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A Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic-Depressive Illness
A Brilliant Madness Living with Manic-Depressive Illness
Author: Patty Duke, Gloria Hochman
In her revealing bestseller Call Me Anna, Patty Duke shared her long-kept secret: the talented, Oscar-winning actress who won our hearts on The Patty Duke Show was suffering from a serious-but-treatable-mental illness called manic depression. For nearly twenty years, until she was correctly diagnosed at age thirty-five, she careene...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780553560725
ISBN-10: 0553560727
Publication Date: 6/1/1993
Pages: 368
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3.9 stars, based on 37 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Insightful and inspiring. Excellent read for anyone who lives with any kind of mental illness or for anyone who loves someone with it!
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Incredibly insightful report of what it's like to live with bipolar illness, and it's causes, symptoms, treatments.

Told with eloquence and compassion, offering hope for others with this often painful disorder.
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An easy read, insightful and fascinating insight into the life of a bipolar female, even in the limelight. GREAT read.
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This book gives a lot of insite into manic depressive illness. It was a lot of help to me.
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Patty Duke,s follow-up to her first book about her manic depression "My Name is Anna". Both interesting and informative.
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Patti goes crazy! An interesting background for the Patti Duke persona, and how she managed to craft a life around the dual insanity of fame and Hollywood. Very helpful for those with a manic in the family.

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