Prevalence of dementia in an urban population in Kerala, India
Investigation of the prevalence, psychosocial correlates and risk factors of various dementing disorders in an urban population in Kerala, southern India found family history of dementia was a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease and history of hypertension was arisk factor for vascular dementia.
The Costs of Poor Health Habits
The authors calculate the external costs, that is, the price individuals without these habits have to pay to subsidize those with unhealthy habits, and discover more than you care to know.
Spirituality and mental health
- A. Verghese
- ChemistryIndian Journal of Psychiatry
- 1 October 2008
Omega (di) substituted or alpha, omega disubstituted polymers may be synthesized using the unsaturated peroxides of the present invention using an epoxy functionality to the oligomer or polymer as well as an additional functionality.
The Importance Of Being.
- A. Verghese
- Medicine, PsychologyHealth Affairs
- 1 October 2016
Good patient care is found not on a computer screen but in being truly present with patients.
A social and psychiatric study of a representative group of families in Vellore town.
Culture shock--patient as icon, icon as patient.
- A. Verghese
- MedicineNew England Journal of Medicine
- 25 December 2008
Dr. Abraham Verghese discusses the problem with a “chart as surrogate for the patient” approach. He believes that if one eschews the skilled and repeated examination of the real patient, then tests,…
Clinical and epidemiologic features of strongyloidiasis. A prospective study in rural Tennessee.
- S. Berk, A. Verghese, S. Alvarez, K. Hall, B. Smith
- Medicine, BiologyArchives of Internal Medicine
- 1 July 1987
Stool-positive patients were more likely to complain of abdominal bloating and have been treated with corticosteroids, cimetidine, and antacids, while infected patients had a higher incidence of eosinophilia and guaiac-positive stools.
PREVALENCE OF PRIORITY PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS IN A RURAL AREA IN KERALA
- S. Shaji, A. Verghese, K. Promodu, B. George, V. P. Shibu
- Psychology, MedicineIndian Journal of Psychiatry
- 1 April 1995
An increased prevalence rate has been observed among Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes, and an increased morbidity is noticed among the people belonging to the lower socioeconomic status.
Bacterial Pneumonia in the Elderly
Morbidity and mortality can be reduced by early appropriate antibiotic therapy directed by Gram stain, and the practice of antibiotic "shotgunning" of the elderly patient is to be avoided.
Factors Associated with the Course and Outcome of Schizophrenia in India Results of a Two-Year Multicentre Follow-Up Study
- A. Verghese, J. John, S. Rajkumar, J. Richard, B. Sethi, J. Trivedi
- Medicine, PsychologyBritish Journal of Psychiatry
- 1 April 1989
Short duration of illness, consistent compliance with medication, positive attitudes of relatives and neighbours, absence of economic difficulties, increase in religious activities on the part of patients, a rural background, and a non-schizoid pre-morbid personality were associated with good outcome.