slow motion crawl: Creativity and mental illness
"Jim, I think I’m bipolar."
"I think I’m bipolar."
"Cause I read an article about it."
Mental disorders and creativity are often considered to be related, particularly in pop psychology. The association between bipolar disorder and creativity first appeared in literature in the 1970s, but the idea of a link between “madness” and “genius” is much older, dating back at…