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Uplifted by overwhelming support: Mariah Carey on opening up about bipolar disorder

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Mariah Carey, who recently revealed that she suffers from II disorder, has thanked her fans for lifting her spirits with their "overwhelming support".

Earlier this week, the 48-year-old told she was first diagnosed with the condition in 2001, when she was hospitalised for a physical and mental health breakdown.

The pop diva is currently in therapy and taking medication for II disorder, which involves periods of as well as hypomania.

Carey took to to express her gratitude to her followers.

"I've been hard at work, feeling inspired by each of your stories and uplifted by your overwhelming support. Let's continue to encourage each other on our journeys," she wrote.

The "Shake It Off" hitmaker also shared a behind-the-scenes snapshot from a photo shoot, in which she appears happy.

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 10:20 IST