Dr Ng Beng Yeong

MBBS, MMed (Psychiatry), FAMS
(9 Reviews)

NG BENG YEONG PSYCH MEDICINE CLINIC

3 MOUNT ELIZABETH
MOUNT ELIZABETH MEDICAL CENTRE
#15 - 05 Singapore 228510
Phone: 67346373
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About Dr Ng Beng Yeong

Overview

Dr Ng Beng Yeong obtained his medical degree and underwent postgraduate training in Psychiatry in Singapore. He furthered his studies in Organic Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry under a scholarship at the Maudsley Hospital, UK. Upon completion of his studies, he obtained the role of a Senior Consultant Psychiatrist with the Department of Psychiatry and Sleep Disorders Unit, Singapore General Hospital (SGH). He also conducted sessions covering sexual concerns his patients had at the Urology Centre in SGH. From 2006-2015 he was appointed as the Head of the Psychiatry Department in SGH.

Dr Ng has also managed above 100 outreach talks and programmes to inform the public on a variety of mental health issues such as insomnia, sleep problems, stress management, anxiety disorder, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, chronic pain and psychosexual problems. His focus is not limited by age; his patients also include children and teenagers. 

 

Professional & Academic Memberships

Dr Ng remains active within the psychiatry community by being a member of the Residency Advisory Committee (RAC) for psychiatry since 2013, the Deputy Chief Examiner for MMed (Psychiatry) exam in 2014 and member of the Standard Setting Committee for Psychiatry exams in 2014 and 2015. On to of that, he is a Board member of the editorial team, Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment (2004 - current) and Co-editor of ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry (2010 - current).

 

Education

  • MBBS
  • MMed (Psychiatry)
  • FAMS

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13 Nov 2019 | Report
Dr Ng Beng Yeong
"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"
(9 Reviews)
The experience was a very pleasant one. He is empathetic and understands how difficult my situation is. He has an excellent choice of words and is able to restore my hope and confidence. At the end of the session, I feel hopeful and am confident that there is light at the end of the...
Treatment Cost : $160
Dion Ang
12 Nov 2019 | Report
Dr Ng Beng Yeong
"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"
(9 Reviews)
Good good good
Treatment Cost : $100
Celine Tan
12 Nov 2019 | Report
Dr Ng Beng Yeong
"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"
(9 Reviews)
Doctor Ng is very professional and patient during the consultation . I can feel that he is concerned with my wellbeing .
Treatment Cost : $200
Chris Ng
12 Nov 2019 | Report
Dr Ng Beng Yeong
"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"
(9 Reviews)
Dr Ng empathised with the situation I'm facing and was very patient with me. I truly believe in him
Treatment Cost : $180
Ang
12 Nov 2019 | Report
Dr Ng Beng Yeong
"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"
(9 Reviews)
Dr Ng has been very approachable and helpful since the first consultation. He is very knowledgeable and experienced in mental health issues and helped me a lot with my insomnia and anxiety. Thank you for all your help, advice and support!
Treatment Cost : $200
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Feeling Down, Out And Hopeless? Finding Your Way Out Of Depression
Feeling Down, Out And Hopeless? Finding Your Way Out Of Depression

Do you know that one of the most common mental illnesses in Singapore is Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), commonly known as depression? It can happen to anyone from all walks of life. The most affected ones are usually young adults and the elderly.

1347 views 16 Sep 2019
Stuffy Nose While Having Sex? A Singapore Doctor Tells You Why
Stuffy Nose While Having Sex? A Singapore Doctor Tells You Why

As pleasurable as the activity is, sex can be a complex and rather sensitive issue for many couples. An array of factors can come together and lead up to either a good time in bed or awkward situations that you would both rather forget about.

Aside from the more common culprits (such as erectile dysfunction or stress), there is another less severe but rather annoying condition that you may or may not have even heard of: a stuffy blocked nose, occurring during or after sex.

A reader on DoctorxDentist asked about why the nose can become stuffy and blocked after sex. Psychiatrist, Dr Ng Beng Yeong, responded. Here’s what he had to say.

612 views 16 Jul 2019
This Singaporean Psychiatrist Discusses Various Postnatal Mental Conditions
This Singaporean Psychiatrist Discusses Various Postnatal Mental Conditions

The physical changes that often occur after pregnancy are well-discussed. While much has been written on postnatal weight loss regimens and beauty management, a mother’s mental health is also crucial for the happiness of herself and her loved ones.

Childbirth can be a strenuous and taxing process not only for the body but for the mind as well. Depression and anxiety connected to pregnancy are some mental conditions that new mothers may suffer from in silence.

Psychiatrist Dr Ng Beng Yeong recently answered questions from DoctorxDentist readers about who is most at risk for postnatal depression, and what the chances of having schizophrenia after childbirth could be. Here's what he had to share.

303 views 15 May 2019
The Best Tips From A Singaporean Psychiatrist On How To Take Care Of Your Mental Health
The Best Tips From A Singaporean Psychiatrist On How To Take Care Of Your Mental Health

Mental health is more than just a diagnosis. It doesn't only refer to psychiatric or psychological disorders that require actual medical attention. 

It's about your overall mental health—how you feel about yourself, your ability to manage your emotions, and navigate whatever is going on in your life. 

Sometimes, you might find yourself stuck in negative thoughts due to difficult moments in your life. A 21-year-old reader asked a question on DxD's QnA platform, seeking advice on what he should do to improve his emotional health.

Dr Ng Beng Yeong, DxD's resident psychiatrist offered some pearls of wisdom on how you can reclaim your true self in the face of such challenges. 

447 views 18 Jan 2019
A Psychiatrist Explains How Depression Is Diagnosed And Treated In Singapore
A Psychiatrist Explains How Depression Is Diagnosed And Treated In Singapore

We are all familiar with negative emotions. Depression, however, is something quite different. It’s estimated that over 300 million people suffer from depression (that's equivalent to 4.4% of the world’s population).

The Singapore Mental Health Study conducted in 2010 revealed that 5.8% of the adult population in Singapore suffered from Major Depressive Disorder at some point in their lives.

How is depression dealt with in Singapore from a medical perspective? Psychiatrist and active DxD member, Dr Ng Beng Yeong, answered several questions related to depression. These are some of his key points.

4252 views 11 Jan 2019
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Dr Ng Beng Yeong
"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"
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Many men with low testosterone do end up seeing many specialists from different fields as the manifestations of androgen deficiency can be seen in many areas of the body. They commonly manifest the following symptoms or conditions: low energy level fatigue and mental foggin...
17 Nov 2019
Dr Ng Beng Yeong
"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"
(9 Reviews)
Thank you for asking a question on a problem that is commonly reported by patients at the clinic. Oftentimes, persons experiencing mental fatigue report that they have a mental block poor concentration and focus a lack of motivation irritability stress eating or...
12 Nov 2019
Dr Ng Beng Yeong
"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"
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Overthinking is also called ruminations, the act of thinking carefully and for a long period about something. Rumination is the focused attention on the symptoms of one's distress, and on its possible causes and consequences, as opposed to its solutions . According to the Amer...
13 Nov 2019
Dr Ng Beng Yeong
"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"
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Your friend would appreciate having you around. Many people with depression find it hard to maintain their relationships with others. Given their persistent low mood, they tend to be pessimistic in their outlook and like to harp on events that went wrong in their lives. If t...
17 Nov 2019
Dr Ng Beng Yeong
"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"
(9 Reviews)
It must be quite emotionally draining to realise that despite seeing a number of mental health professionals, your anxiety and depression do not seem to get better. I have a few suggestions, thoughts or pointers. First, it will be good to stick to a particular psychiatrist for a...
9 Nov 2019
Dr Ng Beng Yeong
"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"
(9 Reviews)
It must be quite exasperating for you to realise that your mood has not improved despite treatment with counselling and SSRIs (serotonin sepcific reuptake inhibitors, antidepressants). May I offer a number of suggestions: Firstly , to get your condition re-evaluated and ...
26 Oct 2019
Dr Ng Beng Yeong
"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"
(9 Reviews)
Insomnia can include difficulty in initiation of sleep, maintenance of sleep and early morning awakening. Some patients also experience unrefreshing sleep. If insomnia occurs as a result of taking psychiatric medications, the following steps can be tried: To try taking medicat...
14 Oct 2019
Dr Ng Beng Yeong
"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"
(9 Reviews)
The first step to overcoming the habit or problem is to gain awareness of it and to make the decision to want to quit the habit . Think how embarrassing it can be if a celebrity were to bite his or her nails at a public place and people were to take a picture of it and circulate it...
11 Oct 2019
Dr Ng Beng Yeong
"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"
(9 Reviews)
Persons with premature ejaculation (also called rapid ejaculation) finds it difficult to delay ejaculation for more than one minute after penetration. Two main types have been described. First, lifelong (primary). This occurs all or nearly all of the time beginning with the first sexual encounters...
20 Oct 2019
Dr Ng Beng Yeong
"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"
(9 Reviews)
Sensory overload happens when too much sensory stimulus is available to us all at the same time. In short, there is competing sensory information in the various senses – light, sound, touch, smell and taste . The brain cannot interpret it all at the same time. It feels like...
13 Oct 2019
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Thank you for asking such an interesting question. It must be challenging for you to continue to feel the threat of being sent to a psychiatric hospital against your wishes and being forced to stay there to undergo inpatient treatment. The reality is that the condition obsessive ...
14 Nov 2018
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