Sushant Singh Rajput's therapist Susan Walker, in her statement to Mumbai Police, has said that the late actor was aware of his disease but couldn't accept it, as per a report by India Today.
The statement was given to the police on 16 June, two days after Sushant's death, also points out that Sushant was suffering from bipolar disorder and that his condition had deteriorated in October and November 2019. Walker stated that on 30 October 2019, she got a message from Sushant's manager Shruti Modi that Sushant was suffering from severe anxiety for the last ten days and needed immediate medical help. Walker gave an appointment but Sushant didn't turn up. On 7 November, Walker said, Rhea Chakraborty contacted her again and said since Sushant was really unwell that day he had to cancel the appointment.
Susan Walker has also reportedly said that Sushant's partner Rhea Chakraborty had confided in her that Sushant was getting suicidal thoughts.
Walker said in her statement that Sushant told her he was teased a lot in his childhood because he was shy. She also said that Sushant wasn't close to his father but he was very attached to his mother. "After his mom passed away due to a panic attack, Sushant became close to his sisters", Walker has reportedly said.
Susan Walker also said that Sushant Singh Rajput was aware of his disease but could not accept it. He was also not taking medicines for his treatment.
As per the therapist, Sushant's bipolar disorder had increased rapidly. He might have felt he would never recover from the disease, Susan Walker said in her statement.
Earlier, in an interview to Barkha Dutt, Susan Walker had said that she was compelled to breach doctor-patient confidentiality and speak about the actor's mental health given the conspiracy theories floating around and the media trial taking place.
(Inputs: India Today)
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