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Attention Creative People

Posted Apr 23 2009 5:23pm
Here's something interesting that I just ran across...

Experts say there have been more than 20 studies that suggest an increased rate of bipolar and depressive illnesses in highly creative people. But researchers also say that though mental illness and creativity do not cause one another, a certain "ruminating personality type" may contribute to both mental health issues and art. In this article from CNN, a reporter talks to some of these experts about the links between creativity and mood disorders such an bipolar disorder and depression. ( Click here to read the full article on

As a creative individual, this article gave me something to ponder.
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