Celebrities Who Battled Depression
According to the WHO, about 350 million people suffer from depression globally.
“A disease of modernity”, as it is frequently referred to, can turn a person’s life into a nightmare, and if not treated adequately, can also lead to suicide.
Pressures of work, traumas from past, dysfunctional families and unhappy childhood are just some of the innumerous causes of this silent, but dangerous enemy that comes in several forms.
And, if you think celebrities are spared the troubles of depression, you are terribly wrong. Some of the most successful persons in show business have suffered from a heavy burden of this condition.
Most of them have also been very open about their struggles, trying to raise awareness about depression.
Here are their stories.