Affiliation: National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences
- Do antipsychotics limit disability in schizophrenia? A naturalistic comparative study in the communityJagadisha Thirthalli
Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences NIMHANS, Bangalore, India
Indian J Psychiatry 52:37-41. 2010..Though antipsychotics are effective against symptoms of schizophrenia and prevent relapses, their effect on disability has not been studied in a comparative design...
- Successful use of ECT as the sole modality of treatment in a case of motility psychosisShivarama Varamballi
Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore 560029, India
J ECT 19:45-7; discussion 48-9. 2003..They have been treated with a variety of methods, including ECT and lithium. Here we describe a case of motility psychosis that was successfully managed with ECT as the only modality of treatment...
- Psychosis among substance usersJagadisha Thirthalli
Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences NIMHANS, Bangalore, India
Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:239-45. 2006..The review is based on the concept that psychosis exists in continuum. Studies examining substance use in, or its effect on, already psychotic individuals were not reviewed...
- The implications of medication development in the treatment of substance use disorders in developing countriesJagadisha Thirthalli
Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore, India
Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:274-80. 2009..We then present a review of recent developments in pharmacotherapy of SUDs, especially from developing countries. Finally, we discuss the barriers that prevent patients in developing countries from benefiting from these developments...