Coping with Bipolar Disorder
Another difficult time came when Maurice agreed to let General Hospital write a story line where his character has a breakdown and goes on lithium. "I said, 'Yeah, let's do it. Let's do it,'" Maurice says. "So I did it, and [they] said, 'Any time you want to stop, we stop the story.'"
Read an interview with Maurice from BP Magazine about the change in his character.
"After two months of it, I knew that I wasn't [okay]. But that's a problem with this disease. You always deny. 'I'm fine, I'm fine, I'm fine.' Until you get to that point. And unfortunately, at the end of the story, I got to that point. I had another anxiety attack."