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How To Be a Good Listener, Just Like a Psychologist.

How To Be a Good Listener, Just Like a Psychologist. In last week’s article, we discussed the importance of applying active listening. Active listening is very important in allowing the speaker to feel heard and understood. Counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists all around the world use this communication skill. How does one apply active listening? We have […]
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How to Be a Good Listener and Enjoy Better Relationships

How to Be a Good Listener and Enjoy Better Relationships   When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen. Ernest Hemingway What does it mean to be a good listener? We listen all the time to the sounds around us. In fact, it is physically impossible for us to shut it off. Instead, what […]
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Using Technology for Mental Health Services: Good or Bad?

Using Technology for Mental Health Services: Is It Good or Bad? There is no doubt that technology has changed the way we interact with others and the world. Since the development of mobile smartphones in the mid to early-2000’s, much has changed in the way we live. Mobile app companies have since become billion dollar […]
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A person not wearing face mask in public.

COVID-19: Psychologist Explains Why Malaysians Refuse to Wear Masks.

COVID-19: Psychologist Explains Why Malaysians Refuse to Wear Masks. The COVID-19 pandemic caused Malaysia to be under restricted movement since mid-March this year. Since then, we have learned a great deal on how to limit the spread of the disease. This includes wearing a face mask while in public. Much to the frustration of Malaysians, […]
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The Ultimate Guide to Receiving Mental Health Services in Malaysia.

The Ultimate Guide to Receiving Mental Health Services in Malaysia Knowing where and how to get mental health services in Malaysia (especially on a budget) can be confusing. We at People Psychological Solutions took the initiative to look up resources online, call up the numbers, and contact our professional peers for the right steps and services […]
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A depressed man drinking alcohol

The Link Between Men With Hostility and Depression.

The Link Between Men With Hostility and Depression. Men, compared to women, are oftentimes known to be more aggressive. In fact, we have been seeing a dramatic increase in domestic violence by men during the pandemic. Why are men generally more violent? Are they more prone to stress or mental health issues? This may not […]
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A roadblock being conducted during MCO in Malaysia

It Is the MCO. I Can’t Go Out. Is Online Counseling Effective?

It Is the MCO. I Can’t Go Out. Is Online Counseling Effective? For another two weeks, the Klang Valley region is once again restricted in movement. An extension of this will not come as a surprise, considering what has been experienced in the first round of lockdowns. The implementation of the new CMCO is due […]
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What Are the Signs of Depression? What Causes It?

What Are the Signs of Depression? What Causes It? Depression is one of the leading cause of disability worldwide. It is a major contributor to the world’s burden of disease. This is because a depressed person has significantly impaired daily functioning. For example, this can include difficulties maintaining relationships, performing at work or school, or […]
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Are You Depressed? How to Get Tested for Depression.

Are You Depressed? How to Get Tested for Depression. Depression is a common illness that can seriously affect a person’s functioning and quality of life. In 2017 alone, 264 million people worldwide were suffering from depression. Are you feeling depressed? How does a person get tested? Signs of Depression A few types of diagnosis could […]
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