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Celebrities who have spoken out about mental health

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 2 of 44: Janet Jackson arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Janet Jackson

During an interview with Essence magazine for its July/August 2018 edition, the American singer-songwriter opened up about her "intense" struggle with depression. She said, "These were difficult years, when I struggled with depression. The struggle was intense. I could analyze the source of my depression forever. Low self-esteem might be rooted in childhood feelings of inferiority. It could relate to failing to meet impossibly high standards. And of course there are always the societal issues of racism and sexism. Put it all together and depression is a tenacious and scary condition. Thankfully, I found my way way through it…”

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