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4 in 5 teens from top schools don’t get enough sleep

<b>Sleep expert Michael Chee tells It Figures that starting school later could be one solution.</b><p>SINGAPORE: Only about 20 per cent of teenagers from top …

Teens suffer when they give sleep a rest, study shows

On school days, junior college student Wong Rui En, 18, doesn't go to bed till past midnight, but has to drag herself out of bed at 6.30am.<p>She ticks …

More children and teens are stressed out

Last year, a Primary 5 pupil fell 17 floors from his bedroom window on the day he was supposed to take his exam papers home.<p>He had never fared poorly …

Mental Health

Rising trend of self-harm among the young

More teenagers are cutting themselves on their arms or legs in an attempt to cope with emotional stress or frustration.<p>The trend of self-harming is …

Teen suicides highest in 15 years but overall rate falls: SOS

Every month last year, more than two young people aged 10 to 19 killed themselves.<p>The year's total of 27 was twice as many as the year before and the …

Exam stress among the young: When grades define worth

One counsellor recalled how a 13-year-old girl scored 83 marks in mathematics but was scolded by her mother for being careless on one of the …

Karen Chen