Creativity and Psychopathology: A Systematic Review

@article{Thys2014CreativityAP,
  title={Creativity and Psychopathology: A Systematic Review},
  author={E. Thys and B. Sabbe and M. De Hert},
  journal={Psychopathology},
  year={2014},
  volume={47},
  pages={141 - 147}
}
  • E. Thys, B. Sabbe, M. De Hert
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychopathology
  • Background: The possible link between creativity and psychopathology has been a long-time focus of research up to the present day. However, the research results in this field are heterogeneous and contradictory. Links between creativity and specific psychiatric disorders have been confirmed and refuted in different studies. This disparity is partly explained by the methodological challenges peculiar to this field. Methods: In this systematic review of the literature from 1950, research articles… CONTINUE READING
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