Creativity and Mental Illness

The Mad Genius in Question

Authors: Kyaga, S.

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Is there really a thin line between madness and genius? This book provides a thorough review of the current state of knowledge on this age old idea, and presents new empirical research to put an end to this debate, but also to open up discussion about the implications of its findings.

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Simon Kyaga is a Senior Consultant in Psychiatry and Researcher at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. He was part of a research team that published the largest study on the connection between creativity and mental illness, and was formerly scientific secretary of the Swedish Society of Medicine.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Creativity and Mental Illness
Book Subtitle
The Mad Genius in Question
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-34581-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137345813
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-34580-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46667-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 209
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