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arrow 8th Malaysian Healthy Ageing Conference

Date: 31 March - 2 April 2016
Venue: The Royale Bintang Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Theme: Making Mental Health a Priority for Healthy Ageing
Please note! The Early Bird Registration has been extended to 15 March 2016.
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arrow A Case of Korsakoff Syndrome in a Chinese Female Malaysian

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Loo JL, Amer-Nordin AS
Keywords: Korsakoff Syndrome, Thiamine Deficiency, Dementia, Neurocognitive Disorder, Alcohol Dependence
Abstract: Introduction: Korsakoff Syndrome (KS) is a preventable memory disorder that can occur after Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE). There is scarce information regarding KS in Malaysia. Method: Case report. Results: A 49 year-old Chinese lady with daily alcohol use in between 15-20 units for more than 10 years became forgetful eight months prior to her admission due to withdrawal symptoms and a fall when she attempted to cut down her alcohol use to 7–8 units.
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arrow The Benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) on Diabetes Distress and Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Seyed-Reza A, Norzarina MZ, Kimura LW
Keywords: Glycemic Control, Diabetes Distress, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Malaysia
Abstract: Introduction: This study was designed to determine the effectiveness of combined group Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in improving diabetes distress and glycemic control among 60 adults with type 2 diabetes.
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arrow World Psychiatric Association Regional Congress

Date: 4 - 6 February 2016
Venue: Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines
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arrow Public Talk: Redefining Mental Illness: Changing Mindset on Schizophrenia

Date: 23 January 2016
Time: 3.00pm - 5.00pm
Venue: Auditorium, Maktab Koperasi Malaysia, Jalan Templer, Petaling Jaya
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arrow 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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