11 Oct In the expanding vocabulary of manic depression, bipolar 1 disorder denotes episodes of depression alternating with mania (which may be. 11 Feb Electroboy is an emotionally frenzied memoir that reveals with kaleidoscopic intensity the terrifying world of manic depression. For years Andy. 1 Feb ELECTROBOY: A Memoir of Mania. Andy Behrman, Author. Random $ ( p) ISBN

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He has a crazy amount of sex and does an astounding amount of drugs. Memooir guy shakes my hand and tells electroboy a memoir of mania that the clothes will be delivered by the end of the week. But it was the first available flight and I’m in a rush. Is it a dream? I’ve been producing fake paintings and selling them abroad. But in Behrman’s account, it’s unclear whether the author’s descriptions of his psychological struggles are intended to clarify his experience of illness or to exploit the sensationalistic aspects of his manic depression drug binges, sexual escapades and treatment with electroshock therapy for fun and profit.

The shocking adventures of Electroboy

But on my quest to find a new “crazy” book, I electroboy a memoir of mania this little gem! But he does make great strides towards living a “normal” life and he shows that there is relief to be found. My mother’s eyes well up with tears. Behrman was convicted of fraud and sentenced to five months jail and five months house arrest. Aug electrovoy, Sarah rated it liked it Shelves: I also wasn’t bothered by Behrman’s privilege. He still thinks Prozac is working well for me, although I tell electroboy a memoir of mania the combination of the two medications is making me feel as if I’m moving faster and faster.



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He is way, way, way out of control, and is virtually unchecked for most of his life. He seems too slick and charming to be doing what he does. I go back and I don’t see Indiana man. He kinda threw that in there as a sidenote. Fast-paced and highly entertaining. It’s actually kind of cool.

Nobody can help me. No trivia or quizzes yet. I won’t tell anyone. I really prefer to keep moving, and the stopover makes me anxious. For years Andy hid his raging mania under a larger-than-life personality. I go look at shoes and find electroboy a memoir of mania pair of black boots that is exactly what I’ve been meaning to buy.

Always emphathising with Andy Behrman the person, praying that he would somehow Recover and lead a normal life.

ELECTROBOY: A Memoir of Mania

In the end, Behrman’s story didn’t justify electroboy a memoir of mania least as far as my expectations. After my third treatment, I wonder what the mempir of my head looks like, if the ECT has actually changed the shape of my brain – really shaken up the neurons the way the doctors have told me it does.


I also want to say that I don’t have any kind of psych background, and little context to understand manic personality disorder. The adventures in the porn and prostitution industries are kind of interesting as well, in that train-wreck kind of way.

I feel as if I’ve just smoked cocaine and drifted high into memori clouds, and I am struggling to electroboy a memoir of mania awake. It sounds relaxing, but I’m finding that I’m not that good at having fun on these trips. Dec 18, David Koblos rated it it was amazing Shelves: The next episode is going to kill me.

Return to Book Page. I I’ve heard about this memoir for years, and finally read it. Perhaps it is the demi-monde of New York that appeals: You can reach him at www.

A ndy Behrman is a manic-depressive. I play the good patient.