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Men and women’s brains are wired differently – study


Women aren’t very good at reading maps, and men are incapable of multi-tasking.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Psychologists start counseling ‘Yolanda’ survivors

Dozens of psychologists were starting work in the typhoon-raked Philippines on Wednesday to help dazed survivors deal with the psychological fallout of one of the country’s worst ever disasters.

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Did you know: National Mental Health Week

National Mental Health Week is celebrated every second week of October pursuant to Proclamation No. 452, which was signed by former President Fidel V. Ramos in 1994. This is in accordance with the celebration of World Mental Health Day, which is on Oct. 10.—Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Sleepless’ man slits throat after stabbing sleeping worker

A man who was about to see a doctor for his insomnia killed himself by slitting his throat, minutes after going berserk and stabbing a sleeping construction worker for no apparent reason in Pasig City Saturday morning.

Posted: September 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Discipline and mental health


OUR discipline and behavior impact our mental health. Just like getting used to not eating what is healthy for our body, or to not heeding our parents’ sage advice, our mind could also be auto-programmed by chronic exposure to bad environment to accept undisciplined and anti-social behaviors as a norm. This screws up our mental health.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Woman still mum 2 days after slicing womb open


The 28-year-old woman who performed a Cesarean section on herself was declared in stable condition two days after her bizarre act of abortion, but will be subjected to psychiatric evaluation prior to the filing of formal charges.

Posted: July 6th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Docs keep close watch on woman who did C-section on self

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The physical condition of a woman who performed a Caesarean section on herself has stabilized but she has to be subjected to a psychiatric evaluation to ascertain her mental state.

Posted: July 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Man climbs tree; causes traffic

A MAN who climbed a tree and stayed there for seven hours caused a two-hour traffic in Natalio Bacalso Avenue, Cebu City, yesterday.

Posted: May 10th, 2012 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Man nabbed after threatening to burn down Kalibo airport


Police arrested a man believed to be mentally disturbed after he threatened to burn down the Kalibo International Airport on Wednesday evening.

Posted: March 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Mentally deranged man kills 5 in Aklan


A man believed to be mentally disturbed killed five of his relatives and wounded another in a hacking frenzy in the municipality of Numancia in Aklan early Saturday morning, police said.

Posted: February 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Santiago slams ‘mental health attacks’ as ‘orchestrated smear campaign’

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Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago cried foul on Tuesday over the alleged attempt by her enemies to use her mental health condition to force her out of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona.

Posted: January 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UN cites mental health care needs of ‘Sendong’ survivors


The United Nations has called attention to the need for mental health care for survivors of the horrific flash floods spawned by Tropical Storm Sendong.

Posted: December 31st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

QC court allows mental check-up for wife who killed husband in mall


A Quezon City court has allowed the 25-year-old housewife who killed her husband inside a mall months ago, to undergo another check-up at the National Center for Mental Health on Wednesday to see if she can stand trial.

Posted: November 21st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


  • Drilon denies involvement in pork scam
  • Complex health care system for California’s elderly and poor explained
  • Malang the croc must regain strength before return to swamp, says mayor
  • Palace: Lacson’s version of Napoles testimony to be evaluated
  • Scientists eye iceberg bigger than Guam
  • Sports

  • Promoters Dela Hoya, Arum in talks for Pacquiao-Alvarez—report
  • Benzema guides Madrid to 1-0 win over Bayern
  • Suns’ Goran Dragic win NBA’s Most Improved Player award
  • Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97
  • Ronaldo shakes off injury fears to play Bayern
  • Lifestyle

  • Gongs and southern dances star in a workshop at San Francisco Bayanihan Center
  • This woman ate what?
  • Photos explore dynamics of youths’ sexual identity
  • 12th Philippine Food Expo set at the World Trade Center
  • No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  • Entertainment

  • Smithsonian wants photos, videos for ‘Day in the Life of Asian Pacific Americans’
  • What Garcia Marquez left behind
  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Business

  • Metro Pacific acquires stake in Victorias
  • How ‘one percent’ economic elite was uncovered
  • Facebook profits triple as mobile soars
  • Insular Honors Sales Performers at Testimonial Rites
  • Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
  • Technology

  • Enrile in Masters of the Universe, Lord of the Rings?
  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • Obama to visit Filipino soldiers in Fort Bonifacio
  • Fil-Am youth conferences unite under one theme
  • Embassy advisory: Filipinos still need visas to enter US
  • No travel restriction to Mideast, DFA clarifies
  • PH-HK relations repaired, but families of victims still being courted
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