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A survey of the mental morbidity of an urban group and two rural groups was made with the same method, same operational definition of a case and by the same team. The aim was to find out the nature… (More)
The same team of workers surveyed a rural and an urban sample of the same tribe (Santal) by the same method. It was found that urbanization had little effect on the total mental morbidity. But… (More)
The authors made a field-survey of mental morbidity in all the tribal and caste groups residing in a cluster of villages in West Bengal, India, and found that, in each group, higher socio-economic… (More)
The present study draws attention to the recent sudden outbreak of Koro in epidemic form in the rural areas of West Bengal, India. The details of three such cases are reported.
T h e clinical spectrum of anxiety ranges from a normal experience to a psychopathological state. Anxious patients usually present with symptoms that can be divided into four major groups: 1.… (More)
Certain aspects of drug abuse have been presented from the pooled data of psychiatric epidemiological surveys conducted by the authors in the rural areas of West Bengal.
A field survey of psychiatric morbidity was conducted in a village by a door to door survey. The survey was repeated after 10 years by the same team and by the same method. The aim was to compare the… (More)
Thyroid function viz. estimation of T(3), T(4) & TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) were studied in cases of depression, mania and schizophrenia, each category numbering thirty one. These values were… (More)
In the present study assessment of Public Opinion of two groups, relatives and non-relatives attending the out patient department with the patients, were done. Analysis of the data revealed that both… (More)
Words are inadequate to express my deep sense of gratitude to you for electing me to the prestigious office of the President of the Indian Psychiatric Society. In the same breath I express a haunting… (More)