Tagged: mental illness

Some psychosis cases an ‘immune disorder’ (BBC News) 15

Some psychosis cases an ‘immune disorder’ (BBC News)

Some patients sectioned with psychotic conditions, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, may actually have a treatable immune disorder, say Oxford University scientists. A study in the Lancet Psychiatry suggests up to one in...

Creativity and Non-Conformity Now Listed as a Mental Illness by Psychiatrists 1

Creativity and Non-Conformity Now Listed as a Mental Illness by Psychiatrists

Listed as new mental illnesses are above-average creativity and cynicism. The manual goes on to identify a mental illness called “oppositional defiant disorder” or ODD. Defined as an “ongoing pattern of disobedient, hostile and...

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“Slave Class” and “Creative Class”

For millennia thinkers have been trying to categorize humans into different “types” in order to explain their otherwise inexplicable differences in personality. This is another such model, albeit without zany attempts to give it...