TWICE’s Jeongyeon is taking a hiatus due to panic disorder.
JYP Entertainment, the agency of Twice, announced on August 18:
” Jeongyeon is currently suffering from symptoms of panic and psychological anxiety disorder.
We have been taking measures for recovery while digesting the schedule, but as the artist’s health is the most important issue, we reviewed it from various angles, including the opinion of a professional medical institution, and it is appropriate to have more time to focus on recovery. We decided to take action,
In consultation with herself and the members, we will inform you that Jeongyeon will not be attending for the time being. “
Meanwhile, before the comeback of TWICE’s second full-length album ‘Eyes wide open’, Jeongyeon took a break from activities due to symptoms of psychological anxiety.