Hemamali Perera

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Combined ω3 and ω6 supplementation in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) refractory to methylphenidate treatment: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Hemamali Perera
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    J Child Neurol 27:747-53. 2012
  2. pmc The Child Behaviour Assessment Instrument: development and validation of a measure to screen for externalising child behavioural problems in community setting
    Diana C Samarakkody
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Kynsey Road, Colombo 8, Sri Lanka
    Int J Ment Health Syst 4:13. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Met and unmet needs of children with epilepsy in a paediatric tertiary care setting
    H Perera
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kynsey Road, Colombo 8, Sri Lanka
    Ceylon Med J 49:11-4. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Depression in children and adolescents
    Hemamali Perera
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Kynsey Road, Colombo 8
    Ceylon Med J 53:65-7. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Screening of 18-24-month-old children for autism in a semi-urban community in Sri Lanka
    H Perera
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Kinsey Road, Colombo 008, Sri Lanka
    J Trop Pediatr 55:402-5. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children presenting with self-inserted nasal and aural foreign bodies
    H Perera
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Colombo, Faculty of Medicine, Kinsey Road, Colombo 008, Sri Lanka
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:1362-4. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence of externalizing behavior problems in Sri Lankan preschool children: birth, childhood, and sociodemographic risk factors
    Diana Samarakkody
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo 8, Sri Lanka
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:757-62. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Methylphenidate in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): experience from a Sri Lankan Tertiary Children's Hospital
    Sandhya Himani Kariyawasam
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    J Child Neurol 20:496-499. 2005

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Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Combined ω3 and ω6 supplementation in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) refractory to methylphenidate treatment: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Hemamali Perera
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    J Child Neurol 27:747-53. 2012
    ..05) with inattention, impulsiveness, and cooperation with parents and teachers. Distractibility failed to show improvement. Effect sizes ranged from 0.3 to 1.1 at 3 months and 0.2 to 1.4 at 6 months for individual symptom variables...
  2. pmc The Child Behaviour Assessment Instrument: development and validation of a measure to screen for externalising child behavioural problems in community setting
    Diana C Samarakkody
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Kynsey Road, Colombo 8, Sri Lanka
    Int J Ment Health Syst 4:13. 2010
    ..The objectives of the study were to develop and validate a screening instrument for use in the community setting to identify behavioural problems in children aged 4-6 years...
  3. ncbi request reprint Met and unmet needs of children with epilepsy in a paediatric tertiary care setting
    H Perera
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kynsey Road, Colombo 8, Sri Lanka
    Ceylon Med J 49:11-4. 2004
    ..To investigate the extent to which the health needs were met or unmet in children with epilepsy attending a tertiary care outpatient setting...
  4. ncbi request reprint Depression in children and adolescents
    Hemamali Perera
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Kynsey Road, Colombo 8
    Ceylon Med J 53:65-7. 2008
    ..SSRIs are also of limited value. For total health benefit in the treatment of depression, cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is found to be more beneficial than SSRIs...
  5. doi request reprint Screening of 18-24-month-old children for autism in a semi-urban community in Sri Lanka
    H Perera
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Kinsey Road, Colombo 008, Sri Lanka
    J Trop Pediatr 55:402-5. 2009
    ..Sensitivity of M-CHAT was only 25%, and specificity 70%. The high prevalence detected strongly justifies early community-based screening, but a culturally sensitive screening tool needs to be developed for Sri Lanka...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children presenting with self-inserted nasal and aural foreign bodies
    H Perera
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Colombo, Faculty of Medicine, Kinsey Road, Colombo 008, Sri Lanka
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:1362-4. 2009
    ..Accordingly, it could be hypothesized that children with ADHD are at increased risk for self-inserting foreign bodies, but a Medline search did not reveal any studies that investigated this possibility...
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence of externalizing behavior problems in Sri Lankan preschool children: birth, childhood, and sociodemographic risk factors
    Diana Samarakkody
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo 8, Sri Lanka
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:757-62. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence and associated birth, childhood, and sociodemographic factors of externalizing behavior problems among a community sample of preschool children in Sri Lanka...
  8. ncbi request reprint Methylphenidate in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): experience from a Sri Lankan Tertiary Children's Hospital
    Sandhya Himani Kariyawasam
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    J Child Neurol 20:496-499. 2005
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