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arrow Psychosocial Risk Factors for Colorectal Cancer: A Systematic Review

31-07-2016
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Review Paper
Authors: Zainal NZ, Mohamed S
Keywords: Colorectal Cancer, Systematic Review, Personality, Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Abstract: Aims: To review the psychosocial risk factors for colorectal cancer (CRC), report the types and explore their association with CRC. Methods: We followed PRISMA guidelines to conduct the systematic review. We searched electronic databases (PubMed, CINAHL, PsychINFO and EMBASE) and hand searched up to 15th April 2015 for studies on psychosocial or stress or depression or anxiety or personality or support or coping as risk factor for CRC.
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arrow Insomnia as a Rare Neuropsychiatric Presentation of Wilson Disease

18-07-2016
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Pang N, Mat-Rosly M, Mohamed S
Keywords: Wilson’s Disease, Insomnia, Psychiatry
Abstract: Objective: Wilson’s disease (WD) is a rare disorder of copper metabolism with hepatic, neurological and psychiatric manifestations. This case describes insomnia as a rare primary psychiatric presentation of WD.
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arrow Grief in a Depressed Elderly with Pathological Jealousy and Major Vascular Neurocognitive Disorder: A Case Report

18-07-2016
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Loo JL, Syed-Mohamad SN, Razali R
Keywords: Grief, Major Vascular Neurocognitive Disorder, Pathological Jealousy, Vascular Dementia
Abstract: Introduction: Grief may be complicated in patients with dementia, posing a challenge to caregivers and healthcare professionals. A case of major vascular neurocognitive disorder with pathological jealousy and major depressive disorder in grief is reported.
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arrow The Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry (2015, Vol. 24, Supplementary Issue) Compilation of Abstracts

13-06-2016
Please note that the latest Supplementary Issue 2015 - Volume 24, 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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arrow Co-Morbidity in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Indian Patient Populations

31-03-2016
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 A Case of Korsakoff Syndrome in a Chinese Female Malaysian

24-03-2016
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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