C Andrade

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences
Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nitroprusside and ECS-induced retrograde amnesia
    S Sudha
    Department of Pharmacology, St. John's Medical College, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 17:41-4. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of dothiepin on nociceptive response in diabetic rats
    M A Rani
    Department of Pharmacology, St John s Medical College, Bangalore
    Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 36:93-6. 1992
  3. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy and the alpha-2 noradrenergic receptor: implications of treatment schedule effects
    C Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 16:268-78. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint High but not low ECS stimulus intensity augments apomorphine-stimulated dopamine postsynaptic receptor functioning in rats
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 18:80-3. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Does absolute charge administered predict speed of response to right unilateral ECT?
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    J ECT 19:121; author reply 121-2. 2003
  6. pmc Systematic enhancement of functioning as a therapeutic technique in conversion disorder
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore 560 029, India
    Indian J Psychiatry 51:134-6. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Unmodified ECT: ethical issues
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore 560 029, India
    Issues Med Ethics 11:9-10. 2003
  8. doi request reprint The depiction of electroconvulsive therapy in Hindi cinema
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore
    J ECT 26:16-22. 2010
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Celecoxib as an in vivo probe of cyclooxygenase-2 mechanisms underlying retrograde amnesia in an animal model of ECT
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore 560 029, India
    J Neural Transm 115:1063-70. 2008

Collaborators

  • B N Gangadhar
  • S Sudha
  • A Anand
  • Prathap Tharyan
  • Max Fink
  • Colleen K Loo
  • Vikram Patel
  • Michael Berk
  • J David
  • Dattatreya Mendhekar
  • Channaveerachari Naveen Kumar
  • Jagadisha Thirthalli
  • Melissa Pigot
  • Nandakumar Nagaraja
  • P N Suresh Kumar
  • Tushar Bhat
  • Nilesh Shah
  • Worrawat Chanpattana
  • Sushma Sonavane
  • Singaravelu Kurinji
  • B V Venkataraman
  • Sanjay Kumar Rao
  • Pratima Murthy
  • Saifuddin Kharawala
  • Sandip Kulkarni
  • Balaji Bharadwaj
  • Nagendra Madan Singh
  • J Suresh Chandra
  • Savita G Bhakta
  • Nikhil Pande
  • Nagendra M Singh
  • Suresh Borade
  • Suhas Gajbhiye
  • Shivashanmugam Thyagarajan
  • K N Madappa
  • Suresh Chandra
  • Kishore Reddy
  • M A Rani
  • M Krishnamurthy
  • T Joseph
  • C Desouza
  • M A Nagarani
  • V Selvaraj

Detail Information

Publications75

  1. ncbi request reprint Nitroprusside and ECS-induced retrograde amnesia
    S Sudha
    Department of Pharmacology, St. John's Medical College, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 17:41-4. 2001
    ..Nitric oxide mechanisms may underlie the benefits purveyed by nitroprusside...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of dothiepin on nociceptive response in diabetic rats
    M A Rani
    Department of Pharmacology, St John s Medical College, Bangalore
    Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 36:93-6. 1992
    ..It is concluded that at least in the dosage schedule used herein, dothiepin does not influence hypoalgesia of diabetic neuropathy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy and the alpha-2 noradrenergic receptor: implications of treatment schedule effects
    C Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 16:268-78. 2000
    ..The clinical relevance and scope for further research are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint High but not low ECS stimulus intensity augments apomorphine-stimulated dopamine postsynaptic receptor functioning in rats
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 18:80-3. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Does absolute charge administered predict speed of response to right unilateral ECT?
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    J ECT 19:121; author reply 121-2. 2003
  6. pmc Systematic enhancement of functioning as a therapeutic technique in conversion disorder
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore 560 029, India
    Indian J Psychiatry 51:134-6. 2009
    ..The technique outlined is simple and practical but nevertheless receives no mention in conversion disorder literature. The technique can be applied to any situation in which behavioral amplification is desired...
  7. ncbi request reprint Unmodified ECT: ethical issues
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore 560 029, India
    Issues Med Ethics 11:9-10. 2003
  8. doi request reprint The depiction of electroconvulsive therapy in Hindi cinema
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore
    J ECT 26:16-22. 2010
    ..There is little literature on the depiction of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in movies. In India, Hindi cinema is an important source of public information and misinformation about ECT...
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Celecoxib as an in vivo probe of cyclooxygenase-2 mechanisms underlying retrograde amnesia in an animal model of ECT
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore 560 029, India
    J Neural Transm 115:1063-70. 2008
    ..Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)-induced amnesia may arise from glutamatergic excitotoxicity; if so, COX-2 inhibition may attenuate retrograde amnesia with ECT...
  11. ncbi request reprint ECT: a measured defence
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore 560 029, India
    Issues Med Ethics 11:44-6. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Controversy revisited: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in paediatric depression
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    World J Biol Psychiatry 7:251-60. 2006
    ..There have been several publications on the subject during recent years. This article summarizes their findings and provides some original thoughts, suggestions, and perspectives...
  13. ncbi request reprint Unilateral nondominant electrode placement as a risk factor for recall of awareness under anesthesia during electroconvulsive therapy
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 23:201-3. 2007
    ..Awareness under anesthesia can be a frightening experience for patients receiving electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant-withdrawal mania:a critical review and synthesis of the literature
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:987-93. 2004
    ..This article examines the possible etiology, nosology, mechanisms, and other aspects of the syndrome...
  15. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia, osteoporosis, and an examination of the risk of fractures in patients receiving ECT
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 23:219-20. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint Confirmation of whole-brain kindling with repeated subthreshold electroconvulsive shocks: a controlled study
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology and dagger Central Animal Research Facility, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 19:81-3. 2003
    ..It is not known, however, whether this kindling results from the repeated subconvulsive stimulation or from the stress induced by the experimental procedures...
  17. pmc Testing logical memory using a complex passage : development and standardization of a new test
    C Andrade
    CHITTARANJAN ANDRADE, MD, Additional Professor and Head, Department of Psychopharmacology, NIMHANS, Bangalore 560029
    Indian J Psychiatry 43:252-6. 2001
    ..It is suggested that this test will be useful when assessing populations in whom the conventional passages fail to provide adequate dispersion, or result in ceilling effects...
  18. ncbi request reprint Melatonin in medically ill patients with insomnia: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    C Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:41-5. 2001
    ..It has been suggested that melatonin improves sleep functioning, but this possibility has not been studied in medical populations...
  19. ncbi request reprint A preliminary survey of rhinotillexomania in an adolescent sample
    C Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:426-31. 2001
    ..Rhinotillexomania is a recent term coined to describe compulsive nose picking. There is little world literature on nose-picking behavior in the general population...
  20. pmc The flynn effect: an alert to clinicians
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Additional Professor, Dept of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore 560 029, India
    Indian J Psychiatry 46:166-8. 2004
    ..Regrettably, most tests that have been standardized for use in India have norms that are decidedly outdated. Restandardization of important IQ tests is urgently required...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of innate direction bias on T-maze learning in rats: implications for research
    C Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore 560 029, India
    J Neurosci Methods 110:31-5. 2001
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  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of stimulus parameters on seizure duration and ECS-induced retrograde amnesia
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 18:31-7. 2002
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of pulse amplitude, pulse frequency, and stimulus duration on seizure threshold: a laboratory investigation
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychoparmacology and National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, St John s Medical College, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 18:144-8. 2002
    ..There is little information on the extent to which variations in these stimulus parameters influence the seizure threshold at constant charge in the context of ECT...
  24. ncbi request reprint Continuation and maintenance ECT: a review of recent research
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosiences, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 18:149-58. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Confusion and dysphoria with low-dose topiramate in a patient with bipolar disorder
    C Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    Bipolar Disord 3:211-2. 2001
    ..Topiramate, a newer antiepileptic agent, may benefit several neurological and psychiatric states, including bipolar disorder...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of stimulus intensity and number of treatments on ECS-related seizure duration and retrograde amnesia in rats
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 18:197-202. 2002
    ..Although many predictors of ECT-induced amnesia are known, their relative effects have been inadequately researched in the context of the animal models...
  27. ncbi request reprint Phenylephrine and ECS-induced retrograde amnesia
    A Anand
    Department of Pharmacology, St. John's Medical College, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 17:166-9. 2001
    ..Since phenylephrine increases blood pressure, its cognitive effects also weaken the hypothesis that ECT-induced cognitive impairment results from the seizure-related hypertensive surge...
  28. ncbi request reprint Possible glutamatergic and lipid signalling mechanisms in ECT-induced retrograde amnesia: experimental evidence for involvement of COX-2, and review of literature
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J Psychiatr Res 42:837-50. 2008
    ..These findings suggest new avenues for the study of the neurobiology of ECT-induced amnesia and the attenuation thereof...
  29. ncbi request reprint Glucocorticoid mechanisms may contribute to ECT-induced retrograde amnesia
    Nandakumar Nagaraja
    Department of Pharmacology, St John s Medical College, Bangalore, India
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 190:73-80. 2007
    ..Steroid mechanisms may therefore modulate ECT-induced amnesia...
  30. ncbi request reprint Herbal treatments for ECS-induced memory deficits: a review of research and a discussion on animal models
    C Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 16:144-56. 2000
    ..We will focus on our own research and insights, with particular emphasis on practical issues...
  31. ncbi request reprint ECS seizure threshold: normal variations, and kindling effects of subconvulsive stimuli
    Singaravelu Kurinji
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 19:31-7. 2003
    ..We sought to examine the variability of the electroconvulsive shock (ECS) seizure threshold in rats, and to identify factors influencing the threshold, to guide future research using animal models...
  32. ncbi request reprint Improved colorimetric method for cholinesterase activity
    B V Venkataraman
    Department of Pharmacology, St John s Medical College, Bangalore
    Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 37:82-4. 1993
    ..The use of two substrates with a few more alterations in the experimental conditions increased the validity of this simple and rapid colorimetric method...
  33. ncbi request reprint Spectral EEG effects of electroconvulsive shock stimulus parameters: the development of a rationale for the optimization of the ECT stimulus
    S Sudha
    Department of Pharmacology, St John s Medical College, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 19:197-210. 2003
    ..We examined the influence of these parameters on the EEG power spectrum in an animal model...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of ECT-dothiepin combination on learning in rats
    M Krishnamurthy
    Department of Pharmacology, St John s Medical College, Bangalore, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 31:831-3. 1993
    ..While impairment was maximum in the combined treatment group, the statistical significances that emerged to proscribed the combination were but weak...
  35. ncbi request reprint The influence of name on the acceptability of ECT: the importance of political correctness
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J ECT 23:75-7. 2007
    ..Attitudes toward a treatment influence the acceptability of the treatment. There has been no study of how attitudes toward electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) are influenced by what ECT is called...
  36. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind comparison of lorazepam and chlordiazepoxide in patients with uncomplicated alcohol withdrawal
    Channaveerachari Naveen Kumar
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:467-74. 2009
    ..A formal comparison is desirable because of pharmacokinetic and other differences that could affect safety and efficacy considerations relevant to practice in developing countries...
  37. ncbi request reprint ECT in the management of major depression: implications of recent research
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    World J Biol Psychiatry 4:139-40; author reply 140-1. 2003
  38. ncbi request reprint ECT devices in India
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    J ECT 21:253-4. 2005
  39. ncbi request reprint Need for homogeneity of diagnosis in studies on the cognitive effects of ECT
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    J ECT 19:122. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Australasian commentary on CANMAT guidelines for treatment of bipolar disorder
    Michael Berk
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Melbourne, Swanston Centre, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Bipolar Disord 7:83-6. 2005
  41. ncbi request reprint ECT in Poetry: In a Lighter Vein
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    J ECT 18:167. 2002
  42. ncbi request reprint Flupenthixol decanoate and injection site abscesses in an obese patient
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:561-2. 2002
  43. ncbi request reprint Memory protective effect of indomethacin against electroconvulsive shock-induced retrograde amnesia in rats
    Sanjay Kumar Rao
    Mental Health Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 51:770-3. 2002
    ..Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been suggested to retard cognitive decrements in patients with Alzheimer's disease. We postulated that NSAIDs also may protect acute disruption of memory...
  44. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of severe psychiatric disorders in the developing world : lessons from India
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    CNS Drugs 17:1071-80. 2003
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Multiple expansion disorder
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Bipolar Disord 6:168-9. 2004
  46. doi request reprint Successful use of maintenance rTMS for 8 months in a patient with antipsychotic-refractory auditory hallucinations
    Jagadisha Thirthalli
    Schizophr Res 100:351-2. 2008
  47. ncbi request reprint Why some psychiatrists may be unwilling to receive electroconvulsive therapy
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    J ECT 21:198. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint Galactorrhea with aripiprazole
    D N Mendhekar
    Can J Psychiatry 50:243. 2005
  49. ncbi request reprint Knowledge about and attitudes towards ECT: methodological issues
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    J ECT 21:255. 2005
  50. ncbi request reprint In vigorous defense of whole brain kindling and a reconsideration on naming the phenomenon
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    J ECT 20:275-6. 2004
  51. ncbi request reprint A mood stabilizer with risperidone or haloperidol for mania
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Am J Psychiatry 161:2140. 2004
  52. ncbi request reprint ECT for treatment-resistant schizophrenia: a response from the far East to the UK. NICE report
    Worrawat Chanpattana
    Department of Psychiatry, Bangkok Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    J ECT 22:4-12. 2006
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous true seizures and pseudoseizures
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:673. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint Cortical blindness associated with electroconvulsive therapy
    Sushma Sonavane
    Department of Psychiatry, Lokmanya Tilak Memorial Medical College and General Hospital, Sion, Bombay, India
    J ECT 22:155-7. 2006
    ..Neurological syndromes arising in the context of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) have rarely been reported in literature...
  55. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy in India
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    J ECT 22:231. 2006
  56. ncbi request reprint The risk of harm in mania and the very early time course of improvement: important but neglected variables in treatment research
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Bipolar Disord 6:446-7. 2004
  57. ncbi request reprint Melatonin in schizophrenic outpatients with insomnia: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    P N Suresh Kumar
    Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Kozhikode
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:237-41. 2007
    ..Low melatonin levels have also been observed in patients with schizophrenia; however, there is little literature on the efficacy of exogenous melatonin in treating insomnia associated with schizophrenia...
  58. ncbi request reprint Safety of repeated courses of electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with Harrington rods
    Tushar Bhat
    Lokmanya Tilak Memorial Medical College and General Hospital, Sion, Bombay, India
    J ECT 23:106-8. 2007
    ..There is no literature on the safety of repeated courses of ECT in patients with Harrington rod implants...
  59. ncbi request reprint First- vs second-generation antipsychotic drugs in schizophrenia
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:978-9; author reply 979-80. 2007
  60. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor-alpha, depression, and ECT: toward a better understanding of the relationships
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    J ECT 20:197-8. 2004
  61. pmc Rapid tranquillisation in emergency psychiatric settings
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    BMJ 335:835-6. 2007
  62. ncbi request reprint Possible impact of dropout in a study of high-dose olanzapine and prolactin levels
    Chittaranjan Andrade
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1150; author reply 1150. 2004
  63. doi request reprint Pharmacological attenuation of electroconvulsive therapy--induced cognitive deficits: theoretical background and clinical findings
    Melissa Pigot
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J ECT 24:57-67. 2008
    ....