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The establishment of a mother-baby inpatient psychiatry unit in India: Adaptation of a Western model to meet local cultural and resource needs
Background: Several Western countries have established mother-baby psychiatric units for women with mental illness in the postpartum; similar facilities are however not available in most low andExpand
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Bipolar disorder comorbidity in patients with a primary diagnosis of OCD
Abstract Objective: Bipolar disorder (BD) is considered to be a common comorbid condition in subjects with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), but there is limited literature on the prevalence of BDExpand
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Communication in cancer care: psycho-social, interactional, and cultural issues. A general overview and the example of India
Communication is a core aspect of psycho-oncology care. This article examines key psychosocial, cultural, and technological factors that affect this communication. Drawing from advances in clinicalExpand
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What Adolescent Girls Know about Mental Health: Findings from a Mental Health Literacy Survey from an Urban Slum Setting in India
Background: Youth in vulnerable situations are known to have high rates of mental disorders but low help-seeking. Help-seeking is known to be influenced by mental health literacy (MHL), a key conceptExpand
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Obsessive–compulsive disorder associated with sickle β‐thalassemia: A genetic link?
trast, MMN amplitude in the bilateral mastoid region showed no change. There was no difference between the basic rhythm and amplitudes of EEG before and after surgery. This patient provided written,Expand
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Cycloserine induced delirium during treatment of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)
Abstract Objective To report about delirium related to Cycloserine. Method Systematic assessment and management of a patient who developed delirium during the course of treatment for MDR-TB. ResultsExpand
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Clinical factors associated with lithium treatment response in bipolar disorder patients from India.
BACKGROUND Bipolar Disorder (BD) is a chronic and disabling psychiatric illness with waxing and waning course. Lithium is the mainstay of treatment for Bipolar disorder (BD). There is limitedExpand
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Hyperprolactinemia with aripiprazole: understanding the paradox.
Aripiprazole, due to its partial agonist activity at the D2 receptors, is often recommended as the drug of choice in patients who develop antipsychotic-induced hyperprolactinemia. We report a case ofExpand
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Modafinil for the treatment of antipsychotic-induced excessive daytime sedation: does it exacerbate tics?
To the Editor: Excessive daytime sedation (EDS) is a common and disabling side effect of antipsychotics (AP). We report on a case of a 17-year-old patient with difficultto-treat symptoms ofExpand
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Illness behaviour: normal to abnormal- a selective systematic review of research from india
Objective: Illness behaviour is an important concept studied across various medical conditions. It determines the ways person respond and react to their health status and has significant impact onExpand
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