An Unquiet Mind has ratings and reviews. stephanie said: i was In her bold autobiography An Unquiet Mind, Kay Redfield Jamison details her. Buy An Unquiet Mind: A memoir of moods and madness Reprints by Kay Redfield Jamison (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low. In fact, argues Kay Redfield Jamison in An Unquiet Mind, the newer name may be the less precise. Is depression really “unipolar” while manic.
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Some parts of it seem oddly written, almost silly, almost less like a professional novel and more like you’re listening to someone casually talk.
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Jajison re amend this book to anyone seeking to further understand as I want how it feels to go through this, how to explain it to those around you and why they need to know. SWF with mood disorder seeks tall, charming, handsome man for lots of passionate lovemaking; must be compassionate, understanding, and artistic.
The second chapter is suddenly more academic and speaks about the semantics of the disease — manic depression vs. What did I do? I meant, what is the reality of any feeling? And really, in this book, that’s unquift Jamison seems to think it should be.
I absolutely love this book. A completely different perspective than learning about mental illnesses in a textbook style manner. Which of the me’s is me?
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The Chinese believe that before you can conquer a beast you first must make it beautiful. I don’t know–I’m conflicted this time around. With vivid prose and wit, she takes us into the fascinating and dangerous territory of this form of madness – a world in which jamisson pole can be the alluring dark land ruled by what Byron called the “melancholy star of the imagination,” and the other a desert of depression and, all too frequently, death.
Feelings of ease, intensity, power, well-being, financial omnipotence, and euphoria pervade one’s marrow. View all 5 comments. 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 Think of this book as an autobiography and you can’t go wrong.
But, always, b is unsuiet I have believed – or have learned to believe – that I might someday be able to contend with all of this. Please try again later. Jamisn frustrated me extremely and made it difficult to actually finish the book. Normal people are not always boring.
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Sensuality is pervasive and the desire to seduce and be seduced is irresistible. I devoured it at a single sitting and found the book almost as compelling on a second read. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: An Unquiet Mind is a memoir of enormous candor, vividness, and wisdom—a deeply mihd book that has both transformed and saved lives. The Shadow in the Garden. Jamison is redundant and self-centered.
A Memoir of Moods and Madness.
She shares her family history, her scholarly successes, her romantic relationships, and how her bipolar disorder affected all of those facets in her life. The fast ideas are too fast, and there are far too many, overwhelming confusion replaces clarity.
Eventually she attempted suicide. The second So far Thank you for your feedback. I am trying desperately to understand what my child experiences. Set up a giveaway. The ideas and feelings are fast and frequent like shooting stars, and you follow them until you find better and brighter ones.
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. Open Preview See a Problem? I would have liked slightly more details of the episodes thoughts, feelings, experiences etc. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. 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 uunquiet her career as a clinical psychologist.
Jamison acknowledges the stigma against mental illness, and she shows how she overcame it through her passion and dedication to the field of mental health. Kay Redfield Jamison is a psychiatrist, an authority on bipolar disorder, and suffers from the condition herself.
Jan 12, Minutes. I wanted to like this book, but it fell so far from my expectations. My inner lit snob simply won’t shut up. But, ineffably, psychotherapy heals. Incredibly heartbreaking but hope-filled memoir about manic depressive illness. Paperbackpages. People are often scared that they’ll never be able to have romantic relationships, that they won’t be able to work, that their brains will never function janison.
I learned so much from this account even though I am an ‘old’ retired nurse who spent 3 months of my nursing education at a student at a state mental hospital shortly before the deinstitutionalization movement occurred, casting mentally ill people on the streets without a support network.
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