Blog Posts on mental disorder




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A word on Neurosis by Turning Boholano on Dec 10, 2012Neurosis was coined by the Scottish doctor William Cullen in 1769 to refer to "disorders of sense and motion" caused by a "general affection of the nervous system". For him, it described various nervous disorders and symptoms that could not be explai...



Homosexuality: Another Kind of LOVE by Definitely Filipino on Oct 21, 2012“Di sinusukat ang tapang at ang bigote sa mukha, Dahil kung minsan mas lalake pa sa lalake ang bakla.” - SIRENA, Gloc 9 (Aristotle Pollisco) I have read from the comments on a certain blog about gays, that says, homosexuality is a MENTAL DISORD...



Stigma VS Success: Overcoming the Barriers for Tomorrow’s Mental Health Nurses by Filipino Nurses on Jul 23, 2012[caption id="attachment_12962" align="alignleft" width="225"] Mental Health Nursing (Photo credit: nursing.upenn.edu)[/caption] Despite the advancements in medical skills and technology, the society somehow remains unsuccessful in battling against t...



Psycho by Warmstone on Jul 5, 2012During lunch again at the company’s canteen, the topic was about the Canadian psycho whose victim’s head was already found.  The victim was a Chinese national. I told my buddies that even here in the Philippines, the number of individual...



Out Of Our Minds by Pathfinders' Commune on Jun 18, 2012Reflection on Mental Illness  In my late teenage years, there was a time that I wanted to become insane. Riddled with so much frustration and anger, taking my life was never an option. Instead, I wanted to escape by means of psychological breakdown...



Some Misbehaving Children May Suffer From A Mental Disorder (Really?) by Green Eggs & Moms on May 13, 2012Sometimes, children who misbehave may have more than a behavioral problem; they might be suffering from a mental disorder. This is according to Dr. Thomas R. Insel, director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Flickr via bornart You m...



In the Middle of Nowhere… by Definitely Filipino on Dec 1, 2011SUICIDE. This was the topic discussed in an episode of a special documentary show entitled Che Che Lazaro Presents one Sunday night. It tackles about the different true experiences of those real people who had learned about that sensitive and for som...



It wasn't me, It was my PMS :P by My Froggy Kind of Life on Aug 16, 2011Who says that PMS (premenstrual syndrome) is associated with any specific personality types or factors? Mentality?  Quite. But not personality, I think.My girlfriend and I were having a little debate about this thing called PMS, a subsequent con...



Everything is Connected: Autism, Schizophrenia, Depression, Mania, Bipolar Disorder, Politics and the World by Pilipinas atbp. on Jun 29, 2011I haven’t confirmed the statements presented here but they are interesting to read. Just sharing: Schizophrenia Bipolar Facts  Did you know that British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill heard voices in his head and was diagnosed by psychia...



Catherine Zeta-Jones checks into a mental health facility by on Apr 13, 2011Just three months after Michael Douglas told “Today’s” Matt Lauer, “I’ve got (cancer) beat,” his wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones, has checked herself into a mental health facility. The actress, who has been by Douglas’ side since he was dia...