Ronnachai Kongsakon

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Affiliation: Mahidol University
Country: Thailand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cost analysis of the treatment of schizophrenia in Thailand: a simulation model comparing olanzapine, risperidone, quetiapine, ziprasidone and haloperidol
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:1267-77. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality of life among the navies and their spouses survivors, six months after the tsunami disaster in Phang-Nga Naval Base, Thailand
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 95:716-22. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The treatment of major depressive disorders (MDD) in Thailand using escitalopram compared to fluoxetine and venlafaxine: a pharmacoeconomic evaluation
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 91:1117-28. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in Thai bipolar disorder
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 91:913-8. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Legal harm reduction among intravenous drug users
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Ramathibodi Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University, Praram 6 Rd, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 89:1545-50. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Asian outpatients with schizophrenia: a double-blind randomized comparison of quality of life and clinical outcomes for patients treated with olanzapine or haloperidol
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Ramathibodi Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 89:1157-70. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Young Mania Rating Scale: Thai version
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:1598-604. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Mirtazapine in amphetamine detoxification: a placebo-controlled pilot study
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 20:253-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing health-related quality of life in chronic liver disease
    Abhasnee Sobhonslidsuk
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 270 Praram 6 Road, Rajathevee, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    World J Gastroenterol 12:7786-91. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Comparisons of methamphetamine psychotic and schizophrenic symptoms: a differential item functioning analysis
    Manit Srisurapanont
    Department of Psychiatry, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:959-64. 2011

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Cost analysis of the treatment of schizophrenia in Thailand: a simulation model comparing olanzapine, risperidone, quetiapine, ziprasidone and haloperidol
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:1267-77. 2005
    ..To compare the annual costs of treating schizophrenia with four atypical antipsychotics-olanzapine, risperidone, quetiapine and ziprasidone and one typical antipsychotic: haloperidol in Thailand..
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality of life among the navies and their spouses survivors, six months after the tsunami disaster in Phang-Nga Naval Base, Thailand
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 95:716-22. 2012
    ..Identify the consequences for the survivors of the tsunami disaster on health related quality of life among members of the Navy and their spouses, six months after the disaster...
  3. ncbi request reprint The treatment of major depressive disorders (MDD) in Thailand using escitalopram compared to fluoxetine and venlafaxine: a pharmacoeconomic evaluation
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 91:1117-28. 2008
    ..Escitalopram earned a savings of Baht 2,002 and Baht 1,768 compared to fluoxetine and venlafaxine respectively over a six-month period...
  4. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in Thai bipolar disorder
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 91:913-8. 2008
    ..Bipolar disorder (BPD) affects both patients 'functioning and well-being. Quality of life (QoL) has gained increasing attention as an important functional outcome in BPD. The present study was conducted to assess QoL of Thai BPD patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Legal harm reduction among intravenous drug users
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Ramathibodi Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University, Praram 6 Rd, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 89:1545-50. 2006
    ..Overall, these have been relatively ineffective so what has emerged, both in the developed and developing world, is harm reduction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Asian outpatients with schizophrenia: a double-blind randomized comparison of quality of life and clinical outcomes for patients treated with olanzapine or haloperidol
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Ramathibodi Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 89:1157-70. 2006
    ..The comparatively superior side-effect profile and tolerability of olanzapine may have contributed to enhance domain-specific QoL for these Asian outpatients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Young Mania Rating Scale: Thai version
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:1598-604. 2005
    ..The study was carried out at Outpatient and Inpatient Departments of Psychiatry, Ramatibodhi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand..
  8. ncbi request reprint Mirtazapine in amphetamine detoxification: a placebo-controlled pilot study
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 20:253-6. 2005
    ..In conclusion, despite its small sample size, this randomized, placebo-controlled pilot trial lends support to the hypothesis that mirtazapine may be an option in the meager armamentarium of amphetamine detoxification treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing health-related quality of life in chronic liver disease
    Abhasnee Sobhonslidsuk
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 270 Praram 6 Road, Rajathevee, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    World J Gastroenterol 12:7786-91. 2006
    ..To investigate the factors contributing to health-related quality of life (HRQL) in chronic liver disease (CLD)...
  10. doi request reprint Comparisons of methamphetamine psychotic and schizophrenic symptoms: a differential item functioning analysis
    Manit Srisurapanont
    Department of Psychiatry, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:959-64. 2011
    ..e., negative, positive, and anxiety/depression syndromes), the severity of psychotic symptoms, including the negative ones, observed in MA psychotic and schizophrenic patients are almost the same...
  11. ncbi request reprint The functioning and quality of life of depressive patients with 12 weeks of psychiatric care
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:1261-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to obtain data about the functional status of depressive patients with 12 weeks of psychiatric care and find out if there is any correlation between improvement of clinical and functioning status...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risperidone long-acting injection (RLAI): the 12-week efficacy and tolerability in Thai patients with chronic schizophrenia
    Suwanna Arunpongpaisal
    Department of Psychiatry, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 93:343-50. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Quality of life, needs and the mode of coping of the health personnel at Naradhiwasrajanagarindra Hospital in terrorism influence area in Thailand
    Prakarn Thomyangkoon
    Department of Psychiatry, Rajavithi Hospital, College of Medicine, Rangsit University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 95:S102-8. 2012
    ..7%) inquire about the safety of their families and friends after the incident. Certainly, terrorism affected QOL and the most need of people in violent areas was life safety which agrees with Maslow's hierarchy of needs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical response of depressive patients in a Thai psychiatric care setting
    Ronnachai Kongsakon
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:1110-4. 2005
    ..To obtain data on the clinical outcome of patients with depressive disorders after three months psychiatric care in a Thai psychiatric unit...
  15. ncbi request reprint Chronic liver disease questionnaire: translation and validation in Thais
    Abhasnee Sobhonslidsuk
    Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, 270 Praram 6 Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    World J Gastroenterol 10:1954-7. 2004
    ..The chronic liver disease questionnaire (CLDQ) was developed to evaluate the impact of chronic liver diseases (CLD) on QOL. The objectives of this study were to translate and validate a liver specific questionnaire, the CLDQ...
  16. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior survey: Bangkok, Thailand
    Suwanna Ruangkanchanasetr
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Adolesc Health 36:227-35. 2005
    ..To identify the prevalence of risk behaviors and related risk factors in adolescents in Bangkok, Thailand...
  17. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life after hip fracture in the elderly community-dwelling
    Jithathai Jongjit
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:670-4. 2003
    ..The adverse impact of hip fracture on quality of life and functionality needs to be recognized by health personnel in the community, so that adequate health resources can be devoted to preventing and treating this debilitating condition...
  18. ncbi request reprint A 4-week, double-blind comparison of olanzapine with haloperidol in the treatment of amphetamine psychosis
    Thawatchai Leelahanaj
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Phramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok, Thiland
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:S43-52. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy and tolerability of olanzapines and haloperidol in treating patients with amphetamine psychosis...