Telangana Journal of Psychiatry

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Telangana journal of psychiatry


Telangana journal of psychiatry



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  • 1. Under reporting of child sexual abuse- The barriers guarding the silence

  • Author : Suhas Chandran, Smriti Bhargava, Kishor M
  • Page No : 57-60
  • DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2018.0003
  • Abstract :

    Under-reporting of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) is rampant in India, despite which India has the highest number of CSA cases in the world, the ramifications of which are enormous. Other than the obvious reasons of stigma and fear of the perpetrator, multiple other factors come into play, such as attitudes and responses of guardians, which themselves...

  • 2. Sexual issues in dementia: An overview

  • Author : Pragya Lodha , Avinash De Sousa
  • Page No : 7-11
  • DOI : http://doi.org/10.18231/j.tjp.2019.003
  • Abstract :

    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...

  • 3. Dr. Antapur Venkoba Rao

  • Author : Bhaskar Katram
  • Page No : 56-57
  • Abstract :

    Dr. Antapur Venkoba Rao was born on the 20th of August 1927 in the village Kavuttalam which is presently in Andhra Pradesh to Mr.A. Raghavendra Rao and Srimati Lakshmi Devi(1). He was the eldest of eight children (six brothers and two sisters). He grew up mostly in his grandfather’s house and was influenced by him. His general interest was...

  • 4. Neurobiology of Pornography Addiction – A clinical review

  • Author : Avinash De Sousa, Pragya Lodha
  • Page No : 66-70
  • DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0016
  • Abstract :

    The aim of the current review is to provide a clinically oriented overview of the neurobiology of pornography addiction. The review first looks at the basic neurobiology of addiction with the basic reward circuit and structures involved generally in any addiction. The focus then shifts to pornography addiction and studies done on the neurobiolog...

  • 5. Scholastic backwardness among school students: Prevalence and correlates

  • Author : Ram Pratap Beniwal, Ankur Sachdev, Vipin Kumar, MM Bhojak, Anil Tambi
  • Page No : 11-15
  • Abstract :

    Introduction: Scholastic achievement is a key factor for personal and professional growth. Scholastic Backwardness affects child's education, achievements, self esteem, employment and marriage prospects
    Aim: To estimate the prevalence and identify the co-morbidities and correlates for scholastic backwardness among school chi...

  • 6. LONG ACTING INJECTABLE ANTIPSYCHOTICS – WHERE ARE WE?

  • Author : Phani Prasant Mulakaluri
  • Page No : 1-4
  • Abstract :

    Globally, schizophrenia is a leading cause of years lost to disability, with a particularly large burden among adolescents and young adults.[1] Although antipsychotic medications reduce psychotic symptoms and greatly decrease the risk of relapse, their effectiveness in realworld practice is decreased by non-adherence.[2] Non adherence rates have...

  • 7. Diabulimia - The phenomenology of an under recognised juxtaposition between diabetes and eating disorders

  • Author : Suhas Chandran, Prakrithi S N, Supriya Mathur, Kishor M
  • Page No : 6-10
  • Abstract :

    Eating disorders are a major cause of physical and psychological morbidity. Young women and adolescents with diabetes, especially Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) are at a high risk for developing disordered eating behaviours (DEB) and eating disorders (EDs). A similar DEB that often goes unrecognized is “Diabulimia” i.e. de...

  • 8. Biological rhythm disturbances in patients with bipolar disorder under remission

  • Author : Bhaskar Katram, Ch. Siva Kumar
  • Page No : 76-79
  • Abstract :

    Background: Biological rhythms are very important aspects governing the human life. The patients suffering from bipolar disorder have lot of issues which play an important role in the course of their illness. There is need to study their influence on the overall health in these patients especially who are under remission to prevent the rela...

  • 9. Switch Phenomenon in Bipolar Disorders: What is it?

  • Author : Anand Bhogaraju
  • Page No : 66-72
  • Abstract :

    The phenomenon of Affective switch process is not well understood. It is difficult to differentiate switch from natural course of emergence of Manic/Hypomanic episodes. International Society of Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) has worked out operational definition for switch. Bipolar disorder I has highest rates of switch compared to Bipolar Disorders I...

  • 10. Attitude towards suicide prevention among accredited social health activists (ASHAs): A study from rural part of Karnataka

  • Author : Anil Kumar Buruganahalli Nagendrappa, Sushma Rayappa
  • Page No : 61-65
  • DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2018.0004
  • Abstract :

    Introduction: Suicide is an increasingly important public health issue. Considering the shortage of mental health professionals in India, there is a need to integrate grass root health professionals in efforts at suicide prevention. Successful suicide prevention depends on health professionals’ awareness about suicide...