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In a recent issue of People magazine, Mariah Carey reveals that she has been dealing with bipolar disorder for a while, since 2001. Mariah revealed that she was diagnosed right after her physical and mental breakdown. She said that didn’t want to belive that it was an illness.
Mariah Carey sought treatment for her bipolar disorder, she said that originally she thought she just suffered from a major form of insomnia. ” I was working and working and working … I was irritable and in constant fear of letting people down. It turns out that I was experiencing a form of mania. Eventually I would just hit a wall. I guess my depressive episodes were characterized by having very low energy” said Mariah Carey.