Drugs, felony charges, even jail couldn’t stop him Electroconvulsive therapy did. A manic memoir by Andy Behrman. Andy Behrman wrote Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania while convalescing from four months of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) that effectively. This is a two-part series where I explore the inner-world of Electroboy, Andy Behrman. Mr. Behrman speaks openly about bipolar disorder.

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It’s like coming down from a good cocaine high and waiting for the next ‘crew’ to arrive with a supply of new ‘provisions’. No trivia or quizzes yet.

But he does make great strides towards living a “normal” life and he shows that there is relief to be found. Just see him as a moving target and feel the urge.

Behrman is a mental health advocate and speaker who promotes mental health awareness and suicide prevention, speaking to college audiences, mental health care professionals and local and national mental health support groups. I definitely recommend this to anyone interested in bipolar disorder. Sep 01, Haylee Huntsinger rated it liked it. I touch it and it feels luxurious.

Kennedy Airport, I guess.

The energy is so powerful that I feel as if I could show up at a hospital operating room and perform ady surgery successfully and nobody would even notice that I had absolutely no training at all. Andy Behrman wrote Electroboy: Andy touches upon all the familiar themes of living with mental illness.

Nobody can help me. Hope he is ekectro fine today. I’ve been producing fake paintings and selling them abroad. But when Andy turned to art forgery, he found himself behrmwn subject of a scandal lapped up by the New York media, then in jail, then under house arrest. I don’t sleep much – maybe two or three hours a night, sometimes not at all for a day or two at a time – so I end up killing a fair amount of time hanging out downtown, drinking and doing drugs with my insomniac friends.


Paperbackpages. Not only is Andy working on a sequel to Electroboybut he is also writing a self-help book for sufferers of depression and bipolar disorder.

Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania by Andy Behrman

I don’t know if I’m exhausted or wide awake or hungry or horny. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. They were flabbergasted that I had led this life that they knew nothing about. Worn out and tired from five months’ imprisonment at Esmor community corrections centre, I’m pained to think my sentence is not yet over. I’ve talked to Andy by phone, and I believe that he means well, but you have to question the motives of someone who is willing to sell his advice to people in need for literally hundreds of dollars an hour with almost no mental health credential.

I’m walking up Madison Avenue. Do you consider yourself straight, bisexual, bi-curious, elfctro

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Mark Kostabi tells me that he’s never seen sales look so good. I read it for the second time this year. I’m not worried what the doorman thinks.

I c A memoir by one of those 80’s yuppie schmucks. Now Andy is a mental health writer and speaker who has traveled to more than fifty cities across the United States and Canada, speaking to more than two hundred mental health organizations and support groups, psychiatric groups, college audiences, and book clubs. View all 19 comments.


My sister kisses me and starts to cry. That’s what the saleswoman told me – something about the high thread count. Electroboy is not a book about diagnosing and dealing with the reality of manic-depressive disorder. Behrman was formerly a spokesman for Bristol Myers Squibb until he publicly criticized them for their marketing techniques and made a YouTube video titled, “Abilify Kills.

I’m not usually this scared going to the dentist. ECT was the last resort.

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The statistic that people with mental illness are three times more likely to be the victims of a violent crime than to commit one is a powerful one. It was all very hard to stomach, and very hard to enjoy. Drugs and alcohol were an every day part of my existence, like brushing my teeth or showering except when I was really ill – – I wasn’t brushing my teeth or showering regularly – – or for that matter – – doing anything with consistency or regularity.

Retrieved from ” https: If you know anyone who is dealing with this diagnosis, or suspect someone that you love may have some maniac traits, this book will help you walk in that person’s shoes. I assume the author’s behavior was so out of control due to this illness, but I had a hard time relating to his choices. I take all the pills at all the right times.