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Nothing to Hide

Mental Illness in the Family

Nothing to Hide( )
Author: Beard, Jean J.
Gillespie, Peggy
Photographer: Kaeser, Gigi
Foreword by: Jamison, Kay Redfield
Introduction by: Duckworth, Kenneth
Afterword by: Maraniss, David
Publication Date:Oct 2002
Publisher:New Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

One in five Americans has a mental illness. Nothing to Hide, a stunning tribute to the millions of families for whom mental illness is a part of everyday life, juxtaposes first-person accounts with beautifully reproduced duotone photographs of forty-four families who defy the stigma of mental illness to speak for themselves about their lives, their illnesses, and their struggles to get well.

Each family in the book is portrayed in two ways: Photographs capture...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Mental Health
Psychology / Psychopathology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.04 x 9.02 x 0.71 Inches
Book Weight:2.906 Pounds
Author Biography
Beard, Jean J. (Author)
Clinical psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison was born on June 22, 1946. She received a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is considered one of the foremost experts on bipolar disorder, which she has had since her early adulthood. She is Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a Honorary Professor of English at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. She is the author of numerous books including An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness; Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide; and Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament.


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