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    On the topic of manic-depressive illness and creativity, what is your point of view on this matter and why is it interesting to you?

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    Bipolar disorder is a psychological disorder caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain and marked by extreme fluctuations in moods (mania and depression), with some periods of normal mood. The illness is caused by several factors, such as psycho-social and genetics. With that said, what I find interesting is that in order to understand the connection between bipolar and creativity, one must understand the poles that are involved. The manic phase involves extreme firing of neurons leading to overstimulation. With this ...

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    This solution provides a discussion on the creativity involved in bi-polar disorder.