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Managing Distressing Moments

Managing Distressing Moments

Things happen unexpectedly and some of them make us stressed. As a citizen in Asia, I have experienced two unexpected crises that caused massive psychological distress in my lifetime: the 2004 Asian tsunami and the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. Whatever happened in...

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Peter Pan Syndrome (PPS)

Peter Pan Syndrome (PPS)

In Peter Pan, the famous Scottish novel, Peter Pan comes from the Never-Never Land where children never grow up. In reality, people with Peter Pan syndrome (PPS) can and do become adults, however, they resist taking on the responsibilities of adulthood and adopting...

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