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'GH' Star Opens Up About Bipolar Disorder

by Jarett Wieselman 9:24 AM PDT, April 18, 2012
Playing 'GH' Star Opens Up About Bipolar Disorder

General Hospital star Maurice Benard has been very vocal about the fact he lives with bipolar disorder -- since being diagnosed at 22 years old, Benard's (now 49) become a spokesperson for treatment of the disorder with Mental Health America, which is one reason why Benard's GH character is also bipolar.

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Now Benard is participating in OC87- The Obsessive Compulsive Major Depression Bipolar Asperger's Movie (opening May 25 in NYC and June 8 in LA) in hopes of spreading the word about the various treatments available today.

ETonline is pleased to present an exclusive clip from the dynamic documentary, where Benard talks passionately about dealing with his disorder.

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