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Having Half the Fun

Jenny Diski, 9 May 1996

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness 
by Kay RedfieldJamison.
Picador, 220 pp., £15.99, April 1996, 0 330 34650 4
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Touched with Fire 
by Kay RedfieldJamison.
Free Press, 250 pp., £19.95, December 1994, 0 02 916030 8
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Welcome to My Country: A Therapist’s Memoir of Medness 
by Lauren Slater.
Hamish Hamilton, 199 pp., £16, April 1996, 0 241 13638 5
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... one-on-one analysis – or be cut loose and sent off to the margins of society. You might also, if Kay RedfieldJamison and Lauren Slater’s books are any indication of present trends, choose either to become a creative artist or, if the muse doesn’t speak, train as a clinical psychologist. Nowadays, it seems, you ...


Jonathan Dollimore: Depression Studies, 23 August 2001

... and in recent times has been explored by Julia Kristeva (Black Sun: Depression and Melancholia), Kay RedfieldJamison (Touched with Fire) and others. It seems that a new subjectivity is being forged from the experience of breakdown. It goes hand in hand with a sense that the depressed are especially vulnerable to the ...

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