Young people with mental health disorders, in particular, struggle with the expectations of parents with high standards. Photo: Shutterstock

How Asian parents’ definition of ‘success’ just adds to mental health stresses

Jason Hung says pressure from Asian parents to go to a good university and get a well-paying job is exacerbated for those living with mental health issues, who often define success very differently – such as by having normal, healthy interactions with others

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Young people with mental health disorders, in particular, struggle with the expectations of parents with high standards. Photo: Shutterstock
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