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Kay Redfield Jamison


KAY REDFIELD JAMISON is a professor of psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as well as an honorary professor of English at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. She is the author of the national best sellers An Unquiet Mind, Night Falls Fast, and Touched with Fire. She is coauthor of the standard medical text on manic-depressive illness and author or coauthor of more than one hundred scientific papers about mood disorders, creativity, and psychopharmacology. Dr. Jamison, the recipient of numerous national and international scientific awards, is a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellow.


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Exuberance
Written by Kay Redfield Jamison
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2005
$16.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-70148-1 (0-375-70148-6)

With the same grace and breadth of learning she brought to her studies of the mind’s pathologies, Kay Redfield Jamison examines one of its most exalted states: exuberance. This “abounding, ebullient, effervescent emotion” manifests itself everywhere from child’s play to scientific breakthrough and is crucially important to learning, risk-taking, social cohesiveness... Read more






Night Falls Fast
Written by Kay Redfield Jamison
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 2000
$15.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-70147-4 (0-375-70147-8)

From the author of the best-selling memoir An Unquiet Mind, comes the first major book in a quarter century on suicide, and its terrible pull on the young in particular. Night Falls Fast is tragically timely: suicide has become one of the most common killers of Americans between the ages of... Read more






Nothing Was the Same
Written by Kay Redfield Jamison
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2011
$14.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-27789-3 (0-307-27789-5)

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...

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Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire
Written by Kay Redfield Jamison
Knopf | Hardcover | February 28, 2017
$29.95/39.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-70027-8 (0-307-70027-5)

The best-selling author of An Unquiet Mind now gives us a groundbreaking life of one of the major American poets of the twentieth century that is at the same time a fascinating study of the relationship between manic-depressive (bipolar) illness, creative genius, and character.

In his Pulitzer Prize-winning poetry, Robert Lowell... Read more






An Unquiet Mind
Written by Kay Redfield Jamison
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 1997
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-76330-7 (0-679-76330-9)

WITH A NEW PREFACE BY THE AUTHOR

In her bestselling classic, An Unquiet Mind, Kay Redfield Jamison changed the way we think about moods and madness.

Dr. Jamison is one of the foremost authorities on manic-depressive (bipolar) illness; she has also experienced it firsthand. For even while she was pursuing her career in academic medicine...

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