An original and timely study of men's experiences of depression in which the author tackles the discursively constructed relationship between the self and depression showing its linguistic and social complexity and analyses the relationship between depression and masculinity.
Acknowledgements Men, Depression and Discourse Analysis Discourses of Depression The Experience of Autonomy (Of Depression) At Arms' Length. The Not-So-Depressed Self Life Illness. Depression and the Accounts of Everyday Life Normal Biographies. Depression and the Life Story The Timeless Self. The Inevitability of Depression Lesser Men. Depression and the Model of Masculinity Men's Imperatives. Men, Depression and Work Rejections. Men, Depression and The Family Insight and Suffering: A Linguist's View of Psychopathology References Index