High, Flat, Down and Back up Again!: Insights on Bipolarity Challenges and Hopes

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AuthorHouse, Feb 18, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 138 pages

Fifty five years of mentally flavored childhood, studies, profession and family life were permeated by the authors courage and hope. This guide/book depicts the authors journey from Casablanca, McGill University (Montral, Canada), Cornell University / Sloan-Kettering Institute, Rockefeller University (N.Y.C.), during which finding a cure for cancer was his driving force and obsession. In 1979, his Bipolar Affective Disorder flared up again; and this guide/book provides Hope and Insight to persons afflicted with M.D.I. (Manic-Depressive Illness) by displaying the struggle, the coping and the perception from within.

It is the ultimate intent and hope of the author that his work will be helpful to those wishing to heighten their awareness of this illness. G-d Bless!

 

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Alain was born in Casablanca. He “purports” to be the “spiritual son” of Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Kidding aside, in 1965 he moves to Montréal and his Scientific/Medical studies take him from McGill University through Cornell University Medical College / Sloan-Kettering Institute to Rockefeller University in N.Y.C. In 1974, Alain falls ill with an episode of Bipolar Affective Disorder (M.D.I.) and this guide/book’s intent is to convey an understanding of M.D.I. as well as a message of hope since Manic-Depressive Illness can be managed to a satisfactory extent. Back in Montréal, Alain undertakes a brilliant eighteen year career as a Sales Representative with Canadian Life Technologies Inc., and he is blessed with four talented and wonderful children

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