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arrow Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry, December 2014, Vol. 23, No. 2

1-04-2015
Please note that the latest issue Volume 23, No 2, 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 Research in Depression

17-03-2015
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Editorial
Author: Zainal NZ, Editor-in-Chief, MJP
Institution: Department of Psychological Medicine Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Abstract: Depression is one of the most common disorders. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is affecting almost 350 million of people in the world. It has been postulated that by the year 2020, depression is the second most disabling disease.
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arrow Head Heaviness - A Purview of Possible Diagnoses

27-02-2015
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Ng CG and Kanagasundram S
Keywords: Headache, Depression, Encephalomalacia, Heaviness
Abstract: A 61 year old Indian man presented with clinical depression after a long-standing of “head heaviness”. Looking through the literatures, there is scant information on the subjective complaint of “a heavy head” despite it being a very common encounter at many primary care clinics.
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arrow Prevalence of Depression in Cancer Patients: A Review on the Comparison Between Different Regions

27-02-2015
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Review Paper
Authors: Ng CG and Zainal NZ
Keywords: Prevalence, Depression, Cancer, Cultural Influence
Abstract: Introduction: Depression is the most common psychological sequelae in cancer patients. It is challenging to diagnose depression in cancer patients. Furthermore, the presentation is influenced by the patients’ cultural background. Objectives: This literature review aims to determine the prevalence of depression in cancer patients across regions of different cultural background.
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arrow Trauma and Traumatic Stress: The Long-term Effects of Childhood Traumatic Stress

6-02-2015
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Brief Communication
Authors: Dar MA, Wani RA, Margoob MA, Hussain A, Rather YH, Chandel RK, Shah MS, Shah IA, Malla AA
Keywords: Trauma, Children, Depression, Effects
Abstract: Trauma and trauma related stress is an age old phenomenon. Much research has come up regarding the characterization and effects of trauma. Recently focus has been on the long-term effects of trauma. Both retrospective and prospective research is being carried out to study the trauma-effect relationship.
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arrow Depression and Coping Strategies Used by Postnatal Mothers During the Postpartum Period

20-01-2015
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Article
Authors: Norliza J, Siti Khuzaimah AS, Emad AS, Norimah S
Keywords: Depression, Coping Strategies, Postnatal Mothers, Postpartum Period
Abstract: The objective of this study is to evaluate the depression and coping strategies used by postnatal mothers during the postpartum period.This study used cross-sectional design and was conducted at the University Malaya Medical Centre from November 2013 to January 2014.
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