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Smartphone apps in mental healthcare: the state of the art and potential developments
Zhang, M. W., Ho, C. S., Cheok, C. C., & Ho, R. C. (2015).
BJPsych Advances doi: 10.1192/apt.bp.114.013789
http://apt.rcpsych.org/content/21/5/354

Gambling in Singapore an overview of history research treatment policy
Winslow, M., Cheok, C., & Subramaniam, M. (2015).
Addiction doi: 10.1111/add.12931.
http://www.researchgate.net/publication/275949705_Gambling_in_Singapore_an_overview_of_history_research_treatment_and_policy_Overview_of_gambling_in_Singapore

Comorbid physical and mental illnesses among pathological gamblers: Results from a population based study in Singapore.
Subramaniam, M., Abdin, E., Vaingankar, J. A., Wong, K. E., & Chong, S. A. (2015).
Psychiatry Research doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2015.03.033
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25912429

Global Outreach of a Locally-Developed Mobile Phone App for Undergraduate Psychiatry Education
Zhang, M. W., Cheok, C. C., & Ho, R. C. (2015).
JMIR Medical Education doi: 10.2196/mededu.4179
http://mededu.jmir.org/2015/1/e3/

Bringing smartphone technology into undergraduate and postgraduate psychiatry
Zhang, M. W., Ho, C. S., Cheok, C. C., & Ho, R. C. (2015).
BJPsych Advances doi: 10.1192/apt.bp.114.013649
http://apt.rcpsych.org/content/aptrcpsych/21/4/222.full.pdf

Application of Low-Cost Methodologies for Mobile Phone App Development
Zhang, M., Cheow, E., Ho, C. S., Ng, B. Y., Ho, R., & Cheok, C. C. S. (2014).
JMIR mHealth and uHealth doi: 10.2196/mhealth.3549
http://mhealth.jmir.org/2014/4/e55/

Suicidal ideation and lifetime attempts in substance and gambling disorders
Manning, V., Koh, P. K., Yang, Y., Ng, A., Guo, S., Kandasami, G., & Wong, K. E. (2014).
Psychiatry Research doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2014.11.011
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165178114008671

Burden of blood transmitted infections in substance users admitted for inpatient treatment in Singapore and the associated factors
Kinson, R. M., Guo, S., Wan, Y. M., Manning, V., Teoh, H. C., & Wong, K. E. (2014).
Singapore Medical Journal doi: 10.11622/smedj.2014199
https://www.sma.org.sg/UploadedImg/files/SMJ/5602/5602a1.pdf

Application of Low-Cost Methodologies for Mobile Phone App Development
Zhang, M., Cheow, E., Ho, C. S., Ng, B. Y., Ho, R., & Cheok, C. C. S. (2014).
JMIR mHealth and uHealth doi: 10.2196/mhealth.3549
http://mhealth.jmir.org/article/viewFile/mhealth_v2i4e55/2

Pathological gamblers in Singapore: treatment response at 3-months
Manning V., Ng, A., Koh, P. K., Guo, S., Kandasami, G., Wong, K. E. (2014).
Journal of Addiction Medicine, published November/December 2014 DOI: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000082.
http://journals.lww.com/journaladdictionmedicine/Abstract/2014/11000/Pathological_Gamblers_in_Singapore__Treatment.11.aspx

Causative Agents of Substance Induced Psychotic Disorder amongst Inpatients and Outpatients of a South East Asian Tertiary Addictions Management Service.
Low, T. K. L., & Wong, K. E. (2014).
Journal of Addictive Behaviors, Therapy & Rehabilitation, SciTechnol, published September 2014 doi: 10.4172/2324-9005.1000129
http://scitechnol.com/causative-agents-of-substance-induced-psychotic-disorder-amongst-inpatients-and-outpatients-of-a-south-east-asian-tertiary-addictions-management-service-Yro5.pdf

Executive functioning in Asian pathological gamblers
Manning, V., Teoh, H. C., Guo, S., Wong, K. E., & Li, T.-K. (2013).
International Gambling Studies, published August 2013 DOI: 10.1080/14459795.2013.829516
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14​459795.2013.829516​

Pathological Gambling in X-Linked Dystonia Parkinsonism
Gillian, L. S. (2013).
Journal of Addiction Medicine, published July/August 2013 DOI: 10.1097/ADM.0b013e31828ee8a2
http://journals.lww.com/journaladdictionmedicine/pages/articleviewer.aspx?year=2013&issue=07000&article=00013&type=Citation

Treatment outcome and its predictors among Asian problem drinkers.
Manning, V., Gomez, B., .Koh., P.K., Ng, A, Guo, S., Kandasami, G. & Wong, K.E. (2012).
Drug and Alcohol Review, published October 2012 DOI: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2012.00518.x
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1465-3362.2012.00518.x/full​

Predictors of treatment outcome among Asian pathological gamblers (PGs): Clinical, behavioral, demographic, and treatment process factors. 

Guo, S., Manning, V., Thane, K. K. W., Ng, A., Abdin, E., & Wong, K. E. (2012).
Journal of Gambling studies, published September 2012 online DOI 10.1007/s10899-012-9328-7.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10899-012-9328-7

An exploration of quality of life and its predictors in patients with addiction disorders: Gambling, alcohol and drugs.
Manning, V., Gomez, B, Guo, S., Low, Y. D., Koh, P. K., & Wong, K. E.(2011).
International Journal of Mental Health Addiction, published July 2011 online DOI 10.1007/s11469-011-9349 http://www.springerlink.com/content/785ql00u20202185/

Stress-coping morbidity among family members of addiction patients in Singapore.
Lee, K. M. T., Manning, V., Teoh, H. C., Winslow, M., Lee, A., Subramanium, M., Guo, S., Wong, K.E. (2011).
Drug & Alcohol Review, 30(4), 441-7
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21726307

Are the demographic and clinical features of pathological gamblers seeking treatment in Singapore changing? Lee, K. M., Guo, S., Manning, V., Thane, K., & Wong, K. E. (2011).
Singapore Medical Journal, 52(6), 428-431.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21731995

Chap 8: The additive effect of mental health-substance use on cognitive impairment.
Manning, V. & Betteridge, S. (2011).
In D. Cooper (Ed.), Responding in mental health: substance use. London: Radcliffe Publishing
http://www.radcliffe-oxford.com/books/bookdetail.aspx?isbn=1846193419

Don’t gamble your life away: Help for Pathological Gamblers.
Guo, S. (2010). Associated Psychiatric Conditions. In K. E. Wong, et al. (Eds.)
Singapore: Straits Times Press.
http://www.stpressbooks.com.sg/Don-t-Gamble-Your-Life-Away-HELP-FOR-PATHOLOGICAL-GAMBLERS.html

Is gambling a problem in Singapore? 
Wong, K. E. & Lim, R. (2010).

Don’t gamble your life away: Help for Pathological Gamblers.
In K. E. Wong, et al. (Eds.)
Singapore: Straits Times Press.
http://www.stpressbooks.com.sg/Don-t-Ga

Monthly Take-Home Methadone Maintenance Regime for Elderly Opium-Dependent Users in Singapore.
Guo S, Winslow W, Manning V, & Thane, K (2010).
The Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 39(6), 453-459
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20625617

Socio-demographic profile and psychiatric comorbidity of subjects with pathological gambling.
Winslow, M., Subramaniam, M., Qiu, S., & Lee, A. (2010).
Annals Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 39(2), 122-128.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20237734

Prevalence and correlates of excessive Internet use among youth in Singapore.
Mythily, S., Qiu, S., & Winslow, M. (2008).
Annals Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 37(1), 9.

Concomitant Use of Midazolam and Buprenorphine and its Implications Among Drug Users in Singapore.
Ng, W., Mythily, S., Song, G., Chan, Y., & Winslow, M. (2007).
Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 36(9), 774.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18265891

Benzodiazepine dependence in Singapore.
Dong, Y., Winslow, M., Chan, Y., Subramaniam, M., & Whelan, G. (2007).
Substance Use & Misuse, 42(8), 1345-1352.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17674238

Seroprevalence of hepatitis C in intravenous opioid users presenting in the early phase of injecting drug use in Singapore.
Winslow, M., Subramaniam, M., Ng, W., Lee, A., Song, G., & Chan, Y. (2007).
Singapore Medical Journal, 48(6), 504.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17538746

Demographic and clinical features of 150 pathological gamblers referred to a community addictions programme.
Teo, P., Mythily, S., Anantha, S., & Winslow, M. (2007).
Annals Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 36(3), 165
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17450260

Socio-demographic profile and help-seeking behaviour of buprenorphine abusers in Singapore.
Winslow, M., Ng, W., Mythily, S., Song, G., & Yiong, H. (2006).
Annals Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 35(7), 451.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16902719

Naltrexone in the treatment of male alcoholics- an effectiveness study in Singapore.
Lee, A., Tan, S., Lim, D., Winslow, R. M., Wong, K. E., Allen, J., Hall, W., & Parker, G. (2001).
Drug and Alcohol Review, 20, 193-9.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1080/09595230124192/abstract

Conference Posters and Presentations

Exploring the profiles of different drug users in Singapore
Chin, X., Koh, P.K. & Guo, S. (2015, August).
Poster presented at Asia-Pacific Society for Alcohol and Addiction Research(APSAAR), Sydney, Australia.

Factors affecting re-admission amongst substance abusers in a detoxification unit in Singapore
Koh, P.K., Chin, X. & Guo, S. (2015, August).
Poster presented at Asia-Pacific Society for Alcohol and Addiction Research(APSAAR), Sydney, Australia.

Prescription drug abuse among heroin abusers seeking treatment in Singapore
Koh, P.K.,Ng, A., Guo, S., Gomez, G., Kandasami, G. & Wong, K.E. (2014, November).
Poster presented at Global Addiction, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Demographic and Clinical Features of Amphetamine-Type Stimulants (ATS) Use Disorder Among Treatment Seeking Patients in Singapore
Yang, Y., Ng, A., Koh P.K., Kandasami, G., Guo, S., Wong, K.E. (2014, November).
Poster presented at the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) Conference, USA.

Predictors of treatment dropout: A survival analysis of pathological gambling patients treated in a Singapore addictions clinic
Ng, A., Koh, P.K., Ong, R., Guo, S., Kandasami, G. & Wong, K.E. (2014, September).
Poster/Oral presentation at the Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress, Bronze award.

Gender Differences in Singapore Pathological Gamblers
Ong, R., Ng, A., Koh, P.K., Guo, S., Kandasami, G. & Wong, K.E. (2014, September).
Poster presented at the Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress.

Differences in cognitive impairment among alcohol and drug misusers: findings from an addiction treatment service in Singapore
Gomez, B., Manning, V., Guo, S., & Wong, K.E. (2014, June).
Poster presented at Global Addiction, Rome, Italy.

Online versus offline gambling in Asian pathological gamblers: what are the differences?
Ong, R., Manning, V., Ng, A., Koh, P.K., Guo, S., Kandasami, G. & Wong, K.E. (2014, February).
Poster presented at the 5th International Gambling Conference 2014. Gambling in a Mobile Era: Developments, Regulation and Responses, New Zealand.

Family History of Problem Gambling among Treatment-seeking Pathological Gamblers
Guo, S., Ng, A., Manning, V., Kandasami, G. & Wong, K.E. (2013, December).
Poster presented at The Second Asia Pacific Conference on Gambling & Commercial Gaming Research (APCG), Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Suicide Risk and Self-Harm in Substance Addictions in Singapore
Yang, Y., Manning, V., Koh, P.K., Kandasami, G., Guo, S. & Wong, K.E. (2013, November).
Poster presented at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD) Conference, Brisbane Australia.

Screening for cognitive impairment among substance misusers: Preliminary results from a validation study
Manning V, Gomez, B., Koukouna, E., Guo, S. & Wong, K.E. (2013, October).
Poster presented at the The International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) Special Congress on Addiction and Mental Health, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Suicide risk and self-harm in substance & behavioural disorders
Manning, V., Koh, P. K., Kandasami, G., Guo, S. & Wong, K. E. (2013, May).
Presented and won Best Poster at the Asia Pacific Behavioural And Addiction Medicine (APBAM) Conference, Singapore.

Treatment outcome and its predictors among opiate misusers in Singapore
Manning, V., Koh, P. K., Ng, A., Guo, S., Kandasami, G. & Wong, K. E. (2012, November).
Poster presented at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD) Conference, Melbourne AUS

Reflection impulsivity in alcohol dependence and pathological gambling
Manning, V., Teoh, H. C., Guo, S. & Wong, K. E. (2012, November).
Poster presented at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD) Conference, Melbourne AUS

The trend of blood transmitted infections and its associated factors among substance abusers in Singapore
Kinson, RM., Guo, S., Wan, Y.M., Manning, V., & Wong, K. E. (2012, November).
Poster presented at the 13th Congress of ASEAN Federation of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Singapore

Treatment outcome and its predictors among benzodiazepine abusers
Kandasami, G., Manning, V., Koh, P. K., Guo, S. & Wong, K. E. (2012, November).
Oral presentation at the 13th Congress of ASEAN Federation of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Singapore

Baseline characteristics and treatment outcomes of pathological gamblers: Does type of activity matter?
Ng, W. Q. A., Manning, V., Koh, P. K., Song, G., Gomathinayagam, K., & Wong, K. E. (2012, July).
Poster presented at the 26th National Conference on Problem Gambling, Wisconsin USA

Subjective and objective measurement of cognitive functioning following alcohol detoxification.
Manning, V., Teoh, H. C., Tan, S. M. K., Guo, S., & Wong, K. E. (2011, November).
Poster presented at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs 2011 Conference, Tazmania, Australia.

An exploration of quality of life (QoL) in patients with alcohol, drug or gambling addiction in Singapore.
Gomez, B., Manning, V., Guo, S., & Wong, K. E. (2011, November).
Poster presented at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs 2011 Conference, Tazmania, Australia.

Predictors of treatment outcome for pathological gamblers at 6-month follow-up.
Thane, K., Guo, S., Manning, V., & Wong, K. E. (2011, June).
Poster presented at the Asian Pacific Problem Gambling and Addictions Conference, Hong Kong, China.

Gambling and alcohol use disorders: A comparison of executive functions.
Manning, V., Teoh, H. C., Guo, S., Lee, K. M., & Wong, K. E. (2011, June).

Poster presented at the Asian Pacific Problem Gambling and Addictions Conference, Hong Kong, China.

Does reducing addiction severity through outpatient treatment improve quality of life (QoL)?

Manning, V., Gomez, B., Guo, S., Lee, K. M., & Wong, K. E. (2011, May).
Poster session at the Alcoholism and Stress Conference, Volterra, Italy.

Neurocognitive functiong of alcohol-dependent inpatients in Singapore

Teoh, H. C., Manning, V., Guo, S., Lee, K. M., Wong, K. E. (2010, November).
Poster presented at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs 2010 Conference, Canberra, Australia.

The Addiction Severity Index: A useful determinant of treatment outcome for alcohol patients?
Koh, P. K., Manning, V., Guo, S., Lee, K. M., & Wong, K. E. (2010, November).

Poster presented at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs 2010 Conference, Canberra, Australia.

Predictors of treatment outcome among pathological gamblers in Singapore.
Thane, K., Guo, S., Manning, V., Wong, K. E., & Lee, K. M. (2010, November).

Poster presented at the National Center for Responsible Gaming 2010 Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Decision making and mental flexibility in alcohol-dependent inpatients.
Teoh, H. C., Manning, V., Guo, S., Lee, K. M., & Wong, K. E. (2010, October).

Poster presented at the Decade of the Mind VI Conference, Singapore.

Demographic and clinical features of adolescent inhalant abusers.
Wong, K. E., Manning, V., Guo, S., Lee, K. M., Tang, J., & Yeo, L. F. (2010, March).
Poster presented at the Asia Pacific Behavioral and Addiction Medicine Conference, Singapore.

Stress-coping morbidity among family members of addiction patients in Singapore.

Lee, K. M., Winslow, M., Lee, A., Guo, S., Manning, V., Teoh, H. C., Subramanian, M., & Wong, K. E. (2010, March).
Poster and oral presentation at the Asia Pacific Behavioral and Addiction Medicine Conference,Singapore.

Demographic and clinical features of 350 pathological gamblers in treatment.

Lee., K. M., Guo, S., Manning, V., Wong, K. E., Thane, K., Teo, P.,; Teo, W. (2010, March).
Poster presented at the Asia Pacific Behavioral and Addiction Medicine Conference, Singapore.

Changes in the gambling activities, clinical & demographic characteristics of pathological gamblers in Singapore.
Lee, K. M., Guo, S., Manning, V., Thane, K., & Wong, K. E. (2010, February).
Poster presented at the International Gambling Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

Preliminary findings from a prospective treatment outcome study of pathological gamblers in Singapore.

Guo, S., Manning, V., Lee, K. M., Thane, K., & Wong, K. E. (2010, February).
Poster presented at the International Gambling Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

Demographic and Clinical Features of Adolescent Inhalant Abusers.

Wong KE, Manning V, Guo S, Lee KM, Tang J, Yeo LF (2009, October).
The Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 38 (suppl) 10 BP, AH 28.

Demographic and Clinical Features of 350 Pathological Gamblers in Treatment.

Lee KM, Guo S, Manning V, Wong KE, Thane K, Teo P, & Yeo W (2009, October).
The Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 38 (suppl) 10, BP AH 47.

Methadone Maintenance Treatment (MMT) for Elderly Opium Users in Singapore.

Guo S, Winslow M, Manning V, Thane, K (2009, October).
The Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 38 (suppl) 10, BP AH 77.

Are the demographic and clinical profiles of pathological gamblers seeking treatment changing?
Lee, K. M., Manning, V., Wong, K. E., Thane, K., Guo, S., & Tan, L. (2009, August).
Poster presented at the National Council on Problem Gambling 2009 Conference, Singapore.

Are the demographic and clinical profiles of pathological gamblers seeking treatment changing?
Guo, S., Manning, V., Thane, K., Wong, K. E., Tan, L., & Teo, P. (2009, August).

Poster presented at the National Council on Problem Gambling 2009 Conference, Singapore.

Characteristics of National Gambling Helpline Callers.
Wong, K. E., Yeo, W., Suresh, A., Manning, V., Chen, C., Nagaletchumi, T. J., & Lee, K. M. (2009, August).
Poster presented at the National Council on Problem Gambling 2009 Conference, Singapore.

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