Close, Glenn
September 2010
Guideposts;Sep2010, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p50
The article offers the author's insights regarding mental illness. She states various mental illnesses which include depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. She discusses mental illness and relates it to her career as an actress who played a psychiatrist in the film "Fatal Attraction." Moreover, she adds that she joined the Fountain House organization for mental illness due to the inspiration brought to her by her sister with bipolar disorder and her nephew with schizophrenia.


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