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John Etherington
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Depression

Post by John Etherington » Sun Feb 08, 2015 3:58 am

Interesting list of famous artists and thinkers who have struggled with depression:

http://www.nursingschools.net/blog/2010 ... epression/
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Zimmy66
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Re: Depression

Post by Zimmy66 » Sun Feb 08, 2015 3:34 pm

Good article John, full of the usual suspects. Goes with the territory, sadly.

One obvious ommission - in my opinion. Dali. A Genius, but manic depressive at the same time.

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1985 ... atea-paint

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Re: Depression

Post by AlexandraLaughing » Wed Feb 11, 2015 4:08 pm

Thanks- interesting.

Perhaps it's inevitable that even here only the stories of men make it on to the record, for the most part. Statistically, as far as I'm aware there are more women than men with depression.
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Re: Depression

Post by LisaLCFan » Wed Feb 11, 2015 9:27 pm

Another obvious omission: Robert Schumann.
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Re: Depression

Post by LisaLCFan » Wed Feb 11, 2015 9:54 pm

Oh, and for AlexandraLaughing, a woman: Agatha Christie.
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