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15 Celebrities With Mental Health Disorders


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Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson has dealt with depression.
Emma Thompson has dealt with depression.
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Along with 20 million people in the U.S., British actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson has dealt with depression. In an interview with the Daily Telegraph, Thompson said she battled clinical depression in the past, with her career saving her from "going under." Like other people living with clinical depression, Thompson said she felt sad and hopeless, and was unable to get out of bed at times.

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