Telangana Journal of Psychiatry

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Telangana journal of psychiatry

Volume-5 And Issue-1 of Telangana journal of psychiatry (2019)

  • 1. The Art And Science Of Peer Review

  • Author : Srilakshmi Pingali
  • Page No : 1-2
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  • 2. Sleep Paralysis: A Brief Clinical Review

  • Author : Pragya Lodha , Avinash De Sousa
  • Page No : 3-6
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    This brief clinical review summarizes the literature on sleep paralysis most relevant to clinicians. Sleep paralysis is a condition where the sufferer awakens to rapid eye movement sleep based atonia, combined with conscious awareness. This is a frightening event accompanied by vivid, waking dreams and hallucinations. Sleep paralysis occurring i...

  • 3. Sexual Issues In Dementia: An Overview

  • Author : Pragya Lodha , Avinash De Sousa
  • Page No : 7-11
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    Dementias are the most common type of neurodegenerative disorders. Behavioral disturbances are seen in 50-80% of patients suffering from these disorders. Sexually inappropriate behaviors are not as common as other behaviors seen in dementia but may be seen in 7-30% subjects. These behaviors cause a lot of distress to all those who are affected a...

  • 4. Predicting Depression Among Internet Addicted Students

  • Author : Y. Sanjay, Ratna Kishy Kondaveeti, Satish Athili
  • Page No : 12-18
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    Introduction: Internet has been easily accessible to students living in urban areas. With its unprecedented development and many benefits, it also leads to Internet addiction (IA) among people. Though IA is a disorder in itself, there can be other disorders associated with it as well. One such association of IA is with depressio...

  • 5. A Study Of Psychosocial Factors In Attempted Suicides Attending A Tertiary Care Hospital In Kanchipuram, South India

  • Author : Asgar Alam, Shailaja Bandla*, Srinivasa Gopalan, Zubaida Sultana, Sivachidambaram B
  • Page No : 19-24
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    Introduction: Suicide attempt is a self-injurious behavior with a non-fatal outcome. An insight into psychosocial factors and methods used can be used to device effective preventive strategies.

    Aims: The aim is to study the psycho-social factors and to find the frequency of different methods used in at...

  • 6. Does Media Influence Suicide Attempt In People From The Rural Background?

  • Author : Bharathi G*, Punith M, Santosh SV
  • Page No : 25-30
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    Introduction: Suicide is a serious public health problem. Many factors are known to influence suicide. Much has been studied about the influence of media on suicide attempters. Less studied is the effect of media from a rural background.

    Aim: To study the profile of suicide attempters from a rural back...

  • 7. Association Between Symptoms Of Unipolar Depression And Metabolic Syndrome In A Tertiary Care Hospital

  • Author : Md Munnawar S Hussain, Raj Kumar Lenin Singh, Amol Patange*, Ningombam Heramani Singh, Thingbaijam Bihari Singh, Goejendro Singh
  • Page No : 31-34
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    Introduction: Depression is associated with increased physical co-morbid conditions. The results of previous studies on the relationship between symptoms of depression and metabolic syndrome are weak.

    Objectives: Hence this study was designed to assess the frequency of metabolic syndrome in unipolar de...

  • 8. A Cross-sectional Study To Evaluate The Correlation Of Depression And Anxiety Symptoms To Glycemic Control In Recent Onset Type Ii Diabetes Mellitus- Research From South India

  • Author : Preeti Pansari Agarwal, Shroff M Manohari*
  • Page No : 35-42
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    Introduction: A bidirectional relationship between depression and diabetes is well established. WHO predicts India will lead in the number of persons with diabetes by 2030. Therefore, factors that can alter the glycemic control (evaluated by glycated hemoglobin levels-HbA1c) needs to be targeted to promote health in diabetes, he...

  • 9. Study Of Depression In The Geriatric Patients Attending Psychiatry Opd In A Tertiary Care Hospital

  • Author : Hemang M Shah, Chintan K Solanki*, Prakash I Mehta
  • Page No : 43-47
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    Introduction: Major depressive disorder is widely prevalent in the general population and depression in geriatric patients is quite common. Increasing geriatric population in the country coupled with lack of awareness of depression and therefore lack of adequate care may lead to the suffering of the elderly people. We attempted ...

  • 10. A Study Of Sexual Functioning And Depression In Male Psoriasis Patients

  • Author : Srikrishna Nukala, Srinivas Singisetti* , Kartheek Kotnani, Lakshmana Rao Nambaru
  • Page No : 48-55
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    Introduction: Psoriasis is a recurring, cutaneous- articular, chronic inflammatory disease, resulting from immune and proliferative changes that affect the skin and mucosa. The worldwide incidence is 1-3% and the majority of the patients also have emotional difficulties like anxiety, depression, and sexual dysfunction. These iss...

  • 11. Comparison Of Cognitive Dysfunction Between Patients Admitted In Intensive Cardiac Care Unit And General Medical Ward In A Tertiary Care Centre

  • Author : K. Monicka
  • Page No : 56-63
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    Introduction: A substantial decline in cognitive function has been found to be associated with the diagnoses of cardiovascular diseases in the general population. Aims and Objective: To compare the cognitive dysfunctions in patients with heart disease admitted in the intensive cardiac care unit (ICCU) with that ...

  • 12. Socio-demographic And Clinical Factors Associated With Drop Out From Walk In-clinic In Patients With Psychoactive Substance Use

  • Author : Ajeet Sidana*, Akashdeep Singh, Gurvinder Pal Singh
  • Page No : 64-67
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    Introduction: Despite availability of adequate treatment, premature termination of treatment or lost to follow-up is great concern in patients with psychoactive substance use. This creates a hindrance in getting the favorable outcomes, indirectly adding up to the increased burden of the disease. This study focuses in assessing t...

  • 13. Ofloxacin Induced Hallucinations In A 6 Years Old Child: A Case Report

  • Author : Prashant Chaudhari, Sagar Karia, Nilesh Shah, Avinash De Sousa*
  • Page No : 68-69
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    Ofloxacin is a commonly used fluoroquinolone antibiotic in adults as well as children. It is generally safe and well tolerated though rare neurological and psychiatric adverse reactions have been reported with Ofloxacin. We report a case of a 6 years old child who developed hallucinations after being started on Ofloxacin and which resolved on di...

  • 14. Olanzapine-induced Skin Rash: A Case Report

  • Author : Mansi Shah, Sagar Karia, Heena Merchant, Nilesh Shah, Avinash De Sousa*
  • Page No : 70-71
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    Skin rashes have been reported after the start of various antipsychotic drugs in the scientific literature. It is important that psychiatrists be aware of antipsychotic-induced skin reactions in patients on antipsychotic medication which can be an uncommon yet possible occurrence. Patients with psychiatric problems may be prone to skin reactions...

  • 15. Bowel Incontinence Associated With Risperidone: A Case Report

  • Author : Hemendra Singh*, Udayan Bhaumik, Adarsh Basaveshwara, Aditi Singh
  • Page No : 72-73
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    Introduction: Bowel incontinence due to antipsychotic drugs is rarely seen as an adverse effect. The mechanism of it is poorly understood, though alpha antagonism is believed to play an important role, along with secondary antihistaminergic action. It is usually a self-limiting side effect though in rare cases, needs to be manag...

  • 16. A Study Of Projective Test Responses And Intervention Strategies In Children With Unexplained Pain Symptoms

  • Author : K. Rama*, Dinakaran P, GS Chandraleka
  • Page No : 74-78
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    Psychiatric morbidity is high in children with unexplained chronic pain and thus needs to be assessed and treated. Unexplained pain symbolizes emotional distress and conflicts in children. The most common somatic symptoms are headache, abdominal pain, and musculoskeletal symptoms.

    Aim: The aim of this case series is to...

  • 17. Dr. N. N. Wig

  • Author : Divija Bunga
  • Page No : 79-81
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    Dr. Narendra Wig (1930– 2018) is amongst the foremost psychiatrists of India. Dr. Wig has been variously described as a world-renowned mental health expert, a compassionate psychiatrist, a teacher par excellence, and an excellent, humane person. He had his medical education MBBS and MD (Medicine) from KG Medical College, Lucknow. He held a...