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arrow Stop stigma against depression
27-03-2017
Section: In the Press

PETALING JAYA: If you were to tell someone that you have depression, there is a good chance he or she will react to it negatively.
According to Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) Psychiatric Department head Professor Dr. Ahmad Hatim Sulaiman, however, as much as 11% of Malaysian adults are diagnosed with depression.
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arrow Depression on the rise as Malaysians burn out from stress, expert warns
27-03-2017
Section: In the Press

PETALING JAYA, March 24 - Depression will be a major mental health illness Malaysians will suffer from by 2020.
Malaysian Psychiatric Association president Prof Dr Nor Zuraida Zainal said this
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arrow A Systematic Narrative Synthesis of Psychosocial Interventions to Enhance Insight in Schizophrenia
27-03-2017
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Joseph B1,
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arrow Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry, December 2015, Vol. 24, No. 2
17-03-2017
Section: News & Updates

Please note that the latest journal issue Volume 24, No 2, 2015 has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
MPA Members can login and download the full issue here
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arrow WPA Inter Zonal Congress Vilnius 2017
  03-05-2017
Section: Upcoming Events

Date: 3 - 6 May 2017
Venue: Vilnius, Lithuania
Theme: Changing Society, Changing Psychiatry and Changing Self
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arrow The Diagnostic Conundrum: Neuropsychiatry Manifestation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
28-02-2017
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Panirselvam RR1, Ramly SS2, Harun NA3
Institution: 1Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health, Hospital Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia
2Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health, Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim, Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia
3Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health, Hospital Selayang, Selangor, Malaysia
Keywords: Neuropsychiatry, SLE, Autoimmune
Abstract: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a debilitating and chronic autoimmune disease which strikes insidiously. The disease currently has a prevalence of 43/ 100 000 individuals in Malaysia. The presentation of the disease is varied resulting in delay in diagnosis and onset of complications prior to management. The disease commonly presents as joint pain and cutaneous manifestations. Neuropsychiatric presentation accounts for 24% of symptoms during onset of illness.
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arrow Features of Parasuicide Cases Presented to Hospital Melaka in Year 2015 - “A Wake-up Call”
17-02-2017
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Kumar PR & Vincent SD
Institution: Department of Psychiatry, Melaka General Hospital, Melaka, Malaysia
Keywords: Parasuicide, Features, Melaka
Abstract: Objective: This study aimed to collect data on features of parasuicide cases presented to Hospital Melaka from January to December 2015. Methods: This was a descriptive study with retrospective review of medical records of parasuicide cases that were warded for observation in Hospital Melaka from January to December 2015. Data collected included sociodemographic factors, previous attempts, methods implicated and reasons for parasuicide which were presented in descriptive statistics.
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» WPA Inter Zonal Congress Vilnius 2017
  Date: 3 - 6 May 2017
Venue: Vilnius, Lithuania
Theme: Changing Society, Changing Psychiatry and Changing Self
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» 29th World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the 21st Malaysian Conference of Psychological Medicine (MCPM)
  Date: 18 - 22 July 2017
Venue: Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK), Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Please Note! The 3rd Announcement is now available!
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