Nothing Was the Same

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Sep 15, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 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  - BookBully - LibraryThing

A moving treatise on mourning a loved one. Readers familiar with Jamison's work will appreciate her observations, yes, but even more so her excellent distinction between depression and mourning ... Read full review

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This book details the love two individuals had for each other and the understanding they both had relating to death, grief, and bi-polar disorder. Kay Redfield Jamison continues to be so informative ... Read full review

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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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