Mental health matters, too, in fight vs COVID-19

  MANILA, Philippines---As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to menace the Philippines and the rest of the world, focus has been on the disease's effects on the respiratory system but it has also taken its toll on people's mental health. Even international groups and institutions such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the United States have recognized this, saying that the crisis has brought stress on a global scale to populations wary of getting infected or on quarantine to avoid infection. Dr. Rowalt Alibudbud, a psychiatrist for a nongovernment organization based in Makati City and a faculty memb...Keep on reading: Mental health matters, too, in fight vs COVID-19

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