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arrow Living dangerously

22-12-2006
Today is World Mental Health Day. Suicide rates are frighteningly high, say Malaysian doctors, and something must be done to stop the rise. MANVEET KAUR writes...
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arrow Manic Depression Is No Death Sentence

21-12-2006
Manic depression, which doctors call bipolar disorder, is usually a genetic disease, but it can also be self-induced through the use of drugs and a lifestyle which causes damage to the brain.
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arrow Long staying patients who call mental hospital home

27-11-2006
Kuala Lumpur: Lim (not her real name) is 106-years-old and the oldest mental patient in the country.
With no one and nowhere to turn to, she has been calling the Hospital Permai in Johor home for the last 50 years, although she no longer require hospitalization...
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arrow Tackling mental health woes

27-11-2006
Kuala Lumpur: With more Malaysians having mental problems, RM900 million has been allocated under the Ninth Malaysia plan to tackle the problem...

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arrow Goldberg's depression test

16-10-2006
On www.netdoctor.co.uk you can take a depression test, which is developed by the psychiatrist Ivan K. Goldberg. Follow the link included in the next page and answer all of the questions..
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arrow Anxiety disorders found to be more common in women

13-10-2006
Women are significantly more likely than men to suffer from an anxiety disorder or phobia, a new study from Harvard Medical School reveals.
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