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Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry 2020, 6(6): 101-112 Back to browse issues page
Creativity among psychosis prone individuals: Hypomanic and Highly Schizotypal Evidence for confirmation the inverted-U relationship between creativity and psychopathology
Samad Hamidi , Abbas Rohani , Somaye Tahazade , Younes Yousefi , Fayegh Yousefi
M.A in Clinical Psychology, Afra Psychological Counseling Center, Sanandaj, Iran
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Introduction: Creativity is a multi-dimensional structure measured by a variety at methods.
Aim: This study has been done with the aim of comparing creativity among hypomanic and highly schizotypal with normal individuals.
Method: The method of this research is comparative causative research and statistical community consisted of undergraduate of Tabriz University in the academic year of 2017-2018. The sample size was 1570 student were selected Using randomized cluster sampling and completed schizotypy personality questionnaire (Raine & et al 1994) and Hypomania Checklist (Forty & et al 2010) and were divided into 3 groups of normal, highly schizotypal and hypomanic, afterward they completed Abedi Creativity Test (Daemi and Moghimi 2004), Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking Verbal Form B (Torrance, 1988) and drawing with Latin letters (made questionnaire). The obtained data was analyzed using descriptive statistics and ANOVA.
Results: The results showed that hypomania and highly schizotypy groups (psychosis-prone individuals) obtained significantly higher scores than normal groups in creativity assessment tools. (P<0.05).
Conclusion: Schizotypy and Hypomania are related to creativity and the results of this study can be used as on evidence to confirm the relationship between inverted-U creativity and psychopathology.
Keywords: Creativeness, Psychopathology, Psychosis prone, Hypomania, Schizotypal
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/09/2 | Accepted: 2019/12/2
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Hamidi S, Rohani A, Tahazade S, Yousefi Y, Yousefi F. Creativity among psychosis prone individuals: Hypomanic and Highly Schizotypal Evidence for confirmation the inverted-U relationship between creativity and psychopathology. Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry. 2020; 6 (6) :101-112
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