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arrow Wanted: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Psychiatry
26-05-2015
Section: Advertisements

Location: Penang Medical College, Pulau Pinang
Summary of post: Penang Medical College is one of the foremost private medical schools in Malaysia and is developing its range of academic programmes. We are looking for enthusiastic psychiatrists with excellent communication skills to teach on our undergraduate teaching programme and be involved in development/expansion of the department's medical teaching, course development and research activities.
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arrow Caregiver Support Service
25-05-2015
Section: Support & Caring

Support for Family & Caregivers of Individuals with Mental Illness
Having a family member with mental illness can be very stressful and often leaves caregivers at a loss on how to deal
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arrow #TanyaGomen tentang status kesihatan Negara Baik, buruk dan yang kurang sihat
26-05-2015
Section: Upcoming Events

Date: 26 Mei 2015
Time: 5.00pm (4.30pm Pendaftaran bermula)
Venue: Content Pitching Center Malaysia, Platinum Sentral
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arrow Exploring Burnout Among Malaysian Junior Doctors Using the Abbreviated Maslach Burnout Inventory
13-05-2015
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Zuraida AS and Zainal
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arrow 2015 MPA-Servier Postgraduate Research Award
  05-12-2015
Section: Upcoming Events

Date: 5 December 2015
Venue: Hilton Kuala Lumpur, KL Sentral
Research Paper Competition
This competition is open to all postgraduate students of psychiatry including students who have completed their research projects in 2015. Candidates have to be principal investigators of their submitted research studies.
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arrow The Role of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder in Developing Substance Use Disorder: A Case Report
06-05-2015
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Ahmad Nabil MR, Rakesh S, Hazli Z
Keywords: Attention-deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Substance Use Disorder (SUD), Adult
Abstract: Objective: Individuals with ADHD are known to have more risk of developing substance use disorder (SUD). However the underlying mechanisms behind it are not straightforward.
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arrow Press Statement by the Malaysian Psychiatric Association (MPA) on the Issues of Treatment for Hysteria
04-05-2015
Section: Announcements

Hysterical attacks is common and in our society it often occurs among young people at the educational institutions and schools. Hysterical attacks is a constellation of symptoms for variety of psychiatric, neurological or medical diseases. Although in Malaysia, it has always been associated with the Malays and Muslims, hysteria has its roots back in the ancient Greek medical texts. Even the imminent scholars of psychiatry and neurology in the 19th century had given considerable attention into the phenomenon of hysteria. According to the International Classification of Disease (ICD-10) and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th edition (DSM-5), the medical explanation of hysterical phenomena is Conversion disorder, an illness with mixed psychiatric and neurological symptoms. It is complicated by other psychological phenomena that explain the reason for each incidence of hysteria. Ataque de nervios is one of the conditions related to it.
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» UPM Music Cares: Music Therapy & Autism Seminar
  Date: 29 - 30 May 2015
Venue: Bentley Music Mutiara Damansara, Petaling Jaya, KL
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» Addressing Filicide: 2nd International Conference - Moving to Prevention
  Date: 3 4 June 2015
Venue: Prato, Tuscany
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» WPA 2015 Bucharest International Congress
  Date: 24 - 27 June 2015
Venue: The Palace of the Parliament, Bucharest, Romania
Theme: Primary Care Mental Health: Innovation and Transdisciplinarity
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» Kelantan Mental Health Conference 2015
  Date: 30 - 31 July 2015
Venue: Grand Riverview Hotel, Kota Bharu, Kelantan
Theme: Kelantan Disaster: Rising From Mud & Debris
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» The 8th Congress of the Asian Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (ASCAPAP) 2015
  In conjunction with the 19th Malaysian Conference of Psychological Medicine (MCPM)
Date: 19 - 22 August 2015
Venue: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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