A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness

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9780143121336: A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness

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Ghaemi isn't the first to claim that madness is a close relative of genius, or even the first to extend the idea into politics. But he does go further than others...His explanations are elegant, too - intuitively accurate and banked off the latest psychiatric research. ( Newsweek)

A First-Rate Madness is a sophisticated work of psychology, but it is also a gossipy work of celebrity history, a who's who of the eminently unhinged. ( The New York Observer)

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This New York Times bestseller is a myth-shattering exploration of the powerful connections between mental illness and leadership.

Historians have long puzzled over the apparent mental instability of great and terrible leaders alike: Napoleon, Lincoln, Churchill, Hitler, and others. In A First-Rate Madness, Nassir Ghaemi, director of the Mood Disorders Programme at Tufts Medical Center, offers and sets forth a controversial, compelling thesis: the very qualities that mark those with mood disorders also make for the best leaders in times of crisis.

From the importance of Lincoln's "depressive realism" to the lacklustre leadership of exceedingly sane men as Neville Chamberlain, A First-Rate Madness overturns many of our most cherished perceptions about greatness and the mind.

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2013. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprint. 212 x 138 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. This New York Times bestseller is a myth-shattering exploration of the powerful connections between mental illness and leadership. Historians have long puzzled over the apparent mental instability of great and terrible leaders alike: Napoleon, Lincoln, Churchill, Hitler, and others. In A First-Rate Madness, Nassir Ghaemi, director of the Mood Disorders Programme at Tufts Medical Center, offers and sets forth a controversial, compelling thesis: the very qualities that mark those with mood disorders also make for the best leaders in times of crisis. From the importance of Lincoln s depressive realism to the lacklustre leadership of exceedingly sane men as Neville Chamberlain, A First-Rate Madness overturns many of our most cherished perceptions about greatness and the mind. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780143121336

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2013. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprint. 212 x 138 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. This New York Times bestseller is a myth-shattering exploration of the powerful connections between mental illness and leadership. Historians have long puzzled over the apparent mental instability of great and terrible leaders alike: Napoleon, Lincoln, Churchill, Hitler, and others. In A First-Rate Madness, Nassir Ghaemi, director of the Mood Disorders Programme at Tufts Medical Center, offers and sets forth a controversial, compelling thesis: the very qualities that mark those with mood disorders also make for the best leaders in times of crisis. From the importance of Lincoln s depressive realism to the lacklustre leadership of exceedingly sane men as Neville Chamberlain, A First-Rate Madness overturns many of our most cherished perceptions about greatness and the mind. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780143121336

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Descripción Penguin Books, 2012. Estado de conservación: New. 2012. Reprint. Paperback. Historians have long puzzled over the apparent mental instability of great and terrible leaders alike: Napoleon, Lincoln, Churchill, Hitler, and others. This title offers a myth-shattering exploration of the powerful connections between mental illness and leadership. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: JMP; JPHL; KJMB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 213 x 140 x 20. Weight in Grams: 284. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780143121336

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Descripción Penguin Books. Estado de conservación: New. 2012. Reprint. Paperback. Historians have long puzzled over the apparent mental instability of great and terrible leaders alike: Napoleon, Lincoln, Churchill, Hitler, and others. This title offers a myth-shattering exploration of the powerful connections between mental illness and leadership. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: JMP; JPHL; KJMB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 213 x 140 x 20. Weight in Grams: 284. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780143121336

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