The New York Times: Hypomanic? Absolutely. But Oh So Productive! by Benedict Carey
"of course, I live near the edge; the view is better"
So says a hypomanic man interviewed in this New York Times article which surveys recent psychological research into disparate symptoms of bipolar disorder among highly creative people. Is it possible to stay in the manic stage all the time? Is that the secret to higher productivity and resilience? Act fast to read this article for free over the next couple of days. Two recent books and several research projects are covered. No answers yet, but great questions being asked.