26 November 2012
Justin Timberlake and other celebrities with ADHD
A Swedish study shows people with ADHD are a whopping four to seven times more likely to break the law than those without the disorder, according to a Nov. 21 Yahoo! News report.
Many celebrities suffer from ADHD, ADD and other mental health disorders. Here are some of the stars who have come forward.
Howie Mandel regretted coming forward about his struggles with OCD, ADD/ADHD, and mysophobia (the fear of germs). However, once he saw he many people were suffering without a voice, he became a strong advocate for mental health.
Karina Smirnoff is a professional dancer on “Dancing with the Stars”. She was diagnosed with ADD/ADHD as an adult. She’s said she takes Vyvanse to help control the symptoms.
Ty Pennington, host of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”, has also been hyper, according to his mom. He channeled his energy into building things from a young age and now used that talent to help others.
Justin Timberlake suffers from ADHD, ADD and OCD. He doesn’t speak about his conditions often, but has said, “You try living with that [combination].”
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