Reviews and Blog Posts: bipolar

Scattershot : my bipolar family

by David Lovelace

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4
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With bipolar disorder directly in the limelight, thanks to television shows such as Homeland, I've received increased numbers of requests at the reference desk for material on the disorder.  So, I picked up David Lovelace's memoir on the subject.  Lovelace describes how bipolar disorder affects four of his five family...

Marbles : mania, depression, Michelangelo, & me : a graphic memoir

by Ellen Forney

DPL Rating:
4

When she was in her late 20s, cartoonist Ellen Forney  was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. While she was open to the idea of treatment, she also worried that the drugs--and having her disorder more under control--would impede her creativity, her very livelihood. In this graphic memoir, she explores her treatment...

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