Men And Depression

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Author: Sam V. Cochran
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080511412
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Men And Depression by Sam V. Cochran

Original Title: Men And Depression

Men and Depression: Clinical and Empirical Perspectives is the only book currently available that integrates psychological theories and the latest research findings with clinical recommendations for working with men who are suffering from depression. This volume covers a wide range of topics and issues that relate to men and depression, including: assessment of male depression; statistics on depression in men; theories to explain depression in men; treating depression in men with both pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy; the interrelation of grief, loss, trauma, and depression in men; the problem of suicide and how to assess and treat suicide risk in men; and prospects for future work in this important area. This is a unique reference and practical guide that integrates and evaluates research and clinical practice relating to the diagnosis and treatment of men with depression. The volume explores why men are underdiagnosed and undertreated for mood disorders and provides the clinician with practical guidelines for conceptualizing a treatment plan for men with depression. Only book on the current market to address the complex nature of male depression Integrates the latest research findings and clinical innovations Offers guidelines for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of male depression Addresses pharmacological treatments and their implications Extensively illustrated with case material and clinical inquiries

Black Men And Depression

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Author: John Head
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 030751448X
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Black Men And Depression by John Head

Original Title: Black Men And Depression

In mainstream society depression and mental illness are still somewhat taboo subjects; in the black community they are topics that are almost completely shrouded in secrecy. As a result, millions of black men are suffering in silence or getting treatment only in extreme circumstances–in emergency rooms, homeless shelters, and prisons. The neglect of emotional disorders among men in the black community is nothing less than racial suicide. In this groundbreaking book, veteran journalist and award-winning author John Head argues that the problem can be traced back to the time of slavery, when it was believed that blacks were unable to feel inner pain because they had no psyche. This myth has damaged generations of African American men and their families, creating a society that blames black men for being violent and aggressive without considering that depression might be a root cause. Black Men and Depression challenges the African American community and the psychiatric community to end the suffering of black men, and address what can be done by loved ones to help those who need it most. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Men S Discourses Of Depression

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Author: D. Galasinski
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230227627
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Men S Discourses Of Depression by D. Galasinski

Original Title: Men S Discourses Of Depression

An original and timely study of men's experiences of depression in which the author tackles the discursively constructed relationship between the self and depression showing its linguistic and social complexity and analyses the relationship between depression and masculinity.

Does Your Man Have The Blues

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Author: David Hawkins
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736954155
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Does Your Man Have The Blues by David Hawkins

Original Title: Does Your Man Have The Blues

Depression in men--even Christian men--has reached epidemic proportions. Though clouded by secrecy and denial, depression can powerfully shape a man's personality. He may talk and act in ways that baffle the woman in his life and leave her feeling unable to connect with him and powerless to help. But help is available. Licensed clinical psychologist Dr. David Hawkins brings this problem out into the open with unusual compassion and clarity. He describes the telltale signs of male depression, pinpoints some of the causes, and offers suggestions to those who would help. Married women will readily connect with this frank discussion as they recognize familiar scenarios and learn how to determine if their man has the blues.

Unmasking Male Depression

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Author: Archibald Hart
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1418519235
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Unmasking Male Depression by Archibald Hart

Original Title: Unmasking Male Depression

Depression is a secret pain at the core of many men's lives, and one that goes largely undiagnosed and untreated. The consequences of not treating male depression are extremely serious. Studies show that suicide is more common in men than women, and tha the male suicide rate is three times higher at midlife than at any other life stage. In Unmasking Male Depression, Dr. Archibald Hart explores the many forms of depression and gives tools for coping with and healing depression in men. Hart also examines the lives of Christian leaders who struggled with depression, such as Charles Spurgeon, Martin Luther, and John Calvin, to reveal the myths surrounding this illness

Black Pain

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Author: Terrie M. Williams
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743298837
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Black Pain by Terrie M. Williams

Original Title: Black Pain

A successful woman entrepreneur addresses the taboo of depression that pervades African-American culture, drawing on her own experiences of suffering and recovery while counseling readers from all walks of life on how to overcome cycles of denial and psychological pain. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

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