Konnan Discusses Suffering From Manic Depressive Disorder
"When I was 16 years old, I had gotten arrested and they sent me to a psychologist to see what my problem was," said Konnan. "They said that I was a manic depressive and I got scared because I heard the word 'manic.' What am I, a maniac or something? But that would happen to me. Sometimes I would go into these deep funks of depression where I just didn't want to talk to anybody or do anything. I didn't want to be around anybody, but then I would have these super euphoric highs where I just wanted to talk to everybody and I was in a really crazy mode.
"I would go between these two things and I remember talking to Raven, who is another very creative guy and he used to tell me to take Zoloft. He said it was an antidepressant. So I would take it, but I think I wouldn't take enough or I wouldn't take it long enough."
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