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How psychologists in PH are perceived
 

How psychologists in PH are perceived

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In the Philippines, there are only a few licensed, practicing psychologists leaving an acute shortage in professionals qualified to provide mental health services to the people. But what really is the status of psychologists in the country?
 
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28 Dec 2016 - General
 
I actually wanted to take up Psychology as a course in college because I was very much interested in how the human mind works and how this influences behavior. Also, growing up with an aunt who had schizophrenia made me familiar with mental disorders...
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It is very promising to know that the Filipino efforts carry good future potential for the mental health illness as described in the article. Certainly, there is a global confusion between psychiatrists and psychologists. I agree that raising the pub...
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In the Philippines, consultation with a clinical psychologist is rare because there are only a few practicing clinical psychologists. People who have mental illnesses usually consult privately practicing psychiatrists. I agree that interpretation of ...
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Not only in Philippines, the case is similar in India too. Mental disorders are seen as a social stigma or a taboo and so many doctors also avoid pursuing psychology and psychiatry as a career due to the thought of having low patient influx. However,...
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It is true that psychology is still on its infancy stage and most of the people in the Philippines make it as a least priority when it comes to profession. However with the surging cases of anxiety, suicide, eating disorders and much more mental cond...
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