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An unquiet mind

Author: Kay R Jamison
Publisher: London : Picador, 2014.
Series: Picador classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr Kay Redfield Jamison is one of the foremost authorities on manic-depressive illness. She has also experienced it first-hand. For even while she was pursuing her career in academic medicine, she was affected by the same exhilarating highs and catastrophic depressions that afflicted many of her patients. An Unquiet Mind is a memoir of enormous candour, courage, wit and wisdom, which examines manic depression from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kay R Jamison; Kay R Jamison
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kay R Jamison
ISBN: 9781447275282 1447275284
OCLC Number: 883869719
Notes: Originally published: New York: Borzoi, 1995; London: Picador, 1996.
Description: pages cm.
Series Title: Picador classics
Responsibility: Kay Redfield Jamison.

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Harrowing reading but the writer has the wit and the soul of a poet * The Economist * Jamison's [strength] is the gutsy way she has made her disease her life's work and in her brilliant ability to Read more...

 
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