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Posted by KimberlyDi on November 7, 2003, at 9:13:18

In reply to Re: CORRELATION BETWEEN IQ AND MENTAL ILLNESS?, posted by Cindy26 on November 7, 2003, at 5:04:07

Then it irritates me that the word "mental illness" is applied to many people of higher IQ simply because they are different. Increased mental capacity yet decreased social sophistication. "Normal" is defined by society and we must all conform to it. Would some depression in these cases be from being unaccepted as is?

> I suffer from depression,anxiety,and mild derealization/depersonalization. Last tested my IQ was 145.I strongly believe that a higher intelligence feeds an preexisting genetic
> weakness. I am overly analytical and always have been, my constant thinking has evolved into a continuous "what if" cycle that eventually developed into full blown panic. Almost everyone I have ever spoken with that suffers from depression of a moderate to severe form has a higher than average intelligence. Many creative geniuses throughout history showed signs of bi-polarism, depression ,and other mental disorders.I don't always see the correlation between panic disorder and higher intelligence but certainly one exists with depression and almost always bi-polar disorder as well as many of the other mental illnesses.




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