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Black dogs and blue words
Kimberly Emmons

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Black dogs and blue words
depression and gender in the age of self-care
Kimberly K. Emmons.

Published 2010 by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English.

Table of 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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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RC537 .E46 2010

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