Journal of Bioethical Inquiry

, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 505–506 | Cite as

Bipolar 1 As Graphic Memoir

  • Ellen ForneyEmail author
Symposium: Composing Disability


Bipolar Memoir Literature Disability Graphic novel 



An earlier version of this memoir appeared on the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance website. Image reprinted with permission from Penguin.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Design DepartmentCornish College of the ArtsSeattleUSA

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