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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Mental Disorder, Work Disability and the Law

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ISBN13: 9780226064505
ISBN: 0226064506
Published: July 1998
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Format: Hardback
Price: £32.00

In this text, the editors bring together work by scholars who have studied mental disorder and work disability from the fields of sociology, psychology, psychiatry, law, and economics. The contributions build upon one another to create an integrated account of the policy issues at stake when law deals with the rights of mentally disordered citizens to work when they are able to, and to receive benefits when they are not.;This book should be of interest to scholars in law and the mental health professions, and to policy makers and the administrators of disability programs.

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List of Contributors Work Disability and the Fabric of Mental Health Law: An Introduction by Richard J. Bonnie 1: Serious and Severe Mental Illness and Work: What Do We Know? Laura J. Milazzo-Sayre, Marilyn J. Henderson, Ronald W. Manderscheid.
2: Employment Patterns among Persons with and without Mental Conditions Edward H. Yelin, Miriam G. Cisternas.
3: ""No Other Way to Go"": Pathways to Disability Income Application among Persons with Severe Persistent Mental Illness Sue E. Estroff, Catherine Zimmer, William S. Lachicotte, Julia Benoit, Donald L. Patrick.
4: Mental Disorders, Work, and Choice John S. Strauss, Larry Davidson.
5: Economic Opportunities and Disincentives for People with Mental Illness Richard Warner, Paul Polak.
6: Mental Disabilities and the Disability Fabric Ellen Smith Pryor 7: The Americans with Disabilities Act, Mental Disability, and Work Christopher G. Bell 8: Equality and Difference in the ADA: Unintended Consequences for Employment of People with Mental Health Disabilities Jean Campbell, Caroline L. Kaufmann.
9: Making the ADA Work for People with Psychiatric Disabilities Laura Lee Hall 10: Mental Disabilities, Equal Opportunity, and the ADA Norman Daniels Epilogue Richard J. Bonnie, John Monahan. Index