Books and Movies


A Brilliant Madness, Patty Duke, Bantam, 1997.

An Unquiet Mind, Kay Redfield Jamison, Vintage, 1997

Bipolar Disorder Demystified: Mastering the Tightrope of Manic Depression, Lana R. Castle, Marlowe & Company, 2003.

Bipolar Disorder: Rebuilding Your Life, James T. Stout, Cypress House, 2002

Call Me Anna, Patty Duke, Bantam, 1988

Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness, William Styron, Vintage, 1992

Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania, Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2003

Loving Someone With Bipolar Disorder, Julie A. Fast and John D. Preston, New Harbinger Publications, 2004.

Manic: A Memoir, Terri Cheney, William Morrow, 2008.

Manic-Depressive Illness: Bipolar Disorders & Recurrent Depression, Frederick K. Goodwin & Kay Redfield Jamison, Oxford University Press, 2007

Moodswing, Ronald Fieve, Bantam, 1989

The Bipolar Advantage, Tom Wootton, Bipolar Advantage Publishers, 2005

The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know, David J. Miklowitz, The Guilford Press, 2002.

The Depression Advantage, Tom Wootton, Bipolar Advantage Publishers, 2007

Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness & The Artistic Temperament, Kay Redfield Jamison, Free Press, 1996

The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer’s Block, & the Creative Brain, Alice Weaver Flaherty, Mariner Books, 2005

Unholy Ghost: Writers on Depression, Nell Casey, Harper Perennial, 2002


A Fine Madness (1966-NR) with Sean Connery

American Beauty (1999-R) with Kevin Spacey & Annette Bening

Betty Blue (1986-NR) with Béatrice Dalle

Biutiful (2010) with Maricel Alvarez

Blue (1993-R) with Juliette Binoche

Blue Jasmine (2013) with Cate Blanchett

Blue Sky (1994-PG-13) with Jessica Lange

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958-NR) with Paul Newman

Cobb (1994-R) with Tommy Lee Jones

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) with Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet

Face to Face (1976) with Liv Ullmann

Frances (1982-R) with Jessica Lange

Gia (1998-NR) with Angelina Jolie

Girl Interrupted (1999-R) with Winona Ryder

Hilary and Jackie (1997-R) with Emily Watson

Long Day’s Journey into Night (1962-NR) (the entire cast?)

Lust for Life (1956-NR) with Kirk Douglas

Mad Love (1995-PG-13) with Drew Barrymore

Michael Clayton (2007-R) with Tom Wilkerson

Mr. Jones (1993-R) with Richard Gere

Oh Brother Where Art Thou? (2000-PG-13) with George Clooney

Pollock (2000-R) with Ed Harris

Romantics Anonymous (2010) with Benoît Poelvoorde and Isabelle Carré (French language)

Shine (1996-PG-13) with Geoffrey Rush

Silver Linings Playbook (2012-R) with Bradley Cooper

The Aviator (2004-PG-13) with Leonardo DiCaprio

The Devil and Daniel Johnson (2005-PG-13) with Daniel Johnson

The Hours (2002-PG-13) with Nicole Kidman and Ed Harris

The King of Marvin Gardens (1972-R) with Jack Nicholson and Bruce Dern

Tom and Viv (1994-PG-13) with Willem Dafoe and Amanda Richardson

Vincent and Theo (1990-PG-13) with Tim Roth

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