Weini Tay

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This paper reports a randomized, controlled, partially-blinded, flexible dose, parallel group, comparative study of the efficacy and tolerance of pipothiazine palmitate and fluphenazine decanoate in patients in remission from Schizophrenia over a 28 week period. The results show that pipothiazine palmitate is at least as efficacious and well-tolerated as(More)
Psychiatric disorders and physical illnesses often coexist. Although there is evidence of high psychiatric morbidity in general hospital patients, only a small percentage are referred to the consultation-liaison psychiatrist. The paper describes and discusses the common psychiatric conditions encountered and referred in general hospitals. They include(More)
The Ministry of Health (MOH) have updated the clinical practice guidelines on Depression to provide doctors and patients in Singapore with evidence-based treatment for depression. This article reproduces the introduction and executive summary (with recommendations from the guidelines) from the MOH clinical practice guidelines on Depression, for the(More)
Between September 1986 and January 1988, a sixteen-month period, a total of 494 inpatients in Tan Tock Seng Hospital were referred for psychiatric opinion. 181 were referred for suicidal tendency and 313 for other reasons. An analysis of these two groups of referrals was done to study any change in referral trends. The findings show that while the basic(More)
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has updated the clinical practice guidelines on Schizophrenia to provide doctors and patients in Singapore with evidence-based treatment for schizophrenia. This article reproduces the introduction and executive summary (with recommendations from the guidelines) from the MOH clinical practice guidelines on Schizophrenia, for the(More)
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