Selena Gomez Opens Up About Bipolar Diagnosis on Miley Cyrus’s Instagram Live
“After years of going through a lot of different things, I realized I was bipolar.”
The singer added that learning more about her diagnosis helped dismantle the fear she held for it
According to researchers, about 4.4 percent of U.S. adults are affected by bipolar disorder at some point in their lives.
while talking with Miley Cyrus on Instagram Live on Friday, Selena Gomez revealed for the first time that she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
She divulged that she recently went to McLean’s Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in Massachusetts known for its authority and expertise in neuroscience research. “After years of going through a lot of different things, I realized that I was bipolar,” Selena said. “So when I go to know more information, it actually helps me. It doesn’t scare me once I know it. And I think people get scared of that.”
About 4.4 percent of U.S. adults will experience the effects of bipolar disorder in their lifetimes, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.