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arrow Stop stigma against depression

27-03-2017
PETALING JAYA: If you were to tell someone that you have depression, there is a good chance he or she will react to it negatively.
According to Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) Psychiatric Department head Professor Dr. Ahmad Hatim Sulaiman, however, as much as 11% of Malaysian adults are diagnosed with depression.
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arrow Depression on the rise as Malaysians burn out from stress, expert warns

27-03-2017
PETALING JAYA, March 24 - Depression will be a major mental health illness Malaysians will suffer from by 2020.
Malaysian Psychiatric Association president Prof Dr Nor Zuraida Zainal said this
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arrow When Depression Becomes Deadly

11-10-2014
Aug. 12, 2014 - The apparent suicide of Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams on Monday rocked the entertainment world.
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arrow SUICIDE: Mental health important

  21-05-2014
HEALTH Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai revealed that 1,000 people had taken their lives over a three-year period in the report, "Action plan to curb rising suicide rate" (NST, June 5).
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arrow The tables are turned - Talk to me

21-05-2014
THERE is a saying that doctors make the worst patients. And it is certainly likely that many, if not most, doctors would self-diagnose and treat themselves for common conditions like the flu, fever, or food poisoning.
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arrow MENTAL HEALTH: Do not generalise about hospital employees

20-03-2014
Letters to the Editor
By Dr Amer Siddiq Amer Nordin, psychiatrist, Malaysian Integrated Medical Professionals Association
I REFER to "Mental Health: Treat mental patients with compassion" (NST, March 15).
I would like to clarify two issues raised by the author on the public perception of those with mental illness.
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