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Experiences of Depression: Theoretical, Clinical, and Research Perspectives

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2005 - Spring


by Sidney J. Blatt, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and psychology (APA Books) Using clinical examples and empirical investigations, Blatt demonstrates the value of considering the psychological dimensions of depression. He identifies two primary sources of depression: feelings of loneliness and abandonment and feelings of failure and worthlessness. Understanding these differences helps to elucidate the nature, etiology and treatment of the disorder.

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