Actress Catherine Zeta Jones (42) makes a startling statement. Spokesman said the star of The Mask of Zorro is currently in therapy to treat bipolar disorder 2. Previously Seen Britney Spears and Charlie is also thought to suffer from the same disease.
Bipolar disorder is a mental disorder characterized by changes in mood, thought, energy and dramatic behavior. For example, the incredible feeling happy or grumpy to be accompanied by feelings of sadness despair.
Bipolar disorder is a chronic disease and often are episodic relapses and periods of ill-exist and there is a normal period. Recurrence can be triggered by psychosocial stressors, such as quarrels, divorce, and loss of loved ones.
A spokesman for Jones, Cece Yorke said Jones was under pressure for assisting her husband, Michael Douglas who suffer from cancer.
In a statement, Jones said many people who suffer from the disease but remain capable of having a successful career and accompanies his family. He also said that bipolar disorder suffered by 3 percent of the U.S. population, has a diverse spectrum and severity.
2 as bipolar disorder experienced by Jones, are generally lighter than bipolar 1. Women are more likely to suffer from this disorder than men. Period kekambuhannya lighter and there hipomania episodes and major depressive episode.
Symptoms of hipomania similar to mania but more short-duration, lighter, and not too flashy. Mania can cause the patient lost control so that they can perform acts that are at risk without thinking of consequences. For example, spending money or speeding on the highway.
Bipolar disorder is not treated will worsen the disease. Approximately 20-25 percent of patients experienced episodes of depression, mania, hypomania or a combination of symptoms within a year. Some one who experience one episode of relapse in a week, even every day.
“The tragedy of depression and bipolar disorder is most life lost due to this disease,” said Dr.Martin Evers, psychiatry from Northern Westchester Hospital.