- By Robert S. Corrington

Riding the Windhorse: Manic-Depressive Disorder and the Quest for Wholeness

  • Title: Riding the Windhorse: Manic-Depressive Disorder and the Quest for Wholeness
  • Author: Robert S. Corrington
  • ISBN: 9780761826194
  • Page: 396
  • Format: Paperback
  • Riding the Windhorse Manic Depressive Disorder and the Quest for Wholeness In this moving account of his struggles with manic depressive disorder distinguished philosopher Robert S Corrington creator of the school of ecstatic naturalism presents a compelling argument for

    In this moving account of his struggles with manic depressive disorder, distinguished philosopher Robert S Corrington, creator of the school of ecstatic naturalism, presents a compelling argument for rethinking the nature of this malady Having inherited the disorder from his mother, a gifted actress who struggled with her own form of it until her death, he developed crucIn this moving account of his struggles with manic depressive disorder, distinguished philosopher Robert S Corrington, creator of the school of ecstatic naturalism, presents a compelling argument for rethinking the nature of this malady Having inherited the disorder from his mother, a gifted actress who struggled with her own form of it until her death, he developed crucial survival strategies that he recommends to other sufferers In Riding the Windhorse, Corrington details the latest medical, psychological, and spiritual thinking about bipolar disease a disorder characterized by extreme mood swings and responsible for many untimely deaths each year Surprisingly, however, manic depression is also found in almost all forms of genius and Corrington presents two detailed case studies showing this correlation Riding the Windhorse represents one person s eventual triumph over a potentially crippling disease by demonstrating how creativity and the quest for wholeness can support the erratic flight of the windhorse of manic depression.

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    1. A a sufferer of Bipolar Disorder, this book has been a reassurance when nobody else could. Not only that, it's the way he organizes each and every word until the very last line of a paragraph. "Was this another grand delusion of the manic mind? Perhaps. But, again, one is never sure. If there is one principle that I have learned over the 30 some odd years of my condition it is that manic-depressives cannot read the signs. We sometimes cannot know what signal is actually being sent to us, what me [...]

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