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An unquiet mind : a memoir of moods and madness

Author: Kay R Jamison
Publisher: London : Picador, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As a founder of UCLA's Affective Disorder Clinic and a co-author of a standard medical text, Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison may be the foremost authority on manic-depressive illness. She is also one of its survivors. And it is this dual perspective - as healer and healed - that makes Jamison's memoir so lucid, learned, and profoundly affecting. Even as she was pursuing her psychiatric training, Jamison found herself  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kay Redfield Jamison
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kay R Jamison
ISBN: 0330346504 9780330346504 0330346512 9780330346511
OCLC Number: 38455785
Description: 223 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Kay Redfield Jamison.

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This work is a personal testimony from Kay Redfield Jamison: the revelation of her struggle with manic depression since adolescence, and how it has shaped her life. The book follows her through  Read more...

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