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ERIC Number: EJ448296
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0363-0234
Creativity, Depression and Suicide.
Salby, Andrew Edmund
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v22 n2 p157-66 Sum 1992
Considers relationship between suicide and creativity. Presents evidence indicating that depression, suicide, and creativity are related. Posits several hypotheses for relationship. Suggests that some changes in serotonergic system associated with depression and with impulsive suicides and homicides may be responsible for element of risk taking that characterizes creativity and innovation in persons psychodynamically predisposed to being creative. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - General
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Language: English
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