Touched with Fire

Touched with Fire


Touched with Fire:

Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament is a book by the American psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison examining the relati


onship between bipolar disorder and artistic creativity.

It contains extensive case studies of historic writers, artists, and composers assessed as probably having suffered with Cyclothymia, Major Depressive Disorder, or Manic-Depressive/Bipolar Disorder.

The book received the Lewis Thomas Prize June 5, 2013.

Touched with Fire is a 2015 American drama film directed and written by Paul Dalio.

The film stars Katie Holmes, Luke Kirby, Christine Lahti, Griffin Dunne and Bruce Altman.

The film is about two bipolar poets who meet in a psychiatric hospital and fall in love.

The film was released on February 12, 2016, by Roadside Attractions.