Johnny Depp: Social Anxiety

Molly Henson and Brendan Venator

Who is Johnny Depp?

Johnny Depp is a well known actor best known for his work in the movie series "Pirates of the Caribbean". He has been in numerous other movies such as Edward Scissor Hands, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Sweeney Todd, Alice in Wonderland, and his first movie Whats Eating Gilbert Grape. He is a very influential actor and even is well known within the art world.

His battle with Social Anxiety

When he is acting you may not be able to see it, but he is suffering from social anxiety. Social anxiety is often defined as a "...condition in which social interactions cause irrational anxiety." Throughout the day Johnny Depp has access to therapist. No matter where he is and what he is doing. When doing interviews if you notice hi being stand offish or non-friendly he is most likely suffering from an anxiety attack. He just pushes through it and its something anybody from anywhere who struggles with this disorder can appreciate.