creativity mental illness

This comedian nails what's wrong with linking depression and good art.
Marilyn Monroe had "textbook characteristics" of borderline personality disorder, a new book claims.
"The more I've studied [creativity], the more I've realized we all have these amazing creative capacities in our brains," said
Last year, researchers at the Karolinska Institutet near Stockholm found that families with a history of bipolar disorder
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.
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.