Tag Archives: mental health

One Third of Young Doctors are Depressed: US Study

One Third of Young Doctors are Depressed: US Study

  Washington, United States – Nearly one third of young doctors in training suffer from depression, according to a US study Tuesday that warned the phenomenon may have negative effects on ...

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ADHD Diagnoses Soar 43 Percent in United States

ADHD Diagnoses Soar 43 Percent in United States

  Miami, United States – The prevalence of ADHD soared 43 percent in the United States in the first decade of the century, with more than one in 10 youths now ...

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Autism Rate Doubles in US to One in 45 Kids: Survey

Autism Rate Doubles in US to One in 45 Kids: Survey

  Miami, United States – Autism affects one in 45 children in the United States, almost twice the rate from a few years ago, said a survey Friday that uses a ...

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Lawmakers Nudged to Pass Mental Health Legislation

Lawmakers Nudged to Pass Mental Health Legislation

  MANILA PHILIPPINES – MOURN the numbers: There are 650 psychiatrists—most of them based in Metro-Manila—that needs to see to the mental health needs of over 100 million Filipinos spread ...

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A Third of Women Globally Victims of Domestic Violence: WHO

A Third of Women Globally Victims of Domestic Violence: WHO

  GENEVE, November 21, 2014 (AFP) – Current efforts to prevent domestic violence are insufficient as a third of women worldwide are physically abused, according to a series of studies by the ...

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Medical Observer Wins in 2014 PPA Sisa Awards for Outstanding Magazine

Medical Observer Wins in 2014 PPA Sisa Awards for Outstanding Magazine

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Months after gaining two international award recognitions, Medical Observer is back on the awards stage after winning the 2014 Philippine Psychiatric Association’s (PPA) Sisa Awards for Outstanding Magazine. ...

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Canada to Digitally Track Mental Health of Troops

Canada to Digitally Track Mental Health of Troops

  OTTAWA, November 7, 2014 (AFP) – The Canadian military will soon start digitally tracking the mental health of its personnel with new software, the defense ministry said Friday, following a string of ...

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Sisa Awards Honors the Best of Philippine Media

Sisa Awards Honors the Best of Philippine Media

  REVIVED after a four-year hiatus, the Sisa Media Awards of the Philippine Psychiatric Association (PPA) honors anew the nation’s best media products that foster mental health and promote education ...

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