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arrow Call for Nominations: The Biological Basis of Psychiatric Disorders

In honour of the outstanding life-time achievements of our founder Else Kröner, the Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung (Foundation) has established a major quadrennial prize, each to be in a specified area of biomedical science. The chosen topic for 2017 is the biological basis of psychiatric disorders.
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arrow Press Statement by the Malaysian Psychiatric Association (MPA) on the Issues of Treatment for Hysteria

Hysterical attacks is common and in our society it often occurs among young people at the educational institutions and schools. Hysterical attacks is a constellation of symptoms for variety of psychiatric, neurological or medical diseases. Although in Malaysia, it has always been associated with the Malays and Muslims, hysteria has its roots back in the ancient Greek medical texts. Even the imminent scholars of psychiatry and neurology in the 19th century had given considerable attention into the phenomenon of hysteria. According to the International Classification of Disease (ICD-10) and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th edition (DSM-5), the medical explanation of hysterical phenomena is Conversion disorder, an illness with mixed psychiatric and neurological symptoms. It is complicated by other psychological phenomena that explain the reason for each incidence of hysteria. Ataque de nervios is one of the conditions related to it.
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arrow Invitation to participate in TOYM 2015 Awards

Greetings from JCI TOYM 2015!
JCI Ten Outstanding Young Malaysian (TOYM) Awards is to accord recognition to young Malaysian between the ages of 18 to 40, whose dedication to their profession or life undertakings has resulted in exceptional achievement.
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arrow MPA Best Practice Award 2015

Malaysian Psychiatric Association (MPA) is calling all Early Career Malaysian Psychiatrists (ECMP) throughout the country to take part in this exciting competition. This competition is to honour the most innovative, creative and of course best project championed by ECMP to improve the psychiatric services at their centre.
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arrow PhAMA Awards 2014 - Extension of Submission Deadline to 15 October 2014

PhAMA is pleased to announce that this year we will kick off our inaugural PhAMA Awards 2014 as an important initiative to encourage and recognize the innovation and research, and community impact that students, researchers, members of the academia, health care professionals as well as members of the public has contributed to the society.
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arrow Geneva Prize for Human Rights in Psychiatry

Please find enclosed relevant information regarding the outstanding prize Geneva Prize for Human Rights in Psychiatry, which will be awarded this year 2014 for the sixth time.
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