Jesse Jackson Jr. Diagnosed With Bipolar Disorder
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) is being treated for bipolar disorder, according to a statement issued by the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.
“Following extensive evaluation, Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. is undergoing treatment for Bipolar II depression,” Mayo Clinic spokeswoman Traci Klein said in an email on Monday.
“Bipolar II disorder is a treatable condition that affects parts of the brain controlling emotion, thought and drive and is most likely caused by a complex set of genetic and environmental factors.”