Karthick Subramanian

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Hashimoto's encephalopathy (HE) may often present initially with psychiatric symptoms. These presentations are often variable in clinical aspects, and there has been no systematic analysis of the numerous psychiatric presentations heralding an eventual diagnosis of HE which will guide clinicians to make a correct diagnosis of HE. This systematic review was(More)
became calm but harbored the delusions. Supportive counseling sessions involving the patient and her husband addressed the underlying conflicts resulting in significant reduction of anxiety. The Brown Assessment of Beliefs Scale [6] was used to calibrate the rate of resolution of delusions (D1 and D2) [Figure 2]. Even as the psychotropics were stopped(More)
OBJECTIVES Published scientific literature on cycle acceleration over the course of bipolar disorder has been equivocal. The present analysis aimed to find whether episode duration and cycle lengths become shorter over the course of bipolar disorder with predominantly manic polarity. METHODS The present study comprised 150 patients diagnosed with bipolar(More)
Compulsive water drinking can have phenomenological and pharmacotherapeutic similarities with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Substantiating neurobiological evidence is lacking for such an association. We report a patient who was referred with a diagnosis of primary polydipsia with no signs of organic pathology in structural neuroimaging. However,(More)
PROBLEM Comorbid psychiatric diagnoses tend to be underdiagnosed in patients with intellectual disability. Diagnosing anxiety disorders in such patients can pose challenges, in particular with regard to obsessive and compulsive disorder (OCD). METHODS We present the case of an adolescent diagnosed with intellectual disability with poor expressive language(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify the prevalence and correlates of bipolar I patients with a lifetime history of suicide attempt. MATERIALS AND METHODS Bipolar I disorder was diagnosed in 150 patients as per DSM-IV-TR criteria. Their lifetime suicide risk was assessed using the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale. NIMH retrospective Life Chart Methodology was(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the adverse drug reaction (ADR) profile of risperidone and their association with dopamine (DRD2 - 141 C Ins/Del/rs1799732) and serotonin receptor (5HTR2C -759 C>T/rs3813929) gene polymorphisms in patients with schizophrenia. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was conducted among 289 patients who were diagnosed with schizophrenia and(More)
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