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  1. iPhone game adds light touch to fight bad moods

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang Chung kc.ng@scmp.com As a tech-savvy way of raising public awareness about mental health problems, developers yesterday launched a new mobile-phone game that teaches users more about mood and anxiety disorders. The Hong Kong Familylink Mental Heal ...

  2. Psychosis treated late

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Young people wait an average of four months after detecting early signs of psychosis before they seek medical treatment, according to research. Thirty patients aged between 15 and 25 were randomly selected from the Hospital Authority's t ...

  3. Make or break

    Posted Apr 16th 2005, 12:00am by Karen Pittar, Tara Jenkins

    ... A child with special needs can test even the strongest relationship. How does a couple stay together, for the family's sake? Tara Jenkins and Karen Pittar reports TINE GREGORY AND her husband Paul seemed to have the perfect life: a young, healthy cou ...

  4. Metals study points to treatment for autism

    Posted Dec 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Knight Ridder A new study sheds light on the mystery of autism and may point the way to a promising treatment. Some autistic children have a weakened ability to protect themselves from toxic metals in their bodies, a biochemist at the University of Arkans ...

  5. Three out of four teachers suffer stress, poll finds

    Posted Nov 05th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... anxiety, shaky hands and lack of motivation. Of the 75 per cent who reported feeling under stress, the Whole Person Education Foundation classified 23 per cent as being psychologically ... also highlighted a third state, which refers to those who are not unhealthy but on the brink of developing severe psychological problems. This third state is the sub-health state.' She ...

  6. Workload, evaluations taking toll on teachers, survey finds

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Nine out of 10 teachers say they suffer from pressure brought on by a heavy workload, a survey has found, and one in 10 appear to have an anxiety disorder. The survey found that the teachers' stress came from the self-evaluations the scho ...

  7. 'Even hearing about the disease scares survivors'

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee Two years after Sars, the mental trauma continues for survivors. Some have hallucinations. Some have flashbacks of hospital scenes. Many avoid friends, weep and harbour ideas of committing suicide. 'Some have tried to kill themselves by ta ...

  8. Perfectly normal mood swings

    Posted Jul 31st 2004, 12:00am by Jean Nicol

    ... devoted to competing predictions concerning the psychological quick-fix trend. Francis Fukuyama, author of The End of History, suspects they will lead to a futuristic nightmare along the lines ... means the consumption of drugs to avoid a perfectly normal range of mood swings. The fear is that mood-altering medication simply makes our psychological comfort too easily won. Their very ...

  9. Fear factors

    Posted Jun 21st 2004, 12:00am by Nell Raven

    ... that the phobia sufferer will go to inordinate lengths to avoid the situation again. Classified as a type of anxiety disorder, phobias are grouped in the same psychological category as panic attack ... Yeung says. Because phobias are often linked to other psychological problems, and there are so many ways in which they can develop, the manifestations are sometimes bizarre and extreme. ...

  10. Giving autistic children the chance to lead normal lives

    Posted Nov 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zheng Xiaohui Five-year-old Ela lets out a long, high-pitched scream when strangers walk into her classroom. It is her way of showing uneasiness and excitement. But two minutes later, she is studying happily again, pointing to the letters of the alphabet ...




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