The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Ernest Hemingway: A Psychological Autopsy of a Suicide

Document Type

Article

Citation

Martin, Christopher D. “Ernest Hemingway: A Psychological Autopsy of a Suicide.” Psychiatry: Interpersonal & Biological Processes 69, no. 4 (Winter 2006): 351-61.

Annotation

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.

Published in

Psychiatry: Interpersonal & Biological Processes

Volume

69

Issue

4

Date

Winter 2006

Pages

351-361

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