A few papers with some interesting ideas in them


Abrams, L.S. & Curran, L. (2009) "And you're telling me not to stress?" A grounded theory study of postpartum depression symptoms among low income mothers, Psychology of Women Quarterly, 33: 351–362.


Barnes, J., Senior, R. and MacPherson, K. (2009) The utility of volunteer home-visiting support to prevent maternal depression in the first year of life, Child Care Health and Development, 35, (6): 807-816.


Barrera, M. (2009) Reaffirmation of Behavioral Approaches to Depression Treatment, Clinical Psychology Science and Practice, 16: 416–419.


Beauboeuf-Lafontant, T. (2008) Listening Past the Lies that Make Us Sick: A Voice-Centered Analysis of Strength and Depression among Black Women, Qualitative Sociology, 31: 391–406.


Bjorklund, P. (2005) Can there be a ‘cosmetic’ psychopharmacology? Prozac unplugged: the search for an ontologically distinct cosmetic psychopharmacology, Nursing Philosophy, 6: 131–143.


Bromet, E., Andrade, L.H., Hwang, I., Sampson, N.A., Alonso, J., de Girolamo, G., de Graaf, R., Demyttenaere, K., Hu, C., Iwata, N., Karam, A.N., Kaur, J., Kostyuchenko, S., Lépine, J.P., Levinson, D., Matschinger, H., Mora, M.E.M., Browne, M.O., Posada-Villa, J., Viana, M.C., Williams, D.R., Kessler, R.C. (2011) Cross-national epidemiology of DSM-IV major depressive episode, BMC Medicine, 9 (90).


Carvalho, J.P. & Hopko, D.R. (2011) Behavioural theory of depression: Reinforcement as a mediating variable between avoidance and depression, Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 42: 154-162.


Christensen, H., Pallister, E., Smale, S., Hickie, I.B., & Calear, A.L. (2010) Community-Based Prevention Programs for Anxiety and Depression in Youth: A Systematic Review, Journal of Primary Prevention, 31: 139–170.


Fortune, G., Barrowclough, C. & Lobban, F. (2004) Illness representations in depression, British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 43: 347–364.


France, C.L., Lysaker, P.H. & Robinson, R.P. (2007) The “Chemical Imbalance” Explanation for Depression: Origins, Lay Endorsement, and Clinical Implications, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 38, (4): 411–420.


Fullagar, S. (2009) Negotiating the neurochemical self: Anti-depressant consumption in women' recovery from depression, Health, 13, (4): 389-406.


Gilbert, P. (2000) The Relationship of Shame, Social Anxiety and Depression: The Role of the Evaluation of Social Rank, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 7: 174–189.


Groh, C. (2007) Poverty, mental health and women: Implications for nurses in primary care Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 13 (5): 267-274.


Hankin, B. (2009) Etiology of Bipolar Disorder Across the Lifespan: Essential Interplay With Diagnosis, Classification, and Assessment, Clinical Psychology Science and Practice, 16: 227–230.


Heflin, C.M. & Iceland, J. (2009) Poverty, material hardship and depression, Social Science Quarterly, 90, (5): 1051-1071.


Kirsch. I., Deacon, B.J., Huedo-Medina, T.B., Scoboria, A., Moore, T.J. & Johnson, B.T. (2008) Initial Severity and Antidepressant Benefits: A Meta-Analysis of Data Submitted to the Food and Drug Administration, PLoS Medicine, 5 (2): e45  I


Lacasse, J.R. & Leo, J. (2005) Serotonin and depression: A disconnect between the advertisements and the scientific literature. Public Library of Science: Medicine, 2 (12): e392.


Kim. D. (2008) Blues from the Neighbourhood? Neighbourhood Characteristics and Depression, Epidemiologic Reviews, 30: 101-117.


Moore, M., Yuen, H.M., Dunn, N., Mullee, M.A., Maskell, J. & Kendrick, T. (2009) Explaining the rise in antidepressant prescribing: a descriptive study using the general practice research database, British Medical Journal 339 online first  doi:10.1136/bmj.b3999.


Moreno, M.A., Jelenchick, L.A., Egan, K.G., Cox, E., Young, H., Gannon, K.E. and Becker, T. (2011) Feeling bad on Facebook: Depression disclosures by college students on a social networking site, Depression and Anxiety, 28: 447-455


Parker G, Fletcher K. (2007) Treating depression with the evidence-based psychotherapies: a critique of the evidence, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 115: 352–359.


Pereira, B., Andrew, G., Pednekar, S., Pai, R., Pelto, P. & Patel, V. (2007) The explanatory models of depression in low income countries: Listening to women in India, Journal of Affective Disorders 102: 209–218.


Pilgrim, D. & Bentall, R.  (1999) The medicalisation of misery: A critical realist analysis of the concept of depression, Journal of Mental Health, 8 (3): 261-274.


Rodrigues, M., Patel, V., Jaswal, S. & de Souza, N. (2003) Listening to mothers: qualitative studies on motherhood and depression from Goa, India, Social Science & Medicine 57: 1797–1806.


Rosenquist, J.N., Fowler, J.H. & Christakis, N.A. (2011) Social network determinants of depression, Molecular Psychiatry, 16: 273-281.  


Scheff, T.(2001)  Shame and Community: Social Components in Depression, Psychiatry, 64 (3): 212-224.


Schramm, E., Zobel, I., Dykierek, P., Kech, S., Brakemeier, E., Külz, A. Berger, M. (2011) Cognitive behavioral analysis system of psychotherapy versus interpersonal psychotherapy for early-onset chronic depression: A randomized pilot study, Journal of Affective Disorders, 129: 109-116.



Stone, M., Laughren, T., Jones, M.L., Levenson, M., Holland, P.C., Hughes, A., Hammad, T.A., Temple, R. & Rochester, G. (2009) Risk of suicidality in clinical trials of antidepressants in adults: analysis of proprietary data submitted to US Food and Drug Administration, British Medical Journal 339 online first  doi:10.1136/bmj.b2880


Suija, K., Aluoja, A., Kalda, R. & Maroos, H.I. (2011) Factors associated with recurrent depression: a prospective study in family practice, Family Practice, 28: 22–28.


Turner, K.M., Chew-Graham, C., Folkes, L. & Sharp, D. (2010) Women’s experiences of health visitor delivered listening visits as a treatment for postnatal depression: A qualitative study, Patient Education and Counseling 78:  234–239