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arrow Common myths about suicide

26-03-2010
Myth #1: People who talk about suicide are just trying to get attention.
Reality: People who talk about suicide are usually in a lot of emotional or physical pain and are trying to reach out for help.
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arrow Let’s talk

  24-03-2010
According to the World Health Organization, suicide kills close to one million people worldwide every year. According to the National Suicide Registry Malaysia, 65 people have died from suicide so far in the year 2010.
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arrow When dying feels

22-03-2010
In many ways, suicide is one of life’s perfect paradoxes. Scott Anderson summarised this paradox in his New York Times article, The Urge to End It All, thus: “Our contradictory reactions to the act speak to the conflicted hold it has on our imaginations: revulsion mixed with fascination, scorn leavened with pity.
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arrow Brain scans show signs of early Alzheimer's - study

  18-03-2010
People with a family history of Alzheimer's disease often have clumps of a toxic protein in their brains even though they are perfectly healthy, researchers said on Monday.
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arrow When the going gets too tough

17-03-2010
Seeking psychiatric help has long been seen as a taboo among Malaysians. According to a recent poll on the New Straits Times website, 81.9 per cent said "no" to seeking psychological help for depression.
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arrow Ketidakmampuan mengawal rasa takut

  15-03-2010
Secara am, ramai orang yang tidak memahami apa yang dimaksudkan dengan penyakit mental atau psikiatri. Bila seseorang itu dikatakan sedang menghadapi masalah mental, masyarakat dengan mudah mengatakan bahawa orang itu gila. Dengan kata lain, masyarakat memandang serong terhadap orang yang menghadapi penyakit mental.
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