Mental illness +Creativity

“High creative skills have been shown to be somewhat more common in people who have mental illness in the family.

“Creativity is also linked to a slightly higher risk of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Certain psychological traits, such as the ability to make unusual or bizarre associations are also shared by schizophrenics and healthy, highly creative people.”

Research provides more neuroscientific explanation for the potential links between mental health and mental illness to creativity.

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