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James Arthur: 'I had a panic attack yesterday'

James Arthur has said he just suffered a panic attack recently on his day off.

The 2012 X Factor winner suffers from anxiety and has often spoken out about his struggles with mental health issues.

Arthur told 5 live's Sarah Brett and Nihal Arthanayake that after what he describes as a "well-documented fall from grace" he is busy touring. Arthur made a musical comeback in 2016 after being dropped by Simon Cowell's record label Syco in 2014.

This clip is originally from Afternoon Edition on Tuesday 10 October 2017.

5 live’s State of Mind is a year-long season looking at mental health issues.

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