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Emmons, Kimberly, 1972-
Black dogs and blue words : depression and gender in the age of self-care / Kimberly K. Emmons
Alternate Title Depression and gender in the age of self-care
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  RC537 .E46 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Depression in women
Mental illness in mass media
Self-care, Health
Physical Description xii, 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-208) and index
Contents Depression, a rhetorical illness -- Articulate depression : the discursive legacy of biological psychiatry -- Strategic imprecision and the self-doctoring drive -- Isolating words : metaphors that shape depression's identities -- Telling stories of depression : models for the gendered self -- Diagnostic genres and the reconfiguring of medical expertise -- Conclusion : toward a rhetorical care of the self

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