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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    John Tsang admits government not psychologically prepared for scale of protests

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 05:31am by Stuart Lau, FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... Stuart Lau and Fanny W.Y. Fung Financial secretary admits government had 'no psychological preparation' for scale of campaign Tsang 'lost sleep' worrying about protest escalation Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah has admitted the government had "no experience or psychological preparation" for the "unprecedented" Occupy Central campaign. ...

  2. News - World - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Other social media firms back Facebook in privacy court battle

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:16pm by AP

    ... with US prosecutors over nearly 400 search warrants for users' postings and other data is drawing support from other social media companies and civil libertarians. Lawyers for Foursquare, ... so. The case involves police and fire department retirees, allegedly instructed to claim they were too psychologically devastated to work. Instead, they led robust lives, and sometimes aired ...

  3. Violent teachers leave psychological scars, says health specialist

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

    ... She warns of the untold damage done to children and calls for the abuse to stop Children in mainland schools are being psychologically damaged by teachers who use violence and humiliation ... to the law, teachers are prohibited from imposing any physical or psychological punishment on students. The survey, conducted by the Beijing Education Science Research Institute, said that more than ...

  4. Survivors still face psychological distress

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Crisis Counselling Network, hoping to honour volunteers who helped them and to raise awareness about the psychological harm that the quake inflicted on survivors. 'I want to thank ...

  5. News - China

    Chill wind blows through Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 04:29am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Chill wind blows through top social science body While the government has poured energy and money into developing its science institute, some professors of philosophy and social sciences feel they are under fire. Government officials lodged accusations in June that the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)- widely regarded as the nation's top ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Protect Hong Kong's children against emotional abuse

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... police officers and social workers greater power to intervene in situations where they feel a child may be suffering psychological abuse. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, which ... Grenville Cross Grenville Cross says HK must follow England and update its antiquated child cruelty law Protect our most vulnerable against psychological abuse "If we don't stand ...


    Internet addiction can cause psychological disturbances

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Elizabeth Snouffer

    ... internet use disorder, is a growing social issue causing psychological and neurobiological disturbances. Last year, Professor Tian Jie from the Institute of Automation at the Chinese Academy ... for each case included Chinese herbal prescriptions for depression and acupuncture treatment in combination with regular psychological counselling. A 20 per cent reduction in symptoms was reported. ...

  8. Many faces of pop psychology

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... language and want to become an expert translator, buy this book. Emotions Revealed by Paul Ekman has less buy-and-devour-me immediacy, as you might expect of a professor of psychology ... to mask their emotions. They require diligence to recognise. 'But you can learn to do so,' Ekman says, hovering in the territory between serious and 'pop' psychology. If you ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Wan Chai workers feeling the strain

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... and social lives. Of those respondents who worked full-time, almost 60 per cent said work pressure was causing their psychological problems; almost 70 per cent of students felt their studies had put ... for fun after dark, but those who live, work and study in Wan Chai suffer from a range of psychological problems, with stress foremost among them. And the picture was worse for the 600,000 people ...

  10. Rise in sex offences and reoffending drives revamp of psychological treatment in jails

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Psychological treatment for sex offenders is being revamped in a bid to correct their distorted attitudes to sex and cut a soaring reoffending rate. Correctional Services ... weeks to a year. A panel member, Chinese University psychology professor Fanny M. Cheung, said more emphasis was needed on moderate and high-intensity programmes, which had been found overseas ...




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