Posts tagged with «depresion»

Depression as unhomelike being-in-the-world? Phenomenology’s challenge to our understanding of illness

/ 2013 | Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy, 16 (1): 31-39 / By Tamara Kayali Browne and Furhan Iqbal /   Fredrik Svenaeus has applied Heidegger’s concept of ‘being-in-the-world’ to health and illness. Health, Svenaeus contends, is a state of ‘homelike being-in-the-world’ characterised by being ‘balanced’ and ‘in-tune’ with the world. Illness, on the other hand, is a […]
by Tamara Kayali Browne / May 14, 2013 /In Refereed Journal Articles

Making sense of melancholy: sub-categorisation and the perceived risk of future depression

/ 2012 | Health, Risk & Society, 14 (2): 171-189. / By Tamara Kayali Browne and Furhan Iqbal /   This paper investigates the relationship between an individual’s experience of depression and her conceptualisation of its role in her life and sense of identity. Based on a mixed methods study involving interviews with 37 women diagnosed with unipolar […]
by Tamara Kayali Browne / February 14, 2012 /In Refereed Journal Articles