Exploring the expression of depression and distress in aboriginal men in central Australia: a qualitative study Full Text
BMC Psychiatry, 08/03/2012
Brown A et al. – Depression and depressive symptomatology clearly exists in Aboriginal men, however its determinants and expression differ from mainstream populations. Emotions were understood within the construction of spirit, Kurunpa, which was vulnerable to repetitive and powerful negative social forces, loss, and stress across the life course, and served to frame the physical and emotional experience and expression of depression.