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I’m in recovery from an eating disorder, and relapsing while quarantined has been scarier than ever before

For people with disordered eating habits, sheltering-in-place and social distancing double as triggers. But relapsing can have deadly consequences.
Selena Gomez said she has bipolar disorder in an Instagram livestream.

Selena Gomez says she has bipolar disorder during a livestream with Miley Cyrus

"After years of going through a lot of different things, I realized that I was bipolar," the "Rare" singer said during their conversation.

Finneas O’Connell originally refused to help Billie Eilish write ‘Everything I Wanted’ because it was inspired by suicidal thoughts:...

"Finneas was like, 'I don't want to keep making these songs that are only sad and they never get better,'" the "Bad Guy" singer revealed.
Actor Jim Carrey portrays a man named Truman whose life is filmed 24/7 in the 1998 film "The Truman Show."

People with the ‘Truman Show delusion’ believe they’re always being watched. The psychiatrist who coined the term says this paranoia...

In the 1998 film "The Truman Show," Jim Carrey plays a man who is the unknowing star of a TV show. The "Truman Show delusion" is a real paranoia.

7 myths about ‘multiple personalities’ you need to stop believing

Dissociative identity disorder is a very real disorder that rarely manifests the way most TV shows and movies portray it.
The author and her husband.

My husband is my caregiver, and spending $45 a month on his life insurance means I won’t be alone if he dies

She has schizophrenia and needs support — a life insurance policy means she can still afford care if her husband dies.
Joaquin Phoenix stars as Arthur Fleck, who becomes the supervillain Joker.

‘Joker’ makes an explicit connection between mental illness and violence. Here’s why that’s dangerous and wrong.

The film blames the villain's cruelty on his mental illness — suggesting that people with mental illnesses are inherently violent.
NYPD officers stand at an entrance of the Fulton Street subway station where there were reports of a suspicious package in Lower Manhattan on August 16, 2019 in New York City. The New York City Police Department has given the all-clear after two suspicious devices were found at the Fulton Street subway station in Lower Manhattan and a third in the Chelsea neighborhood on Friday morning. The NYPD says bomb squad officers determined the objects were rice cookers and did not contain explosives.

The NYC bomb scare suspect’s brother says he has a history of mental illness and is not a threat to public safety

The brother of the suspect taken into custody in connection with the bomb scare at lower Manhattan's Fulton Street Station says he poses no threat.
Former U.S. President Barack Obama.

Trump incorrectly blamed mental illness for mass shootings, but blocked a rule that would have made it harder for some people with mental illnesses to...

Trump blocked a proposed Obama-era rule that made it more difficult for some individuals with diagnosed mental illnesses to obtain firearms.
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House January 4, 2018 in Washington, DC. President Trump met with Republican members of the Senate to discuss immigration.

The NRA issued a statement supporting Trump’s call to focus on mental illness to reduce gun violence after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton

The NRA backed Trump's call to focus on mental illness after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton, despite research showing no link between them.