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Faculty Books

For decades, books published by faculty members have been an important means of reaching out to the general public and to colleagues beyond Johns Hopkins to explain how we think about mental illness and what we have learned. Highlighted below are a few of our latest offerings as well as some of our best known classics.


Robert Lowell Setting the River on Fire


Bipolar Disorders in Older Age Patients

Still Down

Clinical Manual of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology

Systematic Psychiatric Evaluation


The Perspectives of Psychiatry

Persuasion and Healing

The 36-Hour Day (6th ed)

Understanding Depression

An Unquiet Mind

Bipolar Disorder

Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character by Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD

Committed: The Battle Over Involuntary Psychiatric Care by Dinah Miller, MD, and Annette Hanson, MD

Bipolar Disorder in Older Age Patients edited by Susan W. Lehmann, MD, and Brent P. Forester

Still Down: What to Do When Antidepressants Fail by Dean F. MacKinnon, MD

Clinical Manual of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology (3rd Edition) by Dr Molly McVoy MD (Author, Editor), Robert L. Findling (Author), MD (Author), MBA (Author), Dr Robert L Findling M.D. (Editor)

Systematic Psychiatric Evaluation: A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying The Perspectives of Psychiatry by Margaret S. Chisolm, MD, and Constantine G. Lyketsos, MD, MHS

The Perspectives of Psychiatry (2nd Edition) by Paul R. McHugh, MD, and Phillip R. Slavney, MD

Persuasion and Healing: A Comparative Study of Psychotherapy by Jerome D. Frank MD PhD and Julia B. Frank MD

The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss (6th Edition) by Nancy L. Mace, MA, and Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH

Understanding Depression: What We Know and What You Can Do About It by J. Raymond DePaulo Jr. MD, Leslie Alan Horvitz

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD 

Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families (3rd Edition) by Francis Mark Mondimore, MD

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