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An unquiet mind : a memoir of moods and madness

Author: Kay R Jamison
Publisher: London : Picador, 2015. ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Picador Classic editionView all editions and formats
"I was used to my mind being my best friend. Now, all of a sudden, my mind had turned on me: it mocked me for my vapid enthusiasms; it laughed at all of my foolish plans; it no longer found anything interesting or enjoyable or worthwhile." Dr Kay Redfield Jamison is one of the foremost authorities on manic depression (bipolar disorder) - and has experienced its terrors and cruel allure first-hand. While pursuing her  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Kay R Jamison; Kay R Jamison; Kay Redfield Jamison; Kay Redfield Jamison; Kay R Jamison
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kay R Jamison
ISBN: 9781447275282 1447275284
OCLC Number: 908372560
Notes: Originally published: New York : Borzoi, 1995 ; London : Picador, 1996.
Description: xi, 227 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Kay Redfield Jamison ; with an introduction by Andrew Solomon.


A definitive examination of manic depression 


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It stands alone in the literature of manic depression for its bravery, brilliance and beauty -- Oliver Sacks Affecting, honest, touching -- Will Self An invaluable memoir of manic depression, at once Read more...

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