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Prevalence & determinants of depression in type 2 diabetes patients in a tertiary care centre
Background & objectives: Depression is common among people with diabetes and it is associated with poor outcomes. This study was carried out to investigate the prevalence and determinants ofExpand
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Relationship of caregiver burden with coping strategies, social support, psychological morbidity, and quality of life in the caregivers of schizophrenia.
AIM To evaluate the relationship of caregiver burden as assessed by using Hindi Involvement Evaluation Questionnaire (IEQ) with coping strategies, social support, psychological morbidity, and qualityExpand
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Incidence, prevalence, risk factor and outcome of delirium in intensive care unit: a study from India.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the incidence, prevalence, risk factors and outcome of delirium in the respiratory intensive care unit of a tertiary care hospital. METHODS Consecutive patients admitted to anExpand
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Electroconvulsive therapy: A review of knowledge, experience and attitudes of patients concerning the treatment
Abstract Objectives. Despite its proven efficacy and safety, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has a negative image and attracts widespread public criticism. In contrast, perceptions of patients whoExpand
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Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in patients with schizophrenia in India
Prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) was estimated in 227 patients with schizophrenia. A total of 43.6% of patients fulfilled International Diabetes Federation (IDF) criteria and 44.5% met modifiedExpand
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Delirium in patients admitted to a cardiac intensive care unit with cardiac emergencies in a developing country: incidence, prevalence, risk factor and outcome.
AIM To assess the incidence, prevalence, risk factors and outcome of delirium in patients admitted to a cardiac intensive care unit (ICU) of a tertiary care hospital. METHODS Three hundred nineExpand
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Prevalence and determinants of depression in type 2 diabetes patients in a tertiary care centre.
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Depression is common among people with diabetes and it is associated with poor outcomes. This study was carried out to investigate the prevalence and determinants ofExpand
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Diagnosis of common mental disorders by using PRIME-MD Patient Health Questionnaire.
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE Primary care physicians in their clinical settings usually fail to diagnose common mental disorders (CMDs). Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders (PRIME-MD) PatientExpand
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Clozapine and tardive movement disorders: a review.
BACKGROUND Tardive syndromes (TS) arise from long term exposure to dopamine receptor blocking agents. Clozapine has been considered to have low risk of causing new onset TS and is considered as aExpand
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IPS multicentric study: Antidepressant prescription patterns
Background: There are very few studies from India which have evaluated the prescription pattern for antidepressants by psychiatrists for treatment of depression. Aim: To study the psychotropicExpand
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