Bipolar Disorder: A First Rate Madness?

According to his talk, people with mood disorders, as well as in general mentally abnormal people, make better leaders — especially at times of crisis. He gave examples of many American and European political leaders who achieved “greatness,” and their psychohistory suggests also had a mental disorder – in most cases a bipolar disorder.

I have trouble digesting this argument; not for personal reasons, I also love my bipolar patients and wish to think and speak well of them, but for scientific reasons.

via Bipolar Disorder: A First Rate Madness? | Bipolar Trek.

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