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\\\"Next To Normal\\\" is about an affluent family where the mother has severe bipolar disorder; she is haunted by psychotic episodes, dangerous side effects from her medication, and alienation from her husband and children. This is not a first world problem.

This is the most radical of examples, but I would argue that the documentary \\\"Born Rich\\\" is not about first world problems. The documentary follows several teenage heirs to massive family fortunes, but many of them suffer from depression, drug addiction, alcoholism, parental alienation, and, of course, the constant fear that they will be \\\"cut off\\\" and pushed into a world they don\\\'t understand. A lot of people in the third world live in isolated communities or households they are afraid to leave, and frequently suffer abuse and depression as a result. Despite being the most privileged of the privileged, I\\\'d argue these people have genuine issues.

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Short answer: It is not a first world problem nor a third world problem; mental problems don\'t make anyone\'s life easier.
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Short answer: It is not exclusively a first world problem nor a third world problem; \\\'\\\'mental illnesses are always a problem and don\\\'t make anyone\\\'s life easier\\\'\\\'.
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\\\"Next To Normal\\\" is about an affluent family where the mother has severe bipolar disorder; she is haunted be psychotic episodes, dangerous side effects from her medication, and alienation from her husband and children. This is not a first world problem.

This is the most radical of examples, but I would argue that the documentary \\\"Born Rich\\\" is not about first world problems. The documentary follows several teenage heirs to massive family fortunes, but many of them suffer from depression, drug addiction, alcoholism, parental alienation, and, of course, the constant fear that they will be \\\"cut off\\\" and pushed into a world they don\\\'t understand. A lot of people in the third world live in isolated communities or households they are afraid to leave, and frequently suffer abuse and depression as a result. Despite being the most privileged of the privileged, I\\\'d argue these people have genuine issues.

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