American Sociological Association

Society and Mental Health

A journal of the ASA Section on the Sociology of Mental Health


Mission Statement

Society and Mental Health publishes original articles that apply sociological concepts and methods to the understanding of the social origins of mental health and illness, the social consequences for persons with mental illness, and the organization and financing of mental health services and care. Society and Mental Health publishes articles that advance the sociology of mental health and illness, stimulate further research, inform treatments and policy and reflect the diversity of interests of its readership.

Editors: Elaine Wethington, Cornell University
ISSN: 2156-8693
Triennial: March, July, November 

Selected Journal Articles

Binge Drinking and Depression: The Influence of Romantic Partners in Young Adulthood Giuseppina Valle Holway, Debra Umberson, and Mieke Beth Thomeer, March 2017
Adolescent Mental Health and Dating in Young Adulthood Maggie L. Thorsen and Jennifer Pearce-Morris, November 2016
Agency and Mental Health: A Transition to Adulthood Paradox Steven Hitlin, Lance D. Erickson, and J. Scott Brown, November 2015
Health Insurance Status and Symptoms of Psychological Distress among Low-income Urban Women Anna W. Jacobs, Terrence D. Hill, and Amy M. Burdette, March 2015

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