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Read online Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide From the author of the best selling memoir i An Unquiet Mind i comes the first major book in a quarter century on suicide and its terrible pull on the young in particular i Night Falls Fast i is tragically timely suicide has become one of the most common killers of Americans between the ages of fifteen and forty five .

An internationally acknowledged authority on depressive illnesses Dr Jamison has also known suicide firsthand after years of struggling with manic depression she tried at age twenty eight to kill herself Weaving together a historical and scientific exploration of the subject with personal essays on individual suicides she brings not only her remarkable compassion and literary skill but also all of her knowledge and research to bear on this devastating problem This is a book that helps us to understand the suicidal mind to recognize and come to the aid of those at risk and to comprehend the profound effects on those left behind It is critical reading for parents educators and anyone wanting to understand this tragic epidemic by Kay Redfield Jamison

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Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide
Title:Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide
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ISBN:0375701478
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Number of Pages:432
Category:psychology, non-fiction, mental-health, mental-illness
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With the same grace and breadth of learning she brought to her studies of the mind s pathologies Kay Redfield Jamison examines one of its most exalted states exuberance This abounding ebullient effervescent emotion manifests itself everywhere from child s play to scientific breakthrough and is crucially important to learning risk taking social cohesiveness and survival itself b Exuberance The Passion for Life b introduces us to such notably irrepressible types as Teddy Roosevelt John Muir and Richard Feynman as well as Peter Pan dancing porcupines and Charles Schulz s Snoopy It explores whether exuberance can be inherited parses its neurochemical grammar and documents the methods people have used to stimulate it The resulting book is an irresistible fusion of science and soul, O desespero surge sem fim O sofrimento silencioso e sufocante n o d para dividi lo com ningu m Tudo torna se simplesmente insuport vel e pior sem sa da Pode se descrever assim a dor de um suicida O suic dio surpreende pela sua imprevisibilidade e profundo impacto emocional que provoca ao redor br Afinal por que algu m tem vontade de tirar a pr pria vida Quais s o os motivos que levam uma pessoa a abreviar sua exist ncia Essas perguntas norteiam a vida da psiquiatra pesquisadora e professora americana Kay Redfield Jamison que busca explica es e promove reflex es sobre a causa daquela sensa o inexplic vel de aus ncia de luz no fim do t nel quando o suicida se v sozinho numa noite de escurid o sem fim Quando a noite cai entendendo a depress o e suic dio um relan amento da Gryphus Editora leva o leitor a entrar no mundo daqueles para quem a dor s poder ter fim com a aus ncia da vida, b In this magisterial study of the relationship between illness and art the best selling author of i An Unquiet Mind i Kay Redfield Jamison brings an entirely fresh understanding to the work and life of Robert Lowell whose intense complex and personal verse left a lasting mark on the English language and changed the public discourse about private matters br b br In his Pulitzer Prize winning poetry Robert Lowell put his manic depressive illness now known as bipolar disorder into the public domain creating a language for madness that was new and arresting As Dr Jamison brings her expertise in mood disorders to bear on Lowell s story she illuminates not only the relationships among mania depression and creativity but also the details of Lowell s treatment and how illness and treatment influenced the great work that he produced and often became its subject Lowell s New England roots early breakdowns marriages to three eminent writers friendships with other poets such as Elizabeth Bishop his many hospitalizations his vivid presence as both a teacher and a maker of poems Jamison gives us the poet s life through a lens that focuses our understanding of his intense discipline courage and commitment to his art Jamison had unprecedented access to Lowell s medical records as well as to previously unpublished drafts and fragments of poems and she is the first biographer to have spoken with his daughter Harriet Lowell With this new material and a psychologist s deep insight Jamison delivers a bold sympathetic account of a poet who was both despite and because of mental illness a passionate original observer of the human condition, No description available