Kay Redfield Jamison1946-) is an American psychologist and science writer who is herself affected by manic depression, also known as bipolar disorder.
"Manic-Depressive Illness" (with Frederick K. Goodwin) is one of the classic textbooks on bipolar disorder.
She is currently Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
- "An Unquiet Mind" (autobiography), ISBN 0679763309
- "Manic-Depressive Illness" (with Frederick K. Goodwin) ISBN 0195039343
- "Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament" (1993) (includes a study of Lord Byron's illness), ISBN 068483183X
- "Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide", ISBN 0375701478