Book Discussion on Exuberance: The Passion for Life

Ms. Jamison spoke about her book, Exuberance: The Passion for Life, published by Knopf. She spoke about her work as a researcher… read more

Ms. Jamison spoke about her book, Exuberance: The Passion for Life, published by Knopf. She spoke about her work as a researcher and psychiatrist. She discussed mood disorders and noted that, while mood disorders cause serious problems for those who suffer from them, they can also have some positive effects. She described exuberance as “a vital emotion,” and noted that it is largely unstudied by professional researchers. She described the process of researching and writing the book and spoke about some of the examples she used in the work. 

Following some street scenes from the Miami International Book Fair, Ms. Jamison responded to telephone calls from viewers. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Exuberance: The Passion for Life

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184334-3
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Miami, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Nov 14, 2004
Last Aired:
Dec 31, 2004

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  • Nov 14, 2004 | 12:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 04, 2004 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2004 | 8:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
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