Speaking of Sadness: Depression, Disconnection, and the Meanings of Illness, Updated and Expanded Edition

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" Combining a scholar's care and thoroughness with searing personal insight, David A. Karp brings the private experience of depression into sharp relief, drawing on a remarkable series of intimate interviews with fifty depressed men and women. By turns poignant, disturbing, mordantly funny, and wise, Karp's interviews cause us to marvel at the courage of depressed people in dealing with extraordinary and debilitating pain. We hear what depression feels like, what it means to receive an "official" clinical diagnosis, and ...

Speaking of Sadness: Depression, Disconnection, and the Meanings of Illness, Updated and Expanded Edition 2016, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190260965

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