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​SSS in the News | Mental illness more prevalent among young adults, OCD one of top disorders in S’pore

Published on: 11-Dec-2018

TODAY, 11 Dec
Young adults are most at risk of suffering from mental disorders in Singapore, the latest Singapore Mental Health Study found. “In that period of one’s life (between 18 to 34) there are many changes going on,” said Prof Kwok Kian Woon, a sociologist with the School of Social Sciences at NTU. Prof Kwok, who is also Associate Provost (Student Life) at NTU, said that tertiary students could be a “target population for certain kinds of intervention”. These interventions could include building a more supportive culture in tertiary institutions and workplaces.

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