Speaking of Sadness
Depression, Disconnection and the Meanings of Illness
By (author) David A. Karp
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Speaking of Sadness by David A. Karp
Book DescriptionSpeaking of Sadness explores depression as a human experience, not just as a disease. Each of the pieces of the depression puzzle is examined, including interactions with family and friends, experiences with anti-depressant drugs, and the interplay of biology, family and society in depression's definition and treatment. The book includes extensive interviews with depressed individuals and the author's own experiences with depression.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195094862
(242mm x 163mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 4-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author David A. Karp
Speaking of Sadness, Paperback (December 2016)
Speaking of Sadness, based on fifty in-depth interviews, provides first-hand accounts of the depression experience while discovering clear regularities in the ways that personal identities are shaped over the course of an "illness career."
Windows 7 Annoyances, Paperback (May 2010)
Helps you learn how to deal with a wide range of nagging problems of Windows 7. This book lets you: customize Windows Explorer, improve the Search tool, and get Windows 7's advertised eye candy to work; explore Registry tips and tools and use them to solve 7's shortcomings; and, protect your data with permissions, encryption, and shadow copies.
Is it Me or My Meds?, Paperback (November 2007)
Millions of people in the US routinely use antidepressant medications. This book discusses whether these drugs cure depression or is their popularity a sign that we now redefine normal life problems as diseases.
Research Imagination, Hardback (August 2007)» View all books by David A. Karp
Qualitative and quantitative research methods are explored thoroughly in this resource for instructors and students of sociology.
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Author Biography - David A. Karp
David A. Karp is Professor of Sociology at Boston College. His earlier books on cities, everyday life, and aging reflect his enduring interest in how people invest their daily worlds with meaning.
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