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Nearly 15 million Vietnamese suffer from common mental disorders

The World Health Organization estimates that 1 in 8 people are living with mental disorders. In Vietnam, about 15% of people suffer from 10 common mental disorders, equivalent to nearly 15 million people.

Mental disorders, poor diets and tobacco make the world sick

 Heart disease and tobacco ranked with conflict and violence among the world’s biggest killers in 2016, while poor diets and mental disorders caused people the greatest ill health,

Students exhausted after studying for year-end exams

VietNamNet Bridge - Parents complain that exams at the end of the academic year are too stressful for their children.

Schools told to watch for diseases

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many contagious diseases can appear and spread out on a large scale in the coming school year, such as dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease, flu and newly emerging catastrophic diseases like MERS-CoV and Ebola,

Rapid tech growth can lead to mental disorders: experts

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 10 per cent of the Vietnamese population, or nine million people, suffer from mental disorders - some of it blamed on the pressures of the open-door economy and the rapid growth of technology.

Under pressure of exams, many students develop mental disorders

 VietNamNet Bridge – Clinics and consulting rooms have reported sharp increases in the numbers of patients who are students suffering from mental and emotional disorders due to the hard pressures of the exam season.

Nearly 15 pct of Vietnam’s population suffer mental disorders

 About 15 percent of Vietnam’s population have mental disorders, a forum in Hanoi heard on April 14.

Social support crucial in mental disorders

VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty-year-old Le Van Son was recently washing his customers' motorbikes with enthusiasm. His ability to move so quickly, soaping, cleaning and drying the motorbikes made it heard for many people to believe