For those of us who grew up when “Star Wars” first hit the screen, it may come as a surprise to some that Carrie Fisher, a.k.a Princess Leia, has bipolar disorder. Patty Duke and Catherine Zeta Jones have also participated in making the public aware that this disease does not mean a meaningful and productive life cannot be lived. Proper medication and behavioral changes can significantly impact the effects of having this disorder. A loving family and friends also play a large role in the outcome. This article from Forbes online written by Jane Lee notes the effort that Carrie Fisher has made to reduce the stigma associated with disorder.
Carrie Fisher Is Bipolar And She’s Fine With It
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