New PDF release: A Mood Apart: The Thinker's Guide to Emotion and Its

By Peter C. Whybrow

ISBN-10: 006097740X

ISBN-13: 9780060977405

"A compassionate exploration of melancholy and manic-depression."
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"The so much thorough and wide-ranging dialogue for lay readers in regards to the interaction of the actual and emotional parts of melancholy and manic-depression... His presentation is illuminating, and the case histories display his sensitivity and talent as a clinician.... Whybrow's presentation bargains a deeper knowing of, besides a humane and clever method of those very troubling illnesses."
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Everybody, be they bookseller, street vendor, concierge, or gendarme, knew the blue-eyed Claire Dubois; the people o f the neighborhood became her extended family. However, with the increasing threat o f war in Europe, this life that 28 A Mood Apart Claire had created so carefully collapsed. Just before the outbreak of hostilities she was loaded onto a boat bound for Canada, to live with a stepsister in Montreal— a woman some twenty years older than her­ self— while she attended McGill University.

Apart from her daughters and her books, she was committed to very little; that was how she had sustained herself. She had learned the value o f conserving herself through emotional withdrawal. This was not her preference, but a rescue strategy from an early age. Impulsively, she had attempted to break out of this loneliness in both o f her mar­ riages. And while in the bond with Elliot Parker she had found mater­ ial stability, there was little emotional commitment. Elliot, too, through his natural temperament, reinforced this distance between them.

In 1924, in France, Professor Gregorio Maraiion reported an inter­ esting observation that was to help clarify this relationship between memory and feeling, and how they are tied together in the develop­ ment o f emotion. He was interested in the effects on behavior o f a newly discovered hormone called epinephrine, which we know now is one of the brain’s important chemical messengers. It is produced in large quantities in the body when we are frightened, and this is what interested Professor Maraiion.

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