: Una Mente Inquieta (Spanish Edition) () by Kay Redfield Jamison and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible. Kay Redfield Jamison (born June 22, ) is an American clinical psychologist and writer. Her work has centered on bipolar disorder, which she has had since. Kay Redfield Jamison hardly needs an introduction here; her life and work stand . Kay Redfield Jamison is a psychiatrist, an authority on bipolar disorder, and.

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People cannot abide being around you when you are depressed. Actually, a lot of the most annoying and boring parts of this book — e.

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It is a deep and personal inside look at what it’s like to live with manic depression from the unique viewpoint of a brilliant practitioner who has the condition herself – a jamieon the medical profession has always considered unacceptable. Similar Items Related Subjects: Fancy a 1kg text book anyone?!

Understanding Suicideproviding historical, religious, and cultural responses to suicideas well as the relationship between mental illness and suicide. Despite her studies, Jamison did not realize she was bipolar until three months into her first job as a professor in UCLA’s Department of Psychology.

Jul 05, stephanie rated it it was amazing Shelves: I just mebte the opportunity to re-read this book when it was offered on the Kindle, and Jamisoh was surprised. Kay speaks simply of her problem: Retrieved from ” https: View all 16 comments. Archived from the original on 16 May Your rating has been recorded.


An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness

Dec 06, Meaghan rated it it was ok Shelves: Paperbackpages. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Jamison glorifies and romanticizes her disorder, calling it madness and relating her mania to flying around Saturn and dancing in the rain.

I seemed to remember it as inquoeta immensely insightful the first time I read it, but consider that that was immediately after my husband’s initial bipolar 1 diagnosis. This well-written memoir covers the various events of Kay’s life, while the illness shapes her life forward. Cancel Forgot your password?

About Kay Redfield Jamison.

Clinicians and Mental Health Memoirs 7 39 Jan 29, This seems to me of tremendous value. Her seminal works among laypeople are her aky An Unquiet Mindwhich details her experience with severe mania and depressionand Night Falls Fast: Jamison has gone through many trials in yna life, and though reading this book forces us to feel along with her, she adds words of wisdom and hope along the way.

Kay Redfield Jamison

It was all about someone else. Retrieved 17 May For a book that is praised for its candor, Jamison did not seem very genuine or candid.

As I go back through blog posts, Twitter feeds, book reviews, etc. Jamiison her diagnosis, she was put on lithium medicationa common drug used to contain moods.


Want to Read saving…. I see An Unquiet Mind as performing a specific and vital function, at which I think it succeeds extremely well: It has been a fascinating, albeit deadly, enemy and companion; I have found it to be seductively complicated, a distillation both of what is finest in our natures, and of what is most dangerous.

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View all 21 comments. Jamison is redundant and self-centered. Kay Redfield Jamison herself endured the dangerous highs of euphoria mixed with the lows of depression. She explains that she and her first husband are still friends — no hard feelings — and leaves it jente that. Mania can lead to adventures and funny stories, but it also can incur humility and regret.

Everything that once was sparkling now was flat. Her accomplishments speak to how mental illness should not be construed as a crutch that will inevitably handicap all those affected by it. Her first marriage, for example, ended in perceivable heartbreak when she left her husband on impulse.

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Goodwin is considered a classic textbook on bipolar disorder. The General Theological Seminary.