January 10, 2012

Mark Vonnegut, MD

"Art as a Way to Get Out of a Bad Place"

October 4, 2011


Bio

"Recovering from a psychotic break is far from a guarantee. The famed novelist Kurt Vonnegut once wrote, metaphorically, of the challenges of mental illness: "Some people survived going over Niagara Falls in a barrel. Others didn't. The turbulence is really something." But it's his son, Mark Vonnegut, who has written most vividly and personally about surviving bipolar disorder, about returning to a reality that's been snapped. In a phrase, life takes on a new imperative: to be 'normal with a vengeance.'" Click here to read more

Videos

To view a video of Dr. Vonnegut's public lecture, click here.

To view a video of Dr. Vonnegut's grand rounds presentation, click here for HSC MediaSite or here for YouTube.