[FoRK] NYTimes on Hypomania

Owen Byrne owen at permafrost.net
Wed Mar 23 10:46:36 PST 2005


Sounds like "ambition" to me. Although in the modern version of serfdom, 
its apparently another market niche for pharmaceutical companies.
Owen

> I think I certainly have some characteristics mentioned.  I know I was 
> a bit compulsive about curiousity and learning new things from 12 or 
> so on, partly because of issues with parents.
>
> In my case, I have no problems with stress, emotional adjustment or 
> interrelating.  I functioned far better than both of my ex-wives.  I 
> had to learn to deal with things like everyone I suppose; maybe I was 
> more creative about it.  The closest I ever get to depression is a 
> little lack of deep motivation which is hard to differentiate from 
> chronic burnout.
>
> Activity level, risk-taking, and clutter from multiple projects may 
> have been stressful on others however.
>
> sdw
>
> Joe Barrera wrote:
>
>> (Hypo)mania can be very difficult for one's emotional life
>> and even worse for those whom one loves. It's certainly not
>> something to wish for.
>>
>> - Joe
>>
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