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Bipolar Disorder and Suicide

Description:
Kay Jamison discusses suicide in relation to bipolar disorder.
Transcript:
That suicide is such a prominent feature of depression and manic depression says it all, I think. It is an illness that is utterly desperate and painful, and I think the quality of the pain is just impossible to describe. I have never read a description of depression that comes close to conveying the agony.
Keywords:
bipolar, manic depression, kay jamison, symptom, suicide, pain, agony, low,
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