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Influential Women of the Civil War Period
05-12-2015, 05:14 AM
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(05-09-2015 06:36 PM)aawall16 Wrote:  It seems as if both of them may have suffered from you have any insight on this? One book I looked at even mentioned, that MTL may have suffered from what we know today as Bi-Polar disorder.

(05-11-2015 08:41 PM)Eva Elisabeth Wrote:  Mary certainly suffered from Bi-Polar disorder,

Jason Emerson agrees, and there's an excerpt from his book here.

Here's a short video in which Jason shares some of his thoughts.

Jason's publisher writes, "The first to state unequivocally that Mary Lincoln suffered from bipolar disorder, Emerson offers a psychiatric perspective on the insanity case based on consultations with psychiatrist experts."

Joshua Wolf Shenk talks with former First Lady Rosalynn Carter here.
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