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   2015

          Dec
      • ​​Are you looking for an internship opportunity to do research? Are you a responsible and motivated individual? Do you have basic SPSS and Excel knowledge? Can you commit for a minimum period of 3 months? Drop us an email by clicking the button above [attention NAMS research team] if you meet the above criteria.

         Aug
      • ​​Paper published online in BJPsych Advances
        Smartphone apps in mental healthcare: the state of the art and potential developments

         June
      • Paper published in JMIR Medical Education
        Global Outreach of a Locally-Developed Mobile Phone App for Undergraduate Psychiatry Education
      • Paper published in BJPsych Advances
        Bringing smartphone technology into undergraduate and postgraduate psychiatry
      • ​​Paper published in Psychiatry Research
        Comorbid physical and mental illnesses among pathological gamblers: Results from a population based study in Singapore.

         May
      • ​​Paper published online in Addiction
        Gambling in Singapore an overview of history research treatment policy

         February
      • ​​Paper published in Psychiatry Research, Volume 225, Issue 3 February 2015
        Suicidal ideation and lifetime attempts in substance and gambling disorders
      • Paper published in Singapore Medical Journal, February issue
        Burden of blood transmitted infections in substance users admitted for inpatient treatment in Singapore and the associated factors

​2014

​         December
      • Paper published JMIR mhealth and uhealth, Oct-Dec 2014 Issue
        Application of Low-Cost Methodologies for Mobile Phone App Development
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         November
      • Poster presented by Miss Koh Puay Kee at The Global Addiction Conference 2014(Rio de Janeiro).(10-12 November 2014)
        Prescription drug abuse among heroin abusers seeking treatment in Singapore
      • Poster presented by Dr Yang Yi at The Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) 2014. (6-8 November 2014)
        Demographic and Clinical Features of Amphetamine-Type Stimulants (ATS) Use Disorder Among Treatment Seeking Patients in Singapore
      • Paper published in Journal of Addiction Medicine, November/December 2014 Issue
        Pathological gamblers in Singapore: treatme​nt response at 3-months
​         September
      • Poster/Oral presentation by Mr Andrew Ng at The Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress 2014.(26-27 September 2014)
        Predictors of treatment dropout: A survival analysis of pathological gambling patients treated in a Singapore addictions clinic
      • Poster presented by Miss Rebecca Ong at The Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress 2014.(26-27 September 2014)
        Gender Differences in Singapore Pathological Gamblers
      • Paper published in Journal of Addictive Behaviors, Therapy & Rehabilitation SciTechnol, Volume 3, Issue 4
        Causative Agents of Substance Induced Psychotic Disorder amongst Inpatients and Outpatients of a South East Asian Tertiary Addictions Management Service
​         June
  • Poster presented by Miss Brenda Gomez at The Global Addiction Conference 2014(Rome) (24-26 June 2014).
    Differences in cognitive impairment among alcohol and drug misusers: findings from an addiction treatment service in Singapore
​         February
  • Poster presented by Miss Rebecca Ong at The 5th International Gambling Conference 2014. Gambling in a Mobile Era: Developments, Regulation and Responses, New Zealand (19-21 February 2014)
    Online versus offline gambling in Asian pathological gamblers: what are the differences?

2013


December​

  • Poster presented by Dr Guo Song at The Second Asia Pacific Conference on Gambling & Commercial Gaming Research (APCG2013), Kaohsiung, Taiwan (1-4 December 2013)
    Family History of Problem Gambling among Treatment-seeking Pathological Gamblers

November​

  • Poster presented by Dr Yang Yi at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD) Conference, Brisbane AUS (24-27 November 2013)
    Suicide Risk and Self-Harm in Substance Addictions in Singapore

October​

  • Poster presentation by Ms Brenda Gomez on behalf of Dr Victoria Manning at The International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) Special Congress on Addiction and Mental Health, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1-3 October 2013)
    Screening for cognitive impairment among substance misusers: Preliminary results from a validation study

August​

  • Paper published in International Gambling Studies
    Executive functioning in Asian pathological gamblers

May​

  • Dr Victoria Manning presented a poster on suicide in substance and gambling disorder patients at the 2nd Asia Pacific Behavioural and Addiction Medicine (APBAM) Conference held in Singapore May 22-23rd, which won the Best Poster award.

2012

November

  • Poster presentation by Dr Victoria Manning at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD) Conference, Melbourne AUS (18-21 November 2012)
    Treatment outcome and its predictors among opiate misusers in Singapore

  • Poster presentation by Miss Teoh​ Hui Chin at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD) Conference, Melbourne AUS (18-21 November 2012)
    Reflection impulsivity in alcohol dependence and pathological gambling

  • Poster presentation by Dr Rochelle Kinson at the 13th Congress of ASEAN Federation of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Singapore (16-17 November 2012)
    The trend of blood transmitted infections and its associated factors among substance abusers in Singapore

  • Oral presentation by Dr Gomathinayagam Kandasami at the 13th Congress of ASEAN Federation of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Singapore (16-17 November 2012)
    Treatment outcome and its predictors among benzodiazepine abusers

October

  • Paper published in Drug and Alcohol Review (Issue 32)
    Treatment outcome and its predictors among Asian problem drinkers

September

  • Paper published in Journal of Gambling Studies(Online first)
    Predictors of treatment outcome among Asian pathological gamblers (PGs): Clinical, behavioral, demographic, and treatment process factors

July

  • Poster presentation by Mr Andrew Ng at the 26th National Conference on Problem Gambling, Wisconsin USA (13-14 July 2012)
    Baseline characteristics and treatment outcomes of pathological gamblers: Does type of activity matter?

February

  • Oral presentation by Dr Victoria Manning at the International Gambling Conference, Auckland NZ (22-24 February 2012)
    Do pathological gamblers exhibit executive functioning deficit? Results from a matched case-control design study

January

  • Oral presentation by Dr Victoria Manning at the Duke-NUS fMRI Symposium: “Images of the Mind: Celebrating 20 years of fMRI Research”, Singapore (5-6 January 2012)
    Using fMRI to examine reward and punishment sensitivity in pathological gambling

2011

November

  • Poster presented by Dr Victoria Manning at the 2011 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs Conference, Tazmania, Australia (13-16 November 2011)
    Subjective and objective measurement of cognitive functioning following alcohol detoxification
  • Poster presented by Miss Brenda Gomez at the 2011 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs Conference, Tazmania, Australia (13-16 November 2011)
    An exploration of quality of life (QoL) in patients with alcohol, drug or gambling addiction in Singapore

October

  • Oral presentation by Dr Victoria Manning at the 7th Family Research Network Forum, Singapore (20 October 2011)The social cost of addictions in Singapore

July

  • Paper published in International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction (Online First)
    An exploration of quality of life and its predictors in patients with addiction disorders: Gambling, alcohol and drugs
  • Paper published in Drug and Alcohol Review (Issue 30)
    Stress-coping morbidity among family members of addiction patients in Singapore

June
      • Poster presented by Dr Guo Song at the 3rd Asian Pacific Problem Gambling and Addictions Conference, Hong Kong China (1-3 June 2011)
        Predictors of Treatment Outcome for Pathological Gamblers at 6-month Follow-up
      • Poster presented by Miss Teoh Hui Chin at the 3rd Asian Pacific Problem Gambling and Addictions Conference, Hong Kong China (1-3 June 2011)
        Gambling and Alcohol Use Disorders: A Comparison of Executive Functions
      • Paper published in Singapore Medical Journal (Issue 52)
        Are the demographic and clinical features of pathological gamblers seeking treatment in Singapore changing?

May
  • Poster presented by Dr Guo Song at the Alcoholism and Stress Conference: A framework for future treatment strategies, Volterra Italy (3-6 May 2011)
    Does reducing addiction severity through outpatient treatment improve quality of life (QoL)?

March
      • Book chapter published, written by Dr Victoria Manning in Responding in mental health: Substance use. (Chapter 8)The additive effect of mental health-substance use on cognitive impairment

       

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