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Sharing my insights on general psychiatry and mental health issues. Occasional random thoughts on other things which might not matter.Content might be a mix of English and Malay.Hosted byDr Amer Siddiq.

Dr Amer Siddiq on Mental Health Amer Siddiq bin Amer Nordin

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Sharing my insights on general psychiatry and mental health issues. Occasional random thoughts on other things which might not matter.Content might be a mix of English and Malay.Hosted byDr Amer Siddiq.

    Radio Interview: Salam Bros - Zayan FM

    Radio Interview: Salam Bros - Zayan FM

    My interview on radio with Salam Bros on Zayan FM

    • 9 min
    Depression Management

    Depression Management

    Key concepts in depression management:
    Outcomes of treatment of people with depressionThinking cognition affecting workWeightSexual disfunction3-words:
    Function recoveryAbsenteeismPresenteeism (buat-buat busy)Function Recovery
    situation where individual is not in recovery but would be back in his pre-stateDepression has 3 components:
    EmotionalPhysicalCognitionDSST Scale
    Weight management
    try to use methods that restricts weight management or at least inform the patient of potential changesSexual Dysfunction

    • 14 min
    Don’t Avoid Medication

    Don’t Avoid Medication

    Reflecting on Lady Gaga’s comments on Oprah recently.
    Difference between psychiatrists and psychologists.
    Bio psycho-social lifestyle spiritual innovation
    Types of medication:
    Schizophrenia — anti-psychoticBipolar — mood stabilisersAnxiety — anti-anxiety agentPsychopharmacologist - specialist in medication
    If you don’t want medication, options could include:
    psycho-therapydieting, exercise, personal fitness

    • 18 min
    Alcohol PSA

    Alcohol PSA

    Recorded at Casa Titik, Cherating
    We don’t know our numbers - we don;t know how miuch we are drinking
    15 standard units per week.  If you have more then you might have a problem with drinking. Not to consume in one sitting. Take it with food.
     
    General rule:
    1 can (330ml) 4.5% alc = 1.5 standard units1 glass wine (100ml) = 1 standard units30ml liquor = 1 standard units 
    Lowered risk of developing drinking problems.
     
    It’s not safe to quit cold turkey!
     
    Please don’t drink and drive!

    • 8 min
    Kerja Lebih Masa, Undang Padah

    Kerja Lebih Masa, Undang Padah

    Temubual saya di TV3 pada 10 April 2019 bersama dengan Tuan Hj. Adnan Mat, Setiausaha Agong Cuepacs
     
    Pengurusan masa
     
    Masalah bermula apabila kerja lebih 55 - 60 jam sehari.
     
    Masalah fizikalMasalah mental 
    Puncanya… STRESS!
     
    distress —> burn out —> masalah emosi
     
    Isu fisiologikal - badan sedia bertindah (adrenalin, glucose).
    sakit jantungsakit angin ahmar 
    Sintom burn out:
    hilang minat untuk kerjapenat selalutidak ada motivasiabsenteeism - tidak datang kerjapresenteeism - datang kerja tapi tak buat kerja 
    Selfcare:
    masa bersenammasa dengan keluargaambil cutibajet teratur

    • 27 min
    Substance Use Among Youths

    Substance Use Among Youths

    My talk recently at the 5th ASEAN Region Primary Care Conference.
    Topic for today:
    Challenges of dealing with youths/key concepts of addictionsSubstance affect on the brainGateway TheoryCannabis UseChallenges / Solutions for treating youthsDealing with 2 problems:
    the adolescences themselvesthey are at risk of developing substance abuseThey are looking for a sense of identity, individuality.
    Substance are related to suicide.
    Anything that can be made into liquid can be vaped.
    Social Media and the Internet are easy access for youths to access substances.
    Reduce stigma to let youths to approach family members and doctors (not peer age group)
    Legal and Family issues.
    Treatment needs to be tailored to the individual.

    • 21 min

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