Assoc Prof Dr Ng Chong Guan (University of Malaya)

Dr Ng Chong Guan graduated with Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from University of Malaya in 2001 and Master of Psychological Medicine (MPM) in 2009. He was then offered a scholarship from European Union via AsiaLink Clinical Epidemiology and Evidence based Medicine Program. In the context of this program, he was offered a PhD fellowship in Clinical Epidemiology in Utrecht University, the Netherlands. He completed his second master degree - Master of Sciences in Clinical Epidemiology (MSc) in 2010 and Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Psychooncology in 2012.

At the moment, he is an Associate Professor in Psychological Medicine, University Malaya. He is also the treasurer of Malaysian Psychiatric Association and the Vice President of Malaysian Mental Health Association. He is currently persuing his second Doctorate Degree in Medicine (MD) in University Malaya. He is very active in research and had more than hundred international publications. His work has centred around depression and distress in palliative cancer patients. In his first doctorate study, he looked particularly at the acute effect of augmentation pharmacotherapy with psychostimulant in depression. In his current doctorate study, he is examining the effect of mindfulness-based therapy in the reduction of distress in palliative patients.

Associate Editors

Liaison Psychiatry

Prof Dr Nor Zuraida Zainal (University of Malaya)

Child Psychiatry 

Assoc Prof Dr Aili Hanim Hashim (University of Malaya) 

Community Psychiatry 

Prof Dr Marhani Midin (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)
Dr Abdul Kadir Abu Bakar (Hospital Permai) 

Addiction Psychiatry 

Dr Rusdi Abd Rashid (University of Malaya)
Dr Hajjah Salina Abdul Aziz (Hospital Kuala Lumpur) 

Forensic Psychiatry 

Dato' Dr Suarn Singh (Hospital Bahagia Ulu Kinta)
Assoc Prof Muhammad Muhsin Bin Ahmad Zahari (University of Malaya)


Prof Ahmad Hatim Sulaiman (University of Malaya) 


Assoc Prof Stephen Jambunathan (University of Malaya) 

Geriatric Psychiatry

Dr Suraya Yusoff (Hospital Sultanah Aminah) 


Prof Hatta Sidi (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia) 

General Psychiatry 

Assoc Prof Dr Jesjeet Singh Gill (University of Malaya)
Assoc Prof Dr Koh Ong Hui (University of Malaya)
Assoc Prof Dr Nik Ruzyanei Nik Jaafar (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)
Assoc Prof Dr Normala Ibrahim (Universiti Putra Malaysia)
Dr Hazli Zakaria (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)
Assoc Prof Dr Muhammad Najid bin Mohamad Alwi (Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences)
Dr Salina Mohamed (Universiti Teknologi MARA) 


Syahrir Zaini (International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuantan, Malaysia)

International Editors

Emeritus Professor ES Paykel (Cambridge, United Kingdom) 
Professor He Yangling (Shanghai, China)
Associate Professor Chee Hong Ng (Melbourne, Australia)
Assoc Prof Marco Boks (Utrecht, the Netherlands)
Professor Kua Ee Heok (Singapore)
Assoc Prof Roger Ho (Singapore)
Dr Melyvn Zhang (Singapore)
Dr Muhammad Afzal Javed (Birmingham, United Kingdom)


Ghita Andersen Othman (Mobition)