Anna Motz

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Last week’s suicide of the German goalkeeper Robert Enke revealed more than the terrible news of one man’s death, the cruelty of depression and the pressures on sportsmen to protect the public’s idealised view of them; it also exposed the ongoing shame and stigma of mental illness. For years he had been struggling with depression, kept secret from the public and his colleagues for fear of a vicious backlash that could, he apparently feared, raise questions about his capacity to care for his adopted baby girl and play for his nation.

Rather than risk this, and perhaps further despairing under the force of these private terrors, he chose the solution of death.…  Seguir leyendo »