Ep.60 – Smoking Ban in Eateries

1st January implementation by government of Malaysia.

Supplement to the BFM segment (http://www.bfm.my/smoking-is-an-addiction.html)

About the ban

  1. protect family from 2nd hand smoke
  2. assist in stopping smoking

Assistance to stop smoking

  1. Jom Quit! – http://jomquit.moh.gov.my
  2. Quit smoking aids
  3. Councelling
  4. Quit-line service

Ministry of Health complaints hotline – 03-8892-4530

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Gaming Disorder

In Mandarin by my good friend Associate Professor Dr Anne Yee.

Now I admit I listened to it for 10 minutes, but due to my limited (very) and slow pick up of Mandarin I was lost for most of this conservation apart from when Dr Anne mentioned “tui” or correct but for what – I am unsure 😂.

Do listen and find out and maybe some one will be able to tell me.

For my trainees, a good revision on this new issue which we have seen in clinic and the ward in recent times.

mentalhealthawareness

Ep. 48 – Personality Disorder

  • defined by personality that is often rigid, and unhealthy on how they think and behave.
  • made over a long period of time. start in teenage years, early adulthood
  • patients are unable to see faults.

Cluster A – paranoid, schizoid personality. more distressed. unjustified beliefs. odd.

Cluster B – dramatic, emotional, unpredictable behaviour. Anti-social. Narcissistic.

Cluster C – anxious, timid, avoidance, OCD. Low self esteem.

Disorder is treated with psychotherapy.

Patients can be admitted for safety reasons (if needed)

See a psychiatrist or psychologist.

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Ep. 45 – Trainees in Psychiatry

Part-1 Exam:

  • Must be good in psychopathology in your first year.
  • Do as much reading to gain competence.
  • It’s not just a 4-year program. It’s a life-long study.

Part-2 Exam:

  • All about the management. See as many patients as possible.
  • Requires reading of current management guidelines
  • Read updates of the field

Part-3 Exam:

  • Be involved psychiatry
  • Can’t be a psychiatrist without advocating the profession
  • Be ethical

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