Artists, entertainers, writers
These jobs can bring irregular paychecks, uncertain hours, and isolation.
Creative people may also have higher rates of mood disorders; about 9% reported an episode of major depression in the previous year.
In men, itâ€™s the job category most likely to be associated with an episode of major depression (nearly 7% in full-time workers).
â€œOne thing I see a lot in entertainers and artists is bipolar illness,â€ says Legge. â€œThere could be undiagnosed or untreated mood disorders in people who are artisticâ€¦. Depression is not uncommon to those who are drawn to work in the arts, and then the lifestyle contributes to it.â€ – Health Magazine