Catherine Zeta-Jones And 5 Other Celebrities With Bipolar Disorder
November 27, 2017
What is bipolar disorder and who has it?
Bipolar disorder (formerly known as ‘manic depression’) is characterized by dramatic shifts in mood and energy levels. It’s estimated that about 2.5% of American adults are affected by the condition.
Bipolar disorder is notoriously difficult to diagnose and is often left untreated because many people with the condition don’t seek medical help. The video below will give you the information about its most common sympthoms and signs.
A disproportionate number of artists have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Famous bipolar people who already passed include Ernest Hemingway, Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, and Carrie Fisher. Emily Dickinson, Virginia Woolf, and Vincent van Gogh are among those who have been diagnosed retrospectively based on the accounts of their contemporaries. The list of currently living artists with bipolar disorder includes dozens of people who are admired by many.