Hong Kong Journal of Psychiatry

The official peer-reviewed publication of the Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists, it is one of the few English psychiatric journals in Asia. Publishes psychiatric reports not only from Hong Kong, but also from China, most Asian countries and other parts of the world. It aims to provide a platform for psychiatrists and mental health professionals in the region to share their research output in the field.

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 2, June

Current Issues in the Psychopharmacology of Schizophrenia
Current Issues in the Psychopharmacology of Schizophrenia Editors: Breier A, Tran PV, Herrera JM, Tollefson GD, Bymaster FP. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Healthcare, Philadelphia, 2001. US$42.95; pp579; ISBN 0-7817-2422-8 This is an excellent...
Facts and Myths of Common Drugs Abused in Hong Kong
Abstract Using abused drugs is an expensive behaviour. Apart from causing health hazards to the users concerned, the associated physiological and psychological effects manifested when taking the drug(s) often induce abnormal behaviour, posing a...
National Study of Psychotic Disorders in Australia: Feedback from Individuals with Psychosis
Abstract Objective: Key findings of the Australian Study of Low Prevalence (Psychotic) Disorders were reported back to a group of individuals with psychosis from 1 catchment area included in the survey with the aim of obtaining their comments and...
Principles and Practice of Psychopharmacotherapy, 3rd Edition
Principles and Practice of Psychopharmacotherapy, 3rd Edition Authors: Janicak PG, Davis JM, Preskorn SH, Ayd FJ Jr. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2001. GB99.00 [pounds sterling]; pp700; ISBN: 0-7817-2794-4 This multi-author...
Relationship between Perceived Quality of Life, Social Functioning, and Life Skills Performance of Patients with Chronic Psychiatric Conditions in a Long Stay Care Home
Abstract Objective: During the past decade, many patients with chronic psychiatric conditions have transferred to live in long stay care homes in Hong Kong. Few studies on the outcome of these rehabilitation services are available. This study aimed...
Use of Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing for Treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after a Motor Vehicle Accident
Abstract This case report illustrates the utilisation of eye movement desensitisation reprocessing for treating a patients with post-traumatic stress disorder after a motor vehicle accident. Standardised measurements (Hospital Anxiety and Depression...