Ernest Hemingway: A Psychological Autopsy of a Suicide
Biopsychosocial approach to Hemingway’s life and suicide, drawing on biographies, letters, writing fragments, and medical records. Theorizes that Hemingway suffered from a variety of psychiatric disorders, including psychosis, bipolar mood disorder, alcoholism, and traumatic brain injury. Martin views Hemingway’s writing as a defense mechanism for dealing with his painful mood states.
Psychiatry: Interpersonal & Biological Processes