Year: 2014 Source: Educational & Child Psychology.(2013).30(2):44-66. DOI: SIEC No: 20140215

Since the 19th century, contradictory reports in theoretical and empirical research papers have suggested that being ‘gifted and talented’ is either a risk factor (it is associated with indicators of more negative mental health and well-being) or a protective factor (it is connected to positive psychological outcomes) when these individuals are compared to the general population.