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Creatively Depressing|Depressingly Creative

Unread postby RickyCarter » 18th October, 2017, 12:58 pm

Usually at my most creative I’m coincidentally also depressed, or is it the other way around? What is the link between creativity and depression? Of course not all who are depressed are creatives but how do we know that not all who are creative are truly deep down depressed? Am I making any sense? (I tend to do that alot, not make any sense) Anyway let’s discuss! What do you think?
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Re: Creatively Depressing|Depressingly Creative

Unread postby Cruel& » 22nd October, 2017, 3:09 am

By doing a quick google search, it seems that there is a link between creativity & depression. However, various articles contradict on creativity is caused by depression or depressed brains are caused by creativity.

I know that disorganized people tend to be more creative, but I'm unsure if that ties into depression.
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Re: Creatively Depressing|Depressingly Creative

Unread postby RickyCarter » 24th October, 2017, 2:01 am

Thanks for replying! I’ve also read a few of those articles since posting this thread, and I have conccured that depression can awaken creativity, but doesn’t consequently cause it. Let me know if you want to go deeper into this topic, or we could just have a tête-à-tête.
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