Expressions of Pain in the Eyes

Although fascinated, I was primarily frightened by the strangeness of the patients, as well as by the perceptible level of terror in the room; even stronger than the terror, were the expressions of pain in the eyes of the women. Some part of me instinctively reached out, and in an odd way understood this pain, never imagining that I would someday look in the mirror and see their sadness and insanity in my own eyes.

  • Pg. 25, An Unquiet Mind, ISBN – 978-0-679-76330-7, Kay Redfield Jamison
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