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arrow Panic disorder, depression can be treated over Internet: Study

14-04-2010
STOCKHOLM: Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) via the Internet is just as effective in treating panic disorder (recurring panic attacks) as traditional group-based CBT, according to a new research from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institute (KI).

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arrow Work stress must not be taken lightly

  13-04-2010
I REFER to the report “Move to help Johor cops cope with work stress” (Sunday Star, April 11). I compliment the Johor Police Chief Deputy Commissioner Datuk Mohd Mokhtar Mohd Shariff for introducing special health programmes to help policemen in the state cope with various forms of pressure and work stress.
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arrow 20% of children suffering stress and depression: Liow

12-04-2010
KUALA LUMPUR: Statistics show that an increasing number of children are suffering from depression and stress, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.
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arrow Gene mutation may be key to schizophrenia - study

  1-04-2010
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A genetic mutation linked to schizophrenia appears to rupture communication between the two areas of the brain believed to be responsible for memory and may be an underlying cause of the brain disorder, U.S. researchers suggested in a study published on Wednesday.
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arrow Scientists find how relaxed minds remember better

31-03-2010
LONDON (Reuters) - Stronger and more lasting memories are likely to be formed when a person is relaxed and the memory-related neurons in the brain fire in sync with certain brain waves, scientists said on Wednesday.
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arrow Surviving the loss

  29-03-2010
Since suicides are considered to be mostly preventable, suicide prevention has always revolved around the people who have thought about, tried to, and finally completed the act – because every single time someone steps off a roof, downs a few dozens of pills, or pulls the trigger, a precious life is cut short too sudden..
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