In no particular order, these are some of the best articles on mental illness I have read recently.
Kay Redfield Jamison presents a definitive and accessible text on understanding suicide.
My academic interest in mental illness is informed by my own struggles with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
People who suffer from manic-depressive illness and those who are creative appear to share certain features.
The author weaves his vast experience working with mood disorders into a readable, personal, and thoughtful account of these conditions.
Some “memoirs of madness” and other works on mental illness.
Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison is one of the foremost authorities on manic-depressive (bipolar) illness; she has also experienced it firsthand.
Emily Martin’s engaging and informative book is as much an ethnographic as it is an autobiographical account of what it is like to live with bipolar disorder.