Bavanisha Vythilingum

Summary

Affiliation: University of Stellenbosch
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi Is "shy bladder syndrome" a subtype of social anxiety disorder? A survey of people with paruresis
    Bavanisha Vythilingum
    MRC Unit on Anxiety Disorders, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Depress Anxiety 16:84-7. 2002
  2. ncbi Social anxiety disorder: psychobiological and evolutionary underpinnings
    Dan J Stein
    Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    CNS Spectr 12:806-9. 2007
  3. ncbi Obsessive-compulsive disorders and dermatologic disease
    Bavanisha Vythilingum
    MRC Research Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, PO Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    Dermatol Clin 23:675-80. 2005
  4. pmc Pharmacological challenge with a serotonin 1D agonist in alcohol dependence
    Bavanisha Vythilingum
    MRC, Dept of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
    BMC Psychiatry 5:31. 2005
  5. doi Selective attention to fearful faces during pregnancy
    Annerine Roos
    MRC Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, P O Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 37:76-80. 2012
  6. doi Risk factors for substance use in pregnant women in South Africa
    Bavanisha Vythilingum
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 102:851-4. 2012
  7. doi Altered prefrontal cortical function during processing of fear-relevant stimuli in pregnancy
    Annerine Roos
    MRC Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, P O Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    Behav Brain Res 222:200-5. 2011
  8. pmc Quetiapine augmentation of SRIs in treatment refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled study [ISRCTN83050762]
    Paul D Carey
    MRC Research Unit on Anxiety Disorders, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Psychiatry 5:5. 2005
  9. ncbi Disability and quality of life in post-traumatic stress disorder: impact of drug treatment
    Soraya Seedat
    MRC Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pharmacoeconomics 24:989-98. 2006
  10. ncbi Anxiety disorders in pregnancy
    Bavanisha Vythilingum
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, J Block, Anzio Road, Observatory, Cape Town 7935, South Africa
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 10:331-5. 2008

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi Is "shy bladder syndrome" a subtype of social anxiety disorder? A survey of people with paruresis
    Bavanisha Vythilingum
    MRC Unit on Anxiety Disorders, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Depress Anxiety 16:84-7. 2002
    ..Thus, paruresis can be a chronic and disabling symptom, and there seems to be an association between paruresis and other performance anxieties. Further research to characterize paruresis and to determine effective treatments is needed...
  2. ncbi Social anxiety disorder: psychobiological and evolutionary underpinnings
    Dan J Stein
    Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    CNS Spectr 12:806-9. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi Obsessive-compulsive disorders and dermatologic disease
    Bavanisha Vythilingum
    MRC Research Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, PO Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    Dermatol Clin 23:675-80. 2005
    ..Many of these patients experience considerable shame over their behavior and may be reluctant to acknowledge the existence of a psychiatric disorder. The dermatologist's approach to this patient is discussed...
  4. pmc Pharmacological challenge with a serotonin 1D agonist in alcohol dependence
    Bavanisha Vythilingum
    MRC, Dept of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
    BMC Psychiatry 5:31. 2005
    ..Administration of sumatriptan should therefore produce a craving for alcohol and the desire to drink...
  5. doi Selective attention to fearful faces during pregnancy
    Annerine Roos
    MRC Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, P O Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 37:76-80. 2012
    ....
  6. doi Risk factors for substance use in pregnant women in South Africa
    Bavanisha Vythilingum
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 102:851-4. 2012
    ..To study the prevalence of alcohol and substance use in a South African antenatal population and its correlates with socio-demographic factors, depression and perceived stress...
  7. doi Altered prefrontal cortical function during processing of fear-relevant stimuli in pregnancy
    Annerine Roos
    MRC Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, P O Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    Behav Brain Res 222:200-5. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Quetiapine augmentation of SRIs in treatment refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled study [ISRCTN83050762]
    Paul D Carey
    MRC Research Unit on Anxiety Disorders, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Psychiatry 5:5. 2005
    ..Quetiapine is generally well tolerated and previous open-label data has produced mixed results in OCD and additional controlled data is needed...
  9. ncbi Disability and quality of life in post-traumatic stress disorder: impact of drug treatment
    Soraya Seedat
    MRC Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pharmacoeconomics 24:989-98. 2006
    ..Further investigation of the relationship of QOL to PTSD symptom severity, disability, treatment outcome and cost, among the different drug treatment modalities, is clearly needed...
  10. ncbi Anxiety disorders in pregnancy
    Bavanisha Vythilingum
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, J Block, Anzio Road, Observatory, Cape Town 7935, South Africa
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 10:331-5. 2008
    ..The risk of teratogenicity with pharmacotherapy must be considered, but it can be minimized by judicious tapering and cessation of medication during high-risk periods...
  11. ncbi Adjunctive quetiapine for serotonin reuptake inhibitor-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled treatment trials
    Naomi A Fineberg
    Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Trust, UK
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 21:337-43. 2006
    ..008), the clinical significance of which was limited by between-study heterogeneity. The mechanism underlying the effect may involve serotonin and/or dopamine neurotransmission...

Research Grants2

  1. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in the Phase 1 cohort of the Safe Passage Study
    Bavanisha Vythilingum; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By identifying early markers of FASD, this project aims to contribute to earlier diagnosis and thus intervention during critical developmental phases. ..