Touched With Fire

Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439106630
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The definitive work on the profound and surprising links between manic-depression and creativity, from the bestselling psychologist of bipolar disorders who wrote An Unquiet Mind.

Creative Dimensions Of Suffering

Author: A. M. Ghadirian
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing Trust
ISBN: 9781931847605
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Speaking of the seeming benefits of the manic phase of bipolar disorder, Kay
Jamison, in her book Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic
Temperament, writes, "Occasionally, an exhilarating and powerfully creative force
, more often a destructive one, manic depressive illness gives a touch of fire to
many of those who experience it. The melancholic period of manic depressive
illness is a source of intolerable suffering, yet there is strong scientific and
biographical ...

Exuberance

Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1400043743
Size: 74.48 MB
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The resulting book is an irresistible fusion of science and soul. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Night Falls Fast

Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307779892
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This is a book that helps us to understand the suicidal mind, to recognize and come to the aid of those at risk, and to comprehend the profound effects on those left behind.

An Unquiet Mind

Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447275292
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An Unquiet Mind is a definitive examination of manic depression from both sides: doctor and patient, the healer and the healed. A classic memoir of enormous candour and courage, it teems with the wit and wisdom of its creator.

Mania And Literary Style

Author: Clement Hawes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521550222
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Mania and Literapr Sgrle should thus serve to foreground the unhistorical
assumptions that frequently license psychiatric diagnoses of literary figures
working in this style. A historical reckoning with “mania” as a rhetorical mode
brings into view, for example, the homogenizing and reductive force of the “
private” model of mania used in Kay Redfield Jamison's Touched with Fire: Manic
-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament. The book's biological
essentialism - its reduction of ...

God And Evolution Creativity In Action

Author: Jock Abra
Publisher: FriesenPress
ISBN: 1460252861
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Jamison, K. R. Touched With Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic
Temperament. New York:The Free Press, 1993. Holden, C. “Creativity and the
Troubled Mind.” Psychology Today, 1987, 21, 9-10. Hershman D. J., & Lieb, J.
The Key to Genius. New York: Prometheus Books, 1988. Quoted in Jamison,
K. R. Touched With Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament,
p. 42. Quoted in Jamison, K. R. Touched With Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and
the Artistic ...

Dancing With Ophelia

Author: Jeanne Ellen Petrolle
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438468784
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Kay Redfield Jamison made a name for herself by collecting and interpreting a
vast selection of writers and artists who have used fire imagery to depict
experiences of creativity and madness that Jamison categorizes as “manic
depression.” Jamison, a psychiatrist who identifies as manic depressive/ bipolar,
derives the title of her book Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the
Artistic Temperament from the many poets who use fire imagery to describe the
mental anguish ...

Fiery Muse

Author: Teri Degler
Publisher: Random House Canada
ISBN: 0307368890
Size: 24.18 MB
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One of the most fascinating cases for this association is made in Touched with
Fire: Manic -Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament by Kay Redfield
Jamison, Ph.D., a professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University. The term
manic-depressive illness refers to a spectrum of mental conditions that are
characterized by deep depressions at some times and soaring, excessive, high-
flying peaks at others. The spectrum of severity of these conditions ranges from
psychotic — a ...

Gilbert Stuart And The Impact Of Manic Depression

Author: Dorinda Evans
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351565575
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... November 16, 1818, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress,
Washington. Possibly relatedly, Stuart broke his promise to President Monroe to
visit Washington to paint a portrait of Mrs. Monroe in the winter of 1817–18. For
this, see Horace Holley's letter, April 8, 1818, to Mary Austin Holley, Holley
Papers, William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Kay
Redfield Jamison, Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic
Temperament (New York, ...