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Depression in Japan: Psychiatric Cures for a Society in Distress

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Since the 1990s, suicide in recession-plagued Japan has soared, and rates of depression have both increased and received greater public attention. In a nation that has traditionally been uncomfortable addressing mental illness, what factors have allowed for the rising medicalization of depression and suicide? Investigating these profound changes from historical, clinical, ...more
ebook, 240 pages
Published September 26th 2011 by Princeton University Press
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very effective in provicianlizing europe ... I can borrow tons of ideas from her book to talk about chinese modernity! love love love this book.
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As someone in class pointed out, this book is more aptly titled "Depression as understood by a small subset of people in Tokyo"
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