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arrow Caregiving for Epilepsy: Awareness, Knowledge, Attitude and Health-Related Quality of Life of Family Caregivers

4-07-2014
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Lua PL, Nor-Khaira-Wahida K, Zariah AA, Lee KF
Keywords: Epilepsy, Family Caregivers, Awareness, Knowledge, Attitude, Health-Related Quality of Life
Abstract: Living with epilepsy is equally demanding for both patients and their caregivers. The caregivers’ tasks are not limited to caring for the patients only but also the need to improve their awareness, knowledge and attitude (AKA) level as lack of understanding has a major impact on health-related quality of life (HRQoL).
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arrow Cognitive Emotion Regulation Strategies in Women with Major Depressive Disorder

10-06-2014
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Tavakoli H, Rezaei O, Dolatshahi B
Keywords: Major Depressive Disorder, Cognitive Strategies, Emotion Regulation
Abstract: Objective: Disturbance in emotion and cognition is the core feature of major depressive disorder (MDD), which can be expressed as a negative bias in processing information after experiencing stressful events.
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arrow Associated Factors of Sex Offenders

10-06-2014
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Norliza C, Salina AA, Hatta MS, Mohamad Adam B
Keywords: Risk Factors, Sex Offenders
Abstract: Objective: The aim of this study is to determine the risk factors for sex offenders. Methods: This is a cross sectional study comparing two groups using a combination of survey methodology and personal interviews. The data was collected over a period of six months from January 2004 until June 2004.
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arrow Epigenetics, Mental Health and Transgenerational Epigenetic Effects

14-05-2014
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Review Paper
Authors: Lake H, Pridmore S
Keywords: Mental Disorders, Psychiatry, Epigenetics, Health, Histone, DNA Acetylation
Abstract: Objective: to review the field of epigenetics, and present basic and recent material that may be of interest to clinical psychiatrists. We include basic molecular mechanism, a consideration of findings related to mental disorders, evidence of sustained effects, and the evidence for and implications of transgenerational epigenetic modifications.
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arrow Care Demands-related Concerns and Perceived Service Needs of Families of People with Mental Illness in the Community

14-04-2014
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Saloma P, Chan KG, Ong MF
Keywords: Community, People with Mental illness, Non-compliance, Relapse, Social Isolation
Abstract: Owing to reduced inpatient stays, people with mental illness (PMI) were often discharged from the hospital in ‘acute’ conditions. During this transition period of fragility, the relocation of care from hospital to home has tremendous impact on every aspect of a family’s life as they need to face a challenging task of caring especially when they are ‘not ready’ and ‘ignorant’ about the chronicity and severity of the illness.
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arrow Bilateral Blurred Disc Margins in a Case of Schizophrenia

25-03-2014
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Case Report
Authors: Sawant NS and Vanjari NA
Keywords: Papilledema, Blurred Disc Margins, Schizophrenia
Abstract: Papilledema is always of importance to the psychiatrist as sometimes underlying pathologies like mass lesions or conditions which raise the intracranial tension may present with psychiatric symptoms.
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