CELEBRITIES WITH MENTAL HEALTH
There are many people who have mental
They are many famous people dealing
with these problems everyday.
If you recieve the correct treatment you
can battle the disease.
CATHERINE ZETA JONES
• Catherine Zeta Jones is a
• She suffers with Bipolar
• This means that she lives
with very difficult thought
processes and although she
reaches very extreme highs
and lows with the disease,
Bipolar disorder 2 means
that she will never fully
reach complete mania.
• Pablo Picasso suffered
with Schizophrenia in his
• Schizophrenia affects
about one person in every
• Some symptoms of
• Trouble focusing or paying
• No logical thought process
• Unhappiness in every day
TYPES OF MENTAL DISORDERS
ANXIETY DISORDERS: a lot of fear, rapid heartbeat, and reacting
MOOD DISORDERS: for example, Mania, Depression or Bipolar
PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS: halluciations, hearing noises. Like
EATING DISORDERS: Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa .
IMPULSE AND ADDICTION DISORDERS: Pyromania (starting
fires), Kleptomania (stealing disorder), Alcohol and drugs are
common objects of addictions, and also gambling.
PERSONALITY DISORDERS: When thinking patterns and
behavior differ from the behavior of the rest of society. For
example OCD – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – can become
obsessed with certain things, for example washing hands 100
times a day.
HOW TO COMBAT MENTAL ILLNESS
The best way to start with a mental illness is to see experienced
professional help, who specialise in the subject of mental
This way they can diagnose you with the correct Mental Illness
as they are all extremely different even if they have similar
From Depression to Schizophrenia there are ways of living and
dealing with your illness.
For example, a doctor may perscribe you medicine that can
reduce the effects of theillness, for example with Bipolar
disorder, the medicine given by professionals is to reduce the
intensity of the sufferers highs and lows, so that their mind and
behavior is more balanced.
Another way of recieving help for mental illnesses is mental
therapy.. There is a wide range of therapy to recieve for mental
illness for example Psychotherapy and Cognitive therapy. The
therapy you recieve will depend on the illness you have.
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