31 days of bipolar: day 11

31 days of bipolar meme

11. What resources do you recommend and why? (Books, documentaries, websites etc … anything at all.)

I’ve reviewed all of the books and documentaries I’ve read and watched, the info and links are all on my blog pages (eyes aloft, kids).

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These are a few of my favourite things:

Books:
Anything by Marya Hornbacher (memoir & novel)
Ditto Miriam Toews (biography & novels)
Too Bright to Hear too Loud to See – Juliann Garey (novel)
Marbles – Ellen Forney (graphic novel)

Documentaries:
Boy Interrupted (trigger: suicide of teenager)
Madness Redefined: Creativity, Intelligence and the Dark Side of the Mind (incl Elyn Saks & Kay Redfield Jamison)
Stephen Fry: Secret Life of the Manic Depressive

Websites:
PubMed
Medscape
Google news & alerts
The blogs I follow
Pinterest

Misc:
My favourite song about bipolar is Krizz Kaliko’s Bipolar. I’m not sure how he came up with the name of the song, but what a stroke of genius.

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