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Socio-demographic study of 173 cases of depression was carried out prospectively over one year's period from January 1977 to December 1977, at the psychiatric out-patient department of Kasturba Medical College Hospital, Manipal, Karnataka. The findings are compared with the data reported from other centres in India and the results are discussed.
Systematic studies of psychiatric disorders in non -ulcer dyspepsia are rare. The aim of the present study was to find out the nature and prevalence of psychiatric morbidity in non-ulcer dyspepsia. Thirty three patients with non-ulcer dyspepsia and thirty with duodenal ulcer were assessed for psychiatric morbidity with the help of the regular version of the… (More)
146 cases of schizophrenia, fulfilling Research Diagnostic Criteria and a regular followup of 6 months or more, were studied concerning depressive mood disorders at the onset of illness and over a period of time following neuroleptic treatment. There was no significant difference in the total number of cases depressed at the onset of illness (49) and at… (More)
The nature of schizo-affective psychos is remains elusive even nearly 5 decades after its recognition. A brief review of the controversies in the nosological status of schizo-affective psychosis is presented and the observations made by the authors in 9 cases of schizo-effective psychosis are discussed.
This prospective study was conducted to assess the prevalence of substance abuse comorbidity and its impact on psycho pathology and pattern of remission in mania. Hundred consecutive inpatients with a diagnosis of manic episode were followed up for three months using structured clinical interview schedule for DSM III R (SCID-P), DSM IIIR check list for… (More)
"PANESS" battery was administered to a total sample of 120 students of five age specific groups of children from two schools catering to the needs of different socio-economic classes. Most commonly observed item was overflow/higher movements (5, N = 24) followed by motor inco-ordination and dysdiadochokinesia, maximally present in the age group of 7 to 8… (More)
9 cases of schizophrenia meeting Spitzer's Research Diagnostic Criteria and nonrespondent to conventional treatment were treated with carbamazepine, either alone or in combination with neuroleptics and 7 cases had shown improvement.