Madhubashinee Dayabandara

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INTRODUCTION Lifetime prevalence of depression varies across countries and different populations. Depression is a common comorbidity of physical illness. Patients with depression are known to present with somatic symptoms. Depression is under-diagnosed in primary care settings. Objectives To estimate the prevalence of depression in patients attending the(More)
BACKGROUND Most antipsychotics are associated with weight gain and other metabolic complications. Several randomized trials have shown metformin to be effective, but this still hasn't been included in clinical guidelines on managing antipsychotic induced weight gain. METHODS All double blind placebo controlled trials assessing the efficacy of metformin in(More)
INTRODUCTION Pittsburg Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) is a widely used standardized instrument to assess sleep quality in clinical and research settings. Objective of the study was to translate the PSQI into Sinhala language and validate using a combined qualitative and quantitative approach. METHODS Every fifth patient aged 18-60 years who attended the(More)
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