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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Short film casts light on bipolar disorder

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by PASTY MOY

    ... disorder People affected by extreme mood swings or sudden out-of-character behaviour could be suffering from bipolar affective disorder, doctors warned yesterday as they launched a short film ... for Advancement of Bipolar Affective Disorder yesterday launched a short film, entitled You Are Not Alone. The film- which stars local actress Maggie Cheung Ho-yee and actors David Chiang Da-wei ...

  2. City to host conference on bipolar disorders

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau An international conference on bipolar disorders will be held in the city this month. Featuring speakers from around the world, the First International Review of Bipolar Disorders Asia Pacific will be held from November 24 to 26 at the Mira Hong Kong Hotel. It will review progress made in the treatment and diagnosis of bipolar disorders in both the east ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health

    World Bipolar Day: how a lack of awareness impedes early diagnosis

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 09:55am by Jeanette Wang

    ... among the Chinese community. "This manual provides detailed information on bipolar disorder for preparing appropriate treatment plans, from understanding the causes, symptoms, related ... common misconceptions The myths surrounding bipolar disorder in Chinese culture have been a barrier to early diagnosis and effective treatment of patients, says the Hong Kong Society ...

  4. Train more GPs to treat mental problems, say experts

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

    ... with depression, who otherwise would have to wait up to two years for treatment at public clinics, according to two leading medics. Chinese University professor of psychiatry Lee Sing said the government should put a priority on tackling the problem as the queues for treatment are so long that patients have little hope of getting urgently needed treatment. 'At public psychiatric clinics, ...

  5. 180,000 Hongkongers may have bipolar disorder and not know it

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai As many as 180,000 people in Hong Kong could be suffering from bipolar disorders that may have been misdiagnosed as normal depression, says an academic. The medical community has only recently paid greater attention to bipolar disorders after a more systematic classification for psychiatric conditions was agreed on by experts. The disorder, which lies ...

  6. Bipolar disorder a hidden scourge: survey

    Posted Jul 04th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez One in 20 people may be suffering from bipolar disorder but many of them are not aware of it, a University of Hong Kong survey has found. Researchers based ... questionnaire used to screen for bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is marked by episodes of mania alternating or coming with episodes of depression. Chung Ka-fai, ...

  7. Woman denies poisoning young churchgoers

    Posted Mar 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A jobless woman denied poisoning three young churchgoers, who became seriously ill after eating a box of pastries. The District Court heard that the pastries, allegedly left at a church by Jannifer Chan Mei-fung, 37, were laced with an anti-p ...

  8. Educate public about bipolar illness: doctor

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com A psychiatrist has called for more public education about bipolar disorder, an often misunderstood or overlooked mental condition. Dr Ricci Chang Lik-chee ... of people their study identified as having bipolar disorder did not know of their condition. On the basis of their survey, the researchers estimated 5.5 per cent of Hongkongers had the disorder ...

  9. Woman guilty in church poisoning

    Posted Apr 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A mentally ill woman was yesterday convicted of poisoning three young church-goers with drugged pastries. Jannifer Chan Mei-fung, 37, who had denied three counts of administering poison, was found guilty by District Court Judge Joseph Yau Chi- ...

  10. Brain strain

    Posted Dec 05th 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... the GP. Later, a specialist diagnosed Ah Fai as suffering from depression and anxiety rather than bipolar disorder. Within a month the specialist realised his problem required psychotherapy rather ... for training specialists and setting standards for diagnosis and treatment, has become increasingly alarmed by repeated complaints from specialists that there is a lack of quality assurance ...




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