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Kay R. Jamison discusses her background from her book "An Unquiet Mind"

BROADCAST: Jan. 28, 1997 | DURATION: 00:53:22

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Synopsis

Depression, meds, psychiatry and being bi polar are all topics covered in Kay R. Jamison's book, "An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness." According to Jamison, being bi polar runs in one's family. It is in one's genes, as Jamison talks about her own personal battle with the disease. Jamison also reads passages from her book.