Author Redfield's Book
An Unquiet Mind
Kay Redfield, a US Air Force brat, became an assistant professor of psychiatry at UCLA in 1974 at the age of 28. She had had manic-depressive episodes and been on and off medication since her mid teens, but once she became an assistant professor and full-time clinician, it took only three months to descend into a full psychotic collapse. She went on spending sprees, her first marriage broke up, and she made her first visit to a psychiatrist of her own. T...