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Silencing the self across cultures : depression and gender in the social world

Silencing the self across cultures : depression and gender in the social world

Author: Dana Crowley Jack; et al
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This international volume offers new perspectives on social and psychological aspects of depression. The twenty-one contributors hailing from thirteen countries use the framework of Silencing the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
[Études transculturelles]
Études transculturelles
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dana Crowley Jack; et al
ISBN: 9780199932023 0199932026 9780195398090 0195398092
OCLC Number: 1040521939
Notes: "First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback, 2012"--T. p. verso.
Formerly CIP.
Originally published: 2010.
Description: xxvii, 535 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword: Silence No More ; Judith Worell ; Section I: Setting the Stage: Social, Biomedical, and Ethical Issues in Understanding Women's Depression ; Chapter 1: Introduction: Culture, Self-Silencing, and Depression: A Contextual-Relational Perspective ; Dana Crowley Jack and Alisha Ali ; Chapter 2: The Social Causes of Women's Depression: A Question of Rights Violated? ; Jill Astbury ; Chapter 3: Drugs Don't Talk: Do Medication and Biological Psychiatry Contribute to Silencing the Self? ; Richard A. Gordon ; Chapter 4: The Itinerant Researcher: Ethical and Methodological Issues in Conducting Cross-Cultural Mental Health Research ; Joseph E. Trimble, Maria R. Scharron-del Rio, and Guillermo Bernal ; Section II: Self-Silencing and Depression across Cultures ; Introduction to Section II: On the Critical Importance of Relationships for Women's Well-Being ; Judith Jordan ; Chapter 5: Women's Self-Silencing and Depression in the Socio-Cultural Context of Germany ; Tanja Zoellner and Susanne Hedlund ; Chapter 6: Gender as Culture: The Meanings of Self-Silencing in Women and Men ; Linda Smolak ; Chapter 7: 'I Don't Express My Feelings to Anyone': How Self-Silencing Relates to Depression and Gender in Nepal ; Dana Jack, Bindu Pokharel, and Usha Subba ; Chapter 8: Silencing the Self across Generations and Gender in Finland ; Airi Hautamaki ; Chapter 9: The Meaning of Self-Silencing in Polish Women ; Krystyna Drat-Ruszczak ; Chapter 10: Exploring the Immigrant Experience through Self-Silencing Theory and the Full Frame Approach: The Case of Caribbean Immigrant Women in Canada and the U.S. ; Alisha Ali ; Chapter 11: Deconstructing Gendered Discourses of Love, Power, and Violence in Intimate Relationships: Portuguese Women's Experiences ; Sofia Neves and Conceicao Nogueira ; Chapter 12: Authentic Self-Expression: Gender, Ethnicity, and Culture ; Anjoo Sikka, Linda (Gratch) Vaden-Goad, and Lisa K. Waldner ; Chapter 13: Silencing the Self and Personality Vulnerabilities Associated with Depression ; Avi Besser, Gordon L. Flett, and Paul L. Hewitt ; Chapter 14: Sociopolitical, Gender, and Cultural Factors in the Conceptualization and Treatment of Depression among Haitian Women ; Guerda Nicolas, Bridget Hirsch, and Clelia Beltrame ; Section III: The Health Effects of Self-Silencing ; Introduction to Section III: Empowering Depressed Women: The Importance of a Feminist Lens ; Laura S. Brown ; Chapter 15: Supporting Voice in Women Living with HIV/AIDS ; Rosanna F. DeMarco ; Chapter 16: Facilitating Women's Development through the Illness of Cancer: Depression, Self-Silencing, and Self-Care ; Mary Sormanti ; Chapter 17: Eating Disorders and Self-Silencing: A Function-Focused Approach to Treatment ; Josie Geller, Sujatha Srikameswaran, and Stephanie Cassin ; Chapter 18: Self-Silencing and the Risk of Heart Disease and Death in Women: The Framingham Offspring Study ; Elaine D. Eaker and Margaret Kelly-Hayes ; Chapter 19: Silencing the Heart: Women in Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease ; Maria I. Medved ; Chapter 20: Disruption of the Silenced Self: The Case of Pre-Menstrual Syndrome ; Jane M. Ussher and Janette Perz ; Chapter 21: 'I Wasn't being True to Myself': Women's Narratives of Postpartum Depression ; Natasha S. Mauthner ; Chapter 22: Seeking Safety with Undesirable Outcomes: Women's Self-Silencing in Abusive Intimate Relationships and Implications for Healthcare ; Stephanie J. Woods ; COMMENTARY ; Janet M. Stoppard ; Appendix A: The Silencing the Self Scale
Responsibility: [ed. by] Dana Crowley Jack ... [et al.].


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Awarded the Ursula Gielen Book Award from the American Psychological Association in 2012.

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