Stanford links genius and manic depression...
May 23, 2002 9:15 AM   Subscribe

Stanford links genius and manic depression... I feel SO much better now... (via FARK)
posted by Samizdata (7 comments total)
Expect a huge rise in the number of people who self-describe as bipolar among the Livejournals and personal blogs of the world.
posted by darukaru at 11:03 AM on May 23, 2002

Having a good day, I'll be the first to admit it.
posted by semmi at 12:30 PM on May 23, 2002

i'd demonstrate my new anti-gravity device, but right now i just want to die.
posted by quonsar at 1:44 PM on May 23, 2002

Ah, those accursed Venn diagrams are keeping me down After doodling this out, I realized that simply being manic depressive doesn't therefore mean that I'm a genius.
posted by hincandenza at 3:14 PM on May 23, 2002

Well, shit. I'm not manic depressive, not particularly crazy. Just (heavy sigh) a fairly normally adjusted person. Now I'm depressed. Hey...
posted by hob at 7:26 PM on May 23, 2002

i thought this was common knowledge...
posted by Hackworth at 9:26 PM on May 23, 2002

Hey, for those of us that ARE diagnosed with Bipolar Personality Disorder (in my case Type II), at least we can stop feeling like freaks and feel superior to all the rest of you... (said semi-humorously)
posted by Samizdata at 1:45 AM on May 24, 2002

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