SOCI311-19S2 (C) Semester Two 2019

Mental Health and Society

30 points
15 Jul 2019 - 10 Nov 2019

This occurrence is not offered


This course will engage with debates and issues associated with mental health, mental illness and addictions. It will consider: differing approaches to 'madness'; critiques of the war on drugs; debates around psychotropic medications; Maori and indigenous perspectives on mental health; policy debates relating to mental health and addictions; global differences in the expression of mental distress; mental health consumers movements; and social and cultural determinants of mental health.


30 points of SOCI including 15 points at 200 level; OR 30 points of ANTH including 15 points at 200 level; OR 30 points of SOCI or ANTH at 200 level; OR 30 points of 200 level HLTH, PSYC, HRSV or EDUC; OR 60 points in related subjects including 30 points at 200 level with the approval of the Head of Department.


SOCI347; ANTH311

Equivalent Courses

Course Coordinator

Anne Scott

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,523.00

International fee $6,375.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences.

All SOCI311 Occurrences

  • SOCI311-19S2 (C) Semester Two 2019 - Not Offered