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CREATIVITY MENTAL ILLNESS
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No, Untreated Mental Illness Isn't The Sign Of Artistic Genius
This comedian nails what's wrong with linking depression and good art.
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How Studying The Minds Of Cultural Icons May Combat Mental Illness Stigma
Marilyn Monroe had "textbook characteristics" of borderline personality disorder, a new book claims.
What Neuroscience Has To Say About The 'Tortured Genius'
"The more I've studied [creativity], the more I've realized we all have these amazing creative capacities in our brains," said
Creativity Tied To Mental Illnesses Like Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia In New Swedish Study
Last year, researchers at the Karolinska Institutet near Stockholm found that families with a history of bipolar disorder
Music, Madness and Medicine: A Visit With Richard Kogan, M.D.
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD
Chief Medical Officer, New York State Office of Mental Health
Dr. Kogan believes that exploring the psyches of composers makes him a better interpreter of their scores, and that understanding the role of music in our lives makes him a better psychiatrist.
'Flow' and Psychosis in the Artist's Experience
Scott Barry Kaufman
Scientific Director, The Imagination Institute
New research suggests that some mental mechanisms and dispositions that are associated with full-blown psychosis may confer tremendous advantages to flow, creativity and what makes life meaningful.
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