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'Teen Mom' star Amber Portwood says she has bipolar and dissociative disorder

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One-time Teen Mom star Amber Portwood, 21, says she has been diagnosed with both bipolar and dissociative disorder, E! News reports. The reality TV celeb — who was hospitalized earlier this year for an alleged suicide attempt, as well as faced charges last year of domestic battery against her ex-fiancé — says her bipolar diagnosis came three years ago. “When I went to rehab for two months,” she continued, “they diagnosed me with disassociative disorder too, which makes me black out. People don’t understand what it’s like.”

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