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. 16, No. 4, December

Bipolar Mood Disorder Secondary to Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathy, Lactic Acidosis and Stroke-Like Episodes (MELAS): A Case Report
Abstract Psychiatric symptoms in patients with mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes (MELAS) syndrome are rarely reported. We report a case of bipolar mood disorder, secondary to MELAS, in an adolescent female...
Cross-Cultural Validity of the Eating Disorder Examination: A Study of Chinese Outpatients with Eating Disorders in Hong Kong
Abstract Objective: To assess the cross-cultural validity of the Cantonese-Chinese version of the Eating Disorder Examination among Chinese outpatients. Patients and Methods: The Cantonese-Chinese version of the Eating Disorder Examination was...
Lack of Association between Tumour Necrosis Factor Receptor Superfamily Gene Polymorphisms and the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease in a Chinese Population
Abstract Objective: To investigate the association of polymorphisms in the tumour necrosis factor receptor 2 (TNFR2) and tumour necrosis factor superfamily, member 6 (TNFRSF6, FAS) genes and the risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in a Chinese population....
Prevalence of Depression in Chinese People with Parkinson's Disease
Abstract Objectives: To examine the point prevalence of depressive disorders and their clinical correlates in Chinese patients with Parkinson's disease. Patients and Methods: Chinese people with Parkinson's disease attending 2 general neurology...
Testing Children-A Practitioner's Guide to the Assessment of Mental Development in Infants and Young Children
Author: Phyllis Preston Hogrefe & Huber Publishers, 2005 US$29.95; pp144; ISBN: 978-0-88937-296-2 This book is written by an experienced psychologist specialising in the development of infants and young adults and aims to help practitioners...
The Behavioural Dimension of Brain Disorders-An Area for Psychiatry?
Psychiatry is a branch of medicine with a relatively short history. Although mental illness has probably existed throughout the history of mankind, it has received little attention from the medical perspective. Major psychoses have been considered...
The Impact of Painful Somatic Symptoms on Depressive Disorder: A Selected Literature
Abstract Objectives: To review the prevalence of painful somatic symptoms in depressed patients, and to evaluate the significance of such symptoms in modulating the course and outcome of the disorder. Methods: Online databases including PubMed,...
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