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Obsessive–compulsive Disorder

Saving Sammy

Saving Sammy by Beth Alison Maloney Audible (audiobook)

Sunday, 18 December, 2011, 12:00am

Medi watch

Of mice and mental health

3 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Organised chaos

You wouldn't suspect that teacher Stephen Chow Wai-kit suffers from a mental illness. The 34-year-old is confident, successful and handsome, with a broad smile.

Chow's attitude towards his illness is unusual: he's frank and free of the fear of stigma that silences many others in Hong Kong, where threats of being sent to the Castle Peak Asylum raise more laughter than sympathy.

9 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

When obsession becomes disorder

You should see a doctor if you answer yes to any of the following. Do you:

Have repetitive thoughts that are not simply about real-life problems?

Do the same activity repeatedly and in a precise way each time, from constantly washing your hands to checking that doors and windows are locked and appliances are turned off?

9 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

What It Feels Like

What It Feels Like

Edited by A.J. Jacobs

Three Rivers Press $123

11 Jan 2004 - 12:00am


It's been just 57 days since reporter Patsy Moy filed the first South China Morning Post story including the dreaded acronym Sars.

According to our library computer, 'Sars' has since appeared in 2,177 different Post stories. But what about other words? We ran the numbers and produced this rather depressing index of Post obsessions. Since March 16, 2003:

12 May 2003 - 12:00am