Madness & Genius in Bipolar Disorder: Molecular Neuropsychiatry

“Western cultural notions of ‘mad geniuses’ and ‘artistic temperaments’ date back to Aristotle’s observation that ‘no great genius has ever existed without a strain of madness’”

Dr. Tiffany Greenwood at UCSD has put together one of my favorite academic articles about bipolar disorder. Thoughtful, balanced, and highly referenced. Beautiful. I can’t say I hold it to be 100% accurate; nothing is ever that simple.

Positive Traits in the Bipolar Spectrum: The Space between Madness and Genius

Mol Neuropsychiatry 2016;2:198-212

Published by Adam Harvey

A point of consciousness, currently residing in a space suit made out of meat.

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