Self-injury with or without the intent of ending one’s life has been reported frequently in literature. The act of self-injury has been referred to by a plethora of terms like para suicide, suicidal attempt, deliberate selfharm, deliberate self-injury. These terms have been used interchangeably, possibly clubbing together different disorde...
2. Ethics in Psychiatric Society
Author : M. Umashankar
Page No : 57-60
DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0014
3. Interpretations for new era psychoanalysis
Author : Anurag Srivastav
Page No : 61-65
DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0015
Interpretations have been widely considered to be an important tool in achieving a breakthrough in dynamic therapies. This dates back to Freud’s work on neurosis, mainly based on the study of hysteria, according to which, the function of the neurotic symptom was to defend the patient's personality against an unconscious trend of though...
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
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. Neurobiology of Autsim Spectrum Disorders
Author : Gowri Devi.M, Tejas Gayal
Page No : 71-72
DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0017
Neurobiology has been a great interest of research in last few decades in the field of psychiatry. Day by day we are moving towards associating various psychiatric disorders to its point of origin related to structural neuro-anatomy of brain. Newer imaging modalities like Functional MRI, Positron emission tomography (PET) scan and Single photon ...
6. A Study to Examine the Relationship between Emotion Regulation and Resilience among First-year Undergraduates
Introduction: Transitioning to undergraduate college life can be stressful as students have to make multiple adjustments. Emotional Regulation (ER) plays a crucial role in the psychosocial development of college students. Adaptive ER strategies are important for developing resilience.
Objective: To examine the relationship betwe...
7. The Relationship between Body shape concern, Self-esteem, Social anxiety and Body mass index in College students
Background: Body shape concerns among adolescents are gradually increasing in India. What was initially thought of as a western concept is now being increasingly seen in India as well. Possibly the result of advent of media and globalization. Although research on this issue and factors influencing it are emerging in Asian countries including Ind...
8. Factors associated with medical comorbid conditions in alcohol use disorders-preliminary findings from a general hospital setting in Bangalore, South India
Author : Priya Sreedaran, Bhuvaneshwari Sethuraman, Johnson Pradeep
Page No : 85-88
DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0020
Background: Alcohol use disorders contribute significantly to global morbidity and mortality. Alcohol use disorders are also associated with presence of comorbid psychiatric as well as medical conditions. There is a need to study the factors associated with presence of comorbid medical conditions as this...
9. Efficacy of Mindful- based Intervention on Reasons for Living among B.Ed. Students with Suicidal Ideation
Author : Tessy Joseph Kallarakal, P.N. Suresh Kumar
Page No : 89-94
DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0021
Background: The objective of the present study is to investigate the effectiveness of mindful-based interventions on reasons for living (RFL) among B.Ed. students with suicidal ideation.
Material and Methods: This study employed pre-test post-test control group research design. Students having suicidal ideation were identified b...
10. Sexual Dysfunction in Males with Alcohol Dependence Syndrome
Author : Sai Krishna P., Shailaja Adepu, Jayaram Adepu, Dattatrey M
Page No : 95-100
DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0022
Introduction: Sexual dysfunction leads to distress and poor interpersonal relationships in alcohol dependent males with an active sexual life. If not addressed, it may precipitate relapse.
Aims: Aim of the study is to assess the prevalence and type of sexual dysfunction in alcohol dependent males and it...
11. A study of disability and perceived stress in patients of anxiety disorders
Author : Dharamveer Chaudhary, Bharat N. Panchal, Ashok U. Vala, Imran J Ratnani, Sneha Vadher
Page No : 101-107
DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0023
Introduction: Patients of anxiety disorders have substantial work disability, social impairment, perceived stress and lower life satisfaction.
Aims: We assessed perceived stress level in various anxiety disorders and examined association of perceived stress with severity of anxiety and disability.
12. Quality of life of patients with schizophrenia and its determinants
Author : Smitha Ramadas, Vyjayanthi Bonanthaya
Page No : 108-114
DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0024
Introduction: As mortality rates are decreasing, thanks to new inventions and discoveries, morbidity rates are probably on the rise. Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder mostly requiring lifelong maintenance treatment. Therefore Quality of life (QOL) is assuming more importance in the medical field as an important outcome measure.
13. Efficacy of Mindful- based Intervention on Behaviour Regulation Index of Executive Functions among Students with Inattention
Author : Thomas P J, P.N. Suresh Kumar
Page No : 115-120
DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0025
Background: The objective of the present study is to explore the effectiveness of mindful-based practices on behaviour regulation index (BRI) of executive functions among students with inattention.
Material and Method: This study employed pre-test post-test method with the control group research design. Students...
14. Cross roads between Pulmonology and Psychiatry
Author : M. Ajit, K. Lokesh Kumar2, Sandeep Krishnamurthy. K
Page No : 121-124
DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0026
Leukotriene receptor antagonists (Montelukast) has been used for many years in the treatment of asthma in both acute and chronic stages. It is considered safe and is widely used in pediatric age group as well as adults. However, the use of montelukast could produce symptoms mimicking a psychiatric disorder.
15. Delusional Misidentification Syndromes in Patients of Paranoid Schizophrenia: Case Series and Review
Author : Prashant C Jariwala, Nilima D Shah, Kamlesh R Dave, Ritambhara Y Mehta
Page No : 125-129
DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0027
Delusional Misidentification is a vast term for a group of Delusional Disorders involving a belief that the identity of a person, object or a place has somehow changed or has been altered. The term ‘Delusional Misidentification Syndrome’ (DMS) was first used by Christodoulou. It can occur in various conditions.Schizo...
16. A case report of levetiracetam Ingestion and raise in Prothrombin time and International Normalized Ratio (INR)
Author : Anand Bhogaraju, Sai Vittal, Anusha.K, Ravikanth.T
Page No : 130-131
DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0028
We report a case of raised Prothrombin Time (PT) and International Normalized Ratio (INR) in a young male after ingestion of 3500 mgs of Levetiracetam as a suicidal attempt. No thrombocytopenia or raised liver enzyme disturbances were noticed. There were no previous published reports of such findings. Previous published repor...
17. Stalwarts: Wilder Penfield
Author : Y. Jaya Krishna
Page No : 132-134
DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0029
Wilder Penfeild, professor of neurology and neurosurgery at MC gill revolutionised our understanding of human brain .He was most famous for his experiments where he stimulated the brain of patients who had part of their skull removed during surgery, the Montreal procedure that allowed patients to remain awake during surgery. He re...