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Health Check: Mental illness in Hong Kong

Updated Tuesday 31st May 2011

This week Health Check explores the deep-rooted stigma of mental illness in Hong Kong

Mental illness in Hong Kong remains a deeply taboo subject and there's still great reluctance among sufferers and their families to acknowledge depression, anxiety and more serious conditions like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. In the first of two episodes, Claudia Hammond explores the origins of this deep-rooted stigma.

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