Mental health in diverse India: Need for advocacy
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):315-316. doi: 10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_635_21. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456343 | PMC:PMC8363891 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_635_21 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Om Prakash Singh Source Type: research

History and mystery of Dhat syndrome: A critical look at the current understanding and future directions
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):317-325. doi: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_791_20. Epub 2021 Aug 7.ABSTRACTSexual health, an essential component of individual's health, is influenced by many complex issues including sexual behavior, attitudes, societal, and cultural factors on the one hand and while on the other hand, biological aspects, genetic predisposition, and associated mental and physical illnesses. Sexual health is a neglected area, even though it influences mortality, morbidity, and disability. Dhat syndrome (DS), the term coined by Dr. N. N. Wig, has been at the forefront of advancements in unders...
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: T S Sathyanarayana Rao Source Type: research

A systematic review of Indian studies on sexual dysfunction in patients with substance use disorders
CONCLUSION: Sexual dysfunction affects a substantial proportion of patients with substance use disorders. Clinicians can make an effort to ascertain and address sexual dysfunction in their routine clinical practice while dealing with patients with substance use disorders.PMID:34456345 | PMC:PMC8363888 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_716_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Siddharth Sarkar Nishtha Chawla Ashlyn Tom Prabhat Mani Pandit Mahadev Singh Sen Source Type: research

Mental health outcomes among health-care workers dealing with COVID-19/severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 pandemic: A systematic review and meta-analysis
CONCLUSION: HCWs who are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic have a significant prevalence of depression, anxiety, insomnia and poor sleep quality, and stress. The health-care workforce needs to practice self-care now more than ever, while health-care managers and policymakers need to factor in the mental health consequences of COVID-19 on their workforce.PMID:34456346 | PMC:PMC8363901 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_1029_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Abhijit Dutta Avinash Sharma Rodrigo Torres-Castro Hariom Pachori SukhDev Mishra Source Type: research

Obsessive belief and emotional appraisal correlates of symptom dimensions and impairment in obsessive-compulsive disorder
CONCLUSIONS: OCD symptom dimensions are heterogeneous in underlying obsessive beliefs. Emotional appraisals contribute significantly to impairment alongside symptom severity. Emotion-focused interventions must be included in the psychotherapeutic interventions for OCD.PMID:34456347 | PMC:PMC8363904 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_1194_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Reema Sinha Pooja Mahour Eesha Sharma Urvakhsh M Mehta Manu Agarwal Source Type: research

Predictors of retention in the treatment for opioid dependence: A prospective, observational study from India
CONCLUSIONS: Bivariate analysis across retained and the dropout groups brought out significant differences for some (type of opioids and route of administration) but not for other (age, employment, and education) patient-related factors. Multivariate analysis, adjusting for the type of maintenance treatment, rendered these associations statistically insignificant. BNX-based treatment (compared to naltrexone maintenance) was the most significant predictor of treatment retention both at the end of 3 months and 6 months. Even after controlling for the severity of opioid dependence and withdrawal, type and route of opioid use,...
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Anish Shouan Abhishek Ghosh Shubh Mohan Singh Debasish Basu Surendra Kumar Mattoo Source Type: research

Sexual dysfunction in clinically stable patients with bipolar disorder receiving valproate
CONCLUSION: A significant proportion of patients receiving valproate experience sexual dysfunction. Higher prevalence of sexual dysfunction was associated with longer duration of illness, higher prevalence of abnormal blood pressure, and higher mean scores on UKU other side effect subscale.PMID:34456349 | PMC:PMC8363889 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_205_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sandeep Grover Abbas Mehdi Ajay Kumar Subho Chakrabarti Ajit Avasthi Source Type: research

Relapse in opioid dependence: Role of psychosocial factors
CONCLUSION: Psychosocial factors such as high risk situations, undesirable stressful life events, and self-efficacy were significantly associated with relapse in opioid dependence. Hence, practice of a holistic, multimodal, and individualized treatment plan addressing these factors might help in reducing the relapse rates in them.PMID:34456350 | PMC:PMC8363893 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_383_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Kailash Sureshkumar Pranab Kumar Dalal Shabeeba Z Kailash Vidyendaran Rudhran Source Type: research

An analysis of neurocognitive dysfunction in brain tumors
CONCLUSION: Frontal lobe lesion should be kept in mind in patients with neurocognitive dysfunction. FAB is a simple bedside test that should be included in routine neurological examination in daily neurosurgical practice to assess long-term functional outcome in patients with frontal lobe lesions.PMID:34456351 | PMC:PMC8363892 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_942_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Pravin Borde Gautam Dutta Hukum Singh Daljit Singh Anita Jagetia Arvind Kumar Srivastava Rohit Bharti Anand Prakash Anil Kumar Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices about COVID-19 among Kashmiri population: A cross-sectional study
CONCLUSIONS: A knowledge-praxis gap was highlighted in the studied population which was especially true for the vulnerable age group of> 60 years. The findings call for attention of health-care policymakers to design need-based, locally adaptable, and practicable interventional strategies for target population.PMID:34456352 | PMC:PMC8363903 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_408_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Bushra Syed Imtiyaz Chahat Jamwal Arshad Hussain Fazle Roub Rabbanie Tariq Imran Qayoom Juvaria Syed Mahvish Renzu Source Type: research

Celebrity drug use reporting in Indian media and its impact on drug-related online search behavior: An infodemiology study
CONCLUSION: Media discussions on celebrity drug use may impact the online search behavior of the general public adversely. There is an need to develop and adhere to drug use reporting guidelines by media professionals.PMID:34456353 | PMC:PMC8363902 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_1329_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Swarndeep Singh Gayatri Bhatia Pawan Sharma Arpit Parmar Source Type: research

A study of thyroid profile in patients suffering from the first episode of mania: A cross-sectional study
This study tried to find out any relationship between thyroid disorders and mania.AIM: The aim of this study is to assess and compare the thyroid profile between first-episode mania and healthy controls and to ascertain the correlation between severity and duration of the manic episode with FT3, FT4, and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels.MATERIALS AND METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study conducted in the psychiatry department of a tertiary care hospital. Forty consecutive drug-naïve patients with first-episode mania, diagnosed according to the International Classification of Disease-10 (study group), were ...
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Manish Kumar Goyal Kuldeep Singh Yadav Ram Kumar Solanki Source Type: research

Mephentermine abuse - A case report
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):400-401. doi: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_934_20. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456355 | PMC:PMC8363899 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_934_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Parijat Roy Bhumika Shah Sagar Karia Avinash Desousa Nilesh Shah Source Type: research

Mania associated with overdose of nevirapine in an adolescent: A case report
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):401-403. doi: 10.4103/0019-5545.323389. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456356 | PMC:PMC8363900 | DOI:10.4103/0019-5545.323389 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: V Venkatesh Raju Aaqib Zaffar Banday Pandiarajan Vignesh Sandeep Grover Source Type: research

Early-onset anorexia nervosa with psychotic symptoms: A case report
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):403-404. doi: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_446_20. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456357 | PMC:PMC8363895 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_446_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Ragini Bheemireddy Shanti Mohan Kethawath Srilakshmi Pingali Umashankar Molanguri Source Type: research

Fluoxetine-induced liver injury and skin reaction: A case report
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):405-406. doi: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_320_20. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456358 | PMC:PMC8363897 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_320_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Abhijeet Soni Astik Mane Source Type: research

Risk-mitigation measures in a tertiary care psychiatric hospital during COVID-19 pandemic
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):406-408. doi: 10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_20_21. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456359 | PMC:PMC8363906 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_20_21 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Guru S Gowda Sundarnag Ganjekar Damodharan Dinakaran Sharad Philip Nellai K Chithra Deepa Purushothaman Vishukumar Hallikere Shankarappa T S Jaisoorya Palanimuthu T Sivakumar Shashidhara Harihara Nagabhusana Veena Kumari Singh Muralidharan Kesavan V Bhadr Source Type: research

Is gender dysphoria a mental illness? The problem of overdiagnosis and medicalization in psychiatry
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):408-409. doi: 10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_233_21. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456360 | PMC:PMC8363905 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_233_21 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Manik Inder Singh Sethi Sivabalan Elangovan Source Type: research

Response to Letter to the Editor "Psychotherapy belongs to whom?"
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):410-411. doi: 10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_1361_20. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456361 | PMC:PMC8363887 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_1361_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Nithya Poornima Murugappan Poornima Bhola Source Type: research

Olanzapine-induced acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis: A case report
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):411-413. doi: 10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_194_21. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456362 | PMC:PMC8363896 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_194_21 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jitender Jakhar Rozy Badyal Sundiep Kumar Shiv Prasad Source Type: research

Mental health in diverse India: Need for advocacy
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):315-316. doi: 10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_635_21. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456343 | PMC:PMC8363891 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_635_21 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Om Prakash Singh Source Type: research

History and mystery of Dhat syndrome: A critical look at the current understanding and future directions
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):317-325. doi: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_791_20. Epub 2021 Aug 7.ABSTRACTSexual health, an essential component of individual's health, is influenced by many complex issues including sexual behavior, attitudes, societal, and cultural factors on the one hand and while on the other hand, biological aspects, genetic predisposition, and associated mental and physical illnesses. Sexual health is a neglected area, even though it influences mortality, morbidity, and disability. Dhat syndrome (DS), the term coined by Dr. N. N. Wig, has been at the forefront of advancements in unders...
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: T S Sathyanarayana Rao Source Type: research

A systematic review of Indian studies on sexual dysfunction in patients with substance use disorders
CONCLUSION: Sexual dysfunction affects a substantial proportion of patients with substance use disorders. Clinicians can make an effort to ascertain and address sexual dysfunction in their routine clinical practice while dealing with patients with substance use disorders.PMID:34456345 | PMC:PMC8363888 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_716_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Siddharth Sarkar Nishtha Chawla Ashlyn Tom Prabhat Mani Pandit Mahadev Singh Sen Source Type: research

Mental health outcomes among health-care workers dealing with COVID-19/severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 pandemic: A systematic review and meta-analysis
CONCLUSION: HCWs who are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic have a significant prevalence of depression, anxiety, insomnia and poor sleep quality, and stress. The health-care workforce needs to practice self-care now more than ever, while health-care managers and policymakers need to factor in the mental health consequences of COVID-19 on their workforce.PMID:34456346 | PMC:PMC8363901 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_1029_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Abhijit Dutta Avinash Sharma Rodrigo Torres-Castro Hariom Pachori SukhDev Mishra Source Type: research

Obsessive belief and emotional appraisal correlates of symptom dimensions and impairment in obsessive-compulsive disorder
CONCLUSIONS: OCD symptom dimensions are heterogeneous in underlying obsessive beliefs. Emotional appraisals contribute significantly to impairment alongside symptom severity. Emotion-focused interventions must be included in the psychotherapeutic interventions for OCD.PMID:34456347 | PMC:PMC8363904 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_1194_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Reema Sinha Pooja Mahour Eesha Sharma Urvakhsh M Mehta Manu Agarwal Source Type: research

Predictors of retention in the treatment for opioid dependence: A prospective, observational study from India
CONCLUSIONS: Bivariate analysis across retained and the dropout groups brought out significant differences for some (type of opioids and route of administration) but not for other (age, employment, and education) patient-related factors. Multivariate analysis, adjusting for the type of maintenance treatment, rendered these associations statistically insignificant. BNX-based treatment (compared to naltrexone maintenance) was the most significant predictor of treatment retention both at the end of 3 months and 6 months. Even after controlling for the severity of opioid dependence and withdrawal, type and route of opioid use,...
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Anish Shouan Abhishek Ghosh Shubh Mohan Singh Debasish Basu Surendra Kumar Mattoo Source Type: research

Sexual dysfunction in clinically stable patients with bipolar disorder receiving valproate
CONCLUSION: A significant proportion of patients receiving valproate experience sexual dysfunction. Higher prevalence of sexual dysfunction was associated with longer duration of illness, higher prevalence of abnormal blood pressure, and higher mean scores on UKU other side effect subscale.PMID:34456349 | PMC:PMC8363889 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_205_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sandeep Grover Abbas Mehdi Ajay Kumar Subho Chakrabarti Ajit Avasthi Source Type: research

Relapse in opioid dependence: Role of psychosocial factors
CONCLUSION: Psychosocial factors such as high risk situations, undesirable stressful life events, and self-efficacy were significantly associated with relapse in opioid dependence. Hence, practice of a holistic, multimodal, and individualized treatment plan addressing these factors might help in reducing the relapse rates in them.PMID:34456350 | PMC:PMC8363893 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_383_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Kailash Sureshkumar Pranab Kumar Dalal Shabeeba Z Kailash Vidyendaran Rudhran Source Type: research

An analysis of neurocognitive dysfunction in brain tumors
CONCLUSION: Frontal lobe lesion should be kept in mind in patients with neurocognitive dysfunction. FAB is a simple bedside test that should be included in routine neurological examination in daily neurosurgical practice to assess long-term functional outcome in patients with frontal lobe lesions.PMID:34456351 | PMC:PMC8363892 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_942_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Pravin Borde Gautam Dutta Hukum Singh Daljit Singh Anita Jagetia Arvind Kumar Srivastava Rohit Bharti Anand Prakash Anil Kumar Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices about COVID-19 among Kashmiri population: A cross-sectional study
CONCLUSIONS: A knowledge-praxis gap was highlighted in the studied population which was especially true for the vulnerable age group of> 60 years. The findings call for attention of health-care policymakers to design need-based, locally adaptable, and practicable interventional strategies for target population.PMID:34456352 | PMC:PMC8363903 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_408_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Bushra Syed Imtiyaz Chahat Jamwal Arshad Hussain Fazle Roub Rabbanie Tariq Imran Qayoom Juvaria Syed Mahvish Renzu Source Type: research

Celebrity drug use reporting in Indian media and its impact on drug-related online search behavior: An infodemiology study
CONCLUSION: Media discussions on celebrity drug use may impact the online search behavior of the general public adversely. There is an need to develop and adhere to drug use reporting guidelines by media professionals.PMID:34456353 | PMC:PMC8363902 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_1329_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Swarndeep Singh Gayatri Bhatia Pawan Sharma Arpit Parmar Source Type: research

A study of thyroid profile in patients suffering from the first episode of mania: A cross-sectional study
This study tried to find out any relationship between thyroid disorders and mania.AIM: The aim of this study is to assess and compare the thyroid profile between first-episode mania and healthy controls and to ascertain the correlation between severity and duration of the manic episode with FT3, FT4, and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels.MATERIALS AND METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study conducted in the psychiatry department of a tertiary care hospital. Forty consecutive drug-naïve patients with first-episode mania, diagnosed according to the International Classification of Disease-10 (study group), were ...
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Manish Kumar Goyal Kuldeep Singh Yadav Ram Kumar Solanki Source Type: research

Mephentermine abuse - A case report
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):400-401. doi: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_934_20. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456355 | PMC:PMC8363899 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_934_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Parijat Roy Bhumika Shah Sagar Karia Avinash Desousa Nilesh Shah Source Type: research

Mania associated with overdose of nevirapine in an adolescent: A case report
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):401-403. doi: 10.4103/0019-5545.323389. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456356 | PMC:PMC8363900 | DOI:10.4103/0019-5545.323389 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: V Venkatesh Raju Aaqib Zaffar Banday Pandiarajan Vignesh Sandeep Grover Source Type: research

Early-onset anorexia nervosa with psychotic symptoms: A case report
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):403-404. doi: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_446_20. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456357 | PMC:PMC8363895 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_446_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Ragini Bheemireddy Shanti Mohan Kethawath Srilakshmi Pingali Umashankar Molanguri Source Type: research

Fluoxetine-induced liver injury and skin reaction: A case report
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):405-406. doi: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_320_20. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456358 | PMC:PMC8363897 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_320_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Abhijeet Soni Astik Mane Source Type: research

Risk-mitigation measures in a tertiary care psychiatric hospital during COVID-19 pandemic
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):406-408. doi: 10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_20_21. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456359 | PMC:PMC8363906 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_20_21 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Guru S Gowda Sundarnag Ganjekar Damodharan Dinakaran Sharad Philip Nellai K Chithra Deepa Purushothaman Vishukumar Hallikere Shankarappa T S Jaisoorya Palanimuthu T Sivakumar Shashidhara Harihara Nagabhusana Veena Kumari Singh Muralidharan Kesavan V Bhadr Source Type: research

Is gender dysphoria a mental illness? The problem of overdiagnosis and medicalization in psychiatry
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):408-409. doi: 10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_233_21. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456360 | PMC:PMC8363905 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_233_21 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Manik Inder Singh Sethi Sivabalan Elangovan Source Type: research

Response to Letter to the Editor "Psychotherapy belongs to whom?"
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):410-411. doi: 10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_1361_20. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456361 | PMC:PMC8363887 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_1361_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Nithya Poornima Murugappan Poornima Bhola Source Type: research

Olanzapine-induced acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis: A case report
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):411-413. doi: 10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_194_21. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456362 | PMC:PMC8363896 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_194_21 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jitender Jakhar Rozy Badyal Sundiep Kumar Shiv Prasad Source Type: research

Mental health in diverse India: Need for advocacy
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):315-316. doi: 10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_635_21. Epub 2021 Aug 7.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34456343 | PMC:PMC8363891 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_635_21 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Om Prakash Singh Source Type: research

History and mystery of Dhat syndrome: A critical look at the current understanding and future directions
Indian J Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug;63(4):317-325. doi: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_791_20. Epub 2021 Aug 7.ABSTRACTSexual health, an essential component of individual's health, is influenced by many complex issues including sexual behavior, attitudes, societal, and cultural factors on the one hand and while on the other hand, biological aspects, genetic predisposition, and associated mental and physical illnesses. Sexual health is a neglected area, even though it influences mortality, morbidity, and disability. Dhat syndrome (DS), the term coined by Dr. N. N. Wig, has been at the forefront of advancements in unders...
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: T S Sathyanarayana Rao Source Type: research

A systematic review of Indian studies on sexual dysfunction in patients with substance use disorders
CONCLUSION: Sexual dysfunction affects a substantial proportion of patients with substance use disorders. Clinicians can make an effort to ascertain and address sexual dysfunction in their routine clinical practice while dealing with patients with substance use disorders.PMID:34456345 | PMC:PMC8363888 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_716_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Siddharth Sarkar Nishtha Chawla Ashlyn Tom Prabhat Mani Pandit Mahadev Singh Sen Source Type: research

Mental health outcomes among health-care workers dealing with COVID-19/severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 pandemic: A systematic review and meta-analysis
CONCLUSION: HCWs who are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic have a significant prevalence of depression, anxiety, insomnia and poor sleep quality, and stress. The health-care workforce needs to practice self-care now more than ever, while health-care managers and policymakers need to factor in the mental health consequences of COVID-19 on their workforce.PMID:34456346 | PMC:PMC8363901 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_1029_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Abhijit Dutta Avinash Sharma Rodrigo Torres-Castro Hariom Pachori SukhDev Mishra Source Type: research

Obsessive belief and emotional appraisal correlates of symptom dimensions and impairment in obsessive-compulsive disorder
CONCLUSIONS: OCD symptom dimensions are heterogeneous in underlying obsessive beliefs. Emotional appraisals contribute significantly to impairment alongside symptom severity. Emotion-focused interventions must be included in the psychotherapeutic interventions for OCD.PMID:34456347 | PMC:PMC8363904 | DOI:10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_1194_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Reema Sinha Pooja Mahour Eesha Sharma Urvakhsh M Mehta Manu Agarwal Source Type: research

Predictors of retention in the treatment for opioid dependence: A prospective, observational study from India
CONCLUSIONS: Bivariate analysis across retained and the dropout groups brought out significant differences for some (type of opioids and route of administration) but not for other (age, employment, and education) patient-related factors. Multivariate analysis, adjusting for the type of maintenance treatment, rendered these associations statistically insignificant. BNX-based treatment (compared to naltrexone maintenance) was the most significant predictor of treatment retention both at the end of 3 months and 6 months. Even after controlling for the severity of opioid dependence and withdrawal, type and route of opioid use,...
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Anish Shouan Abhishek Ghosh Shubh Mohan Singh Debasish Basu Surendra Kumar Mattoo Source Type: research

Sexual dysfunction in clinically stable patients with bipolar disorder receiving valproate
CONCLUSION: A significant proportion of patients receiving valproate experience sexual dysfunction. Higher prevalence of sexual dysfunction was associated with longer duration of illness, higher prevalence of abnormal blood pressure, and higher mean scores on UKU other side effect subscale.PMID:34456349 | PMC:PMC8363889 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_205_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sandeep Grover Abbas Mehdi Ajay Kumar Subho Chakrabarti Ajit Avasthi Source Type: research

Relapse in opioid dependence: Role of psychosocial factors
CONCLUSION: Psychosocial factors such as high risk situations, undesirable stressful life events, and self-efficacy were significantly associated with relapse in opioid dependence. Hence, practice of a holistic, multimodal, and individualized treatment plan addressing these factors might help in reducing the relapse rates in them.PMID:34456350 | PMC:PMC8363893 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_383_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Kailash Sureshkumar Pranab Kumar Dalal Shabeeba Z Kailash Vidyendaran Rudhran Source Type: research

An analysis of neurocognitive dysfunction in brain tumors
CONCLUSION: Frontal lobe lesion should be kept in mind in patients with neurocognitive dysfunction. FAB is a simple bedside test that should be included in routine neurological examination in daily neurosurgical practice to assess long-term functional outcome in patients with frontal lobe lesions.PMID:34456351 | PMC:PMC8363892 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_942_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Pravin Borde Gautam Dutta Hukum Singh Daljit Singh Anita Jagetia Arvind Kumar Srivastava Rohit Bharti Anand Prakash Anil Kumar Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices about COVID-19 among Kashmiri population: A cross-sectional study
CONCLUSIONS: A knowledge-praxis gap was highlighted in the studied population which was especially true for the vulnerable age group of> 60 years. The findings call for attention of health-care policymakers to design need-based, locally adaptable, and practicable interventional strategies for target population.PMID:34456352 | PMC:PMC8363903 | DOI:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_408_20 (Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Bushra Syed Imtiyaz Chahat Jamwal Arshad Hussain Fazle Roub Rabbanie Tariq Imran Qayoom Juvaria Syed Mahvish Renzu Source Type: research