Former Detroit Red Wings forward Johan Franzen is still struggling with the concussion that ended his NHL career almost four years ago, and in a new interview, he says he’s suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression.
“Sometimes my whole world falls apart and I can’t see the light at the end of the tunnel,” Franzen said in an interview with the Swedish newspaper Expressen, which released excerpts from the interview in English. “Most of the time I think I am moving in the right direction, but when I have down periods there is nothing positive. I almost give up then, and it is even worse because you think you have been better for a while.”
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