The American singer and actress Selena Gomez revealed that several times he contemplated the idea of suicide although she never tried, in addition to experiencing an episode of psychosis that led her to stay in a clinic for several months.
Selena Gomez is the cover of the rolling magazine Stone to whom he gave an interview where he claimed to have gone through up to four therapy centers since he was 20 years old and that, although he never tried to end his life, he did contemplate the idea of suicide.
The actress reported that from the age of 20 he began to live with mental problems Due to a bipolar problem, Gomez reported that her ups and downs lasted for weeks or months, periods where she wanted to buy people gifts, a symptom of mania, and then she went into depression, with periods where she couldn’t even get out of bed.
“When I turned 20, that’s when it started to get really dark, when I started to feel like I wasn’t in control of what I felt, whether it was really good or bad (…) I thought the world would be better if I wasn’t there.”
“I thought: Do all these material things make me happy? Really I didn’t like who he was because I didn’t even know who he was“Said the singer, who since 2018 was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
Selena Gomez experienced an episode of psychosis that led her to hospitalize
Selena Gomez revealed that in 2018 she heard voices getting louder and louder which triggered an episode of psychosis for which he ended up in a treatment center where he spent several months.
The actress narrated that one of the scariest things about psychosis is that no one can predict if or when it will end.
After leaving the clinic, she found a psychiatrist who took many of the medications she was taking, leaving her with only two. “TI had to detox essentially, from the medications he was taking. I had to learn to remember certain words. I had a hard time accepting that I was bipolar, but I learned to deal with it because it wasn’t going to go away,” he told Rolling Stone.
Now the singer released the documentary “Selena Gomez: my mind and me”, available from November 4 on Apple TV +. A material that is not based on the glamor that surrounds her, but on her most vulnerable and human side that she shows without filters and that she has recorded over four years, between 2016 and 2020.