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Description - Speaking of Sadness by David A. Karp

Speaking 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 Details

ISBN: 9780195094862
ISBN-10: 0195094867
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 163mm x 24mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 4-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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