Kay Redfield Jamison is an award wining clinical psychologist and author. As a Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University, she has studied manic-depression (bipolar).
Her published works include:
Exuberance: The Passion for Life
An Unquiet Mind
What is it like to have manic-depression? Dr. Jamison not only has studied the condition extensively, she has had to deal with it herself. Since a young adult she has suffered both manic episodes, and periods of depression.
Join us for a discussion of Jamison's scientific career and her complex personal journey dealing with manic-depression.
Wikipedia: "has been named one of the "Best Doctors in the United States" and was chosen by Time as a "Hero of Medicine." She was also chosen as one of the five individuals for the public television series "Great Minds of Medicine."