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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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arrow Suicide and Gambling on the Public Record

25-03-2014
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Review Paper
Authors: Gill D, Ahmadi J, Pridmore S
Keywords: Gambling, Suicide, Mental Health
Abstract: Objective: Current western medical wisdom is that suicide is always or almost always the result of mental disorder. Our objective was to explore the public record for a relationship between suicide and gambling, in the absence of mental disorder.
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arrow Personality Profiles of Malaysian Male Prisoners Convicted of Murder

9-03-2014
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Mohammad Rahim K, Nadiah Syariani MS, Nurul Hazrina M, Othman A, Khaidzir I, Geshina Ayu MS
Keywords: Alternative Five Factor Model, Criminal Behaviour, Male Prisoner, Murder, Personality Profiles
Abstract: Introduction: A review of the criminological literature indicates that some personality traits appear to develop and shape violent criminal behaviour.
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arrow Psychotic Manifestation in a Patient with Wolfram Syndrome (DIDMOAD)

3-02-2014
Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Authors: Ramli M, Fatnoon NNNA, Rohaidah SA
Keywords: Wolfram Syndrome, Diabetes Mellitus, Optic Atrophy, Psychiatric Manifestation
Abstract: Wolfram syndrome (WFS) is a rare neurodegerative disorder which is characterized by presentation of diabetes insipidus, juvenile diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy and deafness. We describe a case of WFS with presentation of psychosis...
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arrow Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry, December 2013, Vol. 22, No. 2

29-01-2014
Please note that the latest compiled issue of the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry, December 2013, Vol. 22, No. 2 has been published!
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