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Schizophrenia

By Kristen Tang (guest contributor) Schizophrenia is a mental illness which affects about 1% of the general population. It is characterised by at least two of the following symptoms: Delusions Hallucinations Disorganised speech Grossly disorganised or catatonic behaviour Negative symptoms Delusions are beliefs that do not change, even when there […]

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rewards

By Kristen Tang If your child has an anxiety problem, the good news is that anxiety is often amenable to treatment. However, fear and anxiety problems can get much worse if left unaddressed. This is because many people respond to fear with avoidance. Fear conditioning starts from a young age […]

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enjoy life

By Kristen Tang Mindfulness is the practice of “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally.” This means focusing carefully on the present moment, instead of the past or the future. It also means openly accepting the present moment for what it is, instead […]

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Psychiatrists

By Dr. BL Lim (guest contributor) In Singapore, many people do not know what psychiatry is or what psychiatrists do. Even healthcare professionals sometimes get confused between psychiatrists and psychologists. Let me explain what Psychiatry is. What is Psychiatry? (photo: Ted Eytan) Psychiatry is a medical specialization focusing on mental […]

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MH370

By Dr. Brian Scott (Guest Contributor) The continuing confusion and lack of definitive information about the whereabouts of Malaysian Airline MH370 for over two weeks (when this post is written), has focused the world’s attention on the suffering of the family and friends of the 239 missing passengers. It is […]

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hobbies

By Dr. BL Lim (guest contributor) As a psychiatrist, I often ask my patients about the things they like to do, such as their hobbies. This can help us identify any changes in their interests towards things and gives us an indication about their mood. The only problem about hobbies […]

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parent and kids

By Dr. BL Lim (guest contributor) Is there such a thing as natural born parents? You know, those people who can intuitively deal with the incessant crying of their newborns, handle the terrible twos, effortlessly impress upon their ten year old kid that school is more important than Xbox or […]

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ADHD

By Dr. BL Lim (guest contributor) In this article I will answer the most common questions about ADHD that readers ask me about. I hope are of help to both parents and children with ADHD. 1. At what age does ADHD typically surface? Parents will usually notice ADHD symptoms in […]

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happiness

By Eileen Tan and Ui Wei Teck (guest contributors) In this article, when we talk about the second half of your life, we are referring to age forty to eighty. We assume that you will have an average life span of eighty years, and focus on what you need to […]

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connect with people

By Eileen Tan and Ui Wei Teck (guest contributors) In a recent news article, it was reported that more than one-third of Singaporeans have not started saving for their retirement. In other words, they do not have any proper savings plan for their post-working years. It is time for you […]

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