Weeks after Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide, there have been a number of speculations as to what was the rationale behind him taking such a drastic step. Whereas preliminary reviews prompt that Sushant had been affected by melancholy for some time, in a brand new interview, to a media channel, the late actor’s therapist revealed that he was affected by melancholy and hypomania, which is a symptom of bipolar dysfunction as effectively, main him to take this grave step.
Though the revelation has garnered lot of criticism contemplating it to be a breach of patient-confidentiality belief, psychologist-therapist, Susan Walker stated:
“Sushant was struggling terribly throughout his bouts of melancholy and hypomania. I met Sushant and Rhea on a number of events in November and December 2019 and communicated once more with Rhea in June of this 12 months. Sushant was affected by bipolar dysfunction, a extreme psychological sickness that may be crippling for a person throughout an episode. The signs of which may embody extreme nervousness, main melancholy and typically disordered pondering and paranoia. The persevering with, appalling stigma round psychological sickness makes it very tough for sufferers and their households to succeed in out. This has to cease. Psychological sickness isn’t any totally different than most cancers or diabetes.”