Aarya RajalakshmiMassachusetts General hospital/ McLean hospital/Harvard Medical School
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Aarya Rajalakshmi currently works at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital/ McLean hospital, Harvard medical school at Boston.Aarya does research in Psychiatry that includes Child and adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatic medicine and Addiction Medicine. Their most recent publication is “ Reducing Suicide risk: The role of Psychotherapy”.
June 2019 - present
Massachusetts General Hospital/ McLean hospital/ Harvard medical school
May 2015 - February 2016
The Zucker hillside hospital,New York
The main aim of this study was to examine the body of knowledge on the prevalence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in “high-risk” children whose parents are diagnosed with ADHD. This knowledge could aid early identification for children presenting with ADHD symptoms at a young age. We conducted a systematic search of the literatur...
In the past 30 years, a considerable body of research has been amassed regarding the use of psychotherapy to manage suicidal behavior. Much of this research included the premise that suicidal behavior must be dealt with as a problem separate from a primary diagnosis (eg, depression) and that techniques must be used to both manage the risk in the pr...
Objective To provide an estimate of the burden of postpartum depression in Indian mothers and investigate some risk factors for the condition. Methods We searched PubMed®, Google Scholar and Embase® databases for articles published from year 2000 up to 31 March 2016 on the prevalence of postpartum depression in Indian mothers. The search used subj...
Regular monitoring of blood counts ensures the safety of clozapine use; however, certain clinical situations may pose a dilemma for management such as use of clozapine in the presence of myelosuppressive chemotherapy. Further, there is very limited literature to guide such decisions. We report a case of a clozapine-stabilized, treatment-resistant b...
Highlights •Studies suggest pentazocine use as high as 21.8% among people injecting drugs. •Along with HIV, pentazocine has also been linked to several unique complications. •Reports suggest its considerable use throughout the country, exact data is unknown. •Methods of data collection to estimate the extent of its use have been inadequate. •Requi...
Use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been infrequently described in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and is most commonly used in patients with catatonia. In this report, we describe the use of ECT in a young adolescent girl who had bipolar affective disorder associated with systemic lupus erythematosus and was treated with ECT for...
To study relationship between the cognitive and the non-cognitive symptoms of delirium. Eighty-four patients referred to psychiatry liaison services and met DSM-IVTR criteria of delirium were assessed using the Delirium Rating Scale Revised-1998 (DRSR-98) and Cognitive Test for Delirium (CTD). The mean DRS-R-98 severity score was 17.19 and DRS-R-98...
The Delirium Motor Subtype Scale (DMSS) was developed by discerning the best differentiating motor activity symptoms from the Delirium Motor Checklist (DMC), a compilation of psychomotor symptoms from other subjective scales. To broaden its validation we replicated the original work done in a palliative care population in a psychiatric referral pop...
Data from Western countries suggest that delirium is associated with a high rate of mortality; however, the mortality rate in patients with delirium in India has not been studied. The aim of this study is to determine the mortality rate among a group of hospitalized patients with delirium 6 months after being diagnosed with delirium. The study incl...
The Indian Journal of Psychiatry published three articles in its first issue way back in 1958. Since then, it has steadily published more than 200 papers on one or the other aspect of schizophrenia. From rudimentary research methodology and descriptive approach, schizophrenia research, as published in the Journal, seems to have come of age with mor...