An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness
This work is a personal testimony from Kay Redfield Jamison: the revelation of her struggle with manic depression since adolescence, and how it has shaped her life. The book follows her through college, a love affair, her battle with the illness, bouts of madness, violence and attempted suicide.
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Review: An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and MadnessUser Review - Elaine - Goodreads
First read in 2003. Re-read in 2015. Vague, impressionistic descriptions of author's feelings and experiences. "Tells" rather than "shows" what it's been like for her to have manic depression. Book ... Read full review
Review: An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and MadnessUser Review - Maggie - Goodreads
I've always been interested in mental states and moods and have long wanted to read this book. Now especially seemed the right time, as Henriette, the protagonist of my forthcoming novel, battles ... Read full review