Identity Vs Role Confusion

According to Eric Erikson, identity vs role confusion is one of the psychosocial crisis that we all go through in life as we mature into adulthood. There are 8 stages of psychosocial crisis throughout our lives. If we are able to resolve all of our psychosocial crisis, we will emerge as a healthy individual with …

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The Hong Kong (Mis)Adventure

Assalamualaikum my dear readers, Alhamdulillah, after passing my CASC exam, I had received a lot of inquiries for tips on how  to pass the CASC exam. And the answer is.... .....I really don't know. Haha. Really! Because there were certainly a lot more candidates who were much better than me but did not make it …

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(Not exactly) Newsflash: KKM Semakin Tenat.

Seriously guys... it wasn't exactly a newsflash that MOH is understaffed, under-budget, over-worked and basically functioning sub-optimally due to all of those reasons. The same issues have been plaguing MOH since I started working in 2011 (and also long before that, I am sure). And naturally, with the way our economy is doing, the state …

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Values For A Balanced And Well-Ordered Life

When I was an IB student in KMB, part of the World Literature component that we had to study was the novel The Great Gastby, authored by an American novelist, F. Scott Fitzgerald. Though at that time as a teenager I was not that enamoured with this magnum opus of F. Scott Fitzgerald, the FIRST …

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The Gudjonsson Suggestibility Scale & The Legendary Muhammad Ali

#BookReview  #GudjonssonScale  #MuhammadAli Dear readers, Last month, I had read  a biography of The Legendary Muhammad Ali written by Alan Goldstein and Masya-Allah, I was blown away. It was a truly absorbing read and I finished reading the book in 3 days. Muhammad Ali's life was nothing short of inspiring. I knew that Muhammad Ali was …

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MRCPSYCH, The Road Less Traveled

A few days ago, a couple of medical graduates who are currently waiting for their housemanship posting had asked me to brief them about the MRCPSYCH program and how it compares with the Master program. In my conversation with them, I addressed a lot of issues regarding the specialty training in Malaysia and the issues …

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