He produced two acclaimed albums, The Next Day and, particularly, Blackstar, as well as a Broadway musical, Lazarus – an EP of the tracks written specially for the musical has just been released.
The quality of this output was remarkable, but also in line with what happens to many great artists in their final years.
I remember a few girls who went out with as many as three of my friends without anyone thinking that they—or the men they dated—were behaving improperly.
Back in those days—before computers, or portable phones, or, even, electric typewriters—the rules were different.
The two of them were introduced to one another by a mutual friend at a social function some weeks prior. As she steps outside, he offers an umbrella to shield her from rain showers, walks with her to the passenger side of the car, and opens the door for her. The pair takes a scenic route to a special destination: a reserved table at an elegant restaurant.
Conversation flows naturally for a couple hours, with each beginning to learn about the background and interests of the other.
Aretaeus of Cappadocia (a city in ancient Turkey) first recognized some symptoms of mania and depression, and felt they could be linked to each other.
His findings went unnoticed and unsubstantiated until 1650, when a scientist named Richard Burton wrote a book, The Anatomy of Melancholia, which focused specifically on depression.
The Conversation UK receives funding from Hefce, Hefcw, SAGE, SFC, RCUK, The Nuffield Foundation, The Ogden Trust, The Royal Society, The Wellcome Trust, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and The Alliance for Useful Evidence, as well as sixty five university members.His work led to the term bipolar disorder, as he was able to find a distinction between moments of depression and heightened moods.He recognized this to be different from simple depression, and finally in 1875 his recorded findings were termed Manic-Depressive Psychosis, a psychiatric disorder.The consolation is that we could be in for a very rich creative period as a result.Francis Whately’s new documentary David Bowie: The Last Five Years, which premiered on UK television just ahead of the anniversary, pays tribute to Bowie’s late creative renaissance.Ask any 20-something and he or she has probably signed up for any number of smartphone apps or online dating sites.Bipolar disorder is perhaps one of the oldest known illnesses.(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m))(window,document,'script','// ga('create', 'UA-37551682-1', 'auto', ); ga('require', 'linker'); // List of every domain to share linker parameters.Imagine a simpler time: A well-dressed single gentleman pulls up to the front of a single lady’s home in the early evening, steps out of his car, and approaches her front door.Research reveals some mention of the symptoms in early medical records.It was first noticed as far back as the second century.