Somanath Chatterjee

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In a prospective study, 40 patients satisfying DSM-III criteria for the diagnosis of a manic episode were identified and followed up for a period of 90 days. The patients were assessed on the Present State Examination Schedule and the Bech Ralaelsen Mania Scale. The severity of manic illness in the patients was observed to be same as in patients from the(More)
This report describes the results of a multicentre collaborative study comparing the safety and efficacy of alprazolam with imipramine in patients suffering from major depressive disorder. Two hundred and eight patients diagnosed as major depression as per DSM-III criteria were randomly allocated to alprazolam (N= 105) or imipramine (N = 103) in a(More)
The Central Institute of Psychiatry provides extension consultation services at two coalfield hospitals of Bihar, representing the intermediate and central level of health care delivery system. Analysis of data covering a period of one year, from September 1988 to August 1989, revealed significant differences in the utilization pattern of the two centres.(More)
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