15 Celebrities Who Have Bipolar Disorder

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15 Celebs Who Have Bipolar Disorder

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A number of stars have openly shared their struggles with bipolar disorder. Here are just a few of the celebrities that have publicly discussed their battles with the disorder, as well as celebrities who have been rumored to have been suffering from it.

15. Kurt Cobain

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15. Kurt Cobain

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"Lithium," a track off of the troubled star's album, and also a mood stabilizer used in the treatment of bipolar disorder, may have hinted that the rocker had suffered from the disorder.

14. Elvis Presley

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14. Elvis Presley

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His destructive and abusive behavior led experts to declare that he was suffering from the disorder.

13. Linda Hamilton

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13. Linda Hamilton

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Hamilton was diagnosed back in the 1990s and ever since has given up on drugs and alcohol, living a stable life.

12. Vincent Van Gogh

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12. Vincent Van Gogh

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The painter suffered from incredible highs and lows.

11. Mel Gibson

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11. Mel Gibson

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In a 2008 documentary, Gibson revealed that he was diagnosed with the disorder.

10. Ben Stiller

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10. Ben Stiller

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Losing his temper numerous times on the set of Zoolander, Stiller admitted to having the disorder.

9. Catherine Zeta-Jones

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9. Catherine Zeta-Jones

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Jones states that her husband's diagnosis with throat cancer triggered her to have bipolar disorder.

8. Sinead O'Connor

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8. Sinead O'Connor

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In 2007, O'Connor talked about her disorder on "The Oprah Winfrey Show."

7. Russell Brand

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7. Russell Brand

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Brand has openly discussed and shared his struggles with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and bipolar disorder.

6. Pete Wentz

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6. Pete Wentz

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Since the age of 18, Wentz has been taking medication for bipolar disorder. In 2005, he was admitted to the hospital for attempted suicide.

5. Richard Dreyfuss

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5. Richard Dreyfuss

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Suffering from the disorder since he was a child, Dreyfuss revealed he spent many years on a roller-coaster ride of extreme highs and devastating lows.

4. Jim Carrey

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4. Jim Carrey

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Carrey admitted that his depression was the motivation behind his comedies he produced.

3. Carrie Fisher

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3. Carrie Fisher

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Fisher has spoken openly about her disorder and struggles with alcohol and drugs.

2. Ashley Judd

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2. Ashley Judd

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Recently, Judd confirmed she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder having suffered depression for years.

1. Demi Lovato

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1. Demi Lovato

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Lovato has been outspoken about her struggles with her disorder. It wasn't until she was taken into rehab for anorexia, bulimia, cutting and a drug addiction that her bipolar disorder was revealed.