Dr Oz: Soap Opera Star With Mental Illness
One of the biggest soap opera stars has turned to Dr Oz to talk about a battle he has been fighting that almost cost him his life. Maurice Benard has been a star for decades but for years, he has suffered from bipolar disorder. He has battled the disorder behind the scenes, but had to deal with his emotions on screen. A scene from General Hospital required Benard’s character to have a breakdown, and it triggered his own breakdown that turned him violent and suicidal.