Mythily Subramaniam

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Affiliation: Institute of Mental Health
Country: Singapore

Publications

  1. doi request reprint EQ-5D as a measure of programme outcome: results from the Singapore early psychosis intervention programme
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 215:46-51. 2014
  2. pmc Psychiatric morbidity in pain conditions: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, Singapore
    Pain Res Manag 18:185-90. 2013
  3. pmc Prevalence of and factors related to the use of antidepressants and benzodiazepines: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    BMC Psychiatry 13:231. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Quality of life in obsessive-compulsive disorder: impact of the disorder and of treatment
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    CNS Drugs 27:367-83. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Gender differences in disability in a multiethnic Asian population: the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, 539747 Singapore
    Compr Psychiatry 54:381-7. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Impact of psychiatric disorders and chronic physical conditions on health-related quality of life: Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    J Affect Disord 147:325-30. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence, correlates, comorbidity and severity of bipolar disorder: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, 10, Buangkok View, Buangkok Green Medical Park, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    J Affect Disord 146:189-96. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Body mass index and risk of mental disorders in the general population: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, Singapore, Singapore
    J Psychosom Res 74:135-41. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of alcohol use disorders in the Singapore Mental Health Survey
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore
    Addiction 107:1443-52. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Obsessive--compulsive disorder: prevalence, correlates, help-seeking and quality of life in a multiracial Asian population
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore, 539747, Singapore
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:2035-43. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint EQ-5D as a measure of programme outcome: results from the Singapore early psychosis intervention programme
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 215:46-51. 2014
    ..Our results suggest that the EQ-5D is responsive to improvement as it corresponded well to objective ratings of remission in our patients with FEP. ..
  2. pmc Psychiatric morbidity in pain conditions: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, Singapore
    Pain Res Manag 18:185-90. 2013
    ..Chronic pain is a common problem among the general population and has been found to be associated with psychiatric disorders in studies based on both clinical samples and epidemiological surveys...
  3. pmc Prevalence of and factors related to the use of antidepressants and benzodiazepines: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    BMC Psychiatry 13:231. 2013
    ..The current study aimed to establish the prevalence and factors associated with the use of antidepressants (ADs) and benzodiazepines (BZDs) in Singapore...
  4. doi request reprint Quality of life in obsessive-compulsive disorder: impact of the disorder and of treatment
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    CNS Drugs 27:367-83. 2013
    ..QoL is an important component that measures the impact of OCD on an individual and QoL goals must be incorporated as an outcome measure of therapeutic interventions...
  5. doi request reprint Gender differences in disability in a multiethnic Asian population: the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, 539747 Singapore
    Compr Psychiatry 54:381-7. 2013
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  6. doi request reprint Impact of psychiatric disorders and chronic physical conditions on health-related quality of life: Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    J Affect Disord 147:325-30. 2013
    ..The aim of the current study was to establish and compare the QALY losses associated with select mental and chronic physical conditions in Singapore...
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence, correlates, comorbidity and severity of bipolar disorder: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, 10, Buangkok View, Buangkok Green Medical Park, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    J Affect Disord 146:189-96. 2013
    ..The study aimed to establish the prevalence of BPD and examine the associated socio-demographic correlates, comorbidity, severity, impairment and treatment contact in the Singapore resident population...
  8. doi request reprint Body mass index and risk of mental disorders in the general population: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, Singapore, Singapore
    J Psychosom Res 74:135-41. 2013
    ..The aims of the current study were to elucidate the association between body mass index (BMI) and mental disorders and to examine whether these associations are moderated by socio-demographic correlates and comorbid physical disorders...
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of alcohol use disorders in the Singapore Mental Health Survey
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore
    Addiction 107:1443-52. 2012
    ..To establish the prevalence, correlates, comorbidity and treatment gap of alcohol use disorders in the Singapore resident population...
  10. doi request reprint Obsessive--compulsive disorder: prevalence, correlates, help-seeking and quality of life in a multiracial Asian population
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore, 539747, Singapore
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:2035-43. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint The Singapore Mental Health Study: an overview of the methodology
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 21:149-57. 2012
    ..0 to establish lifetime and 12-month prevalence of mental disorders, the current use of mental health services (both Western and traditional services), the treatment gaps and loss of role functioning...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of psychotic symptoms among Asian males
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747, Republic of Singapore
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:137-44. 2012
    ..We studied the association of psychotic symptoms with educational attainment and other psychiatric disorders in 23,248 male pre-enlistees for National Service in Singapore...
  13. doi request reprint Comorbid depression and increased health care utilisation in individuals with diabetes
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Institute of Mental Health, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:220-4. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the extent of health care utilisation (excluding costs) of diabetic patients with and without depressive symptoms attending a specialist clinic in Singapore...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in pathological gamblers in a multiethnic Asian setting
    Subramaniam Mythily
    Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 40:264-8. 2011
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  15. ncbi request reprint Metabolic differences between Asian and Caucasian patients on clozapine treatment
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Institute of Mental Health and Woodbridge Hospital, Singapore, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Richmond, Australia
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:217-22. 2007
    ..To establish if there are ethnic differences in the various metabolic disturbances that are common with clozapine treatment...
  16. doi request reprint Validity of a brief screening instrument-CRAFFT in a multiethnic Asian population
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Addict Behav 35:1102-4. 2010
    ..To validate the CRAFFT screening test, against the DSM IV Axis 1-based diagnostic inventory in a population of adolescents and young adult males in Singapore...
  17. ncbi request reprint The mental health screening of conscripts for the Singapore Armed Forces: rationale, objectives, and design
    Siow Ann Chong
    Institute of Mental Health and Woodbridge Hospital, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747
    Mil Med 172:1245-9. 2007
    ..This study is unusual in that it involved almost the entire male population in 1 year but its relevance is the development of a screening instrument that can be used with ease in a large population of conscripts...
  18. ncbi request reprint An inter-ethnic comparison study of clozapine dosage, clinical response and plasma levels
    Chee H Ng
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Richmond, Victoria, Australia
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 20:163-8. 2005
    ..Hence, appropriate dose adjustment should be considered in Asian patients receiving maintenance clozapine therapy in clinical practice...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and impact of mental and physical comorbidity in the adult Singapore population
    Siow Ann Chong
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 41:105-14. 2012
    ..This study aims to assess the prevalence rates of mental disorders and chronic medical conditions in the Singapore resident population, and examine their association and respective impact on the quality of life...
  20. doi request reprint Nicotine dependence and psychiatric disorders among young males in Singapore
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1107-13. 2009
    ..While the risk for a number of medical illnesses is well established for those who smoke, the risk for psychiatric disorders is not so well studied in Singapore...
  21. doi request reprint Academic attainment: a predictor of psychiatric disorders?
    Siow Ann Chong
    Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore, 539747, Singapore
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:999-1004. 2009
    ..However, it is not clear as to how academic performance compares as a marker for other mental disorders. The objective of this study was to examine whether educational attainment is a candidate marker for certain psychiatric disorders...
  22. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic stability 2 years after treatment initiation in the early psychosis intervention programme in Singapore
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Institute of Mental Health, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:495-500. 2007
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic stability of psychotic disorders over a 2 year period in patients presenting with first-episode psychosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Impact of depression on health related quality of life in patients with diabetes
    Swapna K Verma
    Department of Early Psychosis Intervention, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 39:913-7. 2010
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a serious chronic illness that has a major impact on the quality of life of the individuals. Our aim was to examine the determinants of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with DM...
  24. doi request reprint Mental disorders: employment and work productivity in Singapore
    Siow Ann Chong
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore, 539747, Singapore
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:117-23. 2013
    ..To examine the association between mental disorders and work disability in the adult resident population in Singapore...
  25. ncbi request reprint Smoking and nicotine dependence in Singapore: findings from a cross-sectional epidemiological study
    Louisa Picco
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 41:325-34. 2012
    ....
  26. pmc The positive mental health instrument: development and validation of a culturally relevant scale in a multi-ethnic Asian population
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health Woodbridge Hospital, 10, Buangkok View, 539747, Singapore
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:92. 2011
    ..We present the item reduction and validation of the Positive Mental Health (PMH) instrument in a community-based adult sample in Singapore...
  27. ncbi request reprint Where do people with mental disorders in Singapore go to for help?
    Siow Ann Chong
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 41:154-60. 2012
    ..This study aims to examine the pattern of services utilisation and the factors associated with help-seeking behaviour among those with mental disorders in the multi-ethnic Asian population of Singapore...
  28. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and diabetes mellitus in an Asian multiracial population
    Siow Ann Chong
    Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    Asian J Psychiatr 2:66-70. 2009
    ..Singapore has one of the world's highest rates of diabetes mellitus (DM). DM is also associated with depression, the nature of this relation is possibly bidirectional and complex and there are a number of putative associated factors...
  29. ncbi request reprint A population-based survey of mental disorders in Singapore
    Siow Ann Chong
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 41:49-66. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to establish the prevalence of select mental disorders and their associated sociodemographic correlates in the adult Singapore resident population...
  30. doi request reprint Mortality rates among patients with schizophrenia and tardive dyskinesia
    Siow Ann Chong
    Institute of Mental Health, Woodbridge Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 29:5-8. 2009
    ..90; 95% confidence interval, 1.12-3.20; P = 0.017). Our finding showed a robust association with increased mortality rate and TD, but we failed to find any significant association with any specific cause of death and TD...
  31. ncbi request reprint Aggression in Asian patients with first-episode psychosis
    Swapna Verma
    Department of Early Psychosis Intervention, Institute of Mental Health Woodbridge Hospital, Buangkok View, Singapore
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 51:365-71. 2005
    ..The aims of this study were to examine the prevalence and severity of aggression in patients with first-episode psychosis and to identify the association between aggression and sociodemographic and clinical factors...
  32. ncbi request reprint "How much can I take?": predictors of perceived burden for relatives of people with chronic illness
    Janhavi A Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 41:212-20. 2012
    ..We investigate the predictors of perceived burden of care among relatives of people with any chronic physical or mental illness using secondary data from a nationwide survey in Singapore...
  33. doi request reprint Brief assessment of cognition in schizophrenia: normative data in an English-speaking ethnic Chinese sample
    Goi Khia Eng
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 28:845-58. 2013
    ..Normative data established in the current sample are essential for clinical and research purposes as it serves as a reference source of cognition for ethnic Chinese...
  34. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance in patients with schizophrenia
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Unit, Institute of Mental Health and Woodbridge Hospital, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747
    Can J Psychiatry 48:345-7. 2003
    ..This study aimed to establish the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) and impaired glucose tolerance in patients with schizophrenia and to elucidate some of the factors associated with hyperglycemia...
  35. doi request reprint Effect of treatment on weight gain and metabolic abnormalities in patients with first-episode psychosis
    Swapna Verma
    Early Psychosis Intervention Programme, Institute of Mental Health Woodbridge Hospital, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:812-7. 2009
    ..The aim of the present prospective and naturalistic study was to examine the effects of antipsychotic medication on weight and serum levels of lipids, glucose and insulin in first-episode psychosis patients...
  36. doi request reprint Body mass index, obesity, and psychopathology in patients with schizophrenia
    Mythily Subramaniam
    From the Research Division and Department of General Psychiatry 1 and Research Division, Institute of Mental Health Office of Clinical Sciences, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, National University of Singapore and Early Psychosis Intervention Programme, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 34:40-6. 2014
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic Correlates of Positive Mental Health and Differences by Depression and Anxiety in an Asian Community Sample
    Janhavi A Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 42:514-23. 2013
    ..Conclusion: Socio-demographic correlates of PMH were identified in an Asian community sample. PMH scores were significantly lower among those with depression and anxiety. ..
  38. doi request reprint The Longitudinal Youth at Risk Study (LYRIKS)--an Asian UHR perspective
    Jimmy Lee
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore Department of General Psychiatry 1, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore Office of Clinical Sciences, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, National University of Singapore, Singapore Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 151:279-83. 2013
    ..5% (n=6) at 6 months. Follow-up measures are currently underway to assess longitudinal incidence of psychosis and impact of risk factors on cognition, functioning and remission...
  39. ncbi request reprint From well-being to positive mental health: conceptualization and qualitative development of an instrument in Singapore
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Woodbridge Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    Qual Life Res 21:1785-94. 2012
    ..Existing instruments are developed in Western societies that differ in their conceptualization of well-being from Asian populations. Moreover, very few instruments address the multidimensional construct of well-being...
  40. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic profile and psychiatric comorbidity of subjects with pathological gambling
    Munidasa Winslow
    Addiction Medicine Department, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 39:122-8. 2010
    ..It appears to be highly comorbid with psychiatric disorders. This study aims to describe the socio-demographic profile and comorbidity of 40 pathological gamblers compared to controls...
  41. doi request reprint The prevalence and impact of major depressive disorder among Chinese, Malays and Indians in an Asian multi-racial population
    Siow Ann Chong
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    J Affect Disord 138:128-36. 2012
    ..Reports of rates of depression among different Asian ethnic groups within the same country using standardized assessments are rare in the extant literature...
  42. ncbi request reprint Mental health professionals' perceived barriers and benefits, and personal concerns in relation to psychiatric research
    Elaine Pek
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:738-44. 2008
    ..This study explored healthcare professionals' perceptions of barriers, benefits and concerns about psychiatric research in a Singapore psychiatric hospital...
  43. ncbi request reprint De novo emergence of obsessive-compulsive symptoms with atypical antipsychotics in asian patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder: a retrospective, cross-sectional study
    Rathi Mahendran
    Institute of Mental Health and Woodbridge Hospital, Singapore
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:542-5. 2007
    ..The objective of our study was to establish the incidence of de novo emergence of obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCS) in patients taking atypical antipsychotics in an Asian population...
  44. ncbi request reprint Policy implications of the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Siow Ann Chong
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 41:258-63. 2012
    ..Incorporation of mental health education and screening of mental disorders in the workforce should also be augmented with work practices that protect against discriminating those with mental disorders...
  45. ncbi request reprint Survey of sleep problems amongst Singapore children in a psychiatric setting
    Rathi Mahendran
    Institute of Mental Health, 10, Buangkok View, Singapore, 539747
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:669-73. 2006
    ..The objectives of our study were to estimate the prevalence of sleep problems in children and adolescents attending psychiatric services in Singapore and to identify the correlates of sleep problems in this population...
  46. doi request reprint An assessment of the understanding and motivations of patients with schizophrenia about participating in a clinical trial
    Siow Ann Chong
    Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:446-50. 2009
    ..PPA administration with educational module supplementation may provide a valuable addition to clinical trial procedures in patients with schizophrenia...
  47. doi request reprint Lifetime and twelve-month prevalence of heavy-drinking in Singapore: results from a representative cross-sectional study
    Wei Yen Lim
    Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore and National University Health System, MD3, 16 Medical Drive, S 117597, Singapore, Singapore
    BMC Public Health 13:992. 2013
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Predictors of suicide in Asian patients with first episode psychosis
    Natasha Mitter
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747, Singapore Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 151:274-8. 2013
    ..The present study aims to investigate the prevalence of completed suicides and associated risk factors in a multi-ethnic Asian society...
  49. doi request reprint Perceived unmet needs of informal caregivers of people with dementia in Singapore
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:1605-19. 2013
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse in schizophrenia. A Singapore perspective
    Swapna K Verma
    Department of Early Psychosis Intervention, Woodbridge Hospital and Institute of Mental Health, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:326-8. 2002
    ..This study was undertaken with the aim to identify the prevalence and patterns of substance abuse among patients with first-episode schizophrenia in the city-state of Singapore...
  51. doi request reprint Measuring health-related quality of life among adults in Singapore: population norms for the EQ-5D
    Edimansyah Abdin
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore, Singapore
    Qual Life Res 22:2983-91. 2013
    ..To provide population norms for the Euro-QoL-5D (EQ-5D) according to age, sex, ethnicity and language version using a representative sample of adults aged 18 years and above in the Singapore population...
  52. doi request reprint Age of onset of life-time mental disorders and treatment contact
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:835-43. 2013
    ..The impact is more pronounced when early onset is also associated with treatment delay. Little is known about the age of onset (AOO) for mental disorders and its predictors in Singapore...
  53. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepine dependence in Singapore
    Yanhong Dong
    Community Addiction Management Program, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1345-52. 2007
    ..Doctors need training on the assessment and management of BZD dependence. The study's limitations were noted. This project was supported by an institutional block grant received from the National Medical Research Council, Singapore...
  54. doi request reprint Comparing effectiveness of risperidone with first-generation antipsychotic medications in patients with schizophrenia-spectrum disorders
    Alvin Liew
    Early Psychosis Intervention Programme, Institute of Mental Health Woodbridge Hospital, 539 747 Singapore
    J Psychopharmacol 24:973-80. 2010
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of long-acting injectable risperidone in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders: a 6-month open-label trial in Asian patients
    Swapna Verma
    Early Psychosis Intervention Programme, Institute of Mental Health Woodbridge Hospital, Singapore
    Hum Psychopharmacol 25:230-5. 2010
    ..LAR was effective in improving symptom severity within the first month of starting treatment. However, significant increases in weight and plasma levels of fasting glucose and cholesterol raise concern about metabolic side effects...
  56. doi request reprint Integrated genetic and genomic approach in the SingaporeTranslational and Clinical Research in Psychosis Study: an overview
    Kang Sim
    Department of General Psychiatry, Woodbridge Hospital Institute of Mental Health Research Division, Singapore
    Early Interv Psychiatry 5:91-9. 2011
    ..This article seeks to provide an overview on what our group has embarked on--to elucidate genetic risk factors for schizophrenia within the Chinese ethnic group...
  57. doi request reprint Metabolic risk factors in drug-naive patients with first-episode psychosis
    Swapna K Verma
    Early Psychosis Intervention Programme, Institute of Mental Health Woodbridge Hospital, Singapore
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:997-1000. 2009
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Hippocampal volumes in first-episode psychosis
    Swapna Verma
    Department of Early Psychosis Intervention, Institute of Mental Health Woodbridge Hospital, Singapore
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 21:24-9. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that smaller hippocampal volumes are present even in early stages of the illness...
  59. doi request reprint Peptic ulcer disease and mental illnesses
    Wei Yen Lim
    Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore and National University Health System, Singapore Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 36:63-7. 2014
    ..We evaluated the association between self-reported doctor-diagnosed peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and mental disorders in a representative cross-sectional study conducted in 2010 in Singapore...
  60. doi request reprint The role of sociodemographic factors in the risk of transition from alcohol use to disorders and remission in singapore
    Edimansyah Abdin
    Corresponding author Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747
    Alcohol Alcohol 49:103-8. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to define predictors of transition from alcohol use to disorders, and their remission, among adults residing in Singapore...
  61. doi request reprint Validity of the Personality Diagnostic Questionnaire-4 (PDQ-4+) among mentally ill prison inmates in Singapore
    Edimansyah Abdin
    Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok View Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, 539747 Singpore
    J Pers Disord 25:834-41. 2011
    ..The area under the curve indicated moderate discriminatory capabilities. Our results suggest that the PDQ-4+ could be used as a potential screening instrument for personality disorders in prison inmates...
  62. doi request reprint Translational and clinical research in Singapore: ethical issues in a longitudinal study of the prodromal phase of schizophrenia
    Tamra Lysaght
    Institute of Mental Health, Early Psychosis Intervention, Buangkok Green, Medical Park, Singapore
    Early Interv Psychiatry 6:3-10. 2012
    ..The project will collect both observational and clinically relevant data from an at-risk group: adolescents and young adults...
  63. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous parkinsonism in antipsychotic-naive patients with first-episode psychosis
    Siow Ann Chong
    Department of Early Psychosis Intervention, Institute of Mental Health, Woodridge Hospital, Singapore
    Can J Psychiatry 50:429-31. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish rates of spontaneous parkinsonism (SP) among the different types of psychosis. We hypothesized that the rate would be higher among persons with affective symptoms...
  64. doi request reprint The Singapore flagship programme in translational and clinical research in psychosis
    Siow Ann Chong
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health Singapore, Buangkok Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore
    Early Interv Psychiatry 5:290-300. 2011
    ..This paper describes the rationale, aims and development of the Singapore Translational and Clinical Research in Psychosis, which is a 5-year programme...
  65. pmc Investigation of cigarette smoking among male schizophrenia patients
    Jundong Jiang
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health Woodbridge Hospital, Singapore, Singapore Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    PLoS ONE 8:e71343. 2013
    ..These results support that smoking is associated with improved negative symptoms, which could account for the heavier smoking pattern among schizophrenia patients. ..
  66. doi request reprint Gender differences in Singaporean Chinese patients with schizophrenia
    Jimmy Lee
    Institute of Mental Health, Singapore, Singapore Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, Singapore
    Asian J Psychiatr 4:60-4. 2011
    ..These differences were consistent with findings from Caucasian population, and could possibly be explained by influences of oestrogen...
  67. ncbi request reprint Time for training in psychiatric ethics
    Siow Ann Chong
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 42:538-40. 2013
    ..This educational process should also include the acquiring of certain virtues and competencies. ..
  68. doi request reprint Formulation of the age-education index: measuring age and education effects in neuropsychological performance
    Max Lam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Psychol Assess 25:61-70. 2013
    ..In light of our findings, special consideration should to be given when neuropsychological assessments are carried out in cross-cultural contexts and in societies where educational systems and pedagogy tend to be complex...
  69. ncbi request reprint SARS or not SARS: outbreak of fever in a state mental institute in Singapore
    Siow Ann Chong
    Can J Psychiatry 49:216-7. 2004