An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness (Abridged‪)‬

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Publisher Description

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A deeply powerful memoir about bipolar illness that has both transformed and saved lives—with a new preface by the author. 

Dr. Jamison is one of the foremost authorities on manic-depressive (bipolar) illness; she has also experienced it firsthand. For even while she was pursuing her career in academic medicine, Jamison found herself succumbing to the same exhilarating highs and catastrophic depressions that afflicted many of her patients, as her disorder launched her into ruinous spending sprees, episodes of violence, and an attempted suicide.

Here Jamison examines bipolar illness from the dual perspectives of the healer and the healed, revealing both its terrors and the cruel allure that at times prompted her to resist taking medication.

GENRE
Biographies & Memoirs
NARRATOR
KRJ
Kay Redfield Jamison
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
02:46
hr min
RELEASED
2010
January 12
PUBLISHER
Random House Audio
SIZE
133
MB

Customer Reviews

David1973732 ,

Fantastic

Excellent insight

Lengyel73 ,

Wow

I read the books title and thought “that’s how I feel, but there’s no way this is a book about bipolar disorder” without knowing anything else. I was blown away it really was and i loved it.

I’m not saying life changing, but this book has shifted my view about myself in a positive/encouraging way.

Highly recommend to anyone struggling or those with a friend/family member who is. She put into words what I’ve never been able to.

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