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Mad Muse: The Mental Illness Memoir in a Writer's Life and Work

ISBN: 978-1-78973-810-0, eISBN: 978-1-78973-807-0

Publication date: 3 September 2019

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Berman, J. (2019), "Index", Mad Muse: The Mental Illness Memoir in a Writer's Life and Work, Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 361-374. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78973-807-020191011

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INDEX

“Absolute panic”
, 41

Accident of Hope: The Therapy Tapes of Anne Sexton, An (Skorczewski)
, 173–174

Affective illness
, 113

Agitated depression
, 49

Alcoholism
, 141

Alice in Wonderland (Carroll)
, 251

All My Pretty Ones (Sexton, Anne)
, 195

All the Finest Girls (Styron, Alexandra)
, 74–76

Alternatives Beyond Psychiatry (Millett)
, 117

Alto Rhapsody (Brahms)
, 66–67

Ambivalence
, 114

Analysis of a Phobia in a Five-Year-Old Boy (Freud)
, 30

Anarchic disconnections
, 34

Anatomy of an Epidemic (Whitaker)
, 247

Andreasen, Nancy
, 8

Antagonistic biological interaction
, 182

“Anti-suicide pact”
, 134

Anticonvulsants
, 249

“Anxiety of influence”
, 94

Archaic Torso of Apollo (Rilke)
, 31

Are depression
, 29

Art therapy
, 49

Artistic creativity
, 9

Assisted suicide
, 260–263

“Assumptive world,”
, 196

At the Will of the Body: Reflections on Illness (Frank)
, 19

Attachment theory
, 55

Auerbach, Daniel
, 140, 155

Autobiografiction
, 30

Autobiography
, 11

Autodidact in medicine
, 37

Autopathography
, 11

Aveling, Eleanor Marx
, 328–329

Avrahami, Einat
, 6

Axis I disorders
, 214

Axis II disorders
, 214

Baldwin, Marjorie L.
, 112

Balkan intensity
, 278

Ballinger, Barbara
, 200, 323

Banville, John
, 23, 156

Barnes, Julian
, 237

Basement: Meditations on a Human Sacrifice, The (Millett)
, 91–92

Bateson, Gregory
, 289

Bath, The (Cassatt)
, 176

Beckett, Samuel
, 176

Beers, Clifford
, 4, 12

Behnke, Stephen
, 285–286

Beilke, Debra
, 107–108

Bell Jar, The (Plath)
, 35, 63

“Berry, Anna,”
, 285

Berzon, Betty
, 207, 270

Bespotted (Sexton)
, 203

Between Two Worlds: Young Women in Crisis (Sexton)
, 26, 165–166, 190

“Bewildering sorrow”
, 39

Beyond Good and Evil (Nietzsche)
, 260

Beyond Schizophrenia: Living and Working with a Serious Mental Illness (Baldwin)
, 112

Beyond the Pleasure Principle (Freud)
, 84

Beyond Words: Illness and the Limits of Expression (Conway)
, 20

“Bible of Women’s Liberation”
, (see Sexual Politics (Millett))

Bibliography of First-Person Narratives of Madness in English (Hornstein)
, 6

Bibliotherapy
, 23, 50, 62

Bipolar disorder
, 10

bipolar I disorder
, 103

bipolar II disorder
, 103

in Jamison
, 123–126

Bipolar Express: Manic Depression and the Movies, The (Coleman)
, 9, 49

Blackburn, William
, 45, 71

Blaming the Brain (Valenstein)
, 247

Bloom, Harold
, 94

Blue Dreams (Slater)
, 247–251

Blue Genes (Lukas, Christopher)
, 201–202

Bly, Robert
, 336

Body, Illness, and Ethics (Frank)
, 18

Borderline Conditions and Pathological Narcissism (Kernberg)
, 227

Borderline personality disorder
, 27, 29, 200, 207–209, 213, 221, 228, 233, 248

Borges, Jorge Luis
, 176

Bourdain, Anthony
, 326

“Breach of narrative promise,”
, 30, 237

Breggin, Peter
, 247

Briquet’s syndrome
, (see Hysteria)

Brooks, Peter
, 236

Browne, Ivor
, 105–106

Buchwald, Art
, 68, 264

Burroughs, Augusten
, 12

Burt, Robert A.
, 285, 318, 320

Camus, Albert
, 65–66

Capgras syndrome
, 308

Care of the Psyche: A History of Psychological Healing (Jackson)
, 300–301

Carey, Benedict
, 250, 285, 321

Carlat, Daniel
, 247

Carroll, Lewis
, 250–251

Caruth, Cathy
, 19

Cassell, Eric J.
, 6

Catch (Heller)
, 55

Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness, The (Saks)
, 28–29, 283–322

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
, 135–136

Chesler, Phyllis
, 117

Cherry Tree, The” (Slater)
, 234–236

Chiasson, Dan
, 156

Childhood sexual abuse
, 224

Churchill, Winston
, 144, 265

Churchill’s Black Dog, Kafka’s Mice, and Other Phenomena of the Human Mind (Storr)
, 9

Clark, Hilary
, 7

Coercion as Cure: A Critical History of Psychiatry (Szasz)
, 110

Coetzee, J.M.
, 323–324

Coleman, David
, 9, 49

Coles, Robert
, 186

Cologne-Brookes, Gavin
, 38, 68, 73, 76

“Coming out”
, 18

“Commitment hearings”
, 117

Community Mental Health Journal (Borkin)
, 115–116

“Complicated grief,”
, 47, 270

Compulsive memoirism of mentally ill
, 1–4

Confessions of Nat Turner, The (Styron)
, 37–38, 42, 50, 52

Conjectured madness
, 24

Conrad, Joseph
, 22, 36, 38, 220, 332

Conspiracy
, 94–95

Contagion effect
, 136–137

“Continuing bonds”
, 149–150

Continuing Bonds: New Understandings of Grief (Klass, Silverman & Nickman)
, 150

Conway, Kathlyn
, 20, 64, 67, 231

Corpus Callostomy
, 233–234

Countershame techniques
, 21, 114–115, 271

Couser, G. Thomas
, 11, 221, 249

Crack-Up, The (Fitzgerald)
, 13–15

“Creative malady,”
, 7–8, 19, 28, 333, 335–336

Creative Malady (Pickering)
, 7–9

Creativity, madness and
, 154–157

“Curing” homosexuality
, 271–273

Cyclothymia
, 122–123

Dailey, Anne C.
, 319–320

Danaher, Mallory Millett
, 82, 95–97, 100–102, 105, 116, 141, 333

“Dark Lady of American Letters”
, (see Illness as Metaphor (Sontag))

Darkness Visible (Styron)
, 4, 23–24, 29–30, 33–80, 141, 265

“Dean of American Letters”
, 8

Death’s Door: Modern Dying and the Ways We Grieve (Gilbert)
, 21

Deferred adolescence
, 260

Deinstitutionalization
, 250

Depression
, 4, 102, 113

Depression and Narrative: Telling the Dark (Clark)
, 7

“Destructive symbiosis,”
, 199, 242

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)
, 103

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-III)
, 316

Dialectical behavior therapy (D. B. T)
, 208

Diaries to an English Professor: Pain and Growth in the Classroom (Berman)
, 22

Dickens, Charles
, 210, 251

Dickey James
, 195

Didion, Joan
, 208

Dinesen, Isak (Karen Blixen)
, 337

Disgrace
, (see Shame)

Disorganization
, 287

Divided Self, The (Laing)
, 105

Divine Comedy (Dante)
, 207

“Doctors Freed/Fried”
, 315–316

Dodo bird effect
, 250–251

Dolphin, The (Lowell)
, 151, 156

Donaldson, Scott
, 15, 335

“Double bind,”
, 289

Double Image, The (Sexton, Anne)
, 182–184

Down syndrome (DS)
, 277–278

Dr King
, 319

“Dr. Joseph White”
, 297–301

Duhl, Frederick
, 197

Duras, Marguerite
, 329

Dying to Teach: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Learning (Berman)
, 22

Eakin, Paul John
, 186

Eddy, Mary Baker
, 8

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
, 17, 76

Eliot, George
, 9

Eliot, T. S.
, 265, 279

Elms, Alan C.
, 103

Embarrassment
, (see Shame)

Empathy
, 6, 12, 25, 31, 59, 101, 136, 142, 155, 308, 335

Emperor’s New Drugs, The (Kirsch)
, 247

Enabling and Inspiring: A Tribute to Martha Harris
, 295

Epilepsy
, 27, 210, 218–226, 230–236, 238, 243–244, 249

Epilepsia
, 231

Essential softness
, 260

Etkind, Marc
, 77

“Exaggerate”
, 222

Experiments in Life-Writing (Novak)
, 30

Exuberance (Jamison)
, 120, 140, 142–145

Fake memoirs
, 11–13

Falling illness
, 226

Far and Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change: How Travel Can Change the World (Solomon)
, 280–281

Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity (Solomon)
, 28, 275–280

Feldman, Marc D.
, 232–233

Female masochism
, 87

Feminine Mystique, The (Friedan)
, 165

Feminism
, 167

Filicide
, 243

Fitzgerald, F. Scott
, 13–15

Flaherty, Alice W.
, 1–3, 8, 17, 48–49, 80, 143

Flying (Millett)
, 87–89

Fog of Paranoia: A Sister’s Journey Through Her Brother’s Schizophrenia, The (Rae)
, 285

45 Mercy Street (Sexton, Anne)
, 192–194

Four-point restraints
, 110, 139, 284, 314

Frank, Arthur W.
, 63, 114

Frankenstein (Shelley)
, 125

Freud, Sigmund
, 4, 8, 14, 28, 30, 42, 50, 84, 115, 138, 149, 150, 200, 216–217, 225, 242, 269, 293, 295, 298–302, 315, 320, 332

Freund, John
, 190, 198

Freudianism
, 60

Frey, James
, 11–12

Friday, Nancy
, 227

Fromm-Reichmann, Frieda
, 289, 315–316, 320

Furedi, Frank
, 326

Gabbard, Glen O.
, 296

Gary, Romain
, 65

Genet, Jean
, 85

Gilbert, Sandra M.
, 21

Girl, Interrupted (Kaysen)
, 5, 208, 244

Glenmullen, Joseph
, 247

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von.
, 31, 67, 112, 325–326, 333

Goffman, Erving
, 18, 63, 208

Going to Iran (Millett)
, 91–92

Golden Notebook, The (Lessing)
, 89, 109

Good Shufu, The (Slater, Tracy)
, 27, 246–247

Good Soldier, The (Ford)
, 220

Goodwin, Frederick J.
, 25, 120, 127–128, 138–139, 200

Graf, Max
, 84

Great Gatsby, The (Fitzgerald)
, 14

Greenberg, Joanne
, 28, 63, 315–316

Grief
, 148–150

Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy (Worden)
, 150

Gullette, Margaret Morganroth
, 325

Gynicide (Hadaller)
, 44

Hacking, Ian
, 330

Hadaller, David
, 44

Half in Love: Surviving the Legacy of Suicide (Sexton)
, 26, 29, 159–203

Halsted, William
, 147

Hamilton, Ian
, 153–154

Hampl, Patricia
, 14–14

Hamlet (Shakespeare)
, 265

Hardwick, Elizabeth
, 153, 155–156

Hardy, Barbara
, 83

Hardy, Thomas
, 54–55

Harris, Martha
, 290–297, 302, 304–305, 308

Harrison, Kathryn
, 186

Hastings, Chris
, 167

Hawkins, Anne Hunsaker
, 4, 6

Heaney, Seamus
, 23

Heller, Joseph
, 55

Hemingway, Ernest
, 15, 38, 45, 64–65, 125, 195

Hemlock Society
, 324

Henke, Suzette
, 23

Hermeneutic psychoanalysis
, 287, 300–311, 320

“Hermeneutics of suspicion,”
, 31

History of English Autobiography, A (Vickers)
, 4

History of Psychiatry, A (Shorter)
, 247

“Hoax memoir”
, 12

Homophobia
, 257–260

Hornstein, Gail
, 6

Horrific depression
, 244

Hostile introject
, 43

Hotchner, A. E.
, 45, 195

House at Pooh Corner, The (Milne)
, 144

How Our Lives Become Stories: Making Selves (Eakin)
, 186

“How to Market this Book”
, 236–237

How We Die: Reflections on Life’s Final Chapter (Nuland)
, 15, 18

Hughes, Nicholas
, 160, 195

Hughes, Ted
, 160, 328

Humanistic psychological model
, 118

Humiliation
, (see Shame)

Hypatia (Steinbuch)
, 115

Hypergraphia
, 3, 210

Hypocrisy
, 148

Hypomania
, 102–105

Hysteria
, 316

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (Greenberg)
, 28, 63, 315–316

Illness as Metaphor (Sontag)
, 215–216

Illness as Narrative (Jurecic)
, 4

“Illusion of Mental Illness, The”
, 117

Incest Diary, The
, 186–187

Indulgence
, 169

Interpreting Interpretation: The Limits of Hermeneutic Psychoanalysis (Saks)
, 287, 310

Invading Body: Reading Illness Autobiographies, The (Avrahami)
, 6

Irony Tower: Soviet Artists in a Time of Glasnost, The (Solomon)
, 255

Is It Me or My Meds: Living with Antidepressants (Karp)
, 114

Jackson, Stanley W.
, 297–301

Jacob’s Room (Woolf)
, 264

Jamison, Kay Redfield
, 119

achievements
, 121–122

An Unquiet Mind
, 126–127

awards
, 120

bipolar disorder
, 123–126

contagion effect
, 136–137

Exuberance
, 120, 140, 142–145

grief
, 148–150

Manic-Depressive Illness
, 120, 127–132

Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide
, 120, 134–136

Nothing Was the Same
, 120, 145–148, 150, 155

using psychiatric records
, 151–153

psychiatrist for
, 137–140

Robert Lowell: Setting the River on Fire
, 120, 122, 150–151, 154–157

“Severely Depressed. Very Quiet”
, 131–134

study of madness and creativity
, 154–157

textbook diagnosis
, 153

as therapist
, 148

Touched with Fire
, 120, 122–123

writing about family
, 140–143

“Jargon of authenticity”
, 232

Jarrell, Randall
, 65

Jekyll on Trial: Multiple Personality Disorder and Criminal Law (Behnke and Saks)
, 286, 308–309

Jekyll-Hyde duality
, 133

Jones, Anne Hudson
, 118

Jones, Elizabeth
, 291–293

Joseph Conrad: Writing as Rescue (Berman)
, 22

Jude the Obscure (Hardy)
, 54

Jurecic, Ann
, 4, 6

Kafka, Franz
, 49, 176, 320, 330–331

Kantrowitz, Judy Leopold
, 296, 311–312

Kaplan
, 302–303, 305

terminating analysis with
, 311–312

Karp, David A.
, 114

Kaysen, Susanna
, 2, 5, 208, 244

Keats, John
, 14

Keir, Sophie
, 92

Keitel, Evelyne
, 317–318

Kernberg, Otto
, 227

Kesey, Ken
, 298

Kierkegaard, Soren
, 5, 7, 237

Kirsch, Irving
, 247

Kiss, The (Harrison)
, 185–188

Klass, Dennis
, 150

Klein, Melanie
, 291–292, 295, 307

Kleinian analysis
, 291

Klonopin
, 244

Kramer, Peter
, 212

Kriegel, Leonard
, 230

Kristeva, Julia
, 265, 329

Lack of willpower
, 169

Laing, R.D.
, 105–106

Lancet, The (Jones)
, 118

Landscape of depression
, 37–38

Larry King Live (Buchwald)
, 68

Lawrence, D.H.
, 60, 84–85, 178, 262–263

Lear, Jonathan
, 335

Learning to Fall (Kriegel)
, 226–229, 230

“Leave of abstinence”
, 14

Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher
, 186

Lessing, Doris
, 89, 109

Levi, Primo
, 62, 80

Lie Down in Darkness (Styron)
, 37–46, 49, 54, 60

Life Studies (Lowell)
, 150, 154

Life-writing
, 11

Linehan, Marsha
, 208

Lithium
, 62, 81–83, 91, 93, 96, 100, 106–107, 111, 113–115, 118, 131–135, 137–138, 141–143, 149, 155, 162, 249, 318, 334

Loewald, Hans W.
, 203

Loony-Bin Trip, The (Millett)
, 5, 10, 24, 29–30, 81–118, 133, 141, 284–286

Lopate, Philip
, 12

Lord Weary’s Castle (Lowell)
, 151

Lost Puritan: A Life of Robert Lowell (Mariani)
, 151

Love, Guilt and Reparation (Klein)
, 291

Love Works Like This (Slater)
, 206, 239–240

Lowell, Robert
, 150–151

Lucidity
, 34–35

Lucratocracy
, 189

Lukas, Christopher
, 201–202

Lukas, J. Anthony
, 202

Lying: A Metaphorical Memoir (Slater)
, 26–27, 29, 205–206, 217–218

“Amazing Grace”
, 238–239

breach of narrative promise
, 237

Corpus Callostomy
, 233–234

ethics
, 221–222

“Exaggerate”
, 222

“How to Market this Book”
, 236–237

“Learning to Fall”
, 226–229

philosophy professor without ontological existence
, 218–221

“Sincerely, Yours”
, 231–233

supermarket incident
, 229–231

The Cherry Tree
, 234–236

“Three Blind Mice”
, 222–226

Mad
, 9–10

memoirs
, 4, 9–11

muse
, 8–11, 24

Madness
, 115, 127

and creativity
, 154–157

Madness and Modernism: Insanity in the Light of Modern Art, Literature, and Thought (Sass)
, 123

Mahl, George
, 301

Mailer, Norman
, 85–86, 115, 272

Mairs, Nancy
, 61

Malignant depression
, 54–57

Malignant Sadness: The Anatomy of Depression (Wolpert)
, 78

Maltsberger, John
, 43

Mania
, 102–105

Manic depression
, 4, 29, 83, 102

language of
, 107–108

Manic depressive disorder
, 10, 123–125

Manic-depressive illness
, 141

in Sexton
, 161–163

Manic-Depressive Illness (Goodwin & Jamison)
, 25, 120, 127–132

“Manic-depressive overtones”
, 48

Manning, Martha
, 148, 265

Mariani, Paul
, 153–154

Marionette (Slater)
, 226

Marketplace confessions
, 206

Marxism
, 85

Masking skills
, 288

Maslin, Janet
, 219–220

Mazor, Miriam
, 248

McHugh, Paul
, 147

Mead, Rebecca
, 218–219

Medina, Kate
, 236

Melancholia and Depression (Jackson)
, 300

Meltzer, Donald
, 291

Memoir (Couser)
, 11

Memoir: A History (Yagoda)
, 12

Memoirs of My Nervous Illness (Schreber)
, 301

Menninger, Karl
, 89

Mental disease
, 110

Mental illness
, 3, 10, 169, 244

Mental illness memoirs
, 3–4

characterizations
, 5

difference between survival stories and triumph narratives
, 20

empathy
, 6

ethical and emotional engagement
, 6

fake memoirs
, 11–13

Fitzgerald, F. Scott
, 13–15

mad memoirs
, 9–11

mad muse
, 8–11

Nuland, Sherwin
, 15–18

pathography
, 4

reason for growth of illness narratives
, 6–7

writing/righting wrong
, 21–23

Merchant of Venice, The (Shakespeare)
, 265

Merkin, Daphne
, 228, 244, 329–330

Middlebrook, Diane Wood
, 152, 160, 175, 177–178, 180, 192, 197

Middlemarch (Eliot)
, 9

Midnight Disease, The (Flaherty)
, 2–3, 8, 48, 80

Millett, Kate
, 81–83, 119

The Basement: Meditations on a Human Sacrifice
, 91–92

conspiracy
, 94–95

crisis to die
, 110–111

Flying
, 87–89

Going to Iran
, 91–92

interpreting tape-recorded conversations
, 95–98

and Ivor Browne
, 105–106

language of manic depression
, 107–108

life after The Loony-Bin Trip
, 117–118

Loony-Bin Trip, The
, 92–93, 99–100

mania
, 102–105

The Prostitution Papers: A Candid Dialogue
, 85–87

reading of other accounts of mood disorders
, 93–94

Sexual Politics
, 83–85

shame
, 111–112

Sita
, 90–91

sleeplessness
, 98–99

small prophylactic dose
, 113–115

talk therapy
, 108–109

and Thomas Szasz
, 109–110

Million Little Pieces, A (Frey)
, 11–12

Mind that Found Itself, A (Beers)
, 4

Mind-numbing drugs
, 162

Mirror Images (Sexton)
, 175, 184

A Signature Daughter
, 176–178

Domestic Violence
, 179–180

Mother–Daughter Incest
, 180–182

Twinning and Playing Nine
, 178–179

Mnemosyne
, 10

Monomania
, 233

Moral failure
, 169

Moral Intelligence of Children, The (Coles)
, 186

Mother–daughter confrontation
, 229

Mother–daughter relationship
, 26, 29, 163, 175, 177, 199, 209, 227–228, 230

Moveable Feast, A (Hemingway)
, 15

Munch, Edvard
, 17

Munchausen syndrome
, 217, 213–233, 236

Muses in Greek and Roman mythology
, 10

Music and Madness (Dwyer)
, 106

My Mother/My Self (Friday)
, 227

Myth of Sisyphus, The (Camus)
, 65–66

Myths of Termination: What Patients Can Teach Psychoanalysts about Endings (Kantrowitz)
, 296

Naked and the Dead, The (Mailer)
, 86

Narcissism and the Novel (Berman)
, 6

Narrative Truth and Historical Truth: Meaning and Interpretation in Psychoanalysis (Spence)
, 27, 193, 210, 222, 224, 236, 310–311

Narrative medicine
, 311

Nasar, Sylvia
, 320

Nash, John
, 52

Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine, The (Cassell)
, 6

ndeup
, 274–275

“Negative Capability” concept
, 14

Nervous breakdown
, 88

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
, 118, 146

Nietzsche, Friedrich
, 154, 260, 335

Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide (Jamison)
, 110, 120, 134–136

“No Gun Ever Killed”
, 100–101

Nocebo effect
, 250

Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, The (Solomon)
, 27–29, 253–254

“curing” homosexuality
, 271–273

internalized mother
, 269–270

ndeup
, 274–275

poetic prose
, 266–267

psychopharmacology
, 273–274

seeking insights from literature and philosophy
, 264–265

North, Carol
, 316

Nothing Was the Same (Jamison)
, 120, 145–148, 150, 155

Novak, Julia
, 30–31

Nuland, Sherwin
, 15–18

Oates, Joyce Carol
, 125, 237

Occupational therapy
, 9

Official MBA Handbook, The (Barron)
, 189–190

“Omnipotence of thought” (Freud’s theory)
, 298–299

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (film)
, 17, 81, 99, 297

Opening Skinner’s Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century (Slater)
, 245–246

Operation Re-Entry
, 288

Orne, Martin
, 152, 159, 163, 173

Orr, Gregory
, 337

Paglia, Camille
, 115

Paradoxical loneliness
, 294–295

Parkes, Colin Murray
, 196

Pathography
, 4, 11

Pathological or complicated grief
, 270

Pavese, Cesare
, 65

Perring, Christian
, 116, 251

Phillips, David P.
, 326

Philoctetes
, 8, 18

Pickering, George
, 7–8, 19

Placebo effect
, 250

Plath, Sylvia
, 2, 35, 61, 63–64, 65, 150, 160, 203, 222, 328–329

Playing House: Notes of a Reluctant Mother (Slater)
, 241–245

Playing Sick?: Untangling the Web of Munchausen Syndrome, Munchausen by Proxy, Malingering & Factitious Disorder (Feldman)
, 232

Points of Life (Sexton)
, 184–185, 186–187, 189

Polypharmacy
, 244

Portnoy’s Complaint (Roth)
, 220–221

Positive psychology movement
, 143

Post-traumatic stress disorder
, 43, 245

Postpartum mood disorder
, 2

Principles of Intensive Psychotherapy (Fromm-Reichmann)
, 316

Prisoner of Sex, The (Mailer)
, 115

Private Acts (Sexton)
, 189–190

Proclaimed sanity
, 24

Projective identification
, 307

Prostitution Papers: A Candid Dialogue, The (Millett)
, 85–87

Prozac Backlash (Glenmullen)
, 247

Prozac Diary (Slater)
, 26, 206, 212–213, 242

traumatizing mother
, 213–217

Pseudologia fantastica
, 233

Psycho-Analytic Notes on an Autobiographical Account of a Case of Paranoia (Dementia Paranoides) (Freud)
, 301

Psychoanalysis
, 60, 130, 267–268, 314

fundamental rule of
, 138, 293–296

Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (Fromm-Reichmann)
, 316

Psychoneuroses
, 8

Psychopharmacology
, 273–274

Psychosis
, 8

Psychotherapy
, 130

Psychotic transferences
, 293

Rak, Julie
, 236

“Rare torture”
, 35

Rau, Sally Millett
, 82, 95, 116

“Reader’s block,”
, 330

Reading Autobiography: A Guide for Interpreting Life Narratives
, 5, 12

Reading My Father (Styron, Alexandra)
, 68–69, 141

scandal
, 69–71

writing madness
, 71–73

“Reading oppositionally,”
, 331–332

Recommendations to Physicians Practising Psycho-Analysis
, 295

Reconstructing Illness: Studies in Pathography (Hawkins)
, 4

Refusing Care: Forced Treatment and the Rights of the Mentally Ill (Saks)
, 287, 312–315

Reich, Wilhelm
, 88

Remission society
, 19

Reparation
, 31, 291–292

Requiem for a Nun (Faulkner)
, 31

Rereading William Styron (Cologne-Brookes)
, 38

Rescue fantasy
, 47, 57, 80

Rilke’s statement
, 1, 1n1

Rituals (Sexton)
, 167–168, 170–171, 174, 177

A Father’s War Story
, 172–174

Lily Sinclair
, 168–170

Oedipal and Pre-Oedipal Desire
, 170–171

Proofreading
, 171–172

Rivers, W. H. R.
, 155

Robert Lowell: A Biography (Hamilton)
, 151

Robert Lowell: Setting the River on Fire (Jamison)
, 25, 120, 122, 150–151, 154–155

Ross, Dan
, 58

Roth, Philip
, 220

Rudnytsky, Peter L.
, 295

Running with Scissors (Burroughs)
, 12

Ryan, Jack
, 134

Sacks, Oliver
, 134, 283

Saks, Elyn R.
, 283–284

Capgras Syndrome
, 308

“Doctors Freed/Fried”
, 315–316

Dr King
, 319

Elizabeth Jones and Martha Harris
, 291–293

failing fathers
, 306–308

“few little quirks”
, 287–290

fundamental rule of psychoanalysis
, 293–296

hidden personal element behind scholarship
, 286–287

hope for future
, 322

Interpreting Interpretation
, 310

Jekyll on Trial
, 308–309

“Joseph White”/Stanley W. Jackson
, 297–301

“Kaplan”
, 302–303, 305

“Lady of the Charts”
, 303–306

life with and without regulator
, 317–319

and Millett
, 284–286

Psychoanalytic Researcher
, 301–302

question of confidentiality
, 290

Refusing Care
, 312–315

Terminating Analysis with Kaplan
, 311–312

terminations
, 296–297

Sanity
, 105

Sass, Louis A.
, 123

Sassoon, Siegfried
, 155

Saunders, Max
, 30

Savage God: A Study of Suicide, The (Alvarez)
, 61

Schizophrenia
, 4, 29, 287, 305, 317

Schizophrenic outbursts
, 308

“Schizophrenogenic mother,”
, 289

Schreber, Daniel Paul
, 301–302

Scream, The (Munch)
, 17

Scriptotherapy
, 23

Searching for Mercy Street: My Journey Back to My Mother, Anne Sexton (Sexton)
, 25–26, 29, 159–203

Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky
, 292

Seductiveness of literary theory
, 3

Selected Letters (Styron)
, 34, 69

Self-loathing
, 35

Self-Portrait in Letters, A (Sexton, Anne)
, 162, 194

Self-violence
, 44

Seligman, Martin
, 143

Set This House on Fire (Styron)
, 37, 47–52

Sex, Art, and American Culture (Paglia)
, 115

Sexton, Linda Gray
, 159

and Chris Hastings
, 167

critical reviews
, 203

45 Mercy Street
, 192–194

ghosts and ancestors
, 203

Half in Love (Surviving the Legacy of Suicide)
, 159–161, 196–199

legacy of suicide
, 201–202

manic-depressive illness
, 161–163

Mirror Images
, 175–182, 184

Points of Life
, 184–185, 186–187, 189

Private Acts
, 189–190

psychiatrists for
, 199–201

reunion with dead
, 188–189

Rituals
, 167–168, 170–174, 177

Searching for Mercy Street
, 159–161, 191–192

self-portrait in letters
, 161

The Kiss
, 185–188

Between Two Worlds: Young Women in Crisis
, 165–166, 190

writing as rescue
, 194–196

Sexual Politics (Millett)
, 83–85, 115, 165

Shame
, 111–112

Shattered Subjects: Trauma and Testimony in Women’s Life-Writing (Henke)
, 23

“Sheer dirgelike solemnity”
, 35

Shelley, Mary
, 125

Shelley, Percy Bysshe
, 124

Sita (Millett)
, 90–91

Skorczewski, Dawn
, 173–174, 179

Slater, Lauren
, 205–206

Blue Dreams
, 247–251

leaving readers with question marks
, 251

Love Works Like this
, 239–240

Lying: A Metaphorical Memoir
, 217–239

Opening Skinner’s Box
, 245–246

Playing House: Notes of a Reluctant Mother
, 241–245

Prozac Diary
, 206, 212–213, 242

The $60, 000 Dog
, 240–241

Welcome to My Country
, 206–212

Slater, Tracy
, 27, 246–247

Sleep disturbances
, 98

Small Personal Voice, A (Lessing)
, 109, 294

Smith, Sidonie
, 5, 12, 222

“Smother-mother,”
, 178, 262

Snake Pit, The (Ward)
, 298

Snodgrass, W. D.
, 183

Snow, C. P.
, 123

Solomon, Andrew
, 253

A Stone Boat
, 255–263

acknowledging father
, 275

Far and Away
, 280–281

Far from the Tree
, 275–278

The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression
, 264–275

timing of Solomon’s depression
, 267–269

training in English and psychology
, 254–255

writing
, 281

Sontag, Susan
, 215–216

“Somewhat reductive” analysis
, 270

Sons and Lovers (Lawrence)
, 84–85, 178, 188, 262–263

Sophie’s Choice (Styron)
, 37, 52–54, 60–61, 72, 80

malignant depression
, 54–57

Stingo’s rescue fantasies
, 57–59

Spade, Kate
, 326

Speak, Memory (Nabokov)
, 10

Speaking of Sadness (Karp)
, 114

Spence, Donald B.
, 27

“Spoiled identity”
, 18

Spousal loss memoir
, 22, 25, 120, 145, 149–150

Sprengnether, Madelon
, 11

Stafford, Jean
, 153

Stigma
, 18, 37, 285

Stigma (Goffman)
, 18

Stone Boat, A (Solomon)
, 27–28, 255–256, 267–268, 276, 280

assisted suicide
, 260–263

homophobia
, 257–260

Storr, Anthony
, 9, 122

Strupp, Hans H.
, 273

Styron, Alexandra

All the Finest Girls
, 74–76

Reading My Father
, 68–73

Styron, William
, 119

Confessions of Nat Turner, The
, 50, 52

Darkness Visible
, 33–34, 38, 41, 46, 50, 56, 60–64, 68–69, 78–79

beyond expression
, 34–37

fundamental question
, 65–68

heart of darkness
, 61–62

landscape of depression
, 37–38

Lie Down in Darkness
, 38–46, 49, 54

lifeline
, 78–80

mirror of Styron’s childhood life
, 46–47

purpose of memoir
, 62–65

Set This House on Fire
, 47–52

Sophie’s Choice
, 52–59

“Study in the Conquest of Grief”
, 59

suicide letter to his readers
, 76–78

“Tidewater Morning, A,”
, 46–47, 58, 62, 74

wraithlike observer
, 43–46

about writing
, 60–61

Sublimation
, 45

Suicide
, 37, 42

cocktail
, 75

survivors
, 22

Survival stories
, 20

Surviving Madness: A Therapist’s Own Story (Berzon)
, 207, 270

Szasz, Thomas
, 109–110

Talk therapy
, 108–109

Talking Back to Prozac (Berman)
, 247

Talking Cure, The (Berman)
, 109

Tardive dyskinesia
, 285, 305

Tender Is the Night (Fitzgerald)
, 14

Terminations
, 296–297

analysis with Kaplan
, 311–312

Textbook diagnosis
, 153

The $60, 000 Dog (Slater)
, 240–241

“Therapeutic alliance,”
, 138, 250, 273

“Therapeutic culture,”
, 12

“Therapeutic jurisprudence,”
, 313, 334

“Therapeutic writing,”
, 15, 21, 23, 61, 194, 281, 318, 325

This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression (Merkin)
, 228

Thorazine
, 162

Three Lives (film)
, 100

“Tidewater Mourning, A”
, 46–47, 62, 74

Tillich, Paul
, 238

To the Lighthouse (Briscoe)
, 194

Tolstoy, Leo
, 257

Too Soon to Say Goodbye (Buchwald)
, 68

Totem and Taboo (Freud)
, 299

Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament (Jamison)
, 25, 120, 122–123

“Tragic knots”
, 296–297

Traill, Thomas
, 150

Trickster memoir
, 221–222

Triumph narratives
, 20

Truth Revolt
, 100

Turn of the Screw, The (Henry James)
, 81, 188

Turner, Christopher
, 88

UCLA Affective Disorders Clinic
, 136

Uncovering Lives: The Uneasy Alliance of Biography and Psychology (Elms)
, 103

Undercurrents: A Life Beneath the Surface (Manning)
, 148, 265

Unhinged (Carlat)
, 247

Unholy Ghost: Writers on Depression (Styron, Rose)
, 76

Unipolar depression
, 35–36

“Unlikely bard of depression”
, 33

Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness, An (Jamison)
, 10, 25, 29, 94, 113, 119–157, 249

Valenstein, Elliot
, 247

van Gogh, Vincent
, 65, 125, 225

Vendler, Helen
, 156

Vickers, Neil
, 4

Voice Lessons: On Becoming a (Woman) Writer (Mairs)
, 61

Vyvanse
, 244

Wald, Priscilla,

Wallace, Mike
, 68, 264

Ward, Mary Jane
, 298

Warren, Robert Penn
, 168

Watson, James D.
, 122

Watson, Julia
, 5, 12, 222

Waves, The (Woolf)
, 264

Way of the Warrior, The (Styron)
, 36, 73, 78

Weevil, Assia
, 328

Welcome to My Country (Slater)
, 26, 206–212

“Werther effect,”
, 326

West, James L. W.
, 34, 47, 53, 62–63, 69, 72, 75–76

Whitaker, Robert
, 246

Whybrow, Peter
, 265

Williams, Meg Harris
, 296

William Styron Revisited (Coale)
, 44

Wilson, Edmund
, 8, 14–15

Wind in the Willows, The (Grahame)
, 144–145

Winter’s Tale, The (Shakespeare)
, 265

Wolpert, Louis
, 78, 300

Women and Madness (Chesler)
, 117

Woolf, Virginia
, 64, 125, 188, 209–210, 264

Worden, J. William
, 150

Wordsworth, William
, 124

Wound and the Bow, The (Wilson)
, 8

Wounded Storyteller, The (Frank)
, 18–20, 63, 272, 336

Writer’s block
, 3, 10, 36, 49, 72, 89, 115, 195

Writing madness
, 10

Writing Widowhood (Berman)
, 149

“Writing/righting wrong,”
, 21–22, 63, 118, 175, 285, 326

Wrongful Death (Gilbert)
, 21

Wurmser, Leon
, 111

Wurtzel, Elizabeth
, 212, 258, 328

Wyatt, Richard
, 120, 142, 145–147

Yagoda, Ben
, 12

Yalom, Irvin
, 211

Yalom, Marilyn
, 116

Yeats, William Butler
, 10, 287, 296, 334

Zionism
, 238

Zyprexa
, 244, 249