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Psychological underpinnings the irrational behaviours and how do we cope during pandemic by Wei Hong

In a recent webinar that I have attended with and was conducted by fellow mentoring practitioners, it is commonly emphasized that we must allow unchanneled energy of youth to be channeled to productive means, particularly during the circuit breaker period, lest youths would go down to the wrong path. To provide that avenue would inextricably meet some of their needs.

During the pandemic, we observed several news indicating some irrational behaviors to be shown in public. For instant, in TODAY newspaper on 22 April, 2020, The police said that they had received several reports of the video, which showed one of the youths commenting about the circuit breaker measures and making offensive gestures.


In the video, he was wearing a mask but left his mouth exposed. He also spewed vulgarities and said, “They stay home, we stay out. We're not scared of the government! The more they ask us to stay at home, the more we come out.”

Other than that, we also observed other news articles as stated…

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