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2021 ​ ​ ​ ​

Zhang, M.W.B., Guo, S., Kandasami, G. & Lee, C.

Impact on and adaptations by the National Addictions Management Service in response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Singapore Medical Journal 2021

https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021231

Low, T.K.L., Lim, C.S. & Lee, C.

Good practices in the prescription of benzodiazepines and other sedative hypnotics

Singapore Medical Journal 2021

https://doi.org/10/11622/smedj.2021232

Rao, K.A., Th'ng, F.C.S., Mak, C.C.M., Neo, H.N., Ubeynarayana, C.U., Nanta Kumar, R.K. & Mao, D.R.H.

Factors associated with mental health outcomes in emergency department healthcare workers on the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic

Singapore Medical Journal 2021

https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021122

Asharani, P.V.N., Amron, S., Zainuldin, N.A., Ng, A.Y., Tohari, S., Guo, S., Venkatesh, B. & Mathuru, A.S.

Whole-exome sequencing to identify potential genetic risk in substance use disorders: A pilot feasibility study

Journal of Clinical Medicine 2021; 10 (13): 2810

https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm10132810

Zhang, M.W.B., Heng, S., Guo, S., Fung, D.S.S. & Smith, H.E.

Development of a co-designed gamified attention bias modification app for individuals with opioid use disorder

Technology and Health Care 2021; 29 (3): 521-526

https://doi.org/10.3233/THC-202522

2020 ​ ​ ​ ​

Zhang, M.W.B. & Smith, H.E.

Cognitive bias modification for addictive disorders: Emerging knowledge and persistent gaps

Psychiatry International 2020; 1 (2): 75-82

https://doi.org/10.3390/psychiatryint1020009

Zhang, M.W.B. & Smith, H.E.

Challenges when evaluating cognitive bias modification interventions for substance use disorder

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2020; 17 (21): 7821

https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17217821

Chia, D.X.Y., Ng, C.W.L., Kandasami, G., Seow, M.Y.L., Choo, C.C., Chew, P.K.H., Lee, C. & Zhang, M.W.B.

Prevalence of internet addiction and gaming disorders in Southeast Asia: A meta-analysis

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2020; 17 (7): 2582

https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17072582

Zhang, M.W.B., Heng, S., Amron, S., Mahreen, Z., Guo, S., Fung, D.S.S. & Smith, H.E.

Gamified M-health attention bias modification intervention for individuals with opioid use disorder: Protocol for a pilot randomised study

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2020; 17 (3): 752

https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17030752

Chia, D.X.Y. & Zhang, M.W.B.

A scoping review of cognitive bias in internet addiction and internet gaming disorders

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2020; 17 (1): 373

https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17010373

2019 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

Zhang, M., Heng, S., Guo, S., Fung, D.S.S., & Smith, H.E.

Co-designing a mobile gamified attention bias modification intervention for substance use disorder: Participatory research study

JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2019; 7 (10): e15871

https://doi.org/10.2196/15871

Zhang, M., Ying, J., Amron, S.B., Mahreen, Z., Guo, S., Fung, D.S.S., & Smith, H.E.

Making sense of negative findings from mobile attention bias modification interventions for individuals with addictive disorders: Quantitative feasibility study

JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2019; 7 (11): e16325

https://doi.org/10.2196/16325

Asharani, P.V.N., Amron, S., Ng, R.S.K., Varghese, S., & Cheok, C.C.S.

Utilisation patterns of Helpline and Web-Chat services among gamblers in Singapore

Singapore Medical Journal 2019; 60 (4): 164-167

https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2019033

Low, L.T.K., Ng, C.W.L., & Lee, C.

Nicotine dependence treatment: provision of a dedicated programme by the National Addictions Management Service

Singapore Medical Journal 2019; 61 (11): 566-568
https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2019053

Asharani P.V., Tan, J.W., Karuvetil, M.Z., Cheong, A., Cheok, C., & Kandasami, G.

Unnatural death among treatment seeking substance users in Singapore: A retrospective study

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2019; 16 (15): 2743

https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16152743

Zhang, M., Ying, J., Amron, S.B., Mahreen, Z., Song, G., Fung, D. S. S., & Smith, H. E.

A smartphone attention bias app for individuals with addictive disorders: Feasibility and acceptability study

JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2019; 7 (9): e15465

https://doi.org/10.2196/15465  

2018 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

Zhang, M.W., Ying, J.B., Song, G., Fung, D.S.S., & Smith, H.E.

Recent advances in attention bias modification for substance addictions

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2018; 15 (4): 676

https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15040676

Zhang, M., Yang, Y., Guo, S., Cheok, C., Wong, K.E., & Kandasami, G.

Online gambling among treatment-seeking patients in Singapore: A cross-sectional study

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2018; 15 (4): 832

https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15040832

Zhang, M., Ying, J., Wing, T., Song, G., Fung, D.S.S., & Smith, H.

A systematic review of attention biases in opioid, cannabis, stimulant use disorders

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2018; 15 (6): 1138

https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15061138

Mak, C., Tan, K.K., & Guo, S.

ADHD symptoms in pathological and problem gamblers in Singapore

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2018; 15 (7): 1307

https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15071307

Song, G., Manning, V., Yang, Y., Koh, P.K., Chan, E., de Souza, N.N., Assam, P.N., Sultana, R., Wijesinghe, R., Pangjaya, J., Kandasami, G., Cheok, C., Lee, K.M., & Wong, K.E.

Lofexidine versus Diazepam for the treatment of opioid withdrawal syndrome: A double-blind randomized clinical trial in Singapore

Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 2018; 91: 1-11

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2018.04.012

Zhang, M. W. B., Ying, J., Wing, T., Guo, S., Fung, D. S. S., & Smith, H. E.

Cognitive biases in cannabis, opioid, and stimulant disorders: A systematic review

Frontiers in Psychiatry 2018; 9: 376

https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00376

Asharani P.V., Abdin, E., Tan, J.W., Subramaniam, M., Cheok, C., & Song, G.

Correlates of non-medical prescription drug misuse among a treatment-seeking population: A comparison with illicit drug users

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2018; 15 (9): 1978

https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15091978

2017 ​ ​ ​

Tan, L., Song, G., & Soon, C.C.

A review of gambling studies with a Singaporean clinical population from 2009 to 2013

MOJ Addiction Medicine & Therapy 2017; 3 (4): 00042

https://doi.org/10.15406/mojamt.2017.03.00042

Wei, M.W.C., Le, H.K., Gomez, B., Koh, P.K., & Guo, S.

Profile of adolescents seeking treatment for excessive computer gaming at an addiction treatment service in Singapore

Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 2017; 51 (6): 634-635

https://doi.org/10.1177/0004867416676368

Koh, P., Peh, C., Cheok, C., & Guo, S.

Violence, delinquent behaviors, and drug use disorders among adolescents from an addiction-treatment sample

Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse 2017; 26 (6): 463-471

https://doi.org/10.1080/1067828X.2017.1354792

Gomez, B., Peh, C.X., Cheok, C., & Guo, S.

Adverse childhood experiences and illicit drug use in adolescents: Findings from a national addictions treatment population in Singapore

Journal of Substance Use 2017; 23 (1): 86-91

https://doi.org/10.1080/14659891.2017.1348558

2016 ​ ​ ​

Zhang, M.W.B., Yi, Y., & Cheok, C.C.S.

Internet based personalized feedback interventions for gamblers in Singapore: First results

Technology and Health Care 2016; 24 (2): 177-183

https://doi.org/10.3233/THC-151117

Manning, V., Gomez, B., Guo, S., Wong, K.E., Assam, P.N. & Chan, E.S.

Screening for cognitive impairment in Asian substance-dependent patients: MMSE versus MoCA

International Archives of Addiction Research and Medicine 2016; 2 (2): 019

https://doi.org/10.23937/2474-3631/1510019

Ong, H.S.R., Peh, C., Asharani, P.V., & Guo, S.

Factor structure of the Gambling Symptom Assessment Scale among treatment-seeking adults in Singapore

International Gambling Studies 2016; 16 (3): 442-454

https://doi.org/10.1080/14459795.2016.1223149

Ong, R.H.S., Peh, C.X., & Guo, S.

Differential risk factors associated with adolescent addictive disorders: A comparison between substance use disorders and Internet/gaming addiction

International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction 2016; 14 (6): 993-1002

https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-016-9676-0

2015 ​ ​ ​

Kinson, R.M., Guo, S., Wan, Y.M., Manning, V., Teoh, H.C., & Wong, K.E.

Burden of blood transmitted infections in substance users admitted for inpatient treatment in Singapore and the associated factors

Singapore Medical Journal 2015; 56 (2): 87-91

https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2014199

Manning, V., Koh, P.K., Yang, Y., Ng, A., Guo, S., Kandasami, G., & Wong, K.E.

Suicidal ideation and lifetime attempts in substance and gambling disorders

Psychiatry Research 2015; 225 (3): 706-709

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2014.11.011

Subramaniam, M., Abdin, E., Vaingankar, J.A., Wong, K.E., & Chong, S.A.

Comorbid physical and mental illnesses among pathological gamblers: Results from a population based study in Singapore

Psychiatry Research 2015; 227 (2-3): 198-205

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2015.03.033

Winslow, M., Cheok, C., & Subramaniam, M.

Gambling in Singapore: An overview of history, research, treatment and policy.

Addiction 2015; 110 (9): 1383-1387

https://doi.org/10.1111/add.12931

2014 ​ ​

Guo, S., Manning, V., Thane, K.K.W., Ng, A., Abdin, E., & Wong, K.E.

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

Journal of Gambling Studies 2014; 30 (1): 89-103

https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-012-9328-7

Low, L.T.K., & Wong, K.E.

Causative agents of substance induced psychotic disorder amongst inpatients and outpatients of a South East Asian Tertiary Addictions Management Service

Journal of Addictive Behaviors, Therapy & Rehabilitation 2014; 3 (4): 1000129

https://doi.org/10.4172/2324-9005.1000129

Manning, V., Ng, A., Koh, P.K., Guo, S., Kandasami, G., & Wong, K.E.

Pathological gamblers in Singapore: Treatment response at 3 months

Journal of Addiction Medicine 2014; 8 (6): 462-469

https://doi.org/10.1097/ADM.0000000000000082

2013 ​

Manning, V., Gomez, B., Koh, P.K., Ng, A., Guo, S., Kandasami, G., & Wong, K.E. Treatment outcome and its predictors among Asian problem drinkers

Drug and Alcohol Review 2013; 32 (2): 178-186

https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1465-3362.2012.00518.x

Manning, V., Teoh, H.C., Guo, S., Wong, K.E., & Li, T.

Executive functioning in Asian pathological gamblers

International Gambling Studies 2013; 13 (3): 403-416

https://doi.org/10.1080/14459795.2013.829516

2011 ​ ​

Lee, K.M., Guo, S., Manning, V., Thane, K., & Wong, K.E.

Are the demographic and clinical features of pathological gamblers seeking treatment in Singapore changing?

Singapore Medical Journal 2011; 52 (6): 428-431

Lee, K.M.T., Manning, V., Teoh, H.C., Winslow, M., Lee, A., Subramanium, M., Guo, S., & Wong, K.E.

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

Drug and Alcohol Review 2011; 30 (4): 441-447

https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1465-3362.2011.00301.x

Manning, V., Gomez, B., Guo, S., Low, Y.D., Koh, P.K., & Wong, K.E.

An exploration of quality of life and its predictors in patients with addiction disorders: Gambling, alcohol and drugs

International Journal of Mental Health Addiction 2011; 10 (4): 551-562

https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-011-9349-y

2010 ​

Winslow, M., Subramaniam, M., Qiu, S., & Lee, A.

Socio-demographic profile and psychiatric comorbidity of subjects with pathological gambling

Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore 2010; 39 (2): 122-128

Guo, S., Winslow, M., Manning, V., & Thane, K.

Monthly take-home Methadone maintenance regime for elderly opium-dependent users in Singapore

Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore 2010; 39 (6): 453-459

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