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Bipolar expeditions mania and depression in American culture by Emily Martin

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, NJ .
Written in English


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StatementEmily Martin.
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Paginationxxiv, 370 p. :
Number of Pages370
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Open LibraryOL22758833M
ISBN 109780691004235

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Editions for Bipolar Expeditions: Mania and Depression in American Culture: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in Cited by: Bipolar Expedition explains how one can successfully survive serious suicidal manic depression. A victim of manic depression for over forty years, author Gene Leboy lived through two suicide attempts and their resulting hospitalizations. Author: Gene Leboy. Publisher: iUniverse. ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography. Page: View:   Bipolar Expeditions argues that mania and depression have a cultural life outside the confines of diagnosis, that the experiences of people living with bipolar disorder belong fully to the human condition, and that even the most so-called rational everyday practices are Reviews: 4.   The book is broad-ranging, both in its focus and in the theoretical perspectives it employs. I do not know of any other books that address bipolar illness in anything like this fashion.""—Louis A. Sass, author of Madness and Modernism ""Bipolar Expeditions is a wonderful book. It is compellingly written, elegantly structured, both deeply 5/5(5).

  Bipolar Expeditions. 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. May 8, January 6, by Anna Swartz. Martin, Emily. Bipolar Expeditions: Mania and Depression in American Culture. Princeton: Princeton University Press, Emily Martin seeks to answer the .   Bipolar Expeditions seeks to understand mania's appeal and how it weighs on the lives of Americans diagnosed with manic depression. Anthropologist Emily Martin guides us into the fascinating and sometimes disturbing worlds of mental-health support groups, mood charts, psychiatric rounds, the pharmaceutical industry, and psychotropic : Princeton University Press. "Bipolar Expeditions is a wonderful book. It is compellingly written, elegantly structured, both deeply scholarly and intensely personal. Destined to become an instant classic, the book offers a strikingly original argument with the potential to change forever how the reader thinks about 'mental illness.' Martin is a master of popular by:   Bipolar Expeditions seeks to understand mania's appeal and how it weighs on the lives of Americans diagnosed with manic depression. Anthropologist Emily Martin guides us into the fascinating and sometimes disturbing worlds of mental-health support groups, mood charts, psychiatric rounds, the pharmaceutical industry, and psychotropic Range: $ - $