Dienstag, 13. Februar 2007

Depressionen neu gedeutet

But instead he decided that her symptoms might be a way of signaling her unhappiness to people close to her.

[…] Thomson based his approach on the idea that depression is not simply a disease to be eliminated, but a way of eliciting [dt. „fordern“] support from family and friends.

[Edward H. Hagen] has argued that depression, suicide attempts and deliberate self-harm are rational bargaining tactics to manipulate others into providing support they might otherwise withhold.

Quelle: The mind, as it evolves

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