Sreekumaran Nair

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Older drivers have difficulties at intersections, especially in their performance of left turns. Older females are especially at risk in intersection maneuvers. Information processing abilities have been most promising in explaining the crash involvement of elderly drivers. This study examines the relationship of field dependence, visual search skills, and(More)
BACKGROUND Constitutional type of an individual or prakriti is the basic clinical denominator in Ayurveda, which defines physical, physiological, and psychological traits of an individual and is the template for individualized diet, lifestyle counseling, and treatment. The large number of phenotype description by prakriti determination is based on the(More)
DNA methylation and its perturbations are an established attribute to a wide spectrum of phenotypic variations and disease conditions. Indian traditional system practices personalized medicine through indigenous concept of distinctly descriptive physiological, psychological and anatomical features known as prakriti. Here we attempted to establish DNA(More)
The practice of Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India, is based on the concept of three major constitutional types (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) defined as "Prakriti". To the best of our knowledge, no study has convincingly correlated genomic variations with the classification of Prakriti. In the present study, we performed genome-wide SNP (single(More)
Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a universal problem with grave life-long outcomes. The estimates vary widely depending on the country under study, the definitions used, the type of CSA studied, the extent of coverage, and quality of data. This study intended to assess the magnitude and the issues related to CSA. We searched databases such as PubMed, Google(More)
BACKGROUND Early recognition of mental health problems gives an individual the opportunity for better long-term outcomes if intervention is initiated early. Mental health literacy is a related concept which is increasingly seen as an important measure of the awareness and knowledge of mental health disorders. AIM AND OBJECTIVES This study aimed at(More)
The Critical to Quality factors in education has been a matter of debate discussions and amendments for a long time now. Owing to the dynamic market changes the definition of quality in academia has gone through magnanimous changes. Analogous to this industry is the service sector which also seeks definitions for quality and the methods and practices to(More)
BACKGROUND Recent information on psychiatric morbidity in industrial employees is not available in India. Such information may help in building mental health care for this population. AIM The aim was to study the prevalence of psychiatric morbidity and the risk factors associated with it in an industrial population. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two hundred(More)
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