Bipolar Illness, Creativity, and Treatment

@article{Rothenberg2004BipolarIC,
  title={Bipolar Illness, Creativity, and Treatment},
  author={Albert Rothenberg},
  journal={Psychiatric Quarterly},
  year={2004},
  volume={72},
  pages={131-147}
}
There have been in recent years increasing claims in both popular and professional literature for a connection between bipolar illness and creativity. A review of studies supporting this claim reveals serious flaws in sampling, methodology, presentation of results, and conclusions. Although there is therefore no evidence for etiological or genetic linkages, it is still necessary to explain interrelationships in those creative persons suffering from the illness. Examples of the work in progress… 

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