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arrow Is it called a Habitude or an Addiction?

18-05-2017
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Editorial
Author: Ng CG & Gill JS
Institution: Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Abstract: Recurrent and prolonged cyber-networking behaviours have been associated with addiction, with terms such as internet addiction, Facebook addiction and Selfie addiction being commonly used. In actual fact, addiction is a type of mental disorder that needs to fulfil certain criteria to be categorised as such. These include relapsing, compulsive behaviors where the individual has no control.
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arrow Silent Lacunar Infarct With Peduncular Hallucinosis

18-05-2017
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Singh J1, Ahmad N2
Keywords: Lacunar Infarct, Pons, Young Stroke, Peduncular Hallucinosis, Organic
Abstract: Objective: Lacunar infarct is a small infarct in the distal distribution of deep penetrating vessels. A silent stroke is not associated with outward symptoms. The objective of this report is to highlight a case of a silent young stroke presenting with peduncular hallucinosis. Methods: This gentleman was thoroughly investigated and was found to have a lacunar infarct of the Pons and Occipital Lobe.
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arrow Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of Acute-on-chronic Subdural Hematoma in a Lady with Learning Disability: A Case Report

5-05-2017
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Chua SY1, Seed HF1, Thong KS2, Yeoh CM1
Keywords: Neuropsychiatry, Chronic Subdural Hematoma, Learning Disability, Malaysia
Abstract: Chronic subdural hematoma manifests differently and may mimic the presentation of psychiatric illnesses. Many a time, physicians are quick to judge that new onset of psychiatric symptoms is due to the worsening of the existing psychiatric illness.
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arrow Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of Neurosyphilis: A Case Report

31-03-2017
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Abdul Taib NI1, Seed HF1, Yeoh CM1, Thong KS2
Keywords: Neurosyphilis, Neuropsychiatry, Malaysia
Abstract: Neurosyphilis has been known to present with wide array of neuropsychiatric signs and symptoms. However little is known of the severity of its manifestations especially in our Malaysia setting. We are reporting a case of a middle-aged ex-military Malay man who contracted neurosyphilis during active service and since then had severe neuropsychiatric symptoms which caused deterioration in his activities of daily living skills which warrants constant supervision.
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arrow A Systematic Narrative Synthesis of Psychosocial Interventions to Enhance Insight in Schizophrenia

27-03-2017
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Joseph B1, Muralidhar D2, Varambally S2, Kumar D3
Keywords: Insight, Awareness, Psychosocial Intervention, Schizophrenia
Abstract: Objective: To systematically review and appraise the studies of existing psychosocial interventions focused on improving insight in schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Methods: Electronic data sources used in PubMed from 2004 to 2017 to explore the Randomized Controlled Trials on insight. Results: A total number of 2124 studies were found with MeSH terms and finally 24 studies were included in the review.
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arrow Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry, December 2015, Vol. 24, No. 2

17-03-2017
Please note that the latest journal issue Volume 24, No 2, 2015 has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
MPA Members can login and download the full issue here in MPA's website or download it from the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry (MJP) e-Journal website www.mjpsychiatry.org.
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