Psychiatrist Says Oscar Pistorius Has ‘Anxiety Disorder’- Report

Oscar Pistorius has had an anxiety disorder since childhood and was “anxious” about violent crime, a psychiatrist has told his murder trial in South Africa.

Merryll Vorster said that the athlete’s actions when he shot his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year “should be seen in context of his anxiety”.

The double-amputee Paralympian denies intentionally killing Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar Pistorius Sobs During Trial.
Oscar Pistorius Sobs During Trial.

Ms Vorster told the court: “He is certainly remorseful about the events… and has developed a depressive disorder as a consequence of this.”

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