Cheung Chit
Cheung Chit

Cheung Chit

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“Understanding the warning signs” added by Lareb Bibi ZULFQAR

Rating: 70/100. While these signs of developing an ED may help in early detection in our loved ones, such signs are often difficult to spot of you’re not very close to that particular person. It isn’t emphasised enough that EDs can occur in people of any body sizes.

“The health of those who study health” added by HuanYan Gao

Rating: 90/100. The lack of awareness of health & well-being in general, caused by systematic flaws, actually causes this ironic phenomenon highlighted in this article, as well as similar problems in other fields not mentioned in this article. It is encouraging that starting small in promoting wellness has exponential effects.

“Focus on HK students’ mental health - call for more awareness and assistance” added by Yin Ping Cheang

Rating: 90/100. In a local context, these student suicides in 2016 also links to many long-existing systematic problems e.g. education, lack of wellness promotion, inappropriate media coverage/interpretations of suicide. This also raises important questions about breaking mental health stigma.

“Eating disorder statistics 2020” added by Lareb Bibi ZULFQAR

Rating: 95/100. Very informative, with statistics classified by different criteria to show the prevalence of EDs in different ways. Also highlights the causes of EDs and their high mortality rate (including the reasons behind such rate) to show the importance of identification & treatment.

“Is my autism a superpower?” added by Henry Chu

Rating: 85/100. This article provides new perspectives on my knowledge of autism, and the debates and researches going on around it. You may as well say autism has both benefits and disadvantages?

“What do google searches tell us about our mental health?” added by Hang Nam Wong

Rating: 100/100. As our lives become increasingly online, technology provides us with a new way of studying mental illnesses: how they’re impacted by technology and how they manifest themselves with technology. This article sheds light on these new perspectives and research.

“Mental health stigma - dealing with stigma and how to reduce it” added by Safeena Zaidi

Rating: 85/100. This article provides a clear & concise summary of all common questions regarding mental health stigma, including why stigma exists and how to deal with them, also practical ways to reduce stigma.

“Coronavirus: suicide experts warn on pandemic’s impact on mental health, with Hong Kong’s jobless, poor and elderly most at risk” added by Yasmine Casupanan

Rating: 85/100. This article is informative in that it highlights the negative effects of the pandemic on the local society & hence on mental health and suicide rates of risk groups. It’s also worthy to note that suicides of the elderly is often ignored by the general public, as opposed to teenage suicides.

“Post-traumatic stress disorder and young people” added by MEIWEN SU

Rating: 75/100. Although this article is very details about what PTSD look like in children & teenagers, it is not the most accurate representation of PTSD, as recent research shows that non-life threatening events can also cause PTSD with other symptoms.

“Do distressed students have a right to trauma-sensitive schooling” added by MEIWEN SU

Rating: 85/100. This article sheds light on the lack of individualised policies of students who display academic problems due to traumatic events. The context of the article is in the US, but I believe this should be talked about in HK and other places too.