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A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness Paperback – June 26, 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. These are the themes of A First Rate Madness, just published. I plan to provide more detail on various aspects in future posts, including some. A First-Rate Madness has ratings and reviews. Nancy said: Who writes history? Those who control the media and the winners of any conflict. This.
|Author:||Gillian Becker DVM|
|Published:||7 April 2015|
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Ultimately, the author provides an unsatisfying diagnosis of the dictator, and he fails to examine, among others, Stalin, Hussein or bin Laden.
A diseased mind, Ghaemi candidly admits, attracts stigma, but he insists that the essence of mental illness promotes crisis leadership. A diverting, exceedingly provocative argument—sure to attract both skeptical and convinced attention.
On pagethe dismissal of the leadership contributions of Truman and Eiserhower took my breath away: No nod a first rate madness that, given that Sherman was an inspriation for this project?
How is Truman's decision not bold and forward thinking?
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Wasn't that decisive action in a crisis situation? I plan to provide more detail on various aspects in future posts, including some reaction to comments that I receive from readers.
In response to initial reactions to my recent article in the Wall Street Journal, and other interactions, I'll begin by emphasizing four points: My examples are not chosen superficially.
There is good documentary evidence for the symptoms that I describe.
Diagnosing leaders from the past is more valid than in the present because the documentary evidence often increases with time, and our feelings about a first rate madness leaders are usually more objective than is the case with living leaders.
I am not diagnosing everyone.
In fact I am diagnosing most leaders as healthy. Ghaemi also presents a plausible portrait of Churchill as a severely depressed man whose realism and resilience helped steel him in fighting Nazism.
Did A first rate madness really grow in office because doctors tweaked his drugs, as Ghaemi suggests, or because he learned from his mistakes a first rate madness listened to better advice? It will arouse enormous interest, together with anger and disagreement, and many people will want to read it.
Ghaemi uses his deep knowledge of medicine and psychiatry to take readers on a fascinating voyage into the minds of great leaders.
His conclusions are startling, provocative, disturbing and deeply persuasive.
From the Penguin Press catalog, summer By combining astute analysis of the historical evidence with the latest psychiatric research, Ghaemi demonstrates how these qualities have produced brilliant leadership under the toughest circumstances. Take realism, for instance: A first rate madness at Lincoln and Churchill among others, Ghaemi shows how depressive realism helped these men tackle challenges both personal and national.