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The loss of sadness : how psychiatry transformed normal sorrow into depressive disorder / Allan V. Horwitz and Jerome C. Wakefield.

Author/Creator:
Horwitz, Allan V.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 287 p. ; 25 cm.
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Subjects:
Psychiatry -- Miscellanea.
Depression, Mental -- Miscellanea.
Mental illness -- Miscellanea.
Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders.
Medical subjects:
Depression.
Depressive Disorder.
Contents:
Foreword / Robert L. Spitzer
1. The concept of depression
2. The anatomy of normal sadness
3. Sadness with and without cause : depression from ancient times through the nineteenth century
4. Depression in the twentieth century
5. Depression in the DSM-IV
6. Importing pathology into the community
7. The surveillance of sadness
8. The DSM and biological research about depression
9. The rise of antidepressant drug treatments
10. The failure of the social sciences to distinguish sadness from depressive disorder
11. Conclusion
Notes
References
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-279) and index.
Contributor:
Wakefield, Jerome C.
ISBN:
9780195313048 (alk. paper)
0195313046 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
71842724