An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness

The personal memoir of a manic depressive and an authority on the subject describes the onset of the illness during her teenage years and her determined journey through the realm of available treatments....

Title:An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780679763307
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About Kay Redfield Jamison

Kay Redfield Jamison (born June 22, 1946) is an American clinical psychologist and writer who is one of the foremost experts on bipolar disorder. She is Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and is an Honorary Professor of English at the University of St Andrews.


    An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness Reviews

  • stephanie

    i was reading some reviews of the book written by people that disliked this. i just want to say, that for a person suffering from mental illness, the fact that you know jamieson's full CV and her acad...

  • Huda Yahya

    الإكتئاب- بطريقةٍ ما، متسقٌ كثيرًا مع أفكار المجتمع عن المرأة تستطيع أن تتحدث بقدر ما تريد عن هذه المرأةعن صمو...

  • Lizzy

    “I am tired of hiding, tired of misspent and knotted energies, tired of the hypocrisy, and tired of acting as though I have something to hide.” An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness is a...

  • Jessica

    A lot of people seem to have a negative reaction to this book, which I totally get. I didn't find Jamison a particularly likable person, and this wasn't great literature, though it did go down fast an...

  • Suzanne

    ‘I worked on a locked ward at the time, and I didn’t relish the idea of not having the key.’ The author suffers from manic depressive illness (who chooses this coin of phrase as opposed to bipo...

  • Belinda

    Just ran across this review of "An Unquiet Mind" that I wrote a couple of years ago (January 2009). As I go back through blog posts, Twitter feeds, book reviews, etc., it amazes me how difficult a tim...

  • Heba

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  • ||Swaroop||

    I doubt sometimes whethera quiet & unagitated lifewould have suited me -- yet Isometimes long for it.~Byron The Chinese believe that before you can conquer a beast you first must make it beautiful. An...

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