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  Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr treated for bipolar disorder
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Last EditedAJ  Aug 13, 2012 02:51pm
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AuthorMary Wisniewski
MediaNewspaper - Chicago Tribune
News DateMonday, August 13, 2012 08:35:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionRep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is being treated for bipolar disorder at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, the clinic confirmed Monday.

The Chicago Democrat and son of civil rights leader and former presidential candidate Jesse Jackson "is responding well to the treatment and regaining his strength," Mayo Clinic said in a statement.

The clinic said Jackson was being treated for Bipolar II depression, a condition that affects the parts of the brain controlling emotion, thought and drive.
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