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Alain Ehrenberg’s, Laura D. Hirshbein’s , and Pam Stavropoulos’s

The Weariness of the Self & American Melancholy & Living under Liberalism

David Healy

All three books reviewed here—one by a French sociologist ( Ehrenberg), one by an American psychiatrist  (Hirschbein), and one by an Australian therapist (Stavropoulos)—have a great deal to say about these issues and in particular the lived experience of depression.

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