: 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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Kay Redfield Jamison

View all 18 comments. Her writing, while full of emotion, maintains a professionalism and intelligence that never speaks down to the reader. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this redfiled anyway. Everything previously moving with the grain redfkeld now against– you are irritable, angry, frightened, uncontrollable, and enmeshed totally in the blackest caves of the mind. Jamison began her study of clinical psychology at University of California, Los Angeles in the late s, receiving both B.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: The Chinese believe that before you can conquer a beast you first must make it be In her bold autobiography An Unquiet MindKay Redfield Jamison details her struggle with bipolar disorder in the midst of her career as a clinical psychologist. Psychotherapy is a sanctuary; it is a battleground; it is a place I have been psychotic, neurotic, elated, confused, and despairing beyond belief.

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Oct 03, Tia rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I learned very little about what it’s like to actually have manic-depression; Dr. Jamison once attempted suicide by overdosing on lithium during a severe depressive episode. We all have to read, learn and understand about this illness – mental, emotional and psychiatric.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. But, normal is boring. It is, at the end of the day, the individual moments of restlessness, of bleakness, of strong persuasions and maddened enthusiasms, that inform one’s life, change the nature and direction of one’s work, and give final meaning and color to one’s loves and friendships.

View all 4 comments. Volatility and passion, although often more romantic and enticing, are not intrinsically preferable to a steadiness of experience and feeling about another person nor are they incompatible. She also studied zoology and neurophysiology as an undergraduate at the University of St. Retrieved September 22, Retrieved July 27, Still, I tend tedfield be unnecessarily harsh when it comes to writing skills.

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As someone in the “caretaker” role, to use Jamison’s own terminology, I found the message of the memoir a bit burdensome. In her study Exuberance: I am curious about what her peers thought of her incessant self-grandiosity. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Ina rating has been recorded. But, ineffably, psychotherapy heals.

Archived from the original on Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Aug 27, Lizzy rated it really liked it Shelves: The Acknowledgements section states that Goodwin “received unrestricted educational grants to support the production of this book from Abbott, AstraZeneca, Bristol Meyers Squibb, Forest, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen, Eli Lilly, Pfizer, and Sanofi”, but that although Jamison has “received occasional lecture honoraria from AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, and Eli Lilly” she “has received no research support from any pharmaceutical or biotechnology company” and donates her royalties to a non-profit foundation.


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I long ago abandoned the notion of a life without kzy, or a world without dry and killing seasons. Your request to send this item has been completed.

Being diagnosed with a psychotic disorder is terrifying and can be very dehumanizing. Return to Book Inqueita. There are interests found in uninteresting people. View all 12 comments. View all 15 comments. SWF with mood disorder seeks tall, charming, handsome man for lots of passionate lovemaking; must be compassionate, understanding, and artistic.

Overall, highly recommended for those searching for a book about bipolar disorder or mental health in general.

Jamison glorifies and romanticizes her disorder, calling it madness and relating her mania to flying around Saturn and dancing in the rain.

View all 13 comments. If even one person found in this book a story that helped her carry on and succeed in putting together a satisfactory life, the book would be worth its ink in gold.