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‘Batwoman’ star Ruby Rose says she was misdiagnosed while battling depression

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Actress Ruby Rose is sharing her journey with depression, saying she’s struggled with a collection of psychological well being points her whole life.

The “Orange is the New Black” star documented the expertise in a social media submit Thursday to mark World Mental Health Day.

“I’ve struggled with mental health my entire life,” she captioned a photograph taken simply earlier than her function on the Netflix present. “I was first diagnosed with depression at 13, then major depressive disorder at 16. When I was 18 I found out I had dissociative amnesia.”

When somebody suffers from dissociative amnesia, they can’t keep in mind a big a part of their life as a consequence of previous trauma. “I had a few years entirely erased from my memory,” she stated.

She stated she’d been recognized with bipolar dysfunction — nevertheless it turned out she had depression.

“The pure sad depression without the fun and not so fun parts of mania, it was an overactive thyroid that created that misdiagnosis. Cut to many dark times. On medication, off medication, on and off and on and off per each wrong diagnoses,” she wrote.

Rose stated she’s had a number of suicide makes an attempt, even when she was as younger as 12.

The actor and mannequin made her debut as “Batwoman” in The CW collection that premiered this month. She performs Kate Kane, a personality in any other case identified by her eponymous crime-fighting alter ego within the present.

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