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Assoc Prof Ng Chong Guan, MD, PhD

Psychiatry, Depression among Cancer Patients

  • 1 hour
  • Online

MENTOR`S BACKGROUND

Languages: English, Behasa Melayu, Cantonese Expertise: Psychological Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology, Psycho-oncology Assoc Prof Ng received his medical training from the University Malaya Medical School, graduating in 2001. In 2005, he pursued his master's degree in psychological medicine at the University Malaya. Shortly after completion of this degree in 2009, Dr Ng was awarded a scholarship from the European Union (via AsiaLink) to complete clinical epidemiology and evidence-based medicine program at Utrecht University in The Netherlands. He was then offered a PhD fellowship in clinical epidemiology at Utrecht University. In 2010, Dr Ng returned to serve as a Senior Lecturer and continued his doctoral training at the University Malaya after he successfully completed his second master degree - Master of Sciences in Clinical Epidemiology (MSc). In 2012, he completed his first Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) study in Psycho-oncology. In 2017, he completed another Doctorate Degree in Medicine (MD) in psycho-oncology at the University of Malaya. Dr Ng is the Editor-in-Chief of the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry, has published numerous articles in prestigious medical journals, and is a regular speaker at local and international conferences. His main area of expertise is the management of major psychiatric illnesses such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression, anxiety disorder and addictions. He is particularly interested in the treatment of depression among cancer patients and is passionate about improving and progressing the care and management of psychiatric patients in Malaysia.


Cancellation Policy

The Mentors are very busy professionals. They have their primary commitments associated with their roles and responsibilities in their respective fields. Utmost respect to the Mentors` time is strictly necessary. The Cancellation Fees are as follows: - 15% of the total amount if it is more than 30 days from the agreed session date - 30% of the total amount if it is 15 days from the agreed session - 80% of the total amount, if less than 15 days from the agreed session - Fees are not applicable if the conflict is from the Mentor`s end. Rescheduled sessions have a 20% added fee. Agreed sessions can only be rescheduled twice unless there is an exceptional reason and weighed per case basis. Missed sessions are non-refundable, except for a few exceptional reasons. A 30% refund for missed sessions with valid reasons (weighed per case basis).


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