‘Beyond the tip of the iceberg: Challenges in overcoming methamphetamine use among women’

Dr. Siste attended the medical school at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia. She pursued further training as a psychiatrist at the same institution. Since 2009, she has been a Lecturer at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Indonesia. She obtained qualification as an addiction psychiatrist in 2013. She is particularly interested in neurocognitive function, genetics, neuroimaging, adherence to treatment, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of substance and non-substance addiction (gaming and gambling disorder). Since 2010, she has conducted several research projects in addiction psychiatry. Currently, she is developing a questionnaire for teenagers with internet addiction while running a national survey for teenagers with internet addiction in Indonesia.  She was also a pioneer in the development of the one-stop service for patients with substances, behavioral addiction and HIV/AIDS, National Behavioral Addiction Study Center and National Behavioral Addiction Treatment Center based at dr.  Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital/Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia. She also contributes as a senior lecturer for undergraduate of medical programs, psychiatry registrar and sub-specialist at Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia. She frequently shares about addiction and HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, provides training for peer-support and addiction prevention skills across schools and communities in Indonesia.  She is vice president of the Addiction Psychiatry Division-Indonesian Association of Psychiatrist, member of International Working Group on Behavioral Addiction, Committee member of the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism and expert member in the National Narcotics Board in Indonesia.

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