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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. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  2. Chinese lawyers say they were tortured by police
  3. Hair salon’s Kim Jong Un poster riles embassy
  4. Siquijor ‘healer’: For every cure, there’s a plant
  5. State seeks guilty verdict for Abalos
  6. Why college grads end up in the PNP
  7. Estrada: I will pray for my detractors
  8. Miraculous image makes Gapan City top site for pilgrimage in Central Luzon
  9. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  10. Five men from Cavite found dead in jeep in Batangas
  1. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  2. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  3. Netizens cry: 6/55 Lotto was rigged
  4. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  5. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  8. ‘King’ Yabut and I: Driver bares Makati dad ‘abuses’
  9. It was difficult having Japanese blood
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. UP back on top as ‘average’ student aces bar
  5. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  6. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  7. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  8. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  9. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  10. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’


  • After quake, makeshift churches welcome pilgrims in Bohol
  • UN warns banana fungus spreading from Southeast Asia
  • Massive infra spending set
  • ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  • Cardinal Tagle to faithful: Join politics to clean it
  • Sports

  • Federer would skip tennis to be with wife, newborn
  • Manny Pacquiao in PBA? If so, he’ll wear No. 17
  • PSC sets Blu Girls US training
  • Power Pinoys settle for 7th place
  • Successful coaches to get raise
  • Lifestyle

  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • This is not just a farm
  • Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
  • Moist, extra-tender blueberry muffins
  • The truffled mac ‘n’ cheese, eggs benedict, chicken leg confit are excellent
  • Entertainment

  • Why Lucky has not bought an engagement ring for Angel
  • Derek more private with new girlfriend
  • ‘Community’ star happy with return of show’s creator
  • Jealousy is kid stuff
  • Mommy-daughter adventure continues
  • Business

  • PH presses bid to keep rice import controls
  • PSEi continues to gain
  • Number of retrenched workers rose by 42% in ’13
  • PH seen to sustain rise in FDIs
  • Gov’t subsidies to state firms fell in first 2 months
  • Technology

  • Smart phone apps and sites perfect for the Holy Week
  • Tech company: Change passwords or suffer ‘Heartbleed’
  • Filling the digital talent gap
  • SSS to shut down website for Holy Week
  • Another reason to quit social media this Holy Week: your safety
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • First Fil-Am elected to Sierra Madre, Calif. city council
  • UC Irvine cultural night to dramatize clash of values in immigrant family
  • Filipino sweets and info served at UC Berkeley Spring Fest
  • Milpitas, California kids wrap up a successful run of ‘The Wiz’
  • Netizens welcome Japan’s visa-free travel plan
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