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arrow Need to do more to help the afflicted

10-03-2010
The number of attempted suicide cases is on the rise and problems of this nature are quite common because of the severe depression that many people endure.
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arrow Vital support

  5-03-2010
Last week, I received a distress call from a friend. Whilst driving, he had spotted a man lying in the middle of the road, in a suicide attempt.
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arrow The art of dying

4-03-2010
As a young oncologist in the early 1980s, I was struck by Elizabeth Kübler-Ross’ “stage theory”. Kübler-Ross, a Swiss-born psychiatrist, postulated in her book, Of Death and Dying (1969), that the dying underwent five stages: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. She provided a compass for doctors
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arrow Bouncing back

  25-02-2010
Nine years ago, Linda Tan went through a divorce. It was the second time she had to go through the painful experience. The social stigma attached to a divorce and the fact that people were quick to point out that she could not hold on to a man ended up making her an emotional wreck.
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arrow A bottle of pills to kick the bottle

25-02-2010
LONDON (Reuters) - Does this sound like anyone you know? Darryl is 35, has a steady job, a stable home and good marriage, enjoys a few beers in front of the TV most nights -- doesn't have what most people would call a drink problem.
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arrow Ketidakmampuan mengawal rasa takut

  23-02-2010
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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