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British African Caribbean women and depression

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Adkison-Bradley,Carla (Author), Maynard,Donna (Author), Johnson,Phillip (Author), Carter,Stephaney (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
2009
Published:
United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis
ISBN:
1469-3534
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Barbados, Blacks, Women, Caribbean people, Black Britons, Depression, Affective Disorders
Notes:
Depression is a common condition among women in the United Kingdom. However, little is known about the context of depression among British African Caribbean women. This article offers a preliminary discussion regarding issues and information pertaining to depression among British African Caribbean women. Characteristics and symptoms of depression along with treatment issues will also be presented.