By Lemur Net
Mad Men television star John Hamm revealed in 2010 that after his father’s death, he became depressed. Hamm also said that he was in bad shape, sleeping some days until 4 in the afternoon. After figuring out what TREATMENTworked for him, Hamm began to make adjustments to minimize his symptoms.
American movie star Ashley Judd revealed in her autobiography that she struggled with depression caused by an abusive childhood. In 2006, Judd checked into a MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT CENTER in Texas because she was “sick and tired of being sick and tired.” If you are feeling sick and tired, talk to a doctor.
Oscar award WINNER and American actressCatherine Zeta-Jones, publicly revealed her diagnosis of bipolar II disorder in 2011 when she was checked into a MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY. People with bipolar II disorder usually have milder symptoms than those with bipolar I but still can have hypomanic episodes.
Movie star funny guy Jim Carrey revealed he took the medication Prozac for many years for his battle with depression. Depression was a constant battle for Carrey who is now off medication and uses his spirituality to stay mentally healthy. Talk to your DOCTOR about possible treatment options for depression.
Michael Phelps, American swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in grade SCHOOL after his teachers noticed he was unable to sit still and was unfocused during the day. Phelps was prescribed ADHD medication and learned to use techniques to help curb his symptoms
In 2003, Brooke Shields, American actress, model, and former child star, publicly announced that she struggled with postpartum DEPRESSION after the birth of her daughter. Shields experienced depression, suicidal thoughts, inability to respond to her baby’s needs, and delayed bonding.
Buzz Aldrin, one of America’s most beloved and famous astronauts, publicly admitted to suffering from DEPRESSION after returning from the Apollo 11 spaceflight. Aldrin said that he wasn’t ready for the huge public acclaim waiting for him back on Earth and turned to drinking heavily, which caused his depression to increase.
Carrie Fisher, best known for her role on STAR WARS, revealed she had an ongoing struggle with BIPOLAR DISORDER in 2000. Fisher was first diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1982 but wasn’t treated until 1997 when she had a psychotic break. A psychotic break is when a person experiences an episode of psychosis.
Demi Lovato, Disney Channel star, was checked into a MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY in 2010 for emotional issues that included bipolar disorder and bulimia. Demi revealed her personal mental health story in 2012 when she was raising awareness for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Demi said she first had symptoms when she was 8 years old.
Mel Gibson, famous American actor, announced in a 2002 documentary that he had been battling bipolar disorder, which caused him to have “really good highs but some very low lows.” Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes a person to have extreme mood swings which are unpredictable.
Amanda Bynes, American actress, was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2013 at the age of 27. Bynes had legal trouble and was ordered to have a mental health assessment by the court where doctors concluded that she had “clear signs” of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia patients can experience hallucinations, paranoia, and cognitive difficulty.
Zach Braff, American actor known for his work on the television show Scrubsrevealed to Parade Magazine in 2007 that he believes he suffered from some mild DEPRESSION. Braff went on to express that often times he felt different for feeling depressed but after working on the movie Garden State, he felt like he was able to help others.