Aaron Carter Opens Up About Mental Health Struggles

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Aaron Carter is speaking up about his mental health issues, revealing that he has been diagnosed with multiple personality disorder, schizophrenia, acute anxiety and manic depression.

The 31-year-old pop singer shared his struggles on episodes of The Doctors airing Thursday and Friday.

“This is my reality,” he said, holding up a bag of six medications he has been prescribed – Xanax, Seroquel, gabapentin, hydroxyzine, trazodone and omeprazole.”

Carter said other than taking hydrocodone following a dental procedure, “I haven’t taken any opioids.”

When Carter appeared on The Doctors in 2017, he admitted to using drugs like Oxycodone “to release stress of pain or angst.”

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Carter came under fire this month for purchasing guns – despite admitting to having mental health issues.

“Listen, I have every right to protect myself,” he tweeted, adding that he has never been convicted of felonies or put on a psychiatric hold. "I’m a safe person.”

Although appearing on The Doctors – where he also asked the hosts to address his mother Jane’s alcohol problem – Carter is now asking for privacy.

“Please please please respect my privacy please leave me alone,” he tweeted on Wednesday. “I’m asking for you to respect my privacy. I moved out of Hollywood 70 miles away so that I could live my life peacefully I don’t need to do this and be a singer and be in the media I don’t want this so please respect my privacy.”

Carter added: “My personal life and my professional life are two different things. please understand that you need to separate what I do in business from what I do personally I don’t want you involved in my life personally thank you.”

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