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arrow A Comparative Study of Psychiatric Symptoms in Engineering, Medical and Arts & Commerce College Students
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Deshpande SS, Raje S, Majumdar R, Ghate M
Keywords: Mental Health, Students, Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychopathology
Abstract: Background: Mental disorders and mental health problems have increased considerably among young population in the past 20-30 years, which is disadvantageous to them as well as to the society. Many of these problems tend to persist into adulthood, thus requiring timely attention. Methods: Cross sectional study involving first year students of medical, engineering and arts & commerce colleges was undertaken. Clusters from three different vocations were selected at random to complete a stratified sample.
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arrow Psychometric Properties of the Malay-translated Mindfulness, Attention and Awareness Scale (MAAS) in a Group of Nursing Students in Malaysia
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Zainal NZ, Nor-Aziyan Y, Subramaniam P
Keywords: Mindfulness, Psychometric Properties, Reliability, Validity
Abstract: Introduction: Interest in mindfulness and its enhancements have quietly exploded in recent years, bringing with it the need for validated instruments to assess mindfulness in the Malaysian population. The study aims to assess the reliability, factor structure and validity of the Malay version of The Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MMAAS) in a group of nursing students.
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arrow World Psychiatric Association Regional Congress
Section: Upcoming Events

Date: 4 - 6 February 2016
Venue: Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines
Theme: »

arrow Wanted: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Psychiatry
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
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arrow Caregiver Support Service
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 with their loved ones who are sick. It is important for caregivers to understand the nature of the illness, learn how to cope with changed behaviours and communicate with the sick person. MMHA Caregiver Support Service would like to assist you in your caregiving journey.
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arrow #TanyaGomen tentang status kesihatan Negara Baik, buruk dan yang kurang sihat
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
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 NZ
Institution: The Psychological Medicine Research group of University Malaya (PARADIGM), University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Keywords: Abbreviated Maslach Burnout Inventory, Burnout, Doctors, Psychometric Properties, Validity
Abstract: Objective: The study aimed to explore the prevalence of burnout among the junior doctors and to examine the psychometric properties of abbreviated Maslach Burnout Inventory (aMBI).
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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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» Regional Congress of the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH)
  Date: 1 3 October 2015
Venue: Fairmont Singapore
Theme: Innovations in mental health care through holistic interventions in the Asia-Pacific region
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» 4th Ipoh Mental Health Convention
  Date: 8 - 10 October 2015
Venue: Kinta Riverfront Hotel, Ipoh, Perak
Theme: Fundamentals of Psychiatry (Management of Common Psychiatric Disorders)
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» 9th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry
  Date: 22 - 24 October 2015
Venue: Crowne Plaza, Copenhagen Towers, Copenhagen S, Denmark
Theme: Advancing Knowledge - Transforming Practice
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