Polygenic risk scores for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder predict creativity

@inproceedings{2015PolygenicRS,
  title={Polygenic risk scores for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder predict creativity},
  author={},
  year={2015}
}
  • Published 2015
Great thinkers of the past from Aristotle to Shakespeare have remarked that creative genius and insanity are often characterized by the same unleashing of thoughts and emotions. This is supported by epidemiological studies demonstrating overlap between psychiatric disorders and creativity1–7. In a large Swedish study, Kyaga et al. found that individuals with bipolar disorder and healthy siblings of people with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are over-represented in creative professions but… CONTINUE READING