First Catherine Zeta-Jones. Now teen actress Demi Lovato. Both recently announced that they had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I wonder how many other public figures have been diagnosed yet are keeping quiet? The stigma won't fade until people speak up.
For an interesting column about the disorder on Huffington Post, click here. The author also maintains a blog. Read it here.
And as if my mommy guilt wasn't already overwhelming, here's something to add to it. It's a story on a new study that finds children of parents with bipolar disorder are four times as likely to develop mood disorders as children of parents without the disorder.
Wonder what studies show about the link between reading articles like this and becoming stressed out?