With rising cases of mental illness in Singapore’s youth, it’s about time we put some focus on our children’s mental wellbeing. In this piece, we discuss what’s currently being done and what else we could do to help our children steer clear from mental disorders.
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Elite athletes such as Joseph Schooling, Simone Biles, and Naomi Osaka are prioritizing their mental health. Take a look at this article if you want to know how they’re destigmatizing mental health in sport and in the rest of society in the process
Online shopping has experienced quite an uptick during the pandemic and it’s partly caused by people self-treating mental health woes with retail therapy. This piece from CNA titled Impulse buying: Why some people can’t stop shopping and how not to overspend, shares some expert insights from Adelphi Psych’s own Sue Anne Han.
Buying things to lift our moods might work for a little while but it can devolve into a negative habit. Read on to learn why retail therapy isn’t good in the long run and how to prevent it from ruining your life.
The pandemic is causing mental health issues on Singaporeans. Languishing is perhaps one of the most widespread. Here’s what you can do to prevent it from happening to you.
Adelphi Psych Medicine Clinic’s own Sue Anne Han joins a panel of distinguished mental health practitioners and talks about the opportunities in the Singaporean mental health landscape. The panel assembled and presented by NTUC had some really interesting insights.
Content creators have a steadily growing influence on discussions about mental health. However, there are some limitations to what they have the ability to talk about. Here’s why we should listen to them with caution
Pandemic-rated mental health issues, both direct and indirect, have risen throughout the COVID-19 health crisis. As a result, there is a massive amount of data waiting to be collected and analysed. It’s an unprecedented circumstance that is luckily already being taken advantage of by mental health practitioners and scientists. Hopefully, this can all help Singapore psychologists respond better to future pandemics.
Trauma is a fact of life but if left untreated, it can greatly impair the way a person functions in their day-to-day life. One of the ways in which trauma can be addressed is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). EMDR is a type of exposure therapy, which enables the client to recall traumatic memories in a safe and controlled environment. EMDR therapy allows the client to reprocess traumatic memories and live life more fully.
Covid-19 affects our health in more than one way but until recently, there was no evidence of its psychological impact. A new study suggests that people who beat the new infection are at a higher risk than the general population of experiencing serious mental health problems like anxiety, depression and insomnia.
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- Why Building a More Caring Society Should be a Priority for Singapore’s Youth
- How Olympic Athletes and Organizers are Destigmatizing Mental Health
- Adelphi Psych Principal Psychologist Contributes to CNA Article on Shopping and Overspending
- What is Retail Therapy and How It Can Become a Problem
- How Singaporeans Can Escape the State of Languish