- MMed (Psychiatry)
Dr Terence Leong currently holds a Senior Consultant Psychiatrist position at the clinic Promises Healthcare located in Novena Medical Centre. His main areas are general adult psychiatry and medical psychiatry also known as consultation-liaison psychiatry. He has completed forensic reports for cases in both the state courts and the high court in Singapore.
In 1999, Dr Leong obtained his MBBS degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS) then went on to finish his postgraduate degree, MMed (Psychiatry). He continued as a senior registrar with the Department of Psychological Medicine, National University Health System (NUH).
In 2009, Dr Leong finished his specialist training and became a registered specialist with the Singapore Accreditation Board (SAB) and Singapore Medical Council (SMC). Following that, he served as the Clinical Director at the Psychological Medicine Department from 2013 - 2014. Other positions he held include being the Department Representative for NUHS’s Joint Commission International Accreditation, the Department Patient Safety Officer and Clinical Quality Officer. During his time in NUHS, he developed a range of expertise while dealing with patients suffering from depression, anxiety, psychosis, women's mental health, psycho-oncology, psychological issues relating to old age and even children's mental health.
Dr Leong also lectured at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine while he was on tenure with NUHS, and supervised psychiatry residents throughout their rotations.
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Many conditions can result in poor attention. Insufficient or poor quality sleep Attention deficit disorder Depression Anxiety Even medical conditions such as thyroid & other endocrine disorders, nutritional deficiencies etc. I would suggest a psychiatrist consultation to evaluate, diagnose and then treat appropriately.
Hi, Most people present to their family doctor, school counselor/teachers, or are noted by their family/friends to be suffering from psychosis, a condition which tends to start in adolescence or early adulthood. Their symptoms may be seeing or hearing things that others do not (hallucinations), believing in unusual things such as being irrationally suspicious of others (paranoia), talking irrationally, acting in bizarre, non-characteristic ways, having an unusual change in personality, or unexplained changes in their mood.
Hi, The best way is to simply adjust the dose or type of antipsychotic. I suggest Confirm that the cause of the hyperprolactemia is due to anti-psychotics and not due to a physical cause such as a prolactinoma, and once confirmed, Clinically assess if the person can still do well with a lower dose of the existing anti-psychotic medication and/or Switching to another antipsychotic that carries a low risk of hyper-propactinemia. E. g. Second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs), especially olanzapine, quetiapine, or even clozapine.