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What the Blues Is All About: Black Women Overcoming Stress and Depression (1st Edition)

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Although the intended audience for this book is potential consumers of psychotherapy, it is a valuable resource for professionals whose clientele include depressed and/or highly stressed Black women. The author describes how unique factors affecting Black women (e.g. stereotypes, role as head of household, under-employment) contribute to stress overload and the development of depression.

This course is based on the , What the Blues Is All About: Black Women Overcoming Stress and Depression (1st Edition) created by Angela Mitchell & Kennise Herring, Ph.D.

Course Material Author

Angela Mitchell & Kennise Herring, Ph.D.

Angela Mitchell is the coauthor of The Black Health Library Guide to Heart Disease and Hypertension. Kennise Herring, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice and has treated many Black women suffering from depression.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. be able to identify sources of stress and depression in Black women

  2. understand the unique social conditions that affect Black women and predispose them to depression

  3. learn which psychotherapies and medications have been found to effectively help reduce stress and depression in Black women

Materials for Course What the Blues is All About: Black Women Overcoming Stress and Depression (1st Edition)

Materials for Course What the Blues is All About: Black Women Overcoming Stress and Depression (1st Edition)

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Course Retired
Course Number 100244
8 credit hours
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