Research Links High IQ To Bipolar Disorder

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"Study linking high childhood IQ with bipolar traits later in life suggests that mood disorders may be the genetic price we pay for intelligence and creativity

Serious mood disorders such as bipolar may be the price humans have had to pay for our intelligence and creativity.

That’s according to new research which links high childhood IQ to an increased risk of experiencing manic bipolar traits in later life.

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Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian (The Point) hosts of The Young Turks discuss. Do you know anyone who might be able to identify with this research? Tell us what you think in the comments."


"I do not know why, but I regulate my depression because of BD by touching water, at least, whenever going swimming is not possible. Splashing water over my face and head gives me an amazing awakening and a great sense of relief."


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