|JMHHB 2009 14(1) : 1 – 2|| Editorial|
Undetected Medical illnesses in psychiatric patients – Priti Arun
Introduction: Medical illness in psychiatric patients can be the cause of psychiatric symptomatology, may lead to worsening of symptoms, can be co existing without affecting psychiatric illness but requiring treatment.
|JMHHB 2009 14(1) : 3 – 15|| Presidential Addressl |
Role of Culture and Religion in Mental Health – Paramjit Singh
Introduction: Culture is broadly defined as a common heritage or set of beliefs, norms, and values . It refers to the shared, and largely learned, attributes of a group of people transmitted through symbols (verbal and non verbal).
|JMHHB 2009 14(1) : 16 -20|| GC Boral Award|
Reduced Bone Mineral Density with atypical antipsychotics in patients with schizophrenia – Rajinder Singla, B S Chavan, Ajeet Sidana
Introduction: Patients with schizophrenia frequently develop drug induced hyperprolactinemia and consequent hypogonadism. Decreased bone mineral (BMD) in psychiatric patients has been recognized for some time but only recently investigated.
|JMHHB 2009 14(1) : 21-29|| AK Kala Award |
Pattern of outcome in treatment resistant schizophrenia after ECT – Rohit Garg, B S Chavan, Priti Arun
Introduction: Abstract : Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been shown to be effective in patients with treatment resistant schizophrenia. However, the effect of ECT on separate items on the positive and negative domains of schizophrenia has not been studied.
|JMHHB 2009 14(1) : 30-37|| Review Article |
Pharmacological Treatment of Opioid Dependence – Ashok Bhiman, Moushumi Purkayastha
Introduction: Abstract : The term ‘Opioids’ includes opiates which are a group of psychoactive substances derived from poppy plant and includes opium, morphine;semisynthetic drug ‘heroin’, oxycodone, hydrocodone and synthetic compounds with similar properties as methadone, meperidine and propoxyphene.
|JMHHB 2009 14(1) : 38- 45|| Original Article |
Pattern of psychiatric disorders in patients seeking treatment in a secondary health care institution – Gurvinder Pal Singh
Introduction: Abstract :Abstract : Indian literature is conspicuous by its paucity regarding pattern of psychiatric disorders in patients visiting secondary health care services. In the present study, Read More
|JMHHB 2009 14(1) : 46-50|
Neurocognitive impairment in patients of diabetes mellitus – R K Solanki , Vaibhav Dubey, Paramjeet Singh, Deepti Munshi, Mukesh Kr. Swami
Introduction: Abstract :This study was conducted to find out the association of diabetes mellitus with cognitive functioning. We included 50 diabetic and 3O control subjects who were screened on the basis of various inclusion and exclusion criteria. Read More
|JMHHB 2009 14(1) : 51 -56|
Stress and coping in the nursing students –
|JMHHB 2009 14(1) : 57 -59|| Case Report |
Estrogen Abuse: A case report – Swapnil Gupta, Shubhmohan Singh, Sandeep Grover
Introduction: Abstract : Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is being used increasingly over the past few decades. Although the physical and physiological effects of HRT have been extensively studied, only a few reports have documented the occurrence of withdrawal symptoms with HRT. Read More