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Rethinking Eating Disorders, Its Causes, And Singaporean Approaches

“The popular media, in celebrating skinny celebrities, is largely to be blamed for the problem. Its message has given rise to a phenomenon called ‘social obesity’, which shifts the healthy range of body mass index from 18.5-22.9 to 17-21” (Pre-Teens Go For Thin, The Sunday Times Editorial). The Sunday Times Editorial “Pre-Teens Go For Thin” … Continue reading

Problem Gambling, Not Gambling Per Se, Should Be The Concern

“If more parents, teachers and community groups emphasise the importance of healthy hobbies, we will find a long-term and workable solution for social problems such as gambling” (A Broader Solution, Miss Ivy Singh-Lim). The letter, “A Broader Solution” (October 1, 2010) by Miss Ivy Singh-Lim, makes a constructive point that a greater assortment of strategies … Continue reading

Expanding Mental Health Education

“Access to databases and resources containing the latest mental health journals and guidelines is already available, thanks to a collaboration with the Joanna Briggs Institute, a global leader in evidence-based health care” (IMH Opens Centre For Mental Health Education, Mr. Jalelah Abu Baker). The report “IMH Opens Centre For Mental Health Education” (July 31, 2010) … Continue reading

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