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Author Blazer, Dan G. (Dan German), 1944-

Title The age of melancholy [electronic resource] : "major depression" and its social origins / Dan G. Blazer.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 251 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- The diagnosis of depression -- Introduction -- The birth and growth of major depression -- The rise and fall of depression as a reaction -- Social psychiatry -- The birth and growth of social psychiatry -- The retreat of social psychiatry -- The frequency of depression and a lesson from war and society -- Interpreting the burden of depression -- A lesson from war syndromes -- Things fall apart: society and depression in the 21st century -- The revival of social psychiatry -- A call for basic social science research in psychiatry -- Emotion: a link between body and society -- The problem with Soma.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Depression, Mental -- Social aspects.
Depression, Mental -- History.
Social psychiatry -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0415951887 (hardback : alk. paper)

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