Sujita Kumar Kar

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BACKGROUND Police personnel in India are subjected to several distinct occupational stressors which impact their mental health and their work performance negatively. AIM The study aimed to explore various sources of stress among police personnel. METHOD In this study, 100 constables, 100 inspectors and 100 police officers of Uttar Pradesh, were(More)
Kluver Bucy Syndrome is a rare neuropsychiatric disorder and a sequel of limbic encephalitis. Its presentation may vary in different ages. The patients may have all the features of Kluver Bucy Syndrome like – Hyper orality, Hyper sexuality, hyper metamorphosis, affective blunting, memory difficulties, eating disturbances etc; or may have only few of the(More)
Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder. Cognitive deficits are one of the core features of schizophrenia. Multiple domains of cognition (executive function, attention/vigilance, working memory, verbal fluency, visuospatial skills, processing speed, and social cognition) are affected in patients with schizophrenia. Deficits in cognition led to impairment(More)
BACKGROUND To improvise the shortcomings of existing of mental health legislation (The Mental Health Act, 1987) of India, amendments have been made which ultimately conceptualized, to form the Mental Health Care Bill. Mental Health Care Bill has brought a revolutionary change in the existing mental health legislation which is in its final phase of approval.(More)
BACKGROUND Acute and Transient Psychotic Disorder (ATPD) is a psychotic disorder of brief duration with acute onset and uncertain diagnostic stability. AIM To study the diagnostic stability of ATPD during the index episode. METHOD 140 patients diagnosed with ATPD as per ICD-10, attending a tertiary care hospital in North India were evaluated at follow(More)
which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. TO THE EDITOR Restlessness and cramps in legs is a relatively rare phenomenon with antipsychotic olanzapine. If not evaluated, it may cause misdiagnosis or poor treatment adherence. There is no standard guideline for(More)
which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. TO THE EDITOR Catatonia is a well known psychomotor disturbance, commonly associated with mood disorders followed by schizophrenia; mutism being the most common symptom. 1,2) Patients with catatonia often respond to high(More)