Claire GillespieHealth Writer
Claire Gillespie writes about mental health, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and IBS for HealthCentral. She is a passionate about mental health awareness, and also writes about health and wellness for other sites, including Vice, SELF, Zocdoc, Reader’s Digest, and Healthline. You can follow her on Twitter @southpawclaire.
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One-third of athletes suffer from depression. Claire Gillespie spotlights 10 famous athletes who have struggled with depression and emerged to the other side.