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Kay Redfield Jamison, M.A., Ph.D.

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Co-Director, Mood Disorders Center

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research Interests: Mood disorders; Suicide; Creativity and Temperament

Contact for Research Inquiries

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Meyer Building
Mood Disorders Center
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Background

Titles

  • Co-Director, Mood Disorders Center
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • B.A., University of California (Los Angeles) (California) (1971)
  • M.A., University of California (Los Angeles) (California) (1971)
  • Ph.D., University of California (Los Angeles) (California) (1975)

Additional Training

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, California, 1971


M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, California, 1971

C. Phil, University of California, Los Angeles, California, 1973

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, California, 1975

Residency, Neuropsychiatric Institute at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, 1974, Clinical Psychology

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Goodwin, F. K. and Jamison, K. R. Manic-Depressive Illness. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. (Manic-Depressive Illness: Bipolar Disorders and Recurrent Depression). Second edition, 2007.

Jamison, K. R. Touched With Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artisti Temperament. New York: Free Press (Macmillan), 1993.

Jamison, K. R. An Unquiet Mind. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. (Translated into 25 languages).

Jamision, K. R. Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. (Translated into 15 languages).

Jamison, K. R. Exuberance: The Passion for Life. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.

Jamison, K. R. Nothing Was the Same: A Memoir. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Dalio Family Professor in Mood Disorders

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Kay Redfield Jamison on Exchanges of the FrontierBBC World Service, March 1, 2014

Brain a ''Creativity Machine,'' If You Use It RightUSA Today, November 9 , 2013

More Than a Million Blows to Discrimination, Hopkins Brain Wise, Summer 2013

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