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Creativity, thinking style and mental disorders

N Fouladi, E Shahidi

Abstract


Creativity is considered as a soundand desirable feature. In cognitive approach, it is assumed that human though effects on his behavior. All human's success and progress depends on dynamic, fruitful and effective thinking. As we know, thinking style of people with his attitude and lifestyle. People with pragmatismthinking style are more flexible and show more creativity and innovation than the others and also they have enough skill to plan for unexpected days. Creativity has a significant effect on reduction of anxiety and depression, enhancing of better adaptability, self-efficiency and personal development. Creating and enhancing of creativity in the form of meta-cognitive,  character and motivation components can have a high effect on improving mental health, self-efficiency and dealing with mental stress. Creativity can also treat the mental disorders. Today, methods to improvecreativity are a technique to enhance the mental health in the society. In this article, we study the relationship among the creativity, thinking styles and a number of mental disorders.


Keywords: Creativity, Thinking Style, Mental Disorder




http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jfas.v8i2s.110
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