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arrow Prevalence of Depression in Adolescents Living in Residential Homes in Perak, Malaysia and Its Association with Socio-Demographic and Personal Factors

12-01-2015
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Article
Authors: Wan Salwina WI, Arunakiri M, Cheah YC, Ng CG, Rozhan Shariff MR, Aili HH
Keywords: Adolescents, Residential Homes, Depression, Malaysia
Abstract: There have been concerns about the growing number of children living in residential homes in Malaysia. The objective of this study was to determine the presence of depression and its association with the socio-demographic, personal characteristics and coping skills of adolescents residing in fourteen residential homes in Kinta Valley, Perak.
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arrow Religion and Spirituality as Intervention for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Following Motor Vehicle Accidents

4-12-2014
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Rafidah B, Muhammad Najib MA, Muhammad Radhi AM, Ismail MS
Keywords: PTSD, Religion and Spirituality, Motor Vehicle Accidents
Abstract: This case series reports four patients who used religion and spirituality to relieve symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following motor vehicle accidents.
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arrow Can a Depressed Patient Give Consent for Tubal Ligation?

23-11-2014
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Sawant NS, Parkar SR, Kate NS, Bhatankar S
Institution: Department of Psychiatry, Seth G.S.M.C & KEM Hospital, India
Keywords: Consent, Depression, Mental Health Bill
Abstract: Notion of competence to consent to treatment was originally required to address mainly cognitively impaired or psychotic individuals.
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arrow Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry, June 2014, Vol. 23, No. 1

12-11-2014
Please note that the latest issue Volume 23, No 1, 2014 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 Cross-sectional Study of General Health Questionnaire Among University Students in Malaysia: A Reliability Study

4-11-2014
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Talwar P and Mohd Fadzil AR
Institution: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia
Keywords: GHQ Factor Structure Alpha Reliability Sensitivity, Specificity
Abstract: Background: The General Health Questionnaire is a widely used scale to measure psychological distress. This scale is available in many languages. The original version comprised of 60 items. It is available in 30-items, 28-items, 20-items and 12-items. The shorter version is as good as the longer version of the scale.
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arrow Cannabis as a Risk Factor for Persistent and Severe Depression: A Case Report

24-10-2014




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