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Poets on Prozac

Mental Illness, Treatment, and the Creative Process

Poets on Prozac( )
Editor: Berlin, Richard M.
Publication Date:Mar 2008
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $64.99
Book Description:

Poets on Prozac shatters the notion that madness fuels creativity by giving voice to contemporary poets who have battled myriad psychiatric disorders, including depression, schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder, and substance abuse.

The sixteen essays collected here address many provocative questions: Does emotional distress inspire great work? Is artistry enhanced or diminished by mental illness? What effect does substance abuse have on esthetic vision? Do...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Health & Fitness / General
Psychology / Psychopathology / General
Psychology / Psychotherapy / General
Psychology / Creative Ability
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.97 x 22.86 x 1.727 cm
Book Weight:0.409 Kilograms

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