A secret sadness : the hidden relationship patterns that make women depressed / Valerie E. Whiffen.
- ISBN: 9781572246928
- ISBN: 1572246928
- Physical Description: viii, 196 pages ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Oakland, Calif. : New Harbinger ; 2009.
|General Note:|| Originally published: 2007.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-196).
|Formatted Contents Note:|| The black dog of depression -- Body & mind -- The process of living is stressful -- The lives of girls & women -- Families : unhappy in their own ways -- Families that hurt : childhood neglect & physical abuse -- Families that hurt : childhood sexual abuse -- When the solution is part of the problem -- Like mother, like child -- Our lives don't change, we change : treatment options.
|Summary, etc.:|| Examines the often hidden relationship factors that make women depressed, the secret sadness that can last a lifetime. Whiffen shows readers how interpersonal problems can contribute to depression and how working through these underlying issues can help women heal.
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|Subject:||Interpersonal relations > Psychological aspects.
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