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  1. Separating mentally ill twins can cause problems, health chief says

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Separating twins could lead to problems, the health chief said yesterday, after a case came to light this weekend in which a mentally ill woman spent days with the corpse ... severely, from a mental illness, she had been taking care of her sister for years. The twins were found on Saturday morning when firemen broke into the flat on the fifth floor of Yan Lok House, Tin ...

  2. Call to extend community care for mental patients

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... health care services, which are subsidised by the Social Welfare Department, are limited to one year. 'Many mental patients are not aware of their illness,' Professor Ng said. 'It ... whether a person needed further care. Pandora Pang Suk-yin, chairman of Hong Kong Familylink Mental Health Advocacy Association, said assistance from family members of mental health patients had ...

  3. Hyper students pose challenge, poll finds

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan, Austin Chiu

    ... spoken to. According to the National Institute of Mental Health in the United States, to be diagnosed with the disorder a child must have symptoms for at least six months and to a greater degree ...

  4. Be a friend to those in need

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... by the body's inability to produce certain enzymes. This can cause symptoms such as mental retardation, heart disease, depression, speech and hearing impairment and a dramatically shortened life span. ...



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