Vivek Benegal

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Publications

  1. pmc Cognitive deficits in children of alcoholics: At risk before the first sip!
    Melvin Chagas Silva
    Department of Psychiatry, J N Medical College, K L E University, Belgaum, India
    Indian J Psychiatry 49:182-8. 2007
  2. pmc Prevalence of sexual dysfunction in male subjects with alcohol dependence
    Bijil Simon Arackal
    Deaddiction Centre, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore 560 029, India
    Indian J Psychiatry 49:109-12. 2007
  3. pmc Tobacco use and nicotine dependency in a cross-sectional representative sample of 18,018 individuals in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
    Sathya Prakash Manimunda
    Regional Medical Research Centre ICMR, Port Blair 744101, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
    BMC Public Health 12:515. 2012
  4. pmc Packages of care for alcohol use disorders in low- and middle-income countries
    Vivek Benegal
    Deaddiction Centre, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    PLoS Med 6:e1000170. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Does areca nut use lead to dependence?
    Vivek Benegal
    Deaddiction Centre, Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    Drug Alcohol Depend 97:114-21. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Gray matter volume abnormalities and externalizing symptoms in subjects at high risk for alcohol dependence
    Vivek Benegal
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    Addict Biol 12:122-32. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the psychological impact of tsunami
    Biju Viswanath
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 59:130-6. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparative study of psychiatric morbidity among the displaced and non-displaced populations in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands following the tsunami
    Suresh Bada Math
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Deemed University, Bangalore, India
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:29-34; discussion 35. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Psychological impact of the tsunami on elderly survivors
    Biju Viswanath
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:402-7. 2012
  10. pmc Psychological impact of the tsunami on children and adolescents from the andaman and nicobar islands
    Suresh Bada Math
    Department of Psychiatry the Department of Clinical Psychology the Department of Psychiatric Social Work and the Department of Neurology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 10:31-7. 2008

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  1. pmc Cognitive deficits in children of alcoholics: At risk before the first sip!
    Melvin Chagas Silva
    Department of Psychiatry, J N Medical College, K L E University, Belgaum, India
    Indian J Psychiatry 49:182-8. 2007
    ..Children of alcoholics have reduced P300 amplitudes. Preliminary data suggests a developmental lag phenomenon in the maturation of the P300...
  2. pmc Prevalence of sexual dysfunction in male subjects with alcohol dependence
    Bijil Simon Arackal
    Deaddiction Centre, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore 560 029, India
    Indian J Psychiatry 49:109-12. 2007
    ..Chronic and persistent alcohol use is known to induce sexual dysfunction, which leads to marked distress and interpersonal difficulty...
  3. pmc Tobacco use and nicotine dependency in a cross-sectional representative sample of 18,018 individuals in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
    Sathya Prakash Manimunda
    Regional Medical Research Centre ICMR, Port Blair 744101, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
    BMC Public Health 12:515. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to estimate the prevalence and determinants of tobacco use and nicotine dependency...
  4. pmc Packages of care for alcohol use disorders in low- and middle-income countries
    Vivek Benegal
    Deaddiction Centre, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    PLoS Med 6:e1000170. 2009
    In the fourth in a series of six articles on packages of care for mental disorders in low- and middle-income countries, Vivek Benegal and colleagues discuss the treatment of alcohol use disorders.
  5. doi request reprint Does areca nut use lead to dependence?
    Vivek Benegal
    Deaddiction Centre, Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    Drug Alcohol Depend 97:114-21. 2008
    ..However, it is not known whether its use is associated with a dependence syndrome, as is seen with other psychoactive substances...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gray matter volume abnormalities and externalizing symptoms in subjects at high risk for alcohol dependence
    Vivek Benegal
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    Addict Biol 12:122-32. 2007
    ..Subjects at HR for alcoholism have reduced volumes of critical areas of brain gray matter, which are associated with increased externalizing symptoms. These represent key endophenotypes of alcoholism...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the psychological impact of tsunami
    Biju Viswanath
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 59:130-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this observational study was to explore gender-related differences in psychiatric morbidity during the initial three months following the December 2004 earthquake and tsunami involving the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparative study of psychiatric morbidity among the displaced and non-displaced populations in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands following the tsunami
    Suresh Bada Math
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Deemed University, Bangalore, India
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:29-34; discussion 35. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the psychiatric morbidity between the displaced and non-displaced populations of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands during the first three months following the 2004 earthquake and tsunami...
  9. doi request reprint Psychological impact of the tsunami on elderly survivors
    Biju Viswanath
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:402-7. 2012
    ..The study aimed at comparing the psychiatric morbidity in geriatric versus nongeriatric (NG) adults during the initial 3 months following the December 2004 tsunami involving the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India...
  10. pmc Psychological impact of the tsunami on children and adolescents from the andaman and nicobar islands
    Suresh Bada Math
    Department of Psychiatry the Department of Clinical Psychology the Department of Psychiatric Social Work and the Department of Neurology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 10:31-7. 2008
    ..This kind of approach should be started as early as possible, targeting all children and adolescents affected by any disaster in developing countries...
  11. doi request reprint Abnormalities in cortical and transcallosal inhibitory mechanisms in subjects at high risk for alcohol dependence: a TMS study
    Kesavan Muralidharan
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    Addict Biol 13:373-9. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint A case of poppy tea dependence in an octogenarian lady
    Subodh Bhagyalakshmi Nanjayya
    De addiction Centre, Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:216-8. 2010
    ..She was brought for treatment as access to poppy became difficult following legal restrictions. She was successfully maintained on buprenorphine maintainence...
  13. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitude and practices of Indian dental surgeons towards tobacco control: advances towards prevention
    Sahoo Saddichha
    NIMHANS, Bangalore, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:939-42. 2010
    ..A self-administered questionnaire was administered to all dental surgeons prior to a sensitization program on nicotine dependence...
  14. ncbi request reprint Corpus callosum abnormalities associated with greater externalizing behaviors in subjects at high risk for alcohol dependence
    Ganesan Venkatasubramanian
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore 560029, India
    Psychiatry Res 156:209-15. 2007
    ..Smaller CC areas and their negative association with externalizing behaviors may represent yet another marker of susceptibility to alcoholism in high-risk subjects...
  15. doi request reprint The efficacy of atomoxetine as adjunctive treatment for co-morbid substance use disorders and externalizing symptoms
    Vivek Benegal
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences NIMHANS, Bangalore 560029, India
    Asian J Psychiatr 6:544-7. 2013
    ..We examined the effect of atomoxetine supplementation in treated-as-usual patients with alcohol, tobacco and other drug dependence (ATOD) and co-morbid externalizing symptoms (ES)...
  16. pmc Heart rate variability during sleep in detoxified alcohol-dependent males: A comparison with healthy controls
    Suhas Ganesha
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
    Indian J Psychiatry 55:173-7. 2013
    ..Alcohol dependence can lead to autonomic neuropathy resulting in increased cardiac morbidity and mortality. This has previously been evaluated using heart-rate variability...
  17. doi request reprint Agonist treatment in opioid use: advances and controversy
    Biju Viswanath
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences NIMHANS, Bangalore 560 029, India
    Asian J Psychiatr 5:125-31. 2012
    ..This review outlines the pharmacological advances and controversies in this area...
  18. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine in the treatment of substance use disorders--a review of the evidence
    Rishikesh V Behere
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:292-300. 2009
    ..Hence, there is a need to look at complementary and alternate systems of medicine...
  19. pmc Baclofen in the management of inhalant withdrawal: a case series
    Kesavan Muralidharan
    Deaddiction Centre, Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 10:48-51. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that baclofen may be an effective treatment modality in this patient population. These effects are possibly due to the agonistic action of baclofen at gamma-aminobutyric acid B receptors in the ventral tegmental area...
  20. ncbi request reprint Tsunami: psychosocial aspects of Andaman and Nicobar islands. Assessments and intervention in the early phase
    Suresh Bada Math
    Department of Psychiatry, Bangalore, India
    Int Rev Psychiatry 18:233-9. 2006
    ..Hence the presence of a disaster mental health team is definitely required during the early phase of the disaster in developing countries...
  21. ncbi request reprint India: alcohol and public health
    Vivek Benegal
    Deaddiction Centre, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore 560029, India
    Addiction 100:1051-6. 2005