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arrow Cannabis as a Risk Factor for Persistent and Severe Depression: A Case Report
24-10-2014
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Khadijah Hasanah AA, Aida Harlina AR, Nik Ruzyanei NJ
Keywords: Cannabis, Depression, Suicidal Attempt
Abstract: Evidence linking cannabis use and depression remains inconsistent. Variations of clinical features were observed in those with history of cannabis use presented with affective symptoms.
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arrow 9th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry
23-10-2014
Section: Upcoming Events

Date: 22 - 24 October 2015
Venue: Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers, Copenhagen, Denmark
Theme: Advancing knowledge – Transforming Practice
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arrow 5th World Congress of Asian Psychiatry (WCAP2015)
  03-03-2015
Section: Upcoming Events

Date: 3 - 6 March 2015
Venue: Centennial Hall Kyushu University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
Theme: Trend and Innovation of Psychiatry in Asia
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arrow Linking Personality Dimensions, Imprisonment Status and Type of Crime to Anxiety and Depression Among Prison Inmates
14-10-2014
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Koleoso ON and Osasona OS
Keywords: Personality Dimensions, Anxiety, Depression, Prison Inmates
Abstract: Objective: This study examined how inmates' personality, imprisonment status, and type of crime committed contribute to anxiety and depression in a sample of jail inmates in a Nigerian prison.
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arrow Substance Misuse Among Patients Having Schizophrenia and Its Effect on Their Clinical and Functional Status
14-10-2014
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Maheshwari SK, Sandhya G, Pratap S
Keywords: Substance Misuse, Current Users, Clinical Status, Functional Status, Schizophrenia
Abstract: Objective: Substance misuse is the most common co-morbid problem among schizophrenic patients which results in frequent relapses, high positive symptoms, cognitive impairment and poor outcome.
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arrow When Depression Becomes Deadly
11-10-2014
Section: In the Press

Aug. 12, 2014 - The apparent suicide of Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams on Monday rocked the entertainment world.
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arrow Integrating Psychiatric Assessment and Intervention in Managing Obesity in Malaysia
11-10-2014
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Editorial, Co-Editor, MJP
Authors: Nik Ruzyanei Nik Jaafar
Abstract: Obesity is a “multisystemic disease in disguise” that has risen to epidemic proportion in the last few decades. Malaysia is rated the highest in obesity among the Asian countries with a rate of 45.3%.
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» Malaysia International Counseling Conference (MICC 2014)
  Date: 29 - 31 October 2014
Venue: Hilton Hotel, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Theme: Best Practices for Best Practitioners in Counselling Services
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» World Psychiatric Association Thematic Conference on Intersectional Collaboration
  Date: 30 October - 2 November 2014
Venue: Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens, Greece
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» 14th Congress of the ASEAN Federation for Psychiatry & Mental Health
  Date: 13 - 15 November 2014
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines
Theme: Setting Gold Standards Of Care In ASEAN Psychiatry
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» World Association of Social Psychiatry (WASP) Jubilee Congress
  Date: 13 - 15 November 2014
Venue: London, United Kingdom
Theme: Social Psychiatry: past, present and future
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» 8th International Conference of SAARC Psychiatric Federation
  Date: 27th - 29th November 2014
Venue: Lumbini/Bhairahawa
Theme: “Global Peace: To Nurture a Healthy Mind”
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