This book was appealing because of the subject matter but it was so hard to read.
This then becomes a fascinating and intellectual read for anyone who has an interest in writing, poetry, psychiatry or the artistic temperament.
A must read for anyone suffering Bipolar disorder and their family members, especially spouses and siblings.
The original and best book of all on bipolar disorder. Although Dr M Williamson is an educated woman, she down't use academic vocabulary. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Patrice Lauren
Few authors can address the delicate points of mental illness with such wisdom and discretion. Manic-Depressive Illness (Bipolar Disorder I) is a terribly difficult illness to... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Adam C. Misra
The first few chapters of the book are really good. The author does a good job from a thorough study of artists, musicians and poets of the old who were thought to have the... Read morePublished 12 days ago by G. Betzen
Terrific, well-written book. Anyone who has bipolar disorder and any family member will find inspiration from this book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by gpaulgar
A fine piece of work by Kay Redfield Jamison. I really like how she points out to us the relationship of creativity and mental illness, how they go hand in hand! Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rosemary Amrhein
I wish I had read this book before a dear one committed suicide. There is so much in here that describes the manic-depressive from the inside beyond clinical diagnosis. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Paula Stewart
SMELLED LIKE SMOKE ~ But, loved the book and very fast shipping! Thank you!Published 2 months ago by Rebecca Martin