1. Thomas J. Schoeneman, Janel Putnam, Ian Rasmussen, Nina Sparr & Stephanie Beechem (2012). “A Fire in the Blood”: Metaphors of Bipolar Disorder in Jamison's An Unquiet Mind. [REVIEW] Journal of Medical Humanities 33 (3):185-205.
    Content analysis of three chapters of Jamison’s memoir, An Unquiet Mind, shows that depression, mania, and Bipolar Disorder have a common metaphoric core as a sequential process of suffering and adversity that is a form of malevolence and destruction. Depression was down and in, while mania was up, in and distant, circular and zigzag, a powerful force of quickness and motion, fieriness, strangeness, seduction, expansive extravagance, and acuity. Bipolar Disorder is down and away and a sequential and cyclical process that (...)
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  2. Thomas J. Schoeneman, Shannon Brooks, Carla Gibson, Julia Routbort & Dieter Jacobs (1994). Seeing the Insane in Textbooks of Abnormal Psychology: The Uses of Art in Histories of Mental Illness. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 24 (2):111–141.
    Pictures in historical chapters of textbooks convey information about the values and assumptions of the authors’professions and the larger culture. We scrutinized 15 recent abnormal psychology textbooks for reproductions of art created before 1900. Thirteen works appeared in three or more textbooks. Overall, these pictures support a “Whiggish” account of history that celebrates the present and gives a distorted, incomplete rendering of the past. The 13 pictures tended to depict the mentally ill as an underclass who are released from their (...)
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  3. Thomas J. Schoeneman (1975). The Witch Hunt as a Culture Change Phenomenon. Ethos 3 (4):529-554.
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