Catherine Zeta-Jones`s publicist reveals Wednesday that the acress has followed a treatment for bipolar disorder that she was recently diagnosed.
Her publicist, Cece Yorke said that after the stress she went through last year, Catherine has decided to be hospitalized for a short period of time in a specialized institution for treatment of manic-depressive disorders. He added that now she feels well and is ready to begin this week work on two films that she has in plan.Gaelic actress was hospitalized last week in the Silver Hill psychiatric hospital in New Canaan, Connecticut, where she received specialized treatment for five days.
Bipolar disorder – or manic-depression -is characterized by extreme mood changes from severe depression to manic episodes, during which patients tend to have a euphoric mood, to be hyperactive, restless and without feeling the need to sleep. However, during depressive episodes, individuals who suffer from this disorder are sad, feel hopeless, guilty and / or worthless and have low energy.
Catherine Zeta-Jones was very affected by Michaels fight against cancer.
Catherine Zeta-Jones (aged 41) has had to cope last year the battle – victorious in the end –of her husband, actor Michael Douglas with a throat cancer. In January this year, Douglas (aged 66) said in a television interview that he overcame throat cancer which was diagnosed in August 2010. After learning the terrible news last year, Catherine decided to take break becasuse she want to help her husband in his fight against cancer and she was refusing several major roles.
Catherine Zeta-Jones debuted in 1990 with the musical “42nd Street”, and was noticed by Philip de Broca, who cast her in her first film, “Sheherezada” (1990). Her first major role was in “The Mask of Zorro” (1998) where she played the role of Elena and she played with Anthony Hopkins and Antonio Banderas. She starred in numerous films success, such as ” Entrapment” (1999), “Chicago” (2002), for which she was rewarded with an Oscar, “Ocean’s Twelve” (2004), “Legend Zorro “(2005) and” No Reservations “(2007). Recently, she received the title of Commander of the British Empire for services to cinema, but also for charitable activities carried out in Wales.
She will play in two films, one signed by her compatriot Stephen Frears, “Lay the Favorite, ” and one that will be directed by Italian Gabriele Muccino – “Playing the Field. “
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones were married in November 2000 and the couple have two children – Dylan, born in August 2000 and Carys, born in April 2003.
In addition to the announcement about his illness, Michael Douglas has made ??public in September last year, that their son Dylan, aged ten years, “has special needs. ” The actor said his family decided to move from Bermuda to New York because in that way their son can receive the medical care he needs.