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Mental Disorder

Employers should focus on abilities, not disabilities

The Nesbitt Centre focuses on promoting abilities rather than disabilities, something which the disabled have found heartening.

Monday, 27 May, 2013, 11:00am

Disability no hurdle to Special Marathon 2013 participants

Thousands of people took part in a special race yesterday aimed at breaking down the barriers for people with mental disabilities.

A record-high turnout of 1,988 people took part in the three-kilometre and five-kilometre races of the iRun Hong Kong Jockey Club Special Marathon 2013, organised by the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals.

21 Jan 2013 - 4:59am

Briefs, December 21, 2012

Taiwan's ex-president Chen Shui-bian - already serving an 18-1/2-year prison term for corruption and money-laundering - was yesterday convicted and sentenced to another 10 years for taking bribes from a local financial group, the island's Supreme Court said. 

21 Dec 2012 - 4:34am

Knifeman attacked children at Henan school unhindered for 30 minutes

The mentally ill man who punched and slashed 23 people - mostly children - in a Henan province primary school on Friday rampaged through the premises for more than half an hour before he was stopped.

16 Dec 2012 - 4:41am

Battle to ease fears over the mentally ill

Misconceptions about mental illness are still rife.

Parents are reluctant to let their children take part in a government initiative that tries to promote a better understanding of psychiatric patients.

28 May 2012 - 12:00am

Autism concerns

Half of Hong Kong's children currently diagnosed as autistic may be denied treatment following a major change to the clinical definition, concern groups warned.

21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Chop killer had just left hospital

A psychiatric patient who killed a security guard yesterday had visited a public hospital just three hours earlier.

The guard was nearly decapitated in the frenzied chopper attack in Sheung Shui.

The 53-year-old man left North District Hospital after the consultation at 4.15am.

31 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

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