Kurt Cobain

1130 Words Apr 25th, 2013 5 Pages
Was Kurt Cobain bipolar? Thousands of people still research information about his death and what could have caused it. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend when his band Nirvana formed in 1990s. He grew up in a small town, Cobain showed a big interest in art and music as well as drawing. After his song Lithium was a big hit, “Many people believe he was manic depressive was over the song Lithium”(Bipolar Disorder, 2012, p. 1). However, Cobain wrote that song years before his band Nirvana became huge rock stars. Cobain was already diagnosed with bipolar at that time. Throughout this report the author will go over the symptoms, causes, and course of illness and treatment of the Bipolar Disorder of, Kurt Cobain.
Lead singer of Nirvana, Kurt
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2). After the divorce he went to live with his dad and would visit his mother and sister on weekends. In his teen years, he experimented with marijuana and heroin and started pushing himself away from his father. Then soon left his father 's place and stayed with different relatives. Cobain also spent time living with friends when he could and sleeping in apartment building hallways and a hospital waiting room when he did not have any other place to crash for the night. But, long after trying heroin he became addicted to it. Cobain eventually went to drug rehab but his sobriety didn’t last long. He survived a relapses on a heroin overdose a few months later. But he did not seek more treatment for his drug addiction nor his bipolar disorder. Avoiding treatment is the worst thing you can do with bipolar disorder because it tends to get worse if it 's not treated. To improve your prognosis Kurt needed go see a doctor and have him prescribed a treatment. By the looks of it, Cobain was very depressed to the point where he did not want to live anymore. With that being said the author believes that is probably why he did not seek any treatment for his disorder. The way Cobain handled his disorder was using into his music to express himself. As well to reach out to the kids in that time frame who were just like him. The use of his drugs was to escape and get relief from his stomach disorder. “One treatment for people with manic depression is to go through
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