R Ganguli

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nutritional assessment of patients with schizophrenia: a preliminary study
    Martin Strassnig
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Schizophr Bull 29:393-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Rationale and strategies for switching antipsychotics
    Rohan Ganguli
    Psychiatry, Pathology, and Health Community Systems, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:S22-6. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Weight gain over 4 months in schizophrenia patients: a comparison of olanzapine and risperidone
    R Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Schizophr Res 49:261-7. 2001
  4. pmc Assessment of strategies for switching patients from olanzapine to risperidone: a randomized, open-label, rater-blinded study
    Rohan Ganguli
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    BMC Med 6:17. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Hydrocortisone induced regional cerebral activity changes in schizophrenia: a PET scan study
    Rohan Ganguli
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    Schizophr Res 56:241-7. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of behavioral therapy on weight loss in overweight and obese patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder
    Jaspreet S Brar
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:205-12. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Behavioral therapy for weight loss in patients with schizophrenia
    Rohan Ganguli
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Services and Research for Recovery in Serious Mental Illness, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:19-25. 2007
  8. pmc Weight gain in newly diagnosed first-episode psychosis patients and healthy comparisons: one-year analysis
    Martin Strassnig
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Schizophr Res 93:90-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Clozapine and haloperidol in moderately refractory schizophrenia: a 6-month randomized and double-blind comparison
    J M Kane
    Department of Psychiatry, Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks, NY 11004, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:965-72. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional hypofrontality and working memory dysfunction in schizophrenia
    C S Carter
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:1285-7. 1998

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Nutritional assessment of patients with schizophrenia: a preliminary study
    Martin Strassnig
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Schizophr Bull 29:393-7. 2003
    ..Therefore, it is unlikely that schizophrenia patients make dietary choices different from those of people in the general population. Instead, schizophrenia patients seem to eat more of the same food...
  2. ncbi request reprint Rationale and strategies for switching antipsychotics
    Rohan Ganguli
    Psychiatry, Pathology, and Health Community Systems, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:S22-6. 2002
    ..When switching patients from one antipsychotic to another, good clinical judgment and a conservative approach can be used to balance the risk of clinical exacerbation with that of increased adverse effects...
  3. ncbi request reprint Weight gain over 4 months in schizophrenia patients: a comparison of olanzapine and risperidone
    R Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Schizophr Res 49:261-7. 2001
    ..001). In this naturalistic study, treatment with olanzapine was associated with a mean weight gain of about 2 kg from baseline, in patients with schizophrenia, while treatment with risperidone was associated with no mean weight change...
  4. pmc Assessment of strategies for switching patients from olanzapine to risperidone: a randomized, open-label, rater-blinded study
    Rohan Ganguli
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    BMC Med 6:17. 2008
    ..This paper assesses the short-term results of strategies for the discontinuation of olanzapine when initiating risperidone...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hydrocortisone induced regional cerebral activity changes in schizophrenia: a PET scan study
    Rohan Ganguli
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    Schizophr Res 56:241-7. 2002
    ..We were especially interested in cerebral activity in regions such as the medial temporal lobe and hippocampus, since structural abnormalities in these brain regions were frequent in association with schizophrenia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of behavioral therapy on weight loss in overweight and obese patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder
    Jaspreet S Brar
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:205-12. 2005
    ..Obesity is common in persons with schizophrenia. Besides its adverse health effects, obesity reduces quality of life and contributes to the social stigma of schizophrenia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Behavioral therapy for weight loss in patients with schizophrenia
    Rohan Ganguli
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Services and Research for Recovery in Serious Mental Illness, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:19-25. 2007
    ..Additional studies of behavioral therapy for long-term weight control in patients with schizophrenia and other forms of severe mental illness are warranted...
  8. pmc Weight gain in newly diagnosed first-episode psychosis patients and healthy comparisons: one-year analysis
    Martin Strassnig
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Schizophr Res 93:90-8. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Clozapine and haloperidol in moderately refractory schizophrenia: a 6-month randomized and double-blind comparison
    J M Kane
    Department of Psychiatry, Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks, NY 11004, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:965-72. 2001
    ..Advantages are seen in a broad range of symptoms but do not extend to negative symptoms...
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional hypofrontality and working memory dysfunction in schizophrenia
    C S Carter
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:1285-7. 1998
    ..Inconsistencies in the literature may reflect, in part, the fact that abnormal physiological responses in the prefrontal cortex are best identified under conditions that place well-specified functional demands on this region...
  11. ncbi request reprint Negative association of schizophrenia with HLA DQB1*0602: evidence from a second African-American cohort
    V L Nimgaonkar
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Schizophr Res 23:81-6. 1997
    ..48; 95% CI: 0.12, 0.52). The present findings support and association between schizophrenia and the HLA DQB1 gene locus among African-Americans...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) performance of partially remitted community-dwelling patients with schizophrenia
    R Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Schizophr Res 33:45-52. 1998
    ..The MMSE is easy to administer to outpatients with schizophrenia and most patients score in the un-impaired range. The MMSE may be used to identify a subgroup of patients who score in the impaired range, for further investigations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Monitoring and managing weight gain in the mentally ill
    Rohan Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:e14. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint Predictors of aripiprazole treatment continuation in hospitalized patients
    Kim C Coley
    Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy, 921 Salk Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1393-7. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate patient and treatment factors associated with aripiprazole treatment continuation on hospital discharge in psychiatric inpatients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and quality of life in community-dwelling patients with schizophrenia
    Martin Strassnig
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    Schizophr Res 62:73-6. 2003
    ..To examine the associations between sociodemographic variables, body weight and quality of life in schizophrenic outpatients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Self-reported body weight perception and dieting practices in community-dwelling patients with schizophrenia
    Martin Strassnig
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Schizophr Res 75:425-32. 2005
    ..Although studies in the general population show that satisfaction with body weight is an important predictor for engagement in various weight loss measures, the perspective of schizophrenia patients has not been assessed...
  17. pmc Addressing cardiometabolic risk during treatment with antipsychotic medications
    Jonathan M Amiel
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:613-8. 2008
    ..To raise awareness of and inform evidence-based practice regarding medical and behavioral interventions for antipsychotic medication-induced metabolic abnormalities...
  18. ncbi request reprint Increased caffeine and nicotine consumption in community-dwelling patients with schizophrenia
    Martin Strassnig
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, UPMC Department of Psychiatry, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Schizophr Res 86:269-75. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Dietary fatty acid and antioxidant intake in community-dwelling patients suffering from schizophrenia
    Martin Strassnig
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Schizophr Res 76:343-51. 2005
    ..It is known that patients with schizophrenia make poor dietary choices. However, whether their dietary fatty acid or antioxidant intake is insufficient and contributes to the observed deficiencies has not been assessed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of familial influences on the course and severity of schizophrenia among US and Indian cases
    Smita N Deshpande
    Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:369-74. 2004
    ..Prior studies suggest familial (possibly genetic) influences on the course of schizophrenia...
  21. pmc Gerard E. Hogarty (1935--2006): combining science and humanism to improve the care of persons with schizophrenia
    Shaun M Eack
    Schizophr Bull 33:1056-62. 2007
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  22. pmc Are older antipsychotic drugs obsolete?
    Rohan Ganguli
    BMJ 332:1346-7. 2006