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BACKGROUND A number of studies have reported evidence of cognitive deficits in euthymic bipolar patients. Qualitative reviews of the literature have indicated impairments in executive functions and declarative memory are most consistently reported. However, not all primary studies conducted to date have had sufficient power to detect statistically(More)
BACKGROUND Neurocognitive deficits exist in euthymic patients with bipolar disorder, but relationships between symptoms, psychosocial and neurological factors remain uncertain. AIMS To measure neurocognitive function in bipolar disorder and explore links to sub-syndromal mood symptoms, soft neurological signs and psychosocial impairment. METHOD(More)
A psychiatric survey was carried out in an urban area of Ahmedabad which consisted mainly of middle class population. 461 families were surveyed which consisted of a total number of 2712 persons.The data was collected in a predetermined form. The index cases were individually evaluated in detail with the help of a structured Psychiatric proforma, case work(More)
BACKGROUND ECT, though not favoured in the West for treating schizophrenia, is regularly practiced in India for this indication, particularly in poorly responding/treatment resistant cases.Therefore, its role in treatment-resistant schizophrenia is a subject of systematic investigation. AIM To compare the effectiveness and safety of Electroconvulsive(More)
Recently, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has written to several organizations seeking information on their infrastructure for drug trials. The DCGI was actually trying to figure out the Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training requirements at the national level. The DCGI wishes to build up a pool of GCP trained clinicians in the country by(More)
In this study, the prognostic determinants were investigated involving bipolar patients classified into two groups-one with favourable course and outcome, and the other with clearly unfavourable prognosis, based on certain recommended criteria, with intermediate prognosis were excluded. As compared to the poor prognosis group, the good prognosis group had(More)
Surveillance systems plays a major role in our daily lives, business. Traditional systems are quite costly and mainly designed for commercial uses mostly. Whereas those system suffers lack of memory, computational intelligence and power utilisation factors. Even a lot of work has been done in concern to video surveillance. But still a cost effective,(More)
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