Hey, doctor, the suicidal patient with ‘mild PMS’ is not being ...

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Hey, doctor, the suicidal patient with ‘mild PMS’ is not being dramatic

After a woman went missing, it is clear that PMDD needs serious attention

Jasmine Cameron-Chileshe

Last week, in a series of increasingly desperate tweets, John Whaite, winner of the 2012 Great British Bake Off, revealed his sister Victoria Cunningham had disappeared from Faro airport in Portugal’s Algarve.

Whaite explained to his 90,000 followers that his sister had been unable to board her flight “due to breakdown and intoxication linked to diagnosed depression & PMDD”.

The drama unfolded quickly, thanks to thousands of retweets from people including Amanda Holden and Duncan Bannatyne, and Victoria returned home safely after a stranger recognised her and alerted the family...

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