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arrow Co-Morbidity in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Indian Patient Populations

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Brief Communication
Authors: Dhuri CV & Parkar SR
Keywords: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Co-Morbidity, Major Depressive Disorder, Psychosis
Abstract: Introduction: Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is associated with substantial co-morbidity, not only with anxiety and mood disorders but also with psychotic and substance use disorders. The Epidemiological Catchment Area (ECA) study, reported co-morbid psychiatric illness in two third of its OCD subjects. The Indian research in this aspect is sparse.
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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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