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  1. Social workers prone to mental-health woes

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Increased workloads and job uncertainty are behind the problem, a survey finds Almost half of Hong Kong's social workers are at risk of developing mental-health problems, a survey has ... Chi-kwong, who represents the social welfare sector. In the first study of its kind for the sector, Mr Law's office sent questionnaires about a variety of mental health issues to more than 8,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/425395/social-workers-prone-mental-health-woes
  2. Train more GPs to treat mental problems, say experts

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... affordable and there would be no waiting time.' Professor Lee was speaking after a weekend symposium in Seoul attended by mental-health professionals from Hong Kong. Participants were told that depression was costing the region about US$100 billion a year in lost productivity, absenteeism from work and related health-care expenses. 'Depression exacts a devastating and costly toll ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/432537/train-more-gps-treat-mental-problems-say-experts
  3. Train more GPs to treat mental problems: experts

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... be no waiting time.' Professor Lee was speaking after a weekend symposium in Seoul attended by mental-health professionals from Hong Kong. Participants were told that depression was costing the region about US$100 billion a year in lost productivity, absenteeism from work and related health-care expenses. 'Depression exacts a devastating and costly toll on the millions of people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/432549/train-more-gps-treat-mental-problems-experts
  4. Mental hospital director 'sold women patients'

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... them, state media reported yesterday. Wang Chaoying, director of a privately run mental hospital in Huazhou in Guangdong province, has reportedly sold as many as 20 of his patients for several ... and was assisting police with their investigation. According to the China News Service report, Dr Wang allegedly drugged his patients to disguise their mental illnesses in order to be able to sell them. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/425326/mental-hospital-director-sold-women-patients
  5. Ex-mental patients beset by job woes

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... The results were released yesterday to coincide with World Mental Health Day. Of the recovered mental patients, 56 per cent said they were unemployed, while a quarter who worked earned less than ... Most recovered patients are unemployed or earn a pittance, survey reveals About three-quarters of former mental patients are unemployed or earn less than $4,000 a month even after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430672/ex-mental-patients-beset-job-woes
  6. It's not what, or even who, you know ...

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Jean Nicol

    ... Recent events have made many Hongkongers question the competence of their government officials and leading health professionals. How should blame be ascribed? Are 'fall guys' (self-designated or otherwise) really in Hong Kong's best interests? To a certain extent, yes - particularly in the case of personally unpopular officials. They have failed in one important part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423457/its-not-what-or-even-who-you-know
  7. Fears grow for health of jailed dissident

    Posted Dec 11th 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu Imprisoned dissident Wang Bingzhang is on the brink of a nervous breakdown due to the 'mental torture' he has suffered in jail, and is threatening to go on a hunger ... education' imposed three times a day increasingly difficult to bear. 'He told me to tell the world that in order to end his solitary confinement and mental torture, he would go on a hunger ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/437715/fears-grow-health-jailed-dissident
  8. Violent teachers leave psychological scars, says health specialist

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to maintain order, a mental health specialist has warned. The caution follows a series of classroom incidents that have been widely publicised. A number of children have been badly injured, and in one case killed. There have also been many reports of children committing suicide after being humiliated by their teacher. Liang Yuezhu, mental health department director of the Beijing Health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/420504/violent-teachers-leave-psychological-scars-says-health-specialist
  9. Cyber psychology

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Jean Nicol

    ... Jean Nicol Three years ago, I typed 'online therapy' into a search engine and got zero hits. Recently, I did the same and got 11.5 million. In a speed warp of another kind, psychology's lumbering professional organisations and regulatory bodies are scrambling to take a position on this new way to deliver mental wellness. What is the view of professionals on how well ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/432896/cyber-psychology
  10. Health department warns of possible flu outbreak

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... The Department of Health yesterday warned of the possibility of a serious flu outbreak in Hong Kong. It revealed that this summer 64 people from four separate institutions had been ... remained Sars free since early June,' it said. The patients come from two elderly homes and two hostels for the mentally handicapped - the Salvation Army Lai King Home, the Tung Fong Home ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423012/health-department-warns-possible-flu-outbreak

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