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arrow SUICIDE - It's An SOS!

29-01-2007
When Celina woke up to find herself in hospital again, she sighed, partly with relief and partly with frustration. Her head throbbed and her stomach still feels bloated and uncomfortable.
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arrow Active life can keep depression at bay

3-01-2007
Holiday season may be about celebrations but it is also a common time for catching the blues. Older adults are especially susceptible to melancholy this time of year because...
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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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