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作者:
Amoy Ong 王玉梅

心理輔導系列 戰爭貧困 親人漠視 老人愈硬淨 傷痛愈深

步入老齡化的香港,不少長者曾經歷過二次世界大戰、國共內戰、文化大革命、六七暴動等戰爭內亂和政治運動事件,亦曾見證過許多天然和人為的災害,當時面對着生存的艱難和死亡的威脅,今天看來已事過境遷,其實各種刻骨銘心的經歷,令長者內心深處依然潛藏莫名的傷痛。

香港人全球最長命 老人抑鬱不容忽視

香港人均壽命不斷提高,據日本一份調查報告顯示,男性的平均預期壽命是82歲,女性則是88歲,蟬聯全球最長壽首位,當港人愈見長壽,「長命百歲」不難夢想成真,然而本港約有百分之十的長者出現抑鬱徵狀……

“She taught me useful techniques to handle the emotional turmoils whenever the traumatic memory resurfaces,” a middle-aged local professional woman said

Amoy empowered me by giving me a relaxing, trusting and all-accepting atmosphere to dig deep into my memory and divulge a long-suppressed trauma of early childhood to myself. It kicked off the healing process, with valuable help from Amoy. She taught me useful techniques to handle the emotional turmoils whenever the traumatic memory resurfaces.