Be fair to all your children

One day, a Chinese teenage girl presented with her mother to the PSYCH clinic as a new case that was assigned to me for full clerking. I diagnosed her of Major Depressive Disorder, to rule out Borderline Personality Disorder. The reason her mother brought her to this clinic was because she has been hurting herself …

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Having Fun With Literary Translation!

Me and my siblings have Whatsapp Group  just for the five of us sisters (without the parents). Sometimes, we talk of silly things. Sometimes we gossip about the parents (in the most lovingly exasperating way... or... exasperatingly loving way, of course). As siblings, we are quite close. When some of my friends told me that …

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In Which My Sister Thinks That I Am Too Cranky To Be In Psychiatry!

"Hang ni garang gila. Macam singa. Entah-entah patient-patient lepas balik jumpa hang, lagi depa stressed." Said my younger sister in one of our nowadays-rare-altercation. Yes, sisters show they love each other by insulting each other and having frequent verbal fights. That's why women always win in verbal arguments. We practiced well, growing up. We don't …

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