Uplifted by overwhelming support: Mariah Carey on opening up about bipolar disorder

Earlier this week, the 48-year-old singer told People magazine she was first diagnosed with the condition in 2001.

Published: 15th April 2018 11:32 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th April 2018 11:32 AM   |  A+A-

Mariah Carey | AP


LOS ANGELES: Mariah Carey, who recently revealed that she suffers from bipolar II disorder, has thanked her fans for lifting her spirits with their "overwhelming support".

Earlier this week, the 48-year-old singer told People magazine she was first diagnosed with the condition in 2001, when she was hospitalised for a physical and mental health breakdown.

The pop diva is currently in therapy and taking medication for bipolar II disorder, which involves periods of depression as well as hypomania. Carey took to Instagram to express her gratitude to her followers.

"I've been hard at work, feeling inspired by each of your stories and uplifted by your overwhelming support. Let's continue to encourage each other on our journeys," she wrote.

The "Shake It Off" hitmaker also shared a behind-the-scenes snapshot from a photo shoot, in which she appears happy.

Stay up to date on all the latest Entertainment English news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp