Thanks for your question.
Although there are more than a few famous writers who were
institutionalized for one reason or another, based on the price of
your question, the names below represent only a handful. Ive
endeavored to select names from your alphabetic range.
Science-fiction author, Philip K. Dick, famous for Do Androids Dream
of Electric Sheep? (on which Blade Runner was based) committed
himself to institutions several times throughout his life.
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Art Buchwald, columnist and author, was hospitalized for depression in
A Patients Retrospective
The famous eighteenth-century poet William Cowper was committed to an
insane asylum for depression.
The Turning Point
Arthur Benson, a well-known writer, and brother to the more famous
E.F. Benson (who also suffered from mental illness) was hospitalized
for mental illness.
Arthur Christopher Benson
Famous People with Depressive Disorders
The English poet William Collins was committed to an asylum at least
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