Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback suffered frequent panic attacks after games. He was diagnosed with dinical depression in the late 1990s.
Piersall played 20 years of professional baseball. During his rookie season in
1952, he suffered breakdown, leading to a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, then called manic depression.
: FAMOUS ATHLETE:
WITH MENTAL ILLNESS
During his time os wide receiver for the Miami
Dolphins, Marshall announced his diagnosis of
Disorder (BPD). He spent three months of intensive treatment at McLean
Hospital in Belmont,
Massachusetts, where he used Dialectical Behavioral
Therapy to work on emotional regulation.
NBA player Dooling's 2012 breakdown was his lowest point and prompted his recovery process. He suffers from Post Traumatic Stress
Disorder from years of repressed memories of sexual abuse as a child.
Since leaving the NBA, he has become an advocate for sexual abuse victims.
Sanders, the center for the Milwaukee
Bucks, left the NBA to spend time addressing his mental health issues, which include anxiety and depression.
In 1989, Campbell, former football pro ond Hall of Fame tunning back, was diagnosed with panic and anxiety disorder. He reveals his struggles with mental illness in his autobiography which was published in 1999,