Creativity and Depression: Is There a Link?

Prolific painter happy after being treated for depression.

Ballet dancers on a stage.

Creativity and Bipolar Disorder

Friends in a band playing instruments together.

Depression and Creativity: Which Comes First?

Dark hole.

Holes in the Research of Mood Disorders and Creativity

Creative sculptor battling with depression.

Does Treatment for Depression Stifle Talent?

Author J.K. Rowling attends photocall ahead of her reading from 'The Casual Vacancy.'
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Anecdotal Evidence of the Connection Between Creativity and Depression

Fitting puzzle pieces together.

Did Creativity Contribute to Recent Suicides?

 Host Anthony Bourdain attends the panel discussion for 'Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations' during the Discovery Networks' Travel Channel presentation at the 2005 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour.
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Anthony Bourdain's Suicide

Curator Kate Spade attends a gallery exhibition of photographer Slim Aarons' work.
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Kate Spade: A Public Face, a Private Reality

Supporting and comforting a friend by holding their hand.

Resources for Help

Sloane Miller

Sloane Miller


Sloane Miller, MFA, MSW, LMSW, specialist in food allergy management and author, is founder and President of Allergic Girl Resources, Inc., a consultancy devoted to food allergy awareness. She consults with private clients, the healthcare, food, and hospitality industries, government and not-for-profit advocacy organizations. In 2006, Ms. Miller started Please Don't Pass the Nuts, an award-winning blog for and about people affected by food allergies. In 2011, John Wiley & Sons published Ms. Miller's book, Allergic Girl: Adventures in Living Well With Food Allergies, the definitive how-to guide. Ms. Miller combines a lifetime of personal experience and passion with professional expertise to connect with people about how to live safely, effectively, and joyously with food allergies.