Ask A Specialist: Distinguish Between Mental Illnesses & Dementia with Prof Dr Shahrul Bahyah

In this episode of the live Homage Web Series, Prof. Shahrul Bahyah sheds light on the similarities and distinctions between dementia and other mental illnesses.

by Raihan Rahman

Did you know that dementia shares similar symptoms with a number of different mental conditions. At the same time, there are significant differences between them. With our returning guest, Prof. Shahrul Bahyah sheds light on the similarities and distinctions between dementia and other mental illnesses. Learn more about triggers, symptoms, and how you can support your loved ones with their mental health.
Professor Dr Shahrul Bahyah is the Consultant Geriatrician at the University of Malaya. After completing her geriatric training in Wales, she returned home to Malaysia and has played a key role in the research and clinical education of the elderly and geriatric care in Malaysia.
Professor Dr Shahrul Bahyah is also the founding member of the Ageing and Age-Associated Disorders Research Group and the Deputy Dean for the Postgraduate Programme at the University of Malaya.

Disclaimer: The health information is provided for general informational and educational purposes only, and is not a substitute for professional health advice. To seek further medical advice for your medical condition, do consult your doctor or go to the nearest health institution to get assistance. This video only represents the speaker’s views on dementia & mental conditions.
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Raihan Rahman
Raihan loves psychological thriller books and horror movies but sleeps with a night light, lest the monsters get her.
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