In the chapter on "Illness," Jamison provides an explanation for connecting Lowell's imaginative power and its transformative nature, and, subsequently, generalizes her explaining to many creative artists who suffer with manic-depressive
He was treated for manic-depressive
psychosis again but showed no obvious improvement.
Marina Tsvetayeva (10/8/1892-8/13/1941) manic-depressive
Consideration of manic-depressive
disorder in this population allows the use of medications to stabilize mood and reduce irritability.
con man, who became renowned for his sexual exploits, was finally treated with electroshock therapy.
Later I was told I was manic-depressive
and now, at age 77, I am bipolar.
He was born 56 years ago into a family plagued by ill-health -two of his aunts were diagnosed schizophrenic, another was a manic-depressive
and his half-brother Terry spent months in hospital before he threw himself under a train in 1985 (the inspiration for Bowie's song Jump They Say).
The celebrated novelist Bebe Moore Campbell tackles the delicate and often volatile dimension of manic-depressive
illness (bipolar disorder).
Describing the "manic-depressive
syndrome" that characterized the art world of that time, he writes, "We don't even know what it is that we have to mourn."
The Brundtlands' youngest child, Jorgen, committed suicide in 1992 at the age of 25, after a long bout with manic-depressive
Both Dennis and Hart rack up manic-depressive
episodes and full-scale breakdowns as frequenfly as they have artistic triumphs.
There have been many studies of manic-depressive
illness and its relationship to creativity.