ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry

ISSN 2231-7805 (In Print), E-ISSN 2231-7791

ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry is covered in the Emerging Sources Citation Index, which means all articles published in the journal are indexed in Web of Science at the time of publication.

Manuscript Submission: Submit Articles
Offline/Mail submission:
Journal or Article related Query:

Editor-in-Chief's Welcome Message

On a positive note, there has been a steady increase of articles received for publication indicating a growing interest among researchers to publish their work in this journal. The journal has published an average of 14 articles of topics of mixed variety per issue, from authors of various countries including Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia. » Read more...

Hatta Sidi
MBBS, MMed (Psych), DipSHC (Australia)



President’s Message, AFPMH (2014 - 2016)

It is a great pleasure for me to take over the presidency of the AFPMH from our Philippines counterpart. The Federation is now based in Indonesia from 2015 until 2016. Since its birth in 1981, AFPMH has achieved many successes in networking and exchanging knowledge and information. This is achieved through our meeting in the biennial congress and regular online publication of the ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry, which is the official journal of the Federation. » Read more...

Danardi Sosrosumihardjo
Department of Psychiatry, University of Indonesia (UI) Medical School, Jakarta, Indonesia

Vol 18, No 2 (2017): ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry

Table of Contents

ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 18 (2) July to December 2017

• Full compilation of the ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 18 (2) July to December 2017Abstract PDF

Review Article

• Does Cannabis Consumption Negatively Affect Cognition? A Review Of The Scientific EvidenceAbstract PDF
Attilio Rapisarda, Keane Lim, Jimmy Lee123-134

Original Article

• Validation Of The Malay Version Of The Posttraumatic Growth Inventory-Short Form (PTGI-SF) Among Malaysian Cancer PatientsAbstract PDF
Mohammad Farris Iman Leong Abdullah, Rohayu Hami, Gokula Kumar Appalanaido, Nizuwan Azman, Noorsuzana Mohd Shariff, Siti Shahanis Md Sharif135-143
• An Exploration Of Use Of Social Networking Sites Amongst Users With Psychological ProblemsAbstract PDF
Manoj Kumar Sharma, Indu S Menon, P Marimuthu144-153
• Validation Of The Malay Version Of The Sources Of Social Support Scale Among Malaysian Cancer PatientsAbstract PDF
Mohammad Farris Iman Leong Bin Abdullah, Rohayu Hami, Nizuwan Azman, Noorsuzana Mohd Shariff, Gokula Kumar Appalanaido, Siti Shahanis Md Sharif154-161
• Parenting Styles In Children And Adolescents With Substance Use Disorders: A Study From The Princess Mother National Institute On Drug Abuse Treatment, ThailandAbstract PDF
Weeranee Charoenwongsak, Patraporn Kinorn, Sirichai Hongsanguansri162-173
• Estimating The Size Of The Drug Using Population In Three Deep-South Provinces Of Thailand: Results From A Service Multiplier And Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS) MethodAbstract PDF
Muhammad Fahmee Talek, Linda B Cottler, Sawitri Assanangkornchai174-184
• Prevalence Of Emotional And Behavioral Problems Among Adolescence And Some Risk Factors In MongoliaAbstract PDF
Bayarmaa Vanchindorj, Batzorig Bayartsogt, Guljanat Yerlan, Altanzul Narmandakh, Tuya Naidansuren, Soyolmaa Batdelger, Baatarjav Oidovnyam, Chimedsuren Ochir, Nasantsengel Lkhagvasuren185-198
• Alcohol Use And Associated Risk Behaviors Among Adolescents In Northern ThailandAbstract PDF
Nonglak Boonchooduang, Orawan Louthrenoo, Chawanun Charnsil, Atsawin Narkpongphun199-205
• A Comparative Study On Social Media Addiction Between Public And Private High School Students Of Urban Bengaluru, IndiaAbstract PDF
N R Ramesh Masthi, Pruthvi S, Phaneendra Mallekavu206-215
• The Association Between Parents’ And Child’s Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Symptoms Among Nepalese Children Exposed To The 2015 EarthquakeAbstract PDF
Shneha Acharya, Sawitri Assannangkornchai216-225
• What Predicts Late-Night Whatsapping Habits - Usage Characteristics Or Psycho-Behavioral Attributes? A Health Workers SurveyAbstract PDF
Kurubaran Ganasegeran, Sami Abdo Radman Al-Dubai, Surajudeen Abiola Abdulrahman, Sivashunmugam Sangaran, Wilson Hau Wuei Yeow, Pukunan Renganathan226-235
• Identifying The Patterns Of Self-Harm And Suicide Attempts In Children And Adolescents In SingaporeAbstract PDF
Sabrina Kai-Lin Goo, Radha Srikanth, Ong Say How, Neo Hui Min Shaina, Tan Juanmin, Vicknesan Jeyan Marimuttu236-248
• Psychopathology Experienced In Pregnancy Loss: Does Post Abortion Syndrome Exist?Abstract PDF
Kah Wee Ng, Jintana Tang, Helen Chen249-258
• Coping Skills And Psychosocial Adjustments Among Parents Of Children With Learning Disabilities (LD)Abstract PDF
Dzalani Harun, Emy Emy Yew, Mahadir Ahmad, Nur Sakinah Baharudin259-268
• The Prevalence And Associated Factors Of Premature Ejaculation (PE) And Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Among Patients On Antidepressants In A Teaching Hospital (TH)Abstract PDF
Lim Jun Yi, Mohammad Izzat Najmi Bin Kamaruddin, Jamuna Vijayakumaran, Nur Diyanah Talib, Nur Diana Ahmad Fitri, Hatta Sidi, Shalisah Sarip, Loo Jiann Lin269-277

Case Report

• Anxiety-Depression Psychopathology Of A Patient With Voyeurism, Major Depression And Premature EjaculationAbstract PDF
Nurazah Ismail, Rohayah Husain, Hatta Sidi278-280
• Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD): How Does Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Help Patients?Abstract PDF
Nuur Asyikin Mohd Shukor, Shalisah Sharip, Rosliza Yahya, Nurul Azmi Muhammad Rappek, Hatta Sidi281-287

Short Report

• The Under Portrayal Of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Procedure In The Asian MediaAbstract PDF
Ahmad Izzat Ahmad Tajjudin, Dayana Asilah bt Mohd Nasaruddin, Hatta Sidi288-293

Vol 18, No 1 (2017): ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry

Table of Contents

ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 18 (1) January to June 2017

• Full compilation of the ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 18 (1) January to June 2017Abstract PDF

Original Article

• Early Readmissions And Associated Socio-Demographic, Clinical Factors In A Psychiatric Hospital, MalaysiaAbstract PDF
Wen Jih Lee, Lieh Yan Ong, Arunakiri Muthukrishnan, Siew Ni Koay, Zuan Er Kwan1-9
• Prevalence Of Depressive Disorder And Its Association With Perceived Social Support Among Patients With Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) In Hospital Tuanku Jaafar, Seremban (HTJS), MalaysiaAbstract PDF
Christabel Esther Terence, Hatta Sidi, Koh Kwee Choy, Raynuha Mahadevan10-19
• The Effectiveness of a Cultural-based Support Group for Malay Dementia Caregivers in Kelantan, Malaysia: A Pre-Post Intervention StudyAbstract PDF
Rozanizam Zakaria, Asrenee Ab Razak20-30
• ‘Between Us And Them’ - Understanding Stigma And Stigmatization Among People With Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) In Sumatera Island, IndonesiaAbstract PDF
Muhammad Arsyad Subu, Amira Esti, Feri Fernandes, Rika Fatmadona, Heppy Sasmita31-43
• A Unique Transition From Child Mental Health Services (CMHS) To Adult Services: An Audit Of The Clinical Profile Of Patients Progressing From CMHS To The First Specialised, Multidisciplinary Adult Neurodevelopmental Service In SingaporeAbstract PDF
Suet Bin Chai, Chao Tian Tang, Ker-Chiah Wei, Liqin Ding44-50
• A Comparative Prevalence Of Personality Disorder Among Male Patients Suffering With Psychoactive Substance DependenceAbstract PDF
Pankaj Sureka51-60
• Decreasing Depression By Improving The Level Of Self-Esteem In A Tennis Training Program For Female University StudentsAbstract PDF
Korkmaz YiÄŸiter, James T Hardee61-70
• Prevalence Of Thyroid Dysfunction And Its Relationship With The Severity Of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)Abstract PDF
Chawanun Charnsil, Sutrak Pilakanta71-75
• The Relationship Of Social Distrust With Personal Suffering: Mediating Capacity Of Excessive Reassurance SeekingAbstract PDF
Syed Nadeem Abbas Haider, Safdar Husain Tahir, Asif Ayub Kiyani76-84

Review Article

• Intentional Production Of Symptoms: A Narrative ReviewAbstract PDF
Nimmy Chandra, Igam Bagra, Ramandeep Pattanayak85-94

Case Report

• Frontal Lobe Abnormality And Psychosis In Traumatic Brain Injury And Cannabis AbuseAbstract PDF
Shobhit Jain, Adya Shanker Srivastava95-98
• Self Injurious Behaviour (SIB) Of Eye Poking In A Toddler With Autism, Neurofibromatosis And Infantile SpasmAbstract PDF
Darpan Kaur, Sweta Roy99-102
• No Laughing Matter: ‘Laughing Gas’ Addiction In SingaporeAbstract PDF
Ashvini Selvaraj, Kim Eng Wong103-106
• Pathological Laughter Associated With Cerebral Lupus: A Case ReportAbstract PDF
Jasraj Singh, Chai Yee Chin, Norhashim Ahmad107-113
• Chronic Unexplained Vomiting: A Case Report With Focus On Issues Relevant For International Classification Of Disease (ICD)-11Abstract PDF
Pakhi Srivastava, Raman Deep Pattanayak, Manju Mehta114-118
• A Case Of Psychotic Disorder Due To Dengue FeverAbstract PDF
Mohammad Farris Iman Leong Bin Abdullah, Mohd Rizal Abu Bakar119-122

Vol 17, No 2 (2016): ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry

Table of Contents

ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 17 (2) July to December 2016

• Full compilation of the ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 17 (2) July to December 2016Abstract PDF

Editorial Section

• Psychotherapy Training – Opportunities For Improving Competency Through International CollaborationAbstract PDF
César A Alfonso, Aida S A Adlan, Hazli Zakaria, Aili Hashim, Eizwan Hamdie Yusoff137-138

Original Article

• Time Trend For Substance Use Disorder And Psychiatric Disorders Among Patients Seeking Treatment From A Dual Diagnosis Clinic Of A Tertiary Care Substance Use Disorder Treatment Centre In IndiaAbstract PDF
Yatan Pal Singh Balhara, Rishi Gupta, Rakesh Lal139-143
• Clinical Characteristics Of Inpatients Undergoing Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) In A University Hospital, ThailandAbstract PDF
Umporn Pitidhrammabhorn, Pichai Ittasakul, Punjaporn Waleeprakhon, Morris B Goldman144-150
• Antipsychotics And Electrocardiographic Monitoring In Patients With SchizophreniaAbstract PDF
Pamela Mei Yuan Ng, Suet Bin Chai, Ker-Chiah Wei151-159
• Help-Seeking From Traditional Healers Among Singaporean Older AdultsAbstract PDF
Shazana Binte Mohamed Shahwan, Edimansyah Abdin, Janhavi Vaingankar, Saleha Binte Shafie, Chong Siow Ann, Mythily Subramaniam160-170
• A Meta-Analysis Of Oral Versus Intravenous N-Acetylcysteine Therapy For Paracetamol PoisoningAbstract PDF
Qin Xiang Ng171-178
• Study Of Suicidality And Suicide Behavior Among Individuals With Long-Standing Duration Of Schizophrenia In India: An Explorative StudyAbstract PDF
Amresh K Shrivastava, Avinash A De Sousa, Sagar B Karia, Nilesh B Shah179-187
• Prevalence Of Sleep Problems Among Those With Internet Gaming Disorder In SingaporeAbstract PDF
Pratika Satghare, Edimansyah Abdin, Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar, Boon Yiang Chua, Shirlene Pang, Louisa Picco, Lye Yin Poon, Siow Ann Chong, Mythily Subramaniam188-198
• Prevalence Of Chronic Pain In Patients With Alcohol Dependence Syndrome In Tertiary Care Center In IndiaAbstract PDF
Jitendra Rohilla, Geetha Desai, Prabhat Chan199-208
• Psychiatric Morbidities Among Post Flood Elderly Victims In Kelantan, MalaysiaAbstract PDF
Tan Zi Ti, Thaqief Mohamad Azaini, Aini Sofiah Shahruniza, Jabraan Jamil, Yu Jie Si, Mayple Tan Leou Jiun, Nazhan Keeshan Nahdan Rengganathan, Shaiful Bahari Ismail, Azidah Abdul Kadir, Asrenee Abdul Razak, Mohamed Hashim Mohamed Hassan209-216
• Effectiveness Of Group Poetry Therapy On Emotional Expression In Patients With SchizophreniaAbstract PDF
F Rajaei, A Atadokht, N Hajloo, S Basharpour217-226
• Psychotherapy Practice Among Child And Adolescent Psychiatrists In ThailandAbstract PDF
Natchanan Charatcharungkiat, Sirichai Hongsanguansri, César A Alfonso, Silvia W Olarte227-238
• Exploration Of Technology Use Pattern Among Teenagers And Its Relationship With Psychological VariablesAbstract PDF
Manoj Kumar Sharma, Shyam H R, Thamil P Selvan239-249

Case Report

• When Experts DisagreeAbstract PDF
Choon Leng Eu, Suarn Singh250-253
• Escitalopram Induced HyponatremiaAbstract PDF
Parmar Arpit, Mandal Piyali, Tripathi Manjari, Sagar Rajesh254-257
• The Phenomenon Of Dissociation, Depression And Borderline Personality In A Young WomanAbstract PDF
Sujita Kumar Kar, Mamta Yadav, Maha Prakash Sharma, Shweta Singh, Suman Jain258-262
• Delusional Infestation Successfully Controlled With Neuroleptic Depot Injection: A Case Report (THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN RETRACTED)Abstract
Jamaluddin Ruzita, Najwa Baharuddin, Nurul Hazwani Hatta263-267

Country Report

• The 8th National Congress Indonesian Psychiatric Association (IPA) & 15th Congress ASEAN Federation of Psychiatry and Mental Health (AFMPH): 25-27 August 2016, Semarang – Indonesia: “New Challenges in Psychiatric Care in ASEAN Economic Community”Abstract PDF
Alifiati Fitrikasari, H.M. Syamsulhadi, Widodo Sarjana A.S, AAAA Kusumawardhani, Ismed Yusuf, Suprihhartini, Sri Woroasih, Linda Kartikasari, Tinon Martanita, Elly Rosila Wijaya, Witrie Sutaty MR, Inna Soesanti, Hang Gunawan A268