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Celebrities Who Have Lived With Mental Illness

CELEBRITIES WHO HAVE LIVED WITH MENTAL ILLNESS Some of the greatest leaders. writers.musicians. and celebrities have struggled with mental illness. They were not limited by the struggle. In fact. many were fueled and motivated by the struggle. There are over 43 million americans who struggle with mental illness. Regardless, you can still accomplish amazing things. Catherine Zeta Jones Bipolar I| If my revelation of having bipolar II has encouraged one person i to seek help. then it is worth it. There is no need to suffer silently and there is no shame in seeking help." The stunning actress has been diganosed with bipolar I disorder. She has participated in in-patient programs in a mental-health facility and is an advocate of getting help with the disorder. Emma Thompson The only thing I could do was write. I used to crawl from the bedroom to Depression the computer and just sit and write, and then I was alright, because I was not present." The 55 year old British actress has suffered from fits of depression since the 1980s when she was playing the lead role in My Girl. She used her career and writing to pull her out of her dark times when she could hardly shower and change her clothes. Jim Carrey Depression I'm charming. but I dip into the Prozac now and then." The well-known actor has struggled with depression for years. He had a troubled childhood and several marriages that ended up in divorce. He took Prozac for a period of time but now copes through spirituality. JK Rowling Depression i thoughtI want to write so l wrote the book. What was the worst that could happen? It could get turned down by every publisher in Britain. Big deal." The renowned best-selling author and one of the world's richest women struggled with depression for years after her marraige failed. Writing the first Harry Potter novel helped her cope and overcome her depression. Demi Lovato Bipolar I had no idea that I was even bipolar until I went into treatment," The actress and singer has struggled with a variety of health issues. She checked into rehab for physical and emotional troubles, including bipolar disorder. John Nash Schizophrenia and Paranoia I think people become mentally ill when they're somehow not too happy - not just after you've won the lottery you go crazy. It's when you don't win the lottery." Mathemetician and Nobel prize winner who is responsible for the "Nash Equilibrium" and other ground-breaking works in mathematics and econimics. Nash showed the first symptoms of mental illness in 1959, at the age of 31. He resigned from M.I.T and was admitted to the McLean Hospital for schizophrenia. Beethoven Bipolar What you are, you are by accident of birth; what I am, I am by myself. There are and will be a thousand princes; there is only one Ludwig van Beethoven." The famous composer (1770-1827) is said to have suffered from bipolar disorder. He was known to quarrel bittterly. wear dirty clothing. and was often in financial trouble. Winston Churchill Bipolar and Hypomania I don't like standing near the edge of a platform when an express train is passing through." he told his doctor. "I like to stand i right back and if possible get a pillar between me and the train. I don't like to stand by the side of a ship and look down into the water. A second's action would end everything. A few drops of desperation." The British Politician and Prime Minister (1874-1965) called his depression a "black dog." He struggled for most of his life and contemplated suicide. However, Churchill' illnes played a major role in advancing his career and ending WWI. Charles Dickens Depression There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast." Charles Dickens (1812-1872) is perhaps the greatest English novelist. He struggled through depression throughout his life and often used his writing to help him draw out of low states. Abe Lincoln Depression A tendency to melancholy. let it be observed, is a misfortune, not a fault." The 16th President of the United States is believed to have suffered from "melancholy." or depression. It is likely his depression was a combination of genetic predisposition and emotional trauma. He used works of humor to cope, and it is speculated that he took "blue mass" pill. eDrugSearch Ospend less. Save more., Jr.

Celebrities Who Have Lived With Mental Illness

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Many of the greatest celebrities have struggled with mental illness, but have learned to cope and even use it to fuel their success and accomplish great things.




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