Men and Depression: Clinical and Empirical Perspectives by Sam V. CochranMen and Depression: Clinical and Empirical Perspectives by Sam V. Cochran

Men and Depression: Clinical and Empirical Perspectives

bySam V. Cochran, Fredric E. RabinowitzEditorSam V. Cochran

Paperback | November 15, 1999

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Men and Depression: Clinical and Empirical Perspectives is the only book currently available that integrates psychological theories and the latest research findings with clinical recommendations for working with men who are suffering from depression. This volume covers a wide range of topics and issues that relate to men and depression, including: assessment of male depression; statistics on depression in men; theories to explain depression in men; treating depression in men with both pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy; the interrelation of grief, loss, trauma, and depression in men; the problem of suicide and how to assess and treat suicide risk in men; and prospects for future work in this important area.
This is a unique reference and practical guide that integrates and evaluates research and clinical practice relating to the diagnosis and treatment of men with depression. The volume explores why men are underdiagnosed and undertreated for mood disorders and provides the clinician with practical guidelines for conceptualizing a treatment plan for men with depression.

  • Only book on the current market to address the complex nature of male depression
  • Integrates the latest research findings and clinical innovations
  • Offers guidelines for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of male depression
  • Addresses pharmacological treatments and their implications
  • Extensively illustrated with case material and clinical inquiries
Sam V. Cochran received his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1983. He is currently Assistant Director of the University Counseling Service and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. He conducts a private practice of individual psychotherapy that foc...
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Title:Men and Depression: Clinical and Empirical PerspectivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:November 15, 1999Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0121775402

ISBN - 13:9780121775407

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Table of Contents

Preface.
Figuring Depression in Men: Defining the Terms of Depression.
Relating Traditional Models of Depression to Male Depression.
Loss, Trauma, Grief, and Masked Depression in Men.
Assessing Depression in Men.
S. Stuart, Psychopharmacologic Treatment of Depression in Men.
Psychotherapeutic Treatment of Depression in Men.
The Murder of the Self: Men and Suicide.
Reflections on Theorizing, Diagnosing, and Treating Male Depression.
References.
Index.

From Our Editors

Professionals and researchers in the field of mental health will find this text an invaluable source of information. Men and Depression: Clinical and Empirical Perspectives looks at the specific causes and experiences of men battling depression. Sam V. Cochran and Frederic Rabinowitz have written a concise and comprehensive text that features a multitude of invaluable examples, anecdotes and clinical insights. The crucial role culture plays in a man’s neglect of his own emotional condition is closely studied as well. 

Editorial Reviews

"...a vital resource for the clinician providing the most up-to-date information on the recognition, variation, diagnosis and treatment of depression in men".Ronald F. Levant, Ed.D., ABPP, Co-Author, Masculinity Reconstructed Dean, Psychology, Nova Southeastern University"...the most comprehensive book to date on this subject...an essential read for anyone who works with male patients".Susan G. Kornstein, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA