Aging Chinese Face a Bleak Picture

After a pilot launched in 2008, research for the landmark China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS) began in 2011 with support from Peking University, the National Science Foundation of China, and the World Bank....

Plight of the Little Emperors

Psychology Today looks at the mental health impact of the one-child policy on Chinese youth: When China began limiting couples to one child 30 years ago, the policy’s most obvious goal was to contain a mushrooming...

Black cloud over China – Rose Tang

From the Standard: I look through the window down a light shaft and cringe with vertigo. The shaft, its outlines broken by a net of clothes lines and window frames, is cold and silent.

Survey: Young suffer from depression most

From China Daily: Young people, especially those with university degrees, make up the largest proportion of Chinese people suffering from depression, statistics from the Beijing

More than 26 mln Chinese suffer depression

From Xinhua: More than 26 million Chinese suffer depression, but only 10 percent of them go to doctors, according to a medical expert in Beijing. Some 10 to 15 percent of those with the

Mai Dong: China needs more soul savers

From China Daily Online: During on-line conversations with members of the public, Zhu Rongxian, deputy of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, said


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