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Yes, Science Shows Creative People Are More Likely to Be Crazy

April 13, 2015 by  
Filed under Depression

Fiction writers are 10 times more likely to be bipolar. In poets it’s 40 times more likely. Via The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human: In studies of deceased writers— based on their letters, medical records, and published biographies— and in studies of talented living writers, mental illness is prevalent. For example, fiction writers…

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