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Lana Del Rey's therapy over death fears

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Lana Del Rey's therapy over death fears

Lana Del Rey had to have therapy over her fear of dying.

The 'Born To Die' singer admitted she has panic attacks because of her worries and even saw a therapist for help.

She told Billboard: "It's hard for me sometimes to think about going on when I know we're going to die. Something happened in the last three years, with my panic [attacks]... It got worse.

"I've always been prone to it. I remember being four years old and I'd just seen a show on TV where the person was killed. And I turned to my parents and said, 'Are we all going to die?' They said 'Yes,' and I was totally distraught! I broke down in tears and said, 'We have to move!'

"I saw a therapist - three times. But I'm really most comfortable sitting in that chair in the studio, writing or singing."

And Lana admitted she has another big fear; she's scared of sharks.

Speaking about her anxiety, she said: "I'm really like my mother, in the sense that I make small lists. To calm myself down. I reward myself. You know, 'If I finish this, then I'll do that' - I'll go for a walk on the beach or swim in the ocean. I go for swims and am actually shocked I do that. Because one thing I'm terrified of is sharks."