. no plagiarism.
I. Define these concepts in The Social Construction of Mental Health:
a. Sociology of mental health
b. Medicalization of deviance
c. Total institutions
h. Modified labeling theory
II. Define these concepts in the Social Causes of Stress:
a. Stress process
b. Negative life events
c. Chronic strains
d. Personal resources
e. Social support or social resources
h. Epidemiology of mental health
III. Give the basic idea of Mental Health as a Status Characteristic.
Are you aware that some individuals who possess some of the characteristics of the personality
problems discussed in the lecture “ANTI-PEOPLE SKILLS?” Tell me about them. Please refer
to the lecture “ANTI-PEOPLE SKILLS” for these self-application questions. Answer does not need to exceed a paragraph or two.