started on new medication


Yesterday I started on new medication, and my thinking and feeling are considerably normal now. It’s good to be back. Perhaps I’ll describe the medical terminology in a future entry. The social stigma of mental illnesses can be too much to bear for some readers. _Excerpt_:
Culturally, most Chinese tend to hide their feelings in comparison to their western counterparts. Indeed, there is a famous Chinese saying which said that “family shame should be kept inside the house.” The loss of face is important to many Chinese. It is a social phenomenon that mental illness is a shame. This ill-conceived notion has to do with their ignorance of “mental illness.” Read more [cached]