Published on 5th April, 2020 by Muhammad Haikal Bin Jamil
Managing anxiety, uncertainty and other negative emotions associated with the prolonged COVID-19 situation
Published on 7th February, 2020 by Muhammad Haikal Bin Jamil
Avoidance is a common response to anxiety and fear. However, prolonged or excessive use of avoidance may lead to higher levels of anxiety or fear.
Published on 3rd February, 2020 by Muhammad Haikal Bin Jamil
A recent research examines how international students cope with homesickness and depression when they are away from home.
Published on 6th January, 2020 by Muhammad Haikal Bin Jamil
A recent research highlighted how transiting into secondary school can be stressful for both parents and child.
Published on 21st December, 2019 by Muhammad Haikal Bin Jamil
A recent research explores the experiences of caregivers to family members with terminal cancer in their final days.
Published on 30th August, 2019 by Muhammad Haikal Bin Jamil
Tips on how you can respond if you notice someone is struggling with a mental health issue
Published on 31st July, 2019 by Muhammad Haikal Bin Jamil
Review of the effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) as a treatment for anxiety disorders.
Published on 21st November, 2017 by Muhammad Haikal Bin Jamil
Perceptions of the Singapore population on the causes of mental illness, and attitudes towards seeking treatment.
Published on 15th August, 2017
A new study has discovered that people who hear voices — both with and without a diagnosed psychotic illness — are more sensitive than other people to a 125-year-old experiment designed to induce hallucinations.
Published on 4th August, 2017
A new study from researchers at UCLA found that more than half of people succeed in stopping the use of psychiatric drugs and suggests for mental health professionals to provide support when patients wish to stop psychiatric medications.
Published on 15th May, 2017
Childhood bullying may lead to long-lasting health consequences, impacting psychosocial risk factors for cardiovascular health well into adulthood, according to a study published in Psychological Science.
Published on 3rd May, 2017
Just 10 minutes of daily mindful mediation can help prevent your mind from wandering and is particularly effective if you tend to have repetitive, anxious thoughts, according to a study.
Published on 18th April, 2017
According to researchers, healthy people with a smaller inferior frontal cortex are more prone to anxiety and tend to view neutral events negatively.
Published on 4th April, 2017
Low levels of physical activity combined with high recreational screen time have been linked to poor mental health of adolescents in developing countries.
Published on 27th March, 2017
New research reveals a new method of informing individuals recovering from major depressive disorder and clinicians in making first-line treatment choice between cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) or an antidepressant medication by defining a neuroimaging biomarker that differentially identifies the outcomes of remission and treatment failure to these interventions.
Published on 20th March, 2017
A new study finds surprising links between dementia and those who sleep more than nine hours a night.
Published on 7th March, 2017
A difficulty in learning about the safety of a stimulus may contribute to problems in overcoming compulsive behavior for patients with OCD, a new study reports.
Published on 7th March, 2017
People seeking help for mental disorders are more likely to refuse or not complete the recommended treatment if it involves only psychotropic drugs, according to a review of research published by the American Psychological Association.
Published on 13th February, 2017
Mental illnesses are poorly understood by the general public. As with most countries, stigma of mental illness is a deterrent to seek help in Singapore. A new Duke University study in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology highlights just how unusual it is to not have experienced a mental disorder by the time you become middle-aged.
Published on 16th January, 2017
Researchers found that people with more symptoms of depression at the time of their injury still had trouble working a year later and more frequently required bed rest due to health problems. They found connections, though less substantial, for anxiety, too.
Published on 12th January, 2017 by Muhammad Haikal Bin Jamil
How do you know if you should seek professional help for mental health issues? Often, failure to recognise these signs prevent early access to treatment. In this article, we discuss certain signs that you can look out for, which may flag the need to consult a mental professional.