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This text offers a gendered and cross-cultural analysis of the experience of mental disorder and of society's response to its sufferers. Incorporating theories on masculinity and femininity and on the concept of normality, it discusses the differences and similarities between both legal and lay definitions of mental disorder and corresponding patterns of service provision and usage.
DR PAULINE PRIOR has worked both as a community development worker in Zambia and as a social worker in London and Belfast. She is the author of Mental Health and Politics in Northern Ireland and currently teaches social policy at the Queen's University of Belfast.