Creativity and Mood Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

  title={Creativity and Mood Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={Christa L. Taylor},
  journal={Perspectives on Psychological Science},
  pages={1040 - 1076}
  • Christa L. Taylor
  • Published 21 September 2017
  • Psychology
  • Perspectives on Psychological Science
Although the belief that creativity is related to psychopathology is prevalent, empirical evidence is limited. Research findings relating to mood disorder in particular are mixed, possibly as a result of differing research approaches (e.g., assessing the creativity of individuals with versus without mood disorder opposed to the prevalence of mood disorder in creative versus noncreative individuals). Therefore, a systematic review and meta-analysis were conducted to investigate prior research… 

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