Matthew Wright says The Wright Stuff gave him PTSD


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Wright presented The Wright Stuff from 2000 to 2018

Matthew Wright has suggested a highlight of presenting his long-running Channel 5 uncover left him with symptoms of post-traumatic highlight commotion (PTSD).

Speaking to The Sun, a broadcaster pronounced he was recently told by a alloy that his excited nights were a pointer he had a highlight disorder.

Wright presented The Wright Stuff for 18 years before withdrawal in June.

“If we hadn’t got out, or left when we did, we don’t know what kind of state I’d be in today,” he said.

“If we had carried on we do consider it would have impacted me and my family.”

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Wright pronounced that initially, he “thought maybe it’s usually since I’m used to waking adult early in a morning, yet a alloy pronounced ‘no, it is a pointer of post-traumatic stress'”.

The TV presenter pronounced he had suffered a series of setbacks during his time on a show, among them a fall of his initial matrimony and a genocide of his nephew.

Yet he pronounced doing his daily morning uncover had been “quite therapeutic” as it was improved than “sitting during home feeling beaten by things”.

The conditions changed, he said, when The Wright Stuff was taken over by ITN, that he claimed had problem “meeting a standards he was used to”.

“That put loads some-more vigour on me and it started to impact my mental health,” he said. “I am still pang to some grade a consequences of that.”

Jeremy Vine now hosts a programme before famous as The Wright Stuff, that ITN took over in 2017.

BBC News has invited ITN to respond to Wright’s comments.

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Matthew Wright with mother Amelia, who is awaiting a baby

Wright is not a usually luminary to explain to have suffered from or be diagnosed with PTSD, a condition that a NHS says is “caused by really stressful, frightening or pathetic events.”

Fellow broadcaster Richard Bacon recently suggested he gifted PTSD when he revisited a sanatorium where he was put in a medical coma after being taken ill on a flight.

Actress Keira Knightley is another to contend she was diagnosed with a commotion as she struggled to cope with her remarkable arise to fame.

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“Any conditions that a chairman finds dire can means PTSD,” a NHS states on a website, observant those cheerless “may have problems sleeping.”

According to one medical expert, though, a tenure is mostly used in resources where opposite vernacular competence be some-more appropriate.

“Although a severe work report might satisfy highlight and highlight and excited nights, it wouldn’t routinely be standard of PTSD,” pronounced consultant clinical clergyman Dr Brock Chisholm.

“It sounds to me some-more same to highlight and burnout, that are debilitating things themselves yet not a same as PTSD.”

Dr Chisholm, a co-founder of a gift Trauma Treatment International, voiced a regard that “people are widely identifying as carrying PTSD when they substantially don’t”.

“They might be really stressed and have all kinds of equally impactful highlight conditions, yet it’s mostly a tenure that’s used when it doesn’t indeed apply,” he told a BBC.

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