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arrow Dear Valued Website Visitors -- Please Note these Resources!
Section: News & Updates

Dear Valued Website Visitors,
The Malaysian Psychiatric Association very much appreciate your visits to our website and together with the webmaster, the committee is doing everything we can to update the website regularly and make sure the content is relevant and up-to-date.
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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
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arrow Wanted: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Psychiatry
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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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» 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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» 12th World Congress of WAPR
  Date: 2 - 5 November 2015
Venue: Grand Hilton Seoul, Korea
Theme: Beyond the Tradition, Create New Paradigm of Care
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» 2015 MPA-Servier Postgraduate Research Award
  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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