In 2016, Pete Davidson checked himself right into a rehabilitation facility, initially believing that his long-term marijuana use was responsible for his excessive emotional breakdowns. Nonetheless, after leaving and persevering with to expertise the identical points, he selected to take away weed from his life completely. When this did not assist, Davidson turned to professionals as soon as once more, which lastly led to a borderline persona dysfunction analysis, which the comic confirmed in 2017.
“I came upon I’ve BPD, which is borderline persona dysfunction,” Davidson shared on the “WTF with Marc Maron” podcast. “Certainly one of my psychiatrists [diagnosed me]. He was all the time saying earlier than this huge meltdown, ‘You are in all probability bipolar or borderline; we’re simply going to must determine it out.'” Nonetheless, the “SNL” alum additionally admitted that even with a unique treatment routine and constant remedy, he nonetheless discovered himself ceaselessly depressed.
Years later, in 2021, Davidson as soon as once more spoke about his analysis in an interview with Selection. Whereas chatting with fellow actor Glenn Shut, he defined that he was relieved to know what was happening with him: “I used to be all the time simply so confused on a regular basis, and simply thought one thing was improper, and did not know the right way to take care of it. Then, when someone lastly tells you, the load of the world feels lifted off your shoulders. You are feeling so significantly better.”