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Understanding depression through a 'coming out' framework.

Abstract:

Recently, Scambler and others have broadened the research agenda on stigma to include the wider meanings of stigma within society, and especially the role of identity politics e.g. gay liberation. Recognising that the categories 'homosexual' and 'depression' were socially constructed and stigmatised from the 19(th) and 20(th) centuries respectively, we draw on themes in conceptual models of coming out as gay or lesbian to sensitise our analysis to personal experiences of depression and the ...

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Journal:
Sociology of health and illness
Volume:
34
Issue:
5
Pages:
730-745
Publication date:
2012-06-01
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EISSN:
1467-9566
ISSN:
0141-9889
Source identifiers:
220729
Language:
English
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pubs:220729
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uuid:d0828517-364e-4ab7-a17f-e40735064ef1
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Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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