Korean singer-songwriter and front man of popular Korean pop group SHINee passed away on Monday in a private hotel in Seoul, Korea. He was 27.
Police are treating his death as suicide. Before taking his own life, Jonghyun was said to have passed a suicide note to fellow singer-songwriter, Nine of the group Dear Cloud. The note revealed that Jonghyun was suffering heavily from depression and no one was able to help him.
Read on to find out more about depression and the signs you might not be familiar with. We spoke to Dr. Lai Shan Hui, a family physician at Choa Chu Kang Polyclinic and a member of the Psychology Medicine Specialty Advisory Group in Singapore.