Prathap Tharyan

Summary

Affiliation: Christian Medical College
Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Editorial policy and the reporting of randomized controlled trials: a survey of instructions for authors and assessment of trial reports in Indian medical journals (2004-05)
    Prathap Tharyan
    Professor B V Moses and ICMR Advance Centre for Research and Training in Evidence Informed Health Care, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Natl Med J India 21:62-8. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint The evidence for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in the treatment of severe late-life depression. ECT for depressed elderly: what is the evidence and is the evidence enough?
    Prathap Tharyan
    Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:19-23, 27-35; discussion 24-6. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Coping with the Asian tsunami: perspectives from Tamil Nadu, India on the determinants of resilience in the face of adversity
    Anto P Rajkumar
    Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Bagayam, Vellore 632002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Soc Sci Med 67:844-53. 2008
  4. pmc Cochrane Schizophrenia Group
    Clive E Adams
    Division of Psychiatry, University of Nottingham, UK
    Schizophr Bull 34:259-65. 2008
  5. pmc Bibliometric and content analysis of the Cochrane Complementary Medicine Field specialized register of controlled trials
    L Susan Wieland
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Syst Rev 2:51. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Reporting of methods was better in the Clinical Trials Registry-India than in Indian journal publications
    Prathap Tharyan
    South Asian Cochrane Network and Centre, Prof BV Moses and Indian Council of Medical Research Centre for Advanced Research and Training in Evidence Informed Healthcare, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632002, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:10-22. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Finding and using evidence that you can trust
    Prathap Tharyan
    South Asian Cochrane Network and Centre, Tamil Nadu, India
    Indian J Med Ethics 9:27-32. 2012
  8. pmc Randomised trials relevant to mental health conducted in low and middle-income countries: protocol for a survey of studies published in 1991, 1995 and 2000 and assessment of their relevance
    Rebecca J Syed Sheriff
    Unidad Epidemiologia Clinica, Hospital San Ignacio, Santafe de Bogota, Colombia
    BMC Psychiatry 6:40. 2006
  9. pmc Randomised trials relevant to mental health conducted in low and middle-income countries: a survey
    Rebecca J Syed Sheriff
    Unidad Epidemiologia Clinica, Hospital San Ignacio, Santafe de Bogota, Colombia
    BMC Psychiatry 8:69. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethics committees and clinical trials registration in India: opportunities, obligations, challenges and solutions
    Prathap Tharyan
    South Asian Cochrane Network, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632 002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Indian J Med Ethics 4:168-9. 2007

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Editorial policy and the reporting of randomized controlled trials: a survey of instructions for authors and assessment of trial reports in Indian medical journals (2004-05)
    Prathap Tharyan
    Professor B V Moses and ICMR Advance Centre for Research and Training in Evidence Informed Health Care, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Natl Med J India 21:62-8. 2008
    ..We examined the extent to which these international standards have been adopted by Indian medical journals...
  2. ncbi request reprint The evidence for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in the treatment of severe late-life depression. ECT for depressed elderly: what is the evidence and is the evidence enough?
    Prathap Tharyan
    Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:19-23, 27-35; discussion 24-6. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Coping with the Asian tsunami: perspectives from Tamil Nadu, India on the determinants of resilience in the face of adversity
    Anto P Rajkumar
    Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Bagayam, Vellore 632002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Soc Sci Med 67:844-53. 2008
    ..The results of this study suggest that interventions after disaster should be grounded in ethno-cultural beliefs and practices and should be aimed at strengthening prevailing community coping strategies...
  4. pmc Cochrane Schizophrenia Group
    Clive E Adams
    Division of Psychiatry, University of Nottingham, UK
    Schizophr Bull 34:259-65. 2008
  5. pmc Bibliometric and content analysis of the Cochrane Complementary Medicine Field specialized register of controlled trials
    L Susan Wieland
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Syst Rev 2:51. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to describe the sources and characteristics of citations included in the CAM Field specialized register...
  6. doi request reprint Reporting of methods was better in the Clinical Trials Registry-India than in Indian journal publications
    Prathap Tharyan
    South Asian Cochrane Network and Centre, Prof BV Moses and Indian Council of Medical Research Centre for Advanced Research and Training in Evidence Informed Healthcare, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632002, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:10-22. 2013
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Finding and using evidence that you can trust
    Prathap Tharyan
    South Asian Cochrane Network and Centre, Tamil Nadu, India
    Indian J Med Ethics 9:27-32. 2012
    ..Cochrane reviews have had considerable impact on academic medicine; have informed health practices, policies and guidelines; improved health outcomes; and saved numerous lives...
  8. pmc Randomised trials relevant to mental health conducted in low and middle-income countries: protocol for a survey of studies published in 1991, 1995 and 2000 and assessment of their relevance
    Rebecca J Syed Sheriff
    Unidad Epidemiologia Clinica, Hospital San Ignacio, Santafe de Bogota, Colombia
    BMC Psychiatry 6:40. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Randomised trials relevant to mental health conducted in low and middle-income countries: a survey
    Rebecca J Syed Sheriff
    Unidad Epidemiologia Clinica, Hospital San Ignacio, Santafe de Bogota, Colombia
    BMC Psychiatry 8:69. 2008
    ..Our aim was to identify and describe a representative sample of mental health trials from low and middle-income countries...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethics committees and clinical trials registration in India: opportunities, obligations, challenges and solutions
    Prathap Tharyan
    South Asian Cochrane Network, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632 002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Indian J Med Ethics 4:168-9. 2007
    ..Registration in the CTRI is voluntary. However, institutional research ethics committees have obligations. This article reviews these obligations and provides an example of how this can be achieved...
  11. ncbi request reprint The WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform: relevance to the Indian register of clinical trials
    Prathap Tharyan
    Department of Psychiatry, Professor Bhooshanam V Moses Centre for Clinical Trials and Evidence Based Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
    Natl Med J India 19:161-4. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Audits of electroconvulsive therapy
    Prathap Tharyan
    Christian Medical College, Vellore 632002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Issues Med Ethics 11:99-100. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint The Cochrane Schizophrenia Group: preparing, maintaining and disseminating the evidence for interventions used for people with schizophrenia
    Prathap Tharyan
    Department of Psychiatry, Cochrane Schizophrenia Group, Vellore, India
    Int Rev Psychiatry 17:115-21. 2005
    ..Pragmatic randomized trials of interventions and evaluations of systems of health care delivery relevant to developing countries are required if the care of those with schizophrenia in these settings is to improve...
  14. pmc How the Cochrane collaboration is responding to the Asian tsunami
    Prathap Tharyan
    Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
    PLoS Med 2:e169. 2005
  15. doi request reprint Prospective registration of clinical trials in India: strategies, achievements & challenges
    Prathap Tharyan
    South Asian Cochrane Network and Centre, Vellore 632002, India
    J Evid Based Med 2:19-28. 2009
    ..It reports progress in trial registration in India and discusses the challenges in ensuring that healthcare decisions are informed by all the evidence...
  16. ncbi request reprint GRADE the evidence before using the results in clinical practice
    Prathap Tharyan
    South Asian Cochrane Network and Centre, Prof BV Moses and ICMR Centre for Advanced Research and Training in Evidence Informed Healthcare, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632 002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Indian J Med Ethics 8:44-6. 2011
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of HIV infection in psychiatric patients attending a general hospital in Tamil Nadu, south India
    P Tharyan
    Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632002, India
    AIDS Care 15:197-205. 2003
    ..02; relative risk = 1.37; 95% CI = 1.05-1.78). These findings have implications for HIV testing policies among psychiatric and non-psychiatric patients presenting to general hospitals in India...
  18. ncbi request reprint Registering clinical trials in India: a scientific and ethical imperative
    Prathap Tharyan
    Professor B V Moses Centre for Research and Training in Evidence Based Health Care ICMR Centre for Advanced Research, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Natl Med J India 21:31-4. 2008
    ..In the absence of legislation, ethics committees and medical journal editors have an important role in ensuring prospective registration of trials...
  19. doi request reprint Effects of stimulus intensity on the efficacy and safety of twice-weekly, bilateral electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) combined with antipsychotics in acute mania: a randomised controlled trial
    Titus S P Mohan
    Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
    Bipolar Disord 11:126-34. 2009
    ..5 times their individually titrated seizure threshold...
  20. doi request reprint Atypical anti-psychotics in delusional parasitosis: a retrospective case series of 20 patients
    Basanth Kumar Kenchaiah
    Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
    Int J Dermatol 49:95-100. 2010
    ..Pimozide has been mooted as specific for the treatment of this condition. Atypical anti-psychotics have received attention in recent years...
  21. pmc Rapid tranquillisation in psychiatric emergency settings in India: pragmatic randomised controlled trial of intramuscular olanzapine versus intramuscular haloperidol plus promethazine
    Nirmal S Raveendran
    Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
    BMJ 335:865. 2007
    ..To compare the effect of intramuscular olanzapine with intramuscular haloperidol plus promethazine on rapid tranquillisation of agitated or violent people with mental illness...
  22. ncbi request reprint Placebo-controlled trials in psychiatry on trial
    Prathap Tharyan
    South Asian Cochrane Network, Prof Bhooshanam V Moses Centre for Clinical Trials and Evidence Based Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632002, India
    Indian J Med Ethics 3:13-6. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of 'tomorrow's doctors' towards psychiatry and mental illness
    P Tharyan
    Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
    Natl Med J India 14:355-9. 2001
    ..Attitudes to psychiatry and mental illness among medical undergraduates are key factors in determining their choice of psychiatry as a career and willingness to deal with psychiatric disorders in general practice...
  24. ncbi request reprint Post-partum depression in a cohort of women from a rural area of Tamil Nadu, India. Incidence and risk factors
    Mani Chandran
    Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
    Br J Psychiatry 181:499-504. 2002
    ..Community-based epidemiological data on post-partum depression from developing countries are scarce...
  25. ncbi request reprint Rapid tranquillisation of violent or agitated patients in a psychiatric emergency setting. Pragmatic randomised trial of intramuscular lorazepam v. haloperidol plus promethazine
    Jacob Alexander
    Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
    Br J Psychiatry 185:63-9. 2004
    ..The pharmacological management of violence in people with psychiatric disorders is under-researched...
  26. ncbi request reprint The dilemma of unmodified electroconvulsive therapy
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore 560 029, India
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:1147-52. 2003
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials registration in India: no longer a dream
    Prathap Tharyan
    Trop Gastroenterol 29:1-3. 2008
  28. ncbi request reprint International activity in the Cochrane Collaboration with particular reference to India
    Claire Allen
    The Cochrane Collaboration Secretariat, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Natl Med J India 20:250-5. 2007
    ..The continued growth of contributors from India and South Asia will help ensure that decisions regarding healthcare in the region are informed by reliable and relevant evidence...
  29. ncbi request reprint The schizophrenia drug-treatment paradox: pharmacological treatment based on best possible evidence may be hardest to practise in high-income countries
    Clive E Adams
    Br J Psychiatry 189:391-2. 2006
    ..Because it is years after a drug is first launched that the full effects become known with confidence, the evidence upon which to base practice in low- and middle-income countries may be less biased than that in richer nations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Systematic reviews and meta-analyses: an illustrated, step-by-step guide
    Madhukar Pai
    Berkeley Systematic Reviews Group, Division of Epidemiology, University of California at Berkeley, 140 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Natl Med J India 17:86-95. 2004
    ..We hope that it will enable clinicians to conduct systematic reviews, generate high-quality evidence, and contribute to the evidence-based medicine movement...
  31. ncbi request reprint Infection with human T cell lymphotropic virus 1 (HTLV-1)
    Kotha Jaya Prakash
    Trop Doct 32:185-6. 2002