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Date: 18 - 22 July 2017

Venue: Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK), Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Themes: Preventing Suicide: A Global Commitment, from Communities to Continents (IASP) and Mental Illness: Early Intervention Facilitates Recovery (MCPM)

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Posted: 2016-11-15
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Vol 25, No 1 (2016): Online Early

Table of Contents

Original Paper

Mohd Isa S, Hashim AH, Kaur M, Ng CG
Suryani S, Welch A, Cox L
Nazariah Aiza Harun, Ravivarma Rao Panirselvam, Yusni Yusuff
Mohamed FA, Ng CG, Ong LY
Kumar PR, Vincent SD
Joseph B, Muralidhar D, Varambally S, Kumar D

Case Report

Tan TY, AB Abdul Kadir
Panirselvam RR, Ramly SS, Harun NA
Abdul Taib NI, Seed HF, Yeoh CM, Thong KS

Review Paper

Chee Huei Phing