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Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD


Kay Refield Jaminson, PhD. Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and co-director of the Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center. She also is Honorary Professor of English at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. She is the author of the national bestsellers An Unquiet Mind and Night Falls Fast, as well as Touched with Fire and Exuberance. She is co-author of the standard medical text on bi-polar illness, Manic-Depressive Illness: Bipolar Disorders and Recurrent Depression and author or co-author of more than 100 scientific papers about mood disorders, creativity, and psychopharmacology. Dr. Jamison is the recipient of numerous national and international scientific awards, as well as a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellowship.