Robert Burns 'may have had bipolar disorder'

Robert Burns 'may have had bipolar disorder'
 

Scotland's national bard Robert Burns may have had bipolar disorder, according to researchers at the University of Glasgow.
More than 800 letters and journals written by Burns were studied in an attempt to analyse his mental state.
The project, which started in 2015, also looked into his personal relationships and day-to-day life.
Now the Glasgow team believe they have evidence to suggest Burns' mood cycled between depression and hypomania.
They say this might explain the writer's periods of "intense creativity, temperamental personality and unstable love life".
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12 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 35
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