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arrow Psychometric Properties of the Malay-translated Mindfulness, Attention and Awareness Scale (MAAS) in a Group of Nursing Students in Malaysia

19-06-2015
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Zainal NZ, Nor-Aziyan Y, Subramaniam P
Keywords: Mindfulness, Psychometric Properties, Reliability, Validity
Abstract: Introduction: Interest in mindfulness and its enhancements have quietly exploded in recent years, bringing with it the need for validated instruments to assess mindfulness in the Malaysian population. The study aims to assess the reliability, factor structure and validity of the Malay version of The Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MMAAS) in a group of nursing students.
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arrow Exploring Burnout Among Malaysian Junior Doctors Using the Abbreviated Maslach Burnout Inventory

13-05-2015
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Zuraida AS and Zainal NZ
Institution: The Psychological Medicine Research group of University Malaya (PARADIGM), University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Keywords: Abbreviated Maslach Burnout Inventory, Burnout, Doctors, Psychometric Properties, Validity
Abstract: Objective: The study aimed to explore the prevalence of burnout among the junior doctors and to examine the psychometric properties of abbreviated Maslach Burnout Inventory (aMBI).
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arrow The Role of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder in Developing Substance Use Disorder: A Case Report

6-05-2015
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Ahmad Nabil MR, Rakesh S, Hazli Z
Keywords: Attention-deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Substance Use Disorder (SUD), Adult
Abstract: Objective: Individuals with ADHD are known to have more risk of developing substance use disorder (SUD). However the underlying mechanisms behind it are not straightforward.
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arrow Substance Use Among Long Distance Commercial Vehicle Drivers: Onset and the Influence of Education

22-04-2015
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Okpataku CI
Keywords: Substance, Use, Drivers, Education
Abstract: Background: There is a growing global concern about the risks of drugged-driving among long distance commercial vehicle drivers.
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arrow Caring for a Family Member With Schizophrenia: The Experience of Family Carers in Indonesia

22-04-2015
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Suryani
Keywords: Family Caregiver, Experience, Schizophrenia, Phenomenologi
Abstract: Introduction: Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental illness which is characterized by cognitive impairment, difficulty in engaging in daily social activities and the challenges of securing and maintaining employment.
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arrow Cultural Beliefs and Caffeine-induced Sleep Disorder: The Kopitiam Man

22-04-2015
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Leow MY, Bharathy A, Russell V
Keywords: Caffeine, Food, Hot/Cold, Sleep, Cultural Belief
Abstract: Objective: A case of caffeine-induced sleep disorder is reported to illustrate the clinical benefits of assessing culturally determined health beliefs in such presentations.
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