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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Jamison’s manic mood swings caused friction early on in their romantic relationship, and though Wyatt was new to love, he cherished Jamison “in a way I never questioned.” The ebb and flow of their often turbulent coupling was buoyed by unconditional devotion and extreme patience (“My rage was no ...| Read Full Review of Nothing Was the Same
Few people have written about their experience of manic-depressive illness from the inside as acutely as Kay Redfield Jamison did in her 1995 memoir, “An Unquiet Mind.” Among the things that distinguished that book was the fact that Jamison, a professor of psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins Universi...Nov 12 2009 | Read Full Review of Nothing Was the Same
With the blend of straightforward frankness and poetic eloquence for which her earlier book drew praise, Jamison describes the almost 20 years of their life together as a love affair that encompassed not only their shared work, colleagues, family and friends, but also her mental illness and the c...Sep 06 2009 | Read Full Review of Nothing Was the Same
In her 1995 memoir, An Unquiet Mind, Johns Hopkins professor Kay Redfield Jamison startled and enlightened the psychiatric community (not to mention the wider world) with the disclosure of her own manic-depressive illness .| Read Full Review of Nothing Was the Same
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