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
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. Neurobiology of Pornography Addiction – A clinical review
Author : Avinash De Sousa, Pragya Lodha
Page No : 66-70
DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0016
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...
3. Dr. Antapur Venkoba Rao
Author : Bhaskar Katram
Page No : 56-57
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. 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
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...
5. Scholastic backwardness among school students: Prevalence and correlates
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. 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
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...
7. LONG ACTING INJECTABLE ANTIPSYCHOTICS – WHERE ARE WE?
Author : Phani Prasant Mulakaluri
Page No : 1-4
Globally, schizophrenia is a leading cause of years lost to disability, with a particularly large burden among adolescents and young adults. Although antipsychotic medications reduce psychotic symptoms and greatly decrease the risk of relapse, their effectiveness in realworld practice is decreased by non-adherence. Non adherence rates have...
8. Switch Phenomenon in Bipolar Disorders: What is it?
Author : Anand Bhogaraju
Page No : 66-72
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...
9. Biological rhythm disturbances in patients with bipolar disorder under remission
Author : Bhaskar Katram, Ch. Siva Kumar
Page No : 76-79
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...
10. Attitude towards suicide prevention among accredited social health activists (ASHAs): A study from rural part of Karnataka
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...