Author of Mental: Lithium, Love, and Losing My Mind, Jaime Lowe, shares her struggle with bipolar disorder.
Mental: Lithium, Love, and Losing My Mind
Mental: Lithium, Love, and Losing My Mind (Blue Rider) is a riveting memoir and a fascinating investigation of the history, uses, and controversies behind lithium, an essential medication for millions of people struggling with bipolar disorder, stemming from Jaime Lowe’s sensational 2015 article in The New York Times Magazine, "'I Don’t Believe in God, but I Believe in Lithium': My 20-Year Struggle With Bipolar Disorder." With unflinching honesty, Lowe allows us a clear-eyed view into her life, also offering a compelling historical overview of one of mankind’s oldest medical mysteries.
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