The Resource Madness : a bipolar life, Marya Hornbacher., (ebook)

Madness : a bipolar life, Marya Hornbacher., (ebook)

Label
Madness : a bipolar life
Title
Madness
Title remainder
a bipolar life
Statement of responsibility
Marya Hornbacher.
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Language
eng
Summary
An astonishing dispatch from inside the belly of bipolar disorder, reflecting major new insights When Marya Hornbacher published her first book, Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia, she did not yet have the piece of shattering knowledge that would finally make sense of the chaos of her life. At age twenty-four, Hornbacher was diagnosed with Type I rapid-cycle bipolar, the most severe form of bipolar disorder. In Madness, in her trademark wry and utterly self-revealing voice, Hornbacher tells her new story. Through scenes of astonishing visceral and emotional power, she takes us inside her own desperate attempts to counteract violently careening mood swings by self-starvation, substance abuse, numbing sex, and self-mutilation. How Hornbacher fights her way up from a madness that all but destroys her and what it is like to live in a difficult and sometimes beautiful life and marriage -- where bipolar always beckons -- is at the center of this brave and heart-stopping memoir. Madness delivers the revelation that Hornbacher is not alone: millions of people in America today are struggling with a variety of disorders that may disguise their bipolar disease. And Hornbacher's fiercely self-aware portrait of her own bipolar as early as age four will powerfully change, too, the current debate on whether bipolar in children actually exists. Ten years after Kay Redfield Jamison's An Unquiet Mind, this storm of a memoir will revolutionize our understanding of bipolar disorder
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1974-
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Hornbacher, Marya
Dewey number
616.89/50092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Instant book club
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  • Hornbacher, Marya
  • Manic-depressive persons
  • Manic-depressive illness
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Madness : a bipolar life, Marya Hornbacher., (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547348193
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12325594
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12325594
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Madness : a bipolar life, Marya Hornbacher., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547348193
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12325594
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12325594
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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