The Triumph of Manic Mather – A tale of bipolar disorder from the annals of American history | Psychology Today

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During the depths of his despair, things seemed bleak for Stephen Tyng Mather. In that classic pose of depression, the wealthy national park enthusiast broke down and cried in front of his closest friends, his hands covering his face. Yet with time and help, the first director of the U.S. National Park Service persevered through his manic depression, and the world is a better place because of this…

Source:  The Triumph of Manic Mather – A tale of bipolar disorder from the annals of American history | Psychology Today

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