Lalatendu Misra

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Previous research documents positive ex-dividend day returns in excess of one percent in the unique institutional setting of Hong Kong, where neither dividends nor capital gains are taxed. Short-term arbitrage trades around the ex-day were hampered by physical settlement procedures. After the recent switch to an electronic settlement system, which enables(More)
Quetiapine has recently been approved for treatment of psychotic disorders. In short term (6 weeks) trials this atypical antipsychotic was shown to be as efficacious as the standard antipsychotics for the treatment of the positive symptoms of schizophrenia without causing any extrapyramidal symptoms or increase in the prolactin levels. Its efficacy for(More)
We examine leverage choice issues of private vs. public, and group vs. non-group Indian firms during the preceding two decades. We include trade credit in measuring leverage as it is an extensively used form of debt financing in India. Indian firms employ high levels of leverage. Unlisted firm exhibit higher leverage, but such firms have moderated their use(More)
This retrospective chart review examined the relative effectiveness of fluoxetine and trazodone in relieving insomnia associated with depressive disorders in adolescents (aged 13-17 years). We reviewed the hospital charts of consecutively admitted adolescents with a depressive disorder and insomnia, who received one of three treatments: fluoxetine (20 +/-(More)
Many underserved rural areas of South Dakota are plagued by high turnover of mental health providers, and need to develop retention strategies through improving job satisfaction. A major source of job dissatisfaction in rural areas is professional isolation (lack of continuing education opportunities and inadequate number of peers available for professional(More)
A 12-year-old boy on a dextroamphetamine-clonidine-trazodone treatment regimen had a recurrence of insomnia, and his bedtime trazodone dose was doubled from 50 mg to 100 mg. Within 45 mins after taking the first 100-mg trazodone dose on an empty stomach, the patient had a syncopal episode associated with hypotension, bradycardia, and sedation. The drug(More)