The researchers studied 300,000 people are hospitalized due to mental illness and find patients who have bipolar disorders are more likely to work in creative professions.
Family of bipolar patients who do not have mental disorders are also more likely to engage in creative work as designers, artists, musicians, writers or university professors.
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depressive disorder and effects about one percent of the population in the U.S.. Bipolar is characterized by extreme mood swings are very unstable from a very happy and then all a sudden become very sad or depressed.
Bipolar disorder can last for days and even months. Unlike normal mood changes, mood swings in bipolar patients with very severe that it interferes with the performance.
The notion of reduction in these settings seem to cause bipolar patients are more sensitive and reactive to external stimuli.