Kay Redfield Jamison Jamison is an authority on manic- depression and suicide. Her book, Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide is now out in paperback Shes also the author of Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament. JAMISON disclosed her own 30-year battle with manic-depression in the memoir, An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness. Jamison is Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Kay Redfield Jamison

Kay Redfield Jamison

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Jamison is an authority on manic- depression and suicide. Her book, Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide is now out in paperback Shes also the author of Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament. JAMISON disclosed her own 30-year battle with manic-depression in the memoir, An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness. Jamison is Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.