Tag Archives: Psychiatrists

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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Brazil Liberalizes Access to Marijuana Derivative

Brazil Liberalizes Access to Marijuana Derivative

  Brasília, Brazil – Brazil said Wednesday it will remove cannabidiol, a derivative of marijuana with a range of therapeutic benefits, from a list of banned substances in a move saluted by ...

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Mental Health Act Pushed in Online Campaign

Mental Health Act Pushed in Online Campaign

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Philippine Psychiatric Association (PPA) has initiated an online petition asking Congress to pass a law that will protect the rights of people with mental disorders ...

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Swede Acquitted of Rape After ‘Sexsomnia’ Diagnosis

Swede Acquitted of Rape After ‘Sexsomnia’ Diagnosis

  STOCKHOLM, September 18, 2014 (AFP) – A Swede who had sex with a woman while he was asleep was acquitted of rape because he suffers from “sexsomnia”, according to ...

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