Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Mental Health
Country: Singapore

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Development, validity and reliability of the short multidimensional positive mental health instrument
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore, 539747, Singapore
    Qual Life Res 23:1459-77. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Perceived unmet needs of informal caregivers of people with dementia in Singapore
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:1605-19. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Age of onset of life-time mental disorders and treatment contact
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:835-43. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint From well-being to positive mental health: conceptualization and qualitative development of an instrument in Singapore
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Woodbridge Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    Qual Life Res 21:1785-94. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint "How much can I take?": predictors of perceived burden for relatives of people with chronic illness
    Janhavi A Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 41:212-20. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support in patients with schizophrenia
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    Compr Psychiatry 53:286-91. 2012
  7. pmc The positive mental health instrument: development and validation of a culturally relevant scale in a multi-ethnic Asian population
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health Woodbridge Hospital, 10, Buangkok View, 539747, Singapore
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:92. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Body mass index and risk of mental disorders in the general population: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, Singapore, Singapore
    J Psychosom Res 74:135-41. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, correlates, comorbidity and severity of bipolar disorder: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, 10, Buangkok View, Buangkok Green Medical Park, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    J Affect Disord 146:189-96. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Impact of psychiatric disorders and chronic physical conditions on health-related quality of life: Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    J Affect Disord 147:325-30. 2013

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Development, validity and reliability of the short multidimensional positive mental health instrument
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore, 539747, Singapore
    Qual Life Res 23:1459-77. 2014
    ..This study aimed to (1) develop a short PMH instrument and (2) establish its validity and reliability among the adult Singapore population...
  2. ncbi request reprint Perceived unmet needs of informal caregivers of people with dementia in Singapore
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:1605-19. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Age of onset of life-time mental disorders and treatment contact
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:835-43. 2013
    ..The impact is more pronounced when early onset is also associated with treatment delay. Little is known about the age of onset (AOO) for mental disorders and its predictors in Singapore...
  4. ncbi request reprint From well-being to positive mental health: conceptualization and qualitative development of an instrument in Singapore
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Woodbridge Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    Qual Life Res 21:1785-94. 2012
    ..Existing instruments are developed in Western societies that differ in their conceptualization of well-being from Asian populations. Moreover, very few instruments address the multidimensional construct of well-being...
  5. ncbi request reprint "How much can I take?": predictors of perceived burden for relatives of people with chronic illness
    Janhavi A Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 41:212-20. 2012
    ..We investigate the predictors of perceived burden of care among relatives of people with any chronic physical or mental illness using secondary data from a nationwide survey in Singapore...
  6. doi request reprint Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support in patients with schizophrenia
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    Compr Psychiatry 53:286-91. 2012
    ..This study was conducted to provide evidence of the reliability and construct validity of the MSPSS in an adult Asian population with schizophrenia...
  7. pmc The positive mental health instrument: development and validation of a culturally relevant scale in a multi-ethnic Asian population
    Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health Woodbridge Hospital, 10, Buangkok View, 539747, Singapore
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:92. 2011
    ..We present the item reduction and validation of the Positive Mental Health (PMH) instrument in a community-based adult sample in Singapore...
  8. doi request reprint Body mass index and risk of mental disorders in the general population: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, Singapore, Singapore
    J Psychosom Res 74:135-41. 2013
    ..The aims of the current study were to elucidate the association between body mass index (BMI) and mental disorders and to examine whether these associations are moderated by socio-demographic correlates and comorbid physical disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, correlates, comorbidity and severity of bipolar disorder: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, 10, Buangkok View, Buangkok Green Medical Park, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    J Affect Disord 146:189-96. 2013
    ..The study aimed to establish the prevalence of BPD and examine the associated socio-demographic correlates, comorbidity, severity, impairment and treatment contact in the Singapore resident population...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of psychiatric disorders and chronic physical conditions on health-related quality of life: Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    J Affect Disord 147:325-30. 2013
    ..The aim of the current study was to establish and compare the QALY losses associated with select mental and chronic physical conditions in Singapore...
  11. doi request reprint Mental disorders: employment and work productivity in Singapore
    Siow Ann Chong
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore, 539747, Singapore
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:117-23. 2013
    ..To examine the association between mental disorders and work disability in the adult resident population in Singapore...
  12. pmc Psychiatric morbidity in pain conditions: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, Singapore
    Pain Res Manag 18:185-90. 2013
    ..Chronic pain is a common problem among the general population and has been found to be associated with psychiatric disorders in studies based on both clinical samples and epidemiological surveys...
  13. doi request reprint Gender differences in disability in a multiethnic Asian population: the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, 539747 Singapore
    Compr Psychiatry 54:381-7. 2013
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Quality of life in obsessive-compulsive disorder: impact of the disorder and of treatment
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747, Singapore
    CNS Drugs 27:367-83. 2013
    ..QoL is an important component that measures the impact of OCD on an individual and QoL goals must be incorporated as an outcome measure of therapeutic interventions...
  15. ncbi request reprint A population-based survey of mental disorders in Singapore
    Siow Ann Chong
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 41:49-66. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to establish the prevalence of select mental disorders and their associated sociodemographic correlates in the adult Singapore resident population...
  16. doi request reprint Obsessive--compulsive disorder: prevalence, correlates, help-seeking and quality of life in a multiracial Asian population
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore, 539747, Singapore
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:2035-43. 2012
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Multiple chronic medical conditions: prevalence and risk factors - results from the Singapore Mental Health Study
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 36:375-81. 2014
    ..The objective was to establish the prevalence and risk factors for multiple chronic medical conditions (MCMC) in the Singapore population...
  18. doi request reprint EQ-5D as a measure of programme outcome: results from the Singapore early psychosis intervention programme
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 215:46-51. 2014
    ..Our results suggest that the EQ-5D is responsive to improvement as it corresponded well to objective ratings of remission in our patients with FEP. ..
  19. doi request reprint Measuring health-related quality of life among adults in Singapore: population norms for the EQ-5D
    Edimansyah Abdin
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore, Singapore
    Qual Life Res 22:2983-91. 2013
    ..To provide population norms for the Euro-QoL-5D (EQ-5D) according to age, sex, ethnicity and language version using a representative sample of adults aged 18 years and above in the Singapore population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Single mothers have a higher risk of mood disorders
    Mythily Subramaniam
    Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 43:145-51. 2014
    ..Our study identifies young, single mothers as a vulnerable group associated with mental illnesses that must be targeted with specific interventions to improve mental health and well-being. ..
  21. doi request reprint The role of sociodemographic factors in the risk of transition from alcohol use to disorders and remission in singapore
    Edimansyah Abdin
    Corresponding author Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747
    Alcohol Alcohol 49:103-8. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to define predictors of transition from alcohol use to disorders, and their remission, among adults residing in Singapore...
  22. ncbi request reprint Perception of the public towards the mentally ill in developed Asian country
    Siow Ann Chong
    Institute of Mental Health, 10, Buangkok View, Singapore, 539747, Singapore
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:734-9. 2007
    ..This study assessed public perceptions and attitudes towards and causal beliefs about mental health problems in Singapore - a multi-racial country in South-East Asia...