Archive for June, 2012

Dementia (老年痴呆症) in Malaysia ( Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur )

Alzheimer’s Disease What is Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia and accounts for 50% – 60% of all cases. Alzheimer’s disease was first described by a German Physician Alois Alzheimer in 1906. This disease causes a heavy burden both emotionally and financially and the consequences can be quite devastating. Alzheimer’s […]


Schizophrenia (精神分裂症) in Malaysia ( Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur )

What is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness and patients experience progressive personality changes and a breakdown in their relationships with the outside world. They have disorganized and abnormal thinking, behaviour and language and become emotionally unresponsive or withdrawn. Schizophrenia affects people from all over the world. In Malaysia (Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur), […]


Bipolar Disorder (躁郁症) in Malaysia ( Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur )

Bipolar Disorder What is bipolar disorder? In Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) , Bipolar is often misdiagnosed as depression. Besides, some family member may bring the patients for traditional treatment because they suspected that the patient is being possessed during a manic phase. Bipolar disorder, also known as “manic-depressive illness”, is a brain disease that […]


Anxiety Disorder (焦虑症) in Malaysia ( Klang, Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur )

What is Anxiety Disorders Anxiety disorders are a group of neurotic disorders where the main focus of the problem is excessive or uncontrolled worry. Anxiety disorder is very common. A rough estimate is that all the anxiety disorders together may affect up to 25% to 30% of the population. For panic disorder, the estimate is […]


Depression (忧郁症) in Malaysia ( Klang Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur )

Depression(忧郁症) : symptoms and treatment Depression is a common illness. It is more common than hypertension or diabetes. The lifetime occurrence of depression in any country is between 8% to 10%. Contrary to common belief it is not an illness of developed countries alone. It occurs in developing countries like ours just as commonly as […]



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