Nothing Was the Same

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Sep 15, 2009 - Psychology - 256 pages
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Kay Redfield Jamison, award-winning professor and writer, changed the way we think about moods and madness. Now Jamison uses her characteristic honesty, wit and eloquence to look back at her relationship with her husband, Richard Wyatt, a renowned scientist who died of cancer. Nothing was the Same is a penetrating psychological study of grief viewed from deep inside the experience itself.

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User Review  - Tyler E Toone - Goodreads

First off I offer a heartfelt appreciation to the author, Kay Redfield Jamison, for sharing this story of such deep trial and loss. It's easy to believe that one's own trials are insurmountable, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christine Fay - Goodreads

This author of An Unquiet Mind wrote a beautiful memoir about how she dealt with the loss of her husband, Richard Wyatt. Richard was able to put up with and sometimes quell Kay's mood disorder, and ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Kay Redfield Jamison is Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and codirector of the Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center. She is also Honorary Professor of English at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. She is the author of the national best sellers An Unquiet Mind and Night Falls Fast, as well as Exuberance and Touched with Fire; the coauthor of the standard medical text on manic-depressive (bipolar) illness; and the author or coauthor of more than one hundred scientific papers about mood disorders, creativity, and psychopharmacology. She is the recipient of numerous national and international scientific awards and of a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellowship.

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