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Book Review: “Nothing Was the Same” by Kay Redfield Jamison

A woman with bipolar disorder grieves the death of her husband

In 1995, Kay Redfield Jamison published her book, “An Unquiet Mind” about her struggle with bipolar disorder. She wrote about suffering the unbearable lows of depression and the shattering highs of mania. With the help of her husband, family, friends … Continue reading

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Study Finds Sudden Deaths of Beloved Friends and Family Members Can Trigger Onset of Psychiatric Disorders in Survivors

Researchers find the stresses and shocks during grieving over unexpected deaths can lead to the onset of a variety of psychiatric disorders for survivors

At Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, researchers, along with colleagues from Columbia University’s School of Social Work and Harvard Medical School, have performed the first study that shows a direct link between acute bereavement and the new-onset of … Continue reading

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Book Review: CRAZY by Amy Reed

The unique novel for young adults addresses the dark feelings many don't know how to face.

(Warning: Spoilers) Connor knows that Izzy will never fall in love with him the way he’s fallen for her. But somehow he’s been let into her crazy, exhilarating world and become her closest confidante. But the closer they get, the more … Continue reading

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