Across the globe, there are lots of celebrities with bipolar disorder. Some of the stars among them make use of their status to tell about its treatment as well as the life after diagnosis, and others desire to deal with this type of disorder in silence.
Lark Voorhies: Lark Voorhies is an American actress. When she played Lisa Turtle in Saved by the Bell, she became famous, and this was from 1988 until 1993. This lady was selected for the Young Artist Award for 6 times, and she won this award in 1990 and 1993. Once in an Interview for Yahoo, something was first published about her mood disorder. While having the conversation with that interviewer, she suddenly stopped and stared off, and mumbled to herself. After publishing that, her mother tried to protest it. She was also trying to prove that she was not sick at all.
Jesse Jackson Jr.: Jess Jackson Jr. is the dear son of Jesse Jackson, the activist and ex-presidential candidate. He was a national co-chairman in the presidential campaign of Barack Obama in 2008. He was diagnosed with bipolar as well as moments of depression which was considered to be unpredictable. He was receiving treatment for bipolar II. But before completing the treatment, he left the hospital.
Miley Cyrus: She is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. Her father is Billy Ray Cyrus, the famous country singer. She acted in the ‘Big Fish’ film, and the TV series namely Doc in her childhood. “Recent behavior of Miley Cyrus which indicates a bad performance at VMAs or the MTV Video Music Awards, may be a signal that she is going through some mood disorders”, said a licensed counselor named Nicole Knepper.
Brooke Shields: Depression is a mental illness, and it can affect somebody in spite of having much more socio-economic status, and talent, and it never discriminates. Brooke Shields is a famous actress of the USA, model, and ex- child star. Shields, a former child model, achieved critical acclamation for the central role in Pretty Baby, a controversial film by Louis Malle, and since everyone is different; identifying the causes of Brooke Shields’ mood disorder is very difficult.
Pete Wentz: He is one of the best American musicians and is greatly known as the bassist, initial lyricist as well as the backing vocalist in a very famous American rock band named Fall Out Boy. Wentz mentioned about his earlier time when he had to struggle so much to deal with bipolar disorder. “I had to go through many more highs and lows”, he said.
Catherine Zeta-Jones: She is a Welsh actress. This famous actress gained critical acclamation and more accolades right through her career, and that includes 1 Academy Award, 1 BAFTA Award, as well as 3 Screen Actor Guild Awards. She has recently announced that she has been suffering from bipolar II as well as is taking part in inpatient treatment to get rid of this illness. Bipolar II type is very common in women. As with depression, the hypomanic symptoms of bipolar II disorder can occur in the postpartum period.
Demi Lovato: She is an American musician, famous songwriter, and actress that was very popular as a child film artist in Barney & Friends. Lovato did not know more about bipolar disorder while she was unfortunately diagnosed with this disorder just in 2011. While spending 3 months in rehab for anorexia, depression, cutting, and bulimia, she was diagnosed with bipolar.
You may think that you are suffering from mood swings, however, as the celebrities show, bipolar is much more serious. It’s very important for you to manage your mental health and receive a good support if you’re really going through bipolar disorder.