P. K. Kuruvilla

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The fact that mood disorders may arise after brain lesions has been widely recogni-While major depressions secondary to a number of physical illnesses and drugs have been well documented, secondary manias have received scant attention and coverage. Krauthammer and Kler-man (1978) and more recently Starkstein (1988) have combed the literature for instances(More)
India representing over a sixth of the world's population is a popular venue for clinical trials, including those of psychotropic agents. In this commentary, we have focused on the rating scales employed to assess major depressive disorder, especially the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D) and the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) in(More)
58 subjects doing their compulsory rotating internship were evaluated on their knowledge and attitude to psychiatric illness using a multiple choice questionnaire, case history vignettes and an open ended attitude questionnaire. All of them had had a series of lectures and 4 weeks clinical posting 3 years prior to evaluation and weekly ethics for 3 months(More)
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