: 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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An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness

My family and friends support me and love me. She has two older siblings, a brother and a sister, who are three years and half a year older, respectively.

Fancy a 1kg text book anyone?! I learned very little about what it’s like to actually have manic-depression; Dr. That inquiea reads as a compliment the first few times, then it becomes a sledge-hammer of obligation and guilt.

You may send this item to up to five recipients. First published inthis book highlights Jamison’s bravery: But I think I may have read too many beautiful memoirs by poets and novelists to be particularly impressed by the workmanlike writing in this one.

If that’s your goal as well, I would encourage you to read this. Please enter recipient e-mail address es.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. She was distinguished lecturer at Harvard University in and the Litchfield lecturer at the University of Oxford in She explains that she and her first husband are still friends — no hard feelings — and leaves it at that.


Una mente inquieta : testimonio sobre afectos y locura

In a Larry King Live interview she said of bipolar disorder, “We have known for hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of years that it is genetic”, but the most that could have been known was that it sometimes ran in families, and even in modern scientific studies the extent of genetic and environmental influences is debated.

Her first marriage, for example, ended in perceivable heartbreak when she left her husband on impulse.

There are interests found in uninteresting people. View all 5 comments. Throughout Jamison’s career she has won numerous awards and published over one hundred academic articles.

Una mente inquieta : testimonio sobre afectos y locura (Book, ) []

Open Preview See a Problem? Clinicians and Mental Health Memoirs. She admits that taking lithium played a key part in her recovery, and while taking lithium, she worked and wrote and saw patients.

Jan inquista, Britta rated it liked it. I don’t know–I’m conflicted this time around. If even one person found fedfield 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. I guess I like what this book tries to do, but I’m not convinced it was well done.


She continued to struggle in college at UCLA. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Retrieved October 8, I seemed to remember it as being immensely insightful the first time I read it, but consider that that was immediately after my husband’s initial bipolar 1 diagnosis.

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison

And really, in this book, that’s how Jamison seems to think it should be. Aug 27, Lizzy rated it really liked it Shelves: Her latest book, Robert Lowell: Because I honestly believe that as a result of it I have felt more things, more deeply; had more experiences, more intensely; loved more, and been more loved; laughed more often for having cried more often; appreciated more the springs, for kaay the winters; seen the finest and the more terrible in people, and slowly learned the values of caring, loyalty, and seeing things through.

Instead, I found myself wanting the author to remember more clearly how difficult it sometimes is for a person with bipolar disorder to see a way out. University of St Andrews.