Saturday, October 24, 2009

A Few More Famous People With Bipolar Disorder

  • Tolstoy
  • Virginia Woolf
  • Hemingway
  • Robert Lowell
  • Anne Sexton
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Winston Churchill
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Goethe
  • Balzac
  • Handel
  • Schumann
  • Berlioz


anita said...

Utah, I don't believe that Lincoln was bi-polar, instead he suffered life-long chronic depression that deeply affected his entire being. There is nothing written (I believe) of any manic episodes for Abraham Lincoln.

I think this is an important distinction that needs to be made.

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quin browne said...

vivian leigh.

and, as the daughter of a civil war scholar, i'm agreeing with anita. lincoln was a victim of life long depression (god, who can blame him?) i do believe they feel mary todd lincoln was bi polar.