Igniting the Creative Fire: The Neurobiology of Creativity in Bipolar Disorder

December 12, 2014

The International Bipolar Foundation is out with another timely webinar. Don’t miss this fascinating conversation about the neurobiology of creativity in bipolar disorder.

mohammadWhy does bipolar disorder seem to run in creative type? Artists, Poets, Actors, Comedians, Painters and Composers seem to have more mood disorders than the average individual. Is there a real link, or is this a romantic exaggeration? In this webinar Dr. Mohammad Alsuwaidan discusses the bipolar-creativity link. The actual brain mechanisms behind creativity will be explored, which will also lead to a better understanding of the underpinnings of bipolar disorder itself. The dilemmas of how to treat bipolar disorder while maintaining and not dulling creative drive will also be discussed. 

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