CREATIVITY AS A MENTAL ILLNESS
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Recent studies suggest that creative people are twice as likely as the general population to kill themselves and also more likely to have bipolar disorder. Scientists who have been studying how the mind works, say that creativity is akin to insanity. The thought pathways of highly creative people is said to resemble those with schizophrenia.
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