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MSC Charity Gala Dinner

Mind Science Centre celebrates the undefeated mind and triumph of the human spirit through social transformation of medical research to build emotional resilience and optimise cognitive performance, from past epidemiological studies to interventional studies of translational relevance, in the community, by the community and for the community. The Mind Science Centre Gala Dinner on Friday, 27 March…

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Age Well Everyday (AWE) Programme

Today, one in 10 seniors who are aged 60 and above in Singapore has dementia. With increased life expectancy and a rapidly ageing population, we expect dementia cases to triple by 2030. It is therefore important to raise awareness of dementia and focus efforts on prevention. A series of studies on cognitive stimulating activities for…

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In the shoes of a dementia patient

With dementia being a growing problem in Singapore’s ageing society, a concert supported by the NUS Mind Science Centre (MSC) was held on 28 October to raise awareness about the experiences of people living with the condition and the impact on their caregivers and family. “Remember Me” traced the emotional journey of Amah Lucy as she struggled to…

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Upcoming: AWE E-Learning Course Run (Oct ’19)

Today, one in 10 seniors who are aged 60 and above in Singapore has dementia. With increased life expectancy and a rapidly ageing population, we expect dementia cases to triple by 2030. It is therefore important to raise awareness of dementia and focus efforts on prevention. A series of studies on cognitive stimulating activities for…

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Remember Me, Living with Dementia

Mind Science Centre is pleased to support a concert to raise awareness for Dementia. Titled “Remember Me, Living with Dementia”, conceptualised by a group of warm-hearted volunteers, providing insight into the world of people affected by dementia. With Dementia cases expected to triple by 2030, there is an urgent need for upstream prevention and evidence-based…

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4. Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Will I be reimbursed if I participate? Yes, participants will be reimbursed for them their time. In Phase 1 (Screening), students will receive a token of $10 value, pending school approval. In Phase 2 (Interviews), all students and parents will be reimbursed at a $10 per hour basis in vouchers, with a cap at $50…

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3. Contact us/Resources

Contact us Please contact the Principal Investigator, Assoc Prof John Wong Chee Meng or a representative of the study team at 9327 0785 (telephone) or year_study@nullnus.edu.sg (email) for all research-related matters and enquiries. For an independent opinion regarding the research and the rights of research participants, you may contact a staff member of the National…

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2. The Year Study Team

Principal Investigator John CM Wong, Head, Associate Professor & Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS & National University Hospital Singapore Research Staff Natalie Yap Huijing, Research Associate, Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS & National University Hospital Singapore Muhammad Nabil Syukri Bin…

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1. Objectives

The study aims to achieve the following: Estimate the prevalence of adolescents’ mental health problems to guide the planning of prevention and treatment services. Describe the development of adolescents’ across dimensions of continuity and coherence. Provide accurate information for policy makers to aid in decision-making. Increase awareness amongst the general population to combat stigmatisation. Build…

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