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The evolving mental health landscape in Singapore

  • Cyrus S. H. Ho, Roger C. M. Ho and Rathi Mahendran
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Singapore is a multi-ethnic Asian society with a unique sociocultural and economic background. This is an overview of the characteristics of psychiatry in this nation in terms of service provision, mental health funding, education and training, and the challenges it faces in the midst of an evolving mental health landscape. Over the past 5 years, Singapore has maintained a closer tie with the Royal College of Psychiatrists through the the College's Membership examination.

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Dr Roger C. M. Ho, Assistant Professor and Consultant, Department of Psychological Medicine, Level 9, NUHS Tower Block, 1E Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119 228. Email: pcmrhcm@nus.edu.sg
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Chong, SA, Vaingankar, JA, Subramaniam, M (2012) Policy implications of the Singapore Mental Health Study. Annals, Academy of Medicine Singapore, 41: 258–63.
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BJPsych Advances
  • ISSN: 1355-5146
  • EISSN: 1472-1481
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The evolving mental health landscape in Singapore

  • Cyrus S. H. Ho, Roger C. M. Ho and Rathi Mahendran
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