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arrow The Diagnostic Conundrum: Neuropsychiatry Manifestation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

28-02-2017
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Panirselvam RR1, Ramly SS2, Harun NA3
Institution: 1Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health, Hospital Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia
2Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health, Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim, Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia
3Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health, Hospital Selayang, Selangor, Malaysia
Keywords: Neuropsychiatry, SLE, Autoimmune
Abstract: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a debilitating and chronic autoimmune disease which strikes insidiously. The disease currently has a prevalence of 43/ 100 000 individuals in Malaysia. The presentation of the disease is varied resulting in delay in diagnosis and onset of complications prior to management. The disease commonly presents as joint pain and cutaneous manifestations. Neuropsychiatric presentation accounts for 24% of symptoms during onset of illness.
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arrow Features of Parasuicide Cases Presented to Hospital Melaka in Year 2015 - “A Wake-up Call”

17-02-2017
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Kumar PR & Vincent SD
Institution: Department of Psychiatry, Melaka General Hospital, Melaka, Malaysia
Keywords: Parasuicide, Features, Melaka
Abstract: Objective: This study aimed to collect data on features of parasuicide cases presented to Hospital Melaka from January to December 2015. Methods: This was a descriptive study with retrospective review of medical records of parasuicide cases that were warded for observation in Hospital Melaka from January to December 2015. Data collected included sociodemographic factors, previous attempts, methods implicated and reasons for parasuicide which were presented in descriptive statistics.
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arrow The Psychometric Properties of The Malay Version Positive Emotion Rating Scale (PERS-M)

16-02-2017
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Mohamed FA1, Ng CG2, Ong LY1
Institution: 1Hospital Bahagia Ulu Kinta, 31250 Tanjung Rambutan, Perak, Malaysia
22Department of Psychological Medicine, University Malaya Medical Centre, Lembah Pantai, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Keywords: Positive Emotion, Depression, Psychometric Properties, Instrument
Abstract: Positive emotion is often neglected in the depressed patients due to the lack of assessment tool. Positive Emotion Rating Scale (PERS) is a newly invented self-report questionnaire, nevertheless has an impressive psychometric properties. Objective: The aim of this study was to study the psychometric properties of the Malay version PERS (PERS-M), in order to facilitate its use in the local setting.
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arrow Consent for Publication in MJPsychiatry

27-01-2017
Authors are required to give MJP consent for publication of submitted papers, which must be done by:
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arrow List of Private Psychiatrists registered with the Malaysian Psychiatric Association

25-01-2017

Klang Valley


Dr. Au Yong Koon Choong

Klinik Pakar Au Yong
4th Floor, No. 70, Jalan Pudu
55100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel:  03-20262120
Fax: 03-20269120
Email: auyong@doctors.org.uk
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arrow Psychiatric Disorders Among New Child and Adolescent Attendees in an Outpatient Setting of a Sungai Petani Hospital: A Registry from January 2014 to December 2014

18-01-2017
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Nazariah Harun, Ravivarma Rao Panirselvam, Yusni Yusuff
Institution: Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health, Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim, Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia
Keywords: Child, Adolescent, Mental Health, Service Utilisation, Malaysia
Abstract: Introduction: Children and adolescents requiring mental health services are increasing. This paper is a registry of new clients in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) outpatient clinic of Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim (HSAH), Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia from January 2014 to December 2014.
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