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Mrunal Bandawar
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences
6Publications
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#1Kanika Mehrotra (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences)H-Index: 1
#2Prabhat Chand (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences)H-Index: 9
Last.Sanjeev Arora (UNM: University of New Mexico)H-Index: 24
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Abstract The present study was conducted to ascertain the effectiveness of Project ECHO, a Hub and Spokes tele-mentoring model to bridge the urban-rural divide in mental health and addiction care in the context of a developing country like India. The Counsellors from 11 rural and underserved districts of Chhattisgarh were periodically connected to NIMHANS multidisciplinary specialists by smartphone app and underwent virtual mentoring to learn and translate “best practices” in Mental health and A...
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The expanding use of digital technology in mental health has widened the scope of emerging addiction interventions. This review focus on the use of technological advances in the field of addiction and mental health. We discuss about how these advances has been implemented in addiction treatment and research. Further, we also mention about the utilisation of these services in India.
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#1Dharav Shah (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences)H-Index: 1
#2Prabhat Chand (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences)H-Index: 9
Last.Pratima Murthy (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences)H-Index: 15
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Abstract Introduction Long term change in diagnosis of patients having Cannabis induced psychosis (CIP) at the index evaluation is well recognised. Some patients are known to achieve complete remission while others go on to develop independent schizophrenia or mood disorders. Aims To study the long-term course of CIP and factors influencing it. Method Patients diagnosed as CIP (ICD 10: F12.5), admitted at NIMHANS, a tertiary neuropsychiatry centre at Bangalore, over the past 10 years were identi...
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#2Mrunal Bandawar (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences)H-Index: 2
Last.Vivek Benegal (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences)H-Index: 21
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Background: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and substance-use disorders often co-occur. Aim: Aim of this study was to look at the family loading of ADHD (in adults and children) in patients with alcohol-dependence syndrome (ADS) along with the estimation of morbidity risk (MR) for developing ADHD. Methods: Thirty-five male patients with ADS along with their 369 first-degree relatives (FDRs) – both children and adults – were recruited. Results: ADHD and residual ADD (ADDRT) were s...
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#1Mrunal Bandawar (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences)H-Index: 2
#2Arun Kandasamy (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences)H-Index: 5
Last.Vivek Benegal (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences)H-Index: 21
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Background: Opioid Use disorders are emerging as a serious public health concern in India. Opioid substitution treatment is one of the emerging forms of treatment in this population which needs more evidence to increase its availability and address prejudices towards the same. Materials and Methods: This is a case control study with retrospective design reviewing the charts of patients with opioid dependence syndrome registered between January 2005 to December 2012. Adherence to treatment was th...
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#1Mrunal Bandawar (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences)H-Index: 2
#2Arun Kandasamy (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences)H-Index: 5
Last.Vivek Benegal (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences)H-Index: 21
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Background. Buprenorphine Maintenance therapy (BMT) is effective in improving follow-up rate in patients with Opioid Dependence Syndrome (ODS). However, there is very limited published literature regarding this from the Indian sub-continent. Aim. To compare follow-up rate in patients with opioid dependence syndrome who were on BMT with patients who were not on BMT. Method. Case files of patients (n = 248) registered at a tertiary care Psychiatric hospital from southern India with ODS, between 20...
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