Creative People are More Likely to Suffer Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder and Mental Health Issues

Creative People are More Likely to Suffer Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder and Mental Health Issues

A definitive link between creative genius and mental health has been established by scientists. Previous research has been limited due to small sample sizes, but the new study used records of more than four million people and show that creativity and mental health have a common cause. Scientists have long believed there to be a link between the two, but there has been difficulty in establishing clear results due to a lack of definition of 'creativity'. The research published in The British Journal of Psychiatry comes from a review of Sweden's public records and found those who studied a 'creative subject'...

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