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Singapore: High expectations vs children’s health - what doctors need to know
 

Singapore: High expectations vs children’s health - what doctors need to know

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A widespread belief of Singaporean parents is that good grades are important in school, and parents might feel the pressure to help their children excel so that they can have a good life ahead. However, such high expectations could negatively impact the child in the long-term, maybe even fatally.
 
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18 Dec 2016 - General
 
If a child had a talent, it was viewed as a God-given gift or gifted child. However, Sigmund Freud proposed that parents were almost entirely responsible for how children turned out, psychologically at least. So, parents plays a vital role to the dev...
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The childhood is a very delicate period of one's life and it is the sole duty of both mother and father to bring up their child with best outcomes. The mental growth of a child is more crucial than physical growth and a child with good mental hea...
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It is really crucial for parents to determine how to encourage their child without making it seem like they are pressuring them. Having a high IQ should never be the goal, especially if other domains of mental health suffers to compensate for that. <...
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Perhaps the survey on amounts of hours slept should have been done for secondary school or even junior college students. Some students claim to only sleep 4-5 hours a day especially close to exams, so as to gain extra time studying. A small handful e...
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The health of young children is particularly crucial, as they are the future generation that will lead Singapore, and there is a need to constantly look into their welfare to prevent tragic incidents from happening again. However, it also signifies t...
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