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The weariness of the self [electronic resource] : diagnosing the history of depression in the contemporary age / Alain Ehrenberg.

Author/Creator:
Ehrenberg, Alain.
Standardized Title:
Fatigue d'être soi. English
Publication:
Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (376 p.)
Subjects:
Depression, Mental -- History.
Depression, Mental -- Social aspects.
Social psychiatry.
Social psychology.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword / Allan Young
Introduction. Sovereignty of the Self or the Return of Nervousness
Pt. 1. Sick Self
1. Birth of the Psychic Self
2. Electroconvulsive Therapy: Technique, Mood, and Depression
3. Socialization of an Indefinable Pathology
Pt. 2. Twilight of Neurosis
4. Psychological Front: Guilt without an Instruction Manual
5. Medical Front: New Avenues for the Depressive Mood
Pt. 3. Inadequate Individual
6. Depressive Breakdown
7. Uncertain Subject of Depression, or End-of-the-Century Individuality
Conclusion: The Weight of the Possible.
Notes:
Translation of: La fatigue d'être soi.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-331) and index.
ISBN:
1-282-86760-1
9786612867606
0-7735-7715-7
OCLC:
759101530
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