Turning ‘fate’ into destiny by seizing a second chance at life

Chris Bateman


‘What happened in the past is totally out of my control now.’ With that simple yet life-giving affirmation, Daryl Brown, 27, legless in a wheel-chair after jumping into the path of a London underground train on 29 September  last year, sums up the sea-change in his world view.  

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Chris Bateman, HMPG, South Africa

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Suicide; Depression; Cognitive behavioural therapy

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South African Medical Journal 2015;105(1):8-9. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.9167

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Date submitted: 2014-11-14
Date published: 2014-12-12

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