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Kelantan estimates 300,000 residents struggling with mental health problems
 

Kelantan estimates 300,000 residents struggling with mental health problems

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Women aged between 16 and 24 mark the highest prevalence of residents with mental health problems, says the East Coast state’s health department.
 
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14 Nov 2016 - General
 
Kelantan, one of the state of Malaysia about 30000 residents aged between 16-24 years struggling with mental problems means it is not a simple issue 25% of people suffering and about which government and HCPs should consider seriously about it. It is very bad to hear 1 in every 3 person suffering from mental health problems. It seems teen age are in high risk with drug abuse, depression and family issues. Govt should increase psychologist doctors to diminish this worst situations. However the r...
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It is sad to know that one in three Malaysian is suffering from mental health problems and there is a rising in prevalence of mental health issues in Malaysia. The recent National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS) revealed that the number of people with mental health issues have doubled over the past decade, with 4.2 million Malaysians aged 16 and above struggling with mental health issues. Various problems such as drug abuse, depression and family issues have been attributed as the cause for m...
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