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Hijaz bin Hj Ridzwan

Academic Qualification

  • Master of Medicine (Psychiatry) - Masters Degree (Clinical Specialist), International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Obstetrics - Bachelor Degree, University of Dublin

Hijaz bin Hj Ridzwan (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus


Expert Profile

Recently graduated as a Psychiatrist from the International Islamic University of Malaysia, Hijaz has been championing the importance of mental health education among the Malaysian public. He is heavily involved in psychoeducation talks around Malaysia, having been invited to many states such as Selangor, Melaka, Perak and Pahang. He is currently a lecturer in Psychiatry as well as serving the public as a clinical specialist in Psychiatry. He has a special interest in Addiction Psychiatry, and is planning to pursue his subspecialty in that field

Teaching Responsibilities

PSYCHIATRY 2021/2022

Research Projects

No data
2022 - Present Selangor Mental Sihat Programme (SEHAT) 2022
- Baseline Gut Microbiome Composition in Methamphetamine Abuse Individuals in Kuantan



2020 Religious cognitive behavioral therapy in specific phobia: a case report. Malaysia Journal of Psychiatry, 29 (2) pp. 104-106
2017 Dilemma of diagnosing OCD: a case report. Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry, 26 (2) pp. 61-64
2017 Haloperidol in treatment resistant schizophrenia: a case report. Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry, 26 (2) pp. 57-60