Posts tagged "bipolar disorder"

My Reaction To ABC’s New Drama “Black Box,” As A Person With A Bipolar Loved One

Leading up to last week’s pilot episode of “Black Box” on ABC, I’d seen a bunch of previews for the drama centered around Dr. Catherine Black, a talented neuroscientist harboring a secret diagnosis of her own. The series premiere aired right after “Grey’s Anatomy,” which I had been watching, so I decided to give it

By: Anonymous / April 28, 2014

Hugo Schwyzer Has What Appears To Be Major Manic Episode On Twitter

For the last few weeks, the notoriously controversial male feminist Hugo Schwyzer has been off Twitter and Facebook, an absence that was noticed by some, at first, and then everyone who pays attention to these sorts of things when the reasons for his social media disappearance became common knowledge. Schwyzer, who’s made a career denouncing “the myth…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 9, 2013

Courtney Love: “‘Crazy’ Is A Word That Doesn’t Affect Me”

“Oh, the crazy thing is really easy. If anybody could have proven me to be crazy, they certainly would have. And it’s never happened. Technically, in the sense of being bipolar, manic-depressive, or any of that stuff, it’s just not true. I mean, have I gone online and ranted and raved about my finances. Abso-fucking-lutely.

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 22, 2013

Catherine Zeta-Jones Opens Up About Her Bipolar Disorder

Catherine Zeta-Jones has opened up to InStyle about her struggle with bipolar disorder, a mental illness for which she sought treatment in early 2011. “I’m not the kind of person who likes to shout out my personal issues from the rooftops, but with my bipolar becoming public, I hope fellow suffers will know it…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 13, 2012

“Teen Mom” Amber Portwood Has Bigger Emotional Problems Than We Thought

Teen Mom” Amber Portwood made a hugely personal revelation this week: The reality tv star says she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder several years ago. Well, that does explain a lot, doesn’t it? The explosive bouts of rage, the suicidal tendencies. She’s been about as predictable as a volcano, and similarly destructive to everything in her path.

You’d think that…

By: The Stir / December 10, 2011

Dealbreaker: The Unmedicated Guy

It didn’t take long for me to figure out something about Nick* was different. Everything about him was outsized, super-charming and a bit impulsive. For our second date, he seriously considered whisking me away to Atlantic City for the weekend to go gambling. After only two weeks of dating, he told me he thought I…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 13, 2011

Selena Gomez Thinks Bipolar Disorder Is Cute, Trendy

I was just reading this interview with Selena Gomez where they asked her what it’s like dating pop sensation Justin Bieber and dealing with his haters and juggling her work schedule with all of that, and are you ready for what she said? It’s a doozy.

“I am sure I have some sense of…

By: Evil Beet Gossip / May 1, 2011

Demi Lovato Has Bipolar Disorder

“I never found out until I went into treatment that I was bipolar. Looking back it makes sense. There were times when I was so manic, I was writing seven songs in one night and I’d be up until 5:30 in the morning. I feel like I am in control now where my whole life…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 21, 2011

Catherine Zeta-Jones Opens Up About Her Bipolar II Disorder

“This is a disorder that affects millions of people and I am one of them. If my revelation of having bipolar II has encouraged one person to seek help, then it is worth it. There is no need to suffer silently and there is no shame in seeking help.”Catherine Zeta-Jones opened up to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 20, 2011

Quickies: Catherine Zeta-Jones Has Bipolar Disorder & See Karina Smirnoff’s Playboy Cover

Catherine Zeta-Jones recently checked into a mental health facility for treatment of bipolar disorder. Wow, she is the last celeb I would have guessed was bipolar. What a testament to her strength (and her psychiatrist). [People]
OK, maybe Britney Spears can’t dance like she used to. So what?! [Popdust]
Lord help us, there may…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 13, 2011