Bipolar Disorder

Jesse Jackson Jnr quits Congress

Jesse Jackson Jnr resigns for health reasons. Photo: Reuters

Jesse Jackson Jnr, citing his mental health, has resigned from the US House of Representatives, effectively ending the once-promising political career of the civil rights icon's son and namesake.

Friday, 23 November, 2012, 2:56am

We like our leaders sane, thank you

With the world being plunged into crisis after crisis, it is tempting to ask if we have the right leaders to see us through. Most world leaders today are intelligent, sombre, cautious and well-educated people.

6 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

City to host conference on bipolar disorders

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 and the west.

15 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Brain strain

When Ah Fai walked into a Mong Kok clinic more than a year ago to see a general practitioner (GP), he hoped the doctor - who had taken a course in community psychiatry - would help him combat the nervous tension from which he was suffering.

5 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Bipolar disorder a hidden scourge: survey

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.

4 Jul 2007 - 12:00am


How can Hong Kong's tourism image be improved?

I write in response to the 'Complaints over shops may put off mainland visitors' article in yesterday's City section. I believe we should take immediate action against such unethical trade practices.

5 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Drunken dream comes true for tux travellers

Two fools, one adventure, no idea. That's the slogan as American Doug Campbell (left) and Englishman Heath Buck began their overland journey on Monday from Hong Kong to London - but with a twist - wearing attention-grabbing tuxedos.

In a mix of performance art and road comedy, the pair will trek through Asia and Europe using various modes of transport other than air.

5 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Rumours abound as police search for a motive

As police narrow down the list of possible motives behind the stabbing of Andrew Kissel, theories as to who really brought about the demise of the disgraced property tycoon are flying.

7 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

The Opposite of Fate

The Opposite of Fate

by Amy Tan

Perennial $105

29 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

There is help out there

LISTENING TO YAN talk enthusiastically about her greatest passion - art - you would never guess that two years ago this 19-year-old was in the depths of despair. She has gone from being an anxious, tearful teenager to a confident art student, but it has been a long and painful journey.

13 Jun 2002 - 12:00am


David Horrobin has been called one of the UK's finest original thinkers in medicine. He runs his own drugs company, Laxdale Inc, whose first big product was evening primrose oil - a fatty-acid treatment now used to treat ailments as wide-ranging as premenstrual syndrome, multiple sclerosis and eczema. He is the author or co-author of about 800 publications in scientific literature.

11 Aug 2001 - 12:00am