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An Unquiet Mind free pdf 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 the dual perspectives of the healer and the healed, revealing both its terrors and its cruel allure. First published fifteen years ago, it remains the definitive book on manic depression. "It stands alone in the literature of manic depression for its bravery, brilliance and beauty" (Oliver Sacks). "Affecting, honest, touching". (Will Self).

About Kay Redfield Jamison

Kay Redfield Jamison is Professor of Psychiatry at the John Hopkins University School of Medicine and lives in Washington, DC.

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Author : Kay Redfield Jamison
Publisher : Picador
Data Published : 05 August 2011
ISBN : 0330528076
EAN : 9780330528078
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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