This isPsychiatryDepartment

Introduction

The Department of Psychiatry is dedicated in providing a high quality education in mental health in both undergraduate and postgraduate level. It comprises of a team of psychiatrists and clinical psychologists.

Our undergraduate students will be given exposure to mental health topics for 8 weeks of their clinical clerkship in the fourth year based in UiTM Selayang and Selayang Hospital. They will have the opportunity to see variety of Psychiatry cases both in the ward and clinic settings. During the posting, students will also experienced home visits with the Community Psychiatry team from Selayang Hospital. They are also scheduled for visits to Psychiatry Rehabilitation Unit (MENTARI) Selayang Hospital, Psychiatry Dare Care Centre in University Malaya Medical Centre and Hosbital Bahagia Ulu Kinta (HBUK).

The discipline also contributes to:
  1. Communication skills course and personal and professional development modules
  2. Psychological component of  undergraduate and postgraduate Dentistry program

The UiTM Postgraduate Psychiatry Program is a professional Master program which follows the standard curriculum that governed by the National Conjoint Board (Psychiatry) which comprises of Universiti Malaya (UM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Ministry of Health, Academy of Medicine and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) itself. Candidates who successfully complete the course will be awarded the degree, Master of Medicine (Psychiatry).

The UiTM MMed (Psychiatry) program is a  4-year professional Master program which follows the standard curriculum governed by the National Conjoint Board (Psychiatry) which comprises of Universiti Malaya (UM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM),  Univeristi Islam Antarabangsa (UIA), Ministry of Health, Academy of Medicine and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) itself. Candidates who successfully complete the course will be awarded the degree, Master of Medicine (Psychiatry).

Apart from academic duties, our lecturers are also offering clinical services at Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Selayang Hospital. The members of the department are also actively involved in researches, innovations and community events related to mental health issues within and outside of the faculty.

MEMBER OF PSYCHIATRY DEPARTMENT

Psychiatry

Psychology

RESEARCH PROJECTS

PUBLICATIONS

2021

Rashid, M. H. A., Hashim, N. A., Nikmat, A. W., & Mohamad, M. (2021). Religiosity, religious coping and psychological distress among muslim university students in Malaysia. International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 10(1), 150–160. https://doi.org/10.11591/ijere.v10i1.20870

 

Marzo, R. R., Ismail, Z., Nu Htay, M. N., Bahari, R., Ismail, R., Villanueva, E. Q., Singh, A., Lotfizadeh, M., Respati, T., Irasanti, S. N., Sartika, D., Mong, P., Lekamwasam, S., Thapa, B. B., Kucuk Bicer, B., Aye, S. S., Songwathana, K., El-Abasiri, R. A., Ahmad, A., … Su, T. T. (2021). Psychological distress during pandemic Covid-19 among adult general population: Result across 13 countries. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, 10(February), 100708. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cegh.2021.100708

 

Ma, Z., Idris, S., Zhang, Y., Zewen, L., Wali, A., Ji, Y., Pan, Q., & Baloch, Z. (2021). The impact of COVID-19 pandemic outbreak on education and mental health of Chinese children aged 7–15 years: an online survey. BMC Pediatrics, 21(1), 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-021-02550-1

 

Baloch, Z., & Pan, Q. (2021). COVID-19 knowledge, risk perception, and information sources among Chinese population. April. https://doi.org/10.5498/wjp.v11.i5.0000

 

 

 

2020

Mohamed, S., Nikmat, A., Hashim, N. A., Shuib, N., & Raduan, N. J. N. (2020). Burnout and its relationship to psychological distress and job satisfaction among academicians and non-academicians in Malaysia. International Journal of Higher Education, 10(1), 85–92. https://doi.org/10.5430/ijhe.v10n1p85

 

Saw, J. A., Tam, C. L., Thanzami, V., & Bonn, G. (2020). Contextualized School-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Intervention for Malaysian Secondary School Students. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11(December), 1–17. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.565896

 

Ariaratnam, S., Rodzlan Hasani, W. S., Krishnapillai, A. D., Abd Hamid, H. A., Jane Ling, M. Y., Ho, B. K., Shariff Ghazali, S., Tohit, N. M., & Mohd Yusoff, M. F. (2020). Prevalence of obesity and its associated risk factors among the elderly in Malaysia: Findings from The National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS) 2015. PLOS ONE, 15(9), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0238566

 

Ho, B. K., Omar, M. A., Sooryanarayana, R., Ghazali, S. S., Zainal Abidin, S. bte I., Krishnapillai, A., Ariaratnam, S., Tohit, N. M., Majid, N. L. bt A., & Yusof, M. F. bin M. (2020). Trends in population blood pressure and prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension among older persons: The 2006 & 2015 National Health and Morbidity Survey in Malaysia. PLOS ONE, 15(9), 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0238780

 

Van Pelt, B. J., Idris, S., Jagersma, G., Duvekot, J., Maras, A., Van Der Ende, J., Van Haren, N. E. M., & Greaves-Lord, K. (2020). The ACCEPT-study: Design of an RCT with an active treatment control condition to study the effectiveness of the Dutch version of PEERS® for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. BMC Psychiatry, 20(1), 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-020-02650-9

 

Razali, S., Kirkman, M., & Fisher, J. (2020). Why Women Commit Filicide: Opinions of Health, Social Work, Education and Policy Professionals in Malaysia. Child Abuse Review, 29(1), 73–84. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1002/car.2573

 

Daud, M. H., Ramli, A. S., Abdul-Razak, S., Isa, M. R., Yusoff, F. H., Baharudin, N., Mohamed-Yassin, M. S., Badlishah-Sham, S. F., Nikmat, A. W., Jamil, N., & Mohd-Nawawi, H. (2020). The EMPOWER-SUSTAIN e-Health Intervention to improve patient activation and self-management behaviours among individuals with Metabolic Syndrome in primary care: Study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial. Trials, 21(1), 1–16. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-020-04237-x

 

 

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Assoc Prof Dr Salmi Razali(Head of Department)
Faculty of Medicine
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Sungai Buloh Campus
47000 Sungai Buloh, SELANGOR

     
Phone (General Line): +603-6126 5000 (ext: 7377)
     
Email: drsalmi@uitm.edu.my