9 May 1996
Show More An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison.
Picador, 220 pp., £15.99, April 1996, 0 330 34650 4Show More
Touched with Fire by Kay Redfield Jamison.
Free Press, 250 pp., £19.95, December 1994, 0 02 916030 8Show More
Welcome to My Country: A Therapist’s Memoir of Medness by Lauren Slater.
Hamish Hamilton, 199 pp., £16, April 1996, 0 241 13638 5Show More
“... electro-convulsive therapy, paint, drama, group conversation, a strict one-on-one analysis – or be cut loose and sent off to the margins of society. You might also, if Kay Redfield Jamison and LaurenSlater’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 can be a ...”