Udupi Arunachala

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Though metabolic syndrome (MS) is a major concern in schizophrenia, there is no data among rural community dwelling patients in India. This study describes prevalence and correlates of MS in a cohort(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES In low- and middle-income countries such as India, a feasible public health strategy could be to ensure continuous antipsychotics and psychoeducation for those with(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the prevalence of Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD) among schizophrenia patients with that of the general population in a south Indian rural community. METHODS Alcohol use pattern of(More)
Aims of this study were to compare the prevalence of areca use among schizophrenia patients and general population of a south Indian rural community and to study the correlates of areca use among(More)
BACKGROUND Taking care of patients with schizophrenia is a major source of burden to the family. Research on burden experienced by family members of patients living in rural communities is sparse. (More)
BACKGROUND A few studies have examined the factors associated with schizophrenia patients remaining untreated in India. MATERIALS AND METHODS We identified 184 schizophrenia patients in a rural(More)
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