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arrow Depression Symptoms Level Among Thyroid Disorders Patients at Central Region of Peninsular Malaysia
15-01-2018
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Siti Nur Illiani J1, Azlina D1, Sanisah S1, Ramli M2, Nik Noor Fatnoon NA2
Institutions: 1Kulliyyah of Nursing, International Islamic University Malaysia, 25710, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
2Kulliyyah of Medicine, International Islamic University Malaysia, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
Keywords: Depression Symptoms, Thyroid Disorders, Malaysia
Abstract: Background of Study: Patients with thyroid disorders were found to have continued to experience symptoms of depression despite the great of treatment has been given to the patient to balance the thyroid hormones. Objective: The aim of this study is to determine the level of depression symptoms among various types of thyroid disorders patients.
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arrow Respondents Needed! A Feasibility Study of a Clinical Trial Protocol for the Administration of Ibogaine as an Anti Addictive Treatment in Patients with Opioid Use Disorder
15-01-2018
Section: Announcements

Kulliyyah of Pharmacy, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuantan Campus is currently running a feasibility study. This study is adapting Delphi Method in order to reach a consensus on the developed protocol. Hence, we require experts’ opinions to provide comments and feedbacks for such purpose.
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arrow Integrated Treatment For Dual Diagnosis: The Journey So Far
08-01-2018
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Brief Communication
Authors: Sinha P1, Garg A2, Prakash O3
Institutions: 1Department of Psychiatry, North Delhi Municipal Corporation Medical College and Hindu Rao Hospital, Delhi, India
2Felicity Mindcare, Delhi, India
3Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS), Delhi, India
Keywords: Dual Diagnosis, Integrated Treatment
Abstract: Introduction: Integrated treatment model for dual diagnosis patients is a relatively newer approach in the field of addiction psychiatry. It has converged the treatment of substance use and mental illness from its originally dichotomous approach. While no single treatment exists for dual diagnosis, much variation exists within the integrated treatment model.
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arrow The Neuropsychiatric Manifestation Of Wilsons Disease in a Tertiary Care Centre in India : Before and After Treatment
07-01-2018
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Saha A, Singh A, Kumar N
Institution: Dept of Psychiatry, Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune-411040, Maharashtra, India
Keywords: Wilsons Disease, Neurological Condition, Copper, Choreoathetoid Movements, Peniciallmine, Benzodiazepines
Abstract: Wilsons disease is a neurological condition warranting immediate treatment. Being a rare genetic disorder it is characterized by excess copper stored in various body tissues, particularly the liver, brain, and corneas of the eyes.
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arrow A Diagnostic Dilemma: Catatonia, Serotonin Syndrome and Parkinsonism
07-01-2018
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Mohd Miharbei MF1,2, Ahmad Zafri AB1, Suhaila MZ1
Institutions: 1Jabatan Psikiatri dan Kesihatan Mental, Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, 25100 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
2Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Keywords: Catatonia, Parkinsonism, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Abstract: Catatonia may concomitantly occur with other psychiatric diagnoses such as Major Depressive Disorder, however problem in diagnosis may arise due to the overlapping features with other problems such as serotonin syndromes, neuroleptic malignant syndromes and Parkinsonism.
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arrow Improvement of Outcome in Patients with Depression: Positive Emotion and Recovery of Interest
04-01-2018
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Editorial
Author: Ng CG
Institution: Department of Psychological Medicine,
University of Malaya, Malaysia
Abstract: Depression is the most common mental health concerns of people seeking psychological or psychiatric services due to its significant impairment in life functioning. The two most prominent depressive symptoms are recurrent low mood and anhedonia – loss of interest and motivation to experience pleasure [1].
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arrow The Challenge in Making the Diagnosis of Depression in Palliative Patients
29-12-2017
Section: News & Updates

Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Editorial
Author: Ng CG
Institution: Department of Psychological Medicine,
University of Malaya, Malaysia
Abstract: Palliative care patients are often vulnerable to psychological distress and the development of depression [1]. However, it is challenging to distinguish between depression and grief or appropriate sadness in this group of patients. There are several approaches proposed in the making of diagnosis of major depressive disorder in palliative care patients.
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