Oscar Pistorius Has Anxiety Disorder, Defense Psychiatrist Says During Murder Trial – Cbs News

When Kieren wasn’t performing well and things did start to go a little bit pear-shaped I’m sure that his camp would have been very, very concerned. Grant Hackett “I’d been asked a question: what was it like to be the most hated man in the country? Because I had the potential of beating very much the golden boy of the sport,” he said. “I didn’t know how to deal with this situation, and it really highlighted to me that mentally, I just I didn’t have it. “I wanted to be that nine-year-old kid in my lounge room again, cheering on the Australian team.I didn’t want to be that guy up in lane four … I was scared to live out a possible dream.” Tonight, Australian Story will reveal what was happening behind the scenes in the months that led to this dramatic event and how Perkins’s relationship with then-girlfriend Symantha Liu came under scrutiny from his coach and family. “Obviously things go wrong and people start to panic and when Kieren wasn’t performing well and things did start to go a little bit pear-shaped I’m sure that his camp would have been very, very concerned and wondering, ‘Well what needs to be done?’,” Hackett said.
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The chief prosecutor grilled Oscar Pistorius about the moment he learned his girlfriend was dead. CBS News contributor Debora Patta reports from … Pistorius has said he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by mistake last year, fearing that there was an intruder in his home when he fired through a closed toilet door in the early hours of Feb. 14, 2013. The prosecution says he killed her intentionally after an argument. Psychiatrist Dr. Merryll Vorster said events during Pistorius’ life, including the amputation of his lower legs as a baby and his late mother’s habit of sleeping with a gun under her pillow, contributed to his “increasing stress.” “Overall, Mr.
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