Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic Depressive Illness - Chapter 11, Life After Manic Depression Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11, Life After Manic Depression Summary and Analysis

Patty Duke continued to struggle with her own behavior after she began treatment for her manic depressive illness. Although Patty would continue to fly into the occasional rage and suffer depressions, she would not overreact in difficult circumstances as she might have before. Patty also began to speak to large groups about her illness, something she might have found overwhelming once but has been inspired to do. Patty also remarried and adopted a little boy, Kevin. Patty and her husband Michael chose for Patty to continue working while Michael stayed at home with their son. The boy would often go to his father for sympathy whenever he fell, causing Patty some jealousy until she realized there were some things she would have to sacrifice in order to live the life she wanted. Patty...

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