A dimensional analysis of creativity and mental illness: Do anxiety and depression symptoms predict creative cognition, creative accomplishments, and creative self-concepts?

@inproceedings{Silvia2010ADA,
  title={A dimensional analysis of creativity and mental illness: Do anxiety and depression symptoms predict creative cognition, creative accomplishments, and creative self-concepts?},
  author={Paul J. Silvia and Nathan A Kimbrel},
  year={2010}
}
  • Paul J. Silvia, Nathan A Kimbrel
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • The link, if any, between creativity and mental illness is one of the most controversial topics in modern creativity research. The present research assessed the relationships between anxiety and depression symptom dimensions and several facets of creativity: divergent thinking, creative self-concepts, everyday creative behaviors, and creative accomplishments. Latent variable models estimated effect sizes and their confidence intervals. Overall, measures of anxiety, depression, and social… CONTINUE READING

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