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Dr Martin Rhisiart 'Killed Himself After ME Diagnosis'

Thursday 7 September 2017

 

Please note: This article contains references to death. If you have feelings of helplessness, or of suicidal thoughts, seek help immediately. Lifeline is an excellent starting point: Lifeline – Suicide Prevention resources and links.

 

From BBC News:

 

Dr Martin Rhisiart
Dr Martin Rhisiart
 

Dr Martin Rhisiart 'killed himself after ME diagnosis'

5 September 2017
South East Wales
Copyright © 2017 BBC.

A university professor who acted as an economics adviser for the UK government killed himself after being diagnosed with ME, an inquest in Cardiff has heard.

Dr Martin Rhisiart, 43, a professor of strategy and innovation at the University of South Wales, was found dead at his home in June.

The well-known TV and radio pundit also had anxiety and depression.

The inquest heard he received the ME diagnosis weeks before his death.

 

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