Pressure For High Grades: The Damage Parents Could Be Causing Kids

There’s a fine line between being a good parent capable of stimulating kids to be achievers and taking things too far. Studies show that crossing the line can have severe consequences for young individuals.

Address sexuality issue for those with mental disabilities, disorders

The Straits Times Forum published an opinion by Dr John Bosco Lee on addressing sexuality issue for those with mental disabilities and disorders.

The Evolution and Challenges of Child Psychiatry Services in Singapore

The Evolution and Challenges of Child Psychiatry Services in Singapore

Of all Singaporean children in the six to 12 age group, 12.5 per cent demonstrate signs of either emotional or behavioural problems. Educational and peer pressure, little time being spent with parents (who have to work hard in order to support the family) and internalising have all been identified as common reasons why children may suffer distress and even depression in Singapore. What is even more revealing is the fact that Singapore has an insufficient number of child psychiatrists. Let’s take a look at the evolution and challenges of child psychiatry services in Singapore.

Michael Phelps Describes His Severe Anxiety and Post Olympic Depression

Michael Phelps Describes His Severe Anxiety and Post-Olympic Depression

Michael Phelps reveals details of his own severe anxiety and the major depression that hits him after every Olympic games.

Andrew Lloyd Webber Unmasks Struggle with Depression

Andrew Lloyd Webber Unmasks Lifelong Struggle with Depression

Famous composer Andrew Lloyd Webber shares his lifelong battle with depression, which began when he was very young.

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Olympic Athlete Struggles with “Deep Drops” of Depression

Olympic medalist Nick Goepper’s confessed that he battled depression and contemplated suicide after his first Olympic Games.

NSF Deaths – Provide Mental Health Support to Those Affected

The Straits Times Forum published an opinion by Dr John Bosco Lee on the importance of providing professional mental health support to full-time NSmen and others involved or who witnessed the recent tragic incidents.

Pushy Parenting and Its Profoundly Negative Psychological Effects

Pushy Parenting and Its Profoundly Negative Psychological Effects

Pushy parenting may seem like a good idea when it comes to stimulating achievements. Many studies, however, suggest that pushy parenting can have profoundly negative psychological effects on a young and vulnerable individual.

EMDR Treatment for Traumatised U.S. Military Women

EMDR Treatment for Traumatised U.S. Military Women

Discover how EMDR is helping military women cope with the shock and horror that they have experienced.

High Court Judgement for Offender with Mental Retardation (Criminal Case 47 of 2016) Rehabilitation for Appropriate Cases is Important

High Court Judgement for Offender with Mental Retardation (Criminal Case 47 of 2016) – Rehabilitation for Appropriate Cases is Important