On every morning news show today it was reported that actress Catherine Zeta-Jones “made the decision to check into a mental health facility for a brief stay to treat her bipolar II disorder.” This information was reported by Zeta-Jones’ publicist. When celebrities come forward with mental health disorders it presents an opportunity to reach out and help others who may be struggling.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) up to 2.6% of adults in the U.S. have been diagnosed with a bipolar spectrum disorder. These disorders are typically diagnosed during the adolescent and young adult years. Due to this, parents need be aware of the symptoms.
This list of symptoms is from the NIMH website.
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