Mental Illnesses, Retroactively Diagnosed

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Salon.com’s got an article on the correlation between mental illness and leaders—citing Winston Churchill and Hitler as examples. The topic of discussion is First-Rate Madness, Nassir Ghaemi’s book on the famous historical figures that showed signs of mental illness. Check it out.


Sam Riley is the Editorial Assistant at the Rumpus. Also, a humor enthusiast and science supporter. She currently resides in San Francisco, CA. More from this author →