Treating Mental Illness Doesn't Ruin Creativity - The Establishment
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"It begins with a screed here, an implication there, each hooking on like a burr. A diatribe against modern psychiatric drugs. A beauty pageant contestant saying on stage that parents are medicating their children to cover up the real problems. Blogs pronouncing that we are “drugging our prophets and healers” when we treat brain sickness, or that suicide is the natural consequence of greatness. There are many stigmas about mental illness and treatment, but for an artistic person, the most nagging may be the idea that mental illness is the heart of creativity."
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