Bhogaraju Anand

Bhogaraju Anand
Malla Reddi Institute of Medical Sciences | CMIM · Department of Medicine

D.N.B (Psychiatry) D.P.M M.B.B.S

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July 2015 - present
Malla Reddi Institute of Medical Sciences
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  • Professor
Description
  • Clinical work, Teaching, Supervision, research in Mental Health
Education
August 1982 - July 1984

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Background: Female sterilization a popular contraceptive procedure that results in loss of reproductive function whereas hysterectomy, the surgical removal of uterus results in loss of both reproductive and menstrual function. These are important events in women that are found to be contributing for psychological problems as these are related with...
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Background: Post Stroke depression (PSD) is considered as a frequent neuropsychiatric consequence of stroke. Approximately one third of stroke survivors experience major depression. This condition can have adverse effects on cognitive function, functional recovery and survival.
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE A cross sectional comparative study assessing the psychiatric morbidity in elderly living in old age homes and community ABSTRACT Background: There has been a change in socio familial scenario over a period of time in India. The elderly are being displaced from a combined family to the old age homes. There is a need to assess the p...
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group. The Suicide Intent Score, which was of Suicidal behavior is commonly seen in the medium severity, was found to be higher in scluzophrenic population, as various international schizophrenic group (50%) as compared to data speak about as much as 40% attempts in this depression group (2S0/u). The risk of repetition special group of population....
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Porencephalic cysts in combination with cerebral hemiatrophy have been described rarely. Herewith, we describe an 18‑year‑old female who presented with seizures, neuropsychiatric symptoms, and mild intellectual disability without facial asymmetry or neurological signs of weakness or rigidity. Magnetic resonance imaging head and brain, neuropsycholo...
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BACKGROUND: Presentation of different phobia's namely photophobia, thermophobia, ligyrophobia at a time has not been described in extant literature to the best of our knowledge. CASE PRESENTATION: An 51yr old female came to OPD with complaints of fearfulness, nervousness, headache, restlessness since 3months, gradually started having episodes of f...
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Locked‑in syndrome (LiS) is a rare condition characterized by quadriplegia, lower cranial nerve paralysis, and mutism with preservation of consciousness, vertical gaze, and upper eyelid movement. Here, we present a case that had initial mild neurological symptoms, stupor, fully conscious state, and computed tomography‑brain showing old cerebral inf...
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Introduction: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattentiveness. Brain iron stores influence dopamine synthesis and behavior. Serum ferritin is a marker for iron stores. Few studies are there on serum ferritin levels in ADHD, and the results showed either way as low or equal to controls. Contradicto...
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This review article starts by defining Good death, Euthanasia, and Advance Directives (ADs). Most of the religions in India do not support self-annihilation although exceptions are made in cases of "Samadhi" by saints. Indian law permits the donation of organs in brain dead patients, while Euthanasia is viewed as a criminal act. The case of Aruna S...
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In this paper, we report the case of 7-year-old female, diagnosed wih mild intellectual disability and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder who developed tongue rolling movements following the use of methylphenidate treatment. The onset of tongue movements started 2½ h after starting methylphenidate and subsided in 3–4 h. Recurrence was noticed...
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Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT), can present with depression, anxiety, mania, acute psychosis, dementia, loss of cognitive function and other symptoms. Case reports with obsessions and compulsions in patients with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis are few.1 We present a case report of paediatric OCD with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and Hypovitaminosis D3 in a 13 ye...
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Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT), can present with depression, anxiety, mania, acute psychosis, dementia, loss of cognitive function and other symptoms. Case reports with obsessions and compulsions in patients with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis are few.1 We present a case report of paediatric OCD with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and Hypovitaminosis D3 in a 13 ye...
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We report a case of raised Prothrombin Time (PT) and International Normalized Ratio (INR) in a young male after ingestion of 3500 mgs of Levetiracetam as a suicidal attempt. No thrombocytopenia or raised liver enzyme disturbances were noticed. There were no previous published reports of such findings. Previous published reports of platelet related...
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Background: Specific learning disabilities (SLDs) are an important cause of academic underachievement in children and are also associated with comorbidities like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) which further have an impact on the child's education. Aims: To estimate the prevalence and psychosocial profile and psychiatric comorbid...
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Background: There are few studies in Indian context on factors affecting generalized help-seeking behaviors in the relatives of persons with mental illness. Hence, the present study was undertaken. Materials and Methods: This is a cross-sectional, purposive sampling, comparative study. Sociodemographic profile, illness details, treatment, complianc...
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The phenomenon of Affective switch process is not well understood. It is difficult to differentiate switch from natural course of emergence of Manic/Hypomanic episodes. International Society of Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) has worked out operational definition for switch. Bipolar disorder I has highest rates of switch compared to Bipolar Disorders II....
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Background: Epilepsy is a chronic condition which affects quality of life (QOL). QOL is considered as an important outcome measure and component of management in studies of adult epilepsy. Objective: To evaluate factors associated with quality of life in adult epilepsy patients. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was performed to examin...
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Background: This study includes results of repair of anomalous origin of left coronary artery from pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) by establishing a dual coronary system. Methods: From January 2013 to November 2014, a total of 20 patients underwent surgery for ALCAPA in our center. Eleven patients were female and nine male, with an age range of 23 days t...
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Old age population in developing countries is rising as also chronic diseases like Alzheimer's disease (AD) with increase in morbidity and disability. Depression is considered increasingly both as a risk factor and prodromal feature in AD. Depression and Diabetes mellitus are now both considered as risk factors in conversion of Mild Cognitive Impai...
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Background: Dissociative experiences are common in adolescence. These are considered as mediators of psychopathology. There are very few Indian studies on dissociative experiences.
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Background: Crime is a complex psychological, sociological and situational behaviour. Personality theories provide possible insights into the psychological aspects of crime. The primary assumption behind the personality theories is that crime and delinquency are related to the presence of some personality traits.
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Background: Delirium is a common disorder, and can occur in children and adults. It is short lasting, with duration ranging from hours to days. However, prolonged delirium can occur in people with brain damage. Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a condition that occurs when the entire brain is deprived of adequate oxygen supply. HIE results i...
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BACKGROUND: The WHO global burden of Disease study estimates that mental and addictive disorders are among the most burdensome in the world, and their burden will increase over the next decades. The mental and behavioural disorders account for about 12% of the global burden of disease. Especially emotional (or) behavioural symptoms may occur in res...
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psychopathology, life events, personality and sociodemographic factors in irritable bowel syndrome
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Background: Pellagra, called the disease of 4D’S- dermatitis, diarrhoea, dementia and death, is seen in patients of chronic alcohol dependence, mal absorption syndrome, and psychiatric illnesses like schizophrenia. Mostly a clinical diagnosis, its treatment includes balanced diet and niacin supplementation. There are hardly any case reports about p...
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Background There is no data concerning sudden cardiac death (SCD) following acute ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in India. We assessed the incidence and factors influencing SCD following STEMI. Methods Patients with STEMI admitted in our hospital from 2006 to 2009 were prospectively entered into a database. In the period 2010e2011, pati...
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Background: The psychological morbidity of family members of mentally ill is generally overlooked. This study focuses on the psychological morbidity in family members. Aim : To study psychological morbidity and coping mechanisms used by the family members of mentally ill admitted in psychiatric hospital. Methods: A sample of 45 family members of me...
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Background: Most psychiatric illnesses have a chronic relapsing course. It is estimated that the readmission rate fordischarged patients is approximately 40-50% within one year of their discharge from the hospital. Thecurrent emphasis in mental health service is on brief hospitalization and providing community-basedservices. Aim: To understand the...
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A study with an Ayurveda regimen consisting of Navaka guggulu, Sthaulyahara kashayam, a diet pattern and walk exercise for a treatment period of 3 mandalams (120 days) in medoroga was conducted to probe the efficacy and safety aspects of the regimen. 71 patients of medoroga were recruited for the study, and 34 patients formed the sample conforming...
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Introduction: Comorbidity of psychiatric illness and epilepsy is well documented. However the pattern of psychiatric illness and their relation to the control of seizures among patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) has not been well studied. Purpose: To study the patterns of psychiatric illness in patients with JME. Method: Patients, diag...
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surgical intervention. Repair of postinfarction ventricular septal rupture by an endocardial patch technique with infarct exclusion is associated with less morbidity and mortality. The results of this repair in 22 consecutive patients were analyzed retrospectively. After myocardial infarction, 16 patients were operated on within 7 days, 3 at 8–21 d...
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This Study is conducted to compare Thiopentone sodium with Propofol as induction agents for modified ECT in hundred patients of ASA Grl & ASA Gll in a randomized fashion divided into two groups of fifty each.Propofol in the dosage of 1.5 mg – 2 mg per Kg body weight intravenously can be safely used for modified ECT in ASA Gr I & II patients with be...
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COMPARISION OF THIOPENTONE SODIUM AND PROPOFOL IN ECT ANAESTHESIA to see the benefits and side effects
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Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (IPAH) is a serious disorder of unknown etiology with limited therapeutic options. Sildenafil has been shown to decrease symptoms, improve hemodynamics and quality of life. Its impact on survival is uncertain. We studied the efficacy of sildenafil in improving survival in patients with IPAH. Data on surviv...
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Psychological autopsy is the reconstruction of events leading to death. There are few studies on psychological autopsy. To understand the profile of suicide completers and find out ways of dealing with it. Fifty suicide cases were analysed. Using a semi-structured, self-designed questionnaire, the family, friends and relatives of the deceased were...
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To write on this facinating but complex subject I teamed up with my friend Dr. B. Anand who provided scientific ground to various fragments of my curious imagination. I acknowledge Dr. B. Anand as the real author of this book, my being crafting the worlds around. I am also greatful to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam my guide and mentor in life who so gladly...
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Background: Psychological autopsy is the reconstruction of events leading to death. There are few studies on psychological autopsy. Aim: To understand the profile of suicide completers and find out ways of dealing with it. Methods: Fifty suicide cases were analysed. Using a semi-structured, self-designed questionnaire, the family, friends and relat...
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There has been lots of dscussion on this topic in various studes both national and international, that there exists a correlation between substance abuse and violence. It was found that in as many as 50°/o of these cases, family members are objects of violence and addtionally they have to suffer from the substance-induced problems of patients. It h...
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Objectives: In a randomized, double-blind, crossover design, we compared the efficacy of sildenafil with placebo in patients with primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH). The primary end point was the change in exercise time on treadmill using the Naughton protocol. Secondary end points were change in cardiac index and pulmonary artery systolic pressu...
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A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF PSYCHIATRIC MORBIDITY IN SPOUSES OF HIV POSITIVE PATIENTS,CANCER PATIENTS and General Population and various measres of Morbidity
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The present study aims at assessing the mental health morbidity in the relatives of mentally ill patients, cancer patients, and tuberculosis patients. Relatives of patients, (attendants in the hospital) were selected from three different hospitals. The controls were taken randomly from the general population. The Brief Patient Health Questionnaire...
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Epilepsia 2003; 44(8):128,p364 Predictors of Quality of Life in Epilepsy: A Hospital-Based Study from South India Somayajula Shanmukhi1, Sattaluri Sita Jayalakshmi1, Bogaraju Anand2, Mani Jayanti1, Borgohain Rupam1, Surath Mohandas1. 1) Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. 2) Institute of Mental Health, Hyderabad,...
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The District Mental Health Programme in it's present form caters only for patients with Severe Mental Illnesses and is not of much benefit to the large segment of population with minor mental health problems like Anxiety, Depression etc,.
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The present study aims at assessing the mental health morbidity in the relatives of mentally ill patients, cancer patients, and tuberculosis patients. Relatives of patients, (attendants in the hospital) were selected from three different hospitals. The controls were taken randomly from the general population. The Brief Patient Health Questionnaire...
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Pre and Post assessment of training programme for medical officers on knowledge, skill and attitude and feasibility.
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Primary pulmonary hypertension is a disorder with limited treatment options and poor outcome. Sildenafil, a pulmonary vasodilator, is likely to be beneficial in primary pulmonary hypertension. We studied the clinical efficacy of sildenafil in patients with primary pulmonary hypertension. A registry of patients with primary pulmonary hypertension ha...
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An increased level of plasma homocysteine is being recognized as a new risk factor for coronary artery disease. Since there are not enough data about its importance in Indians with coronary artery disease, we aimed to assess the significance of plasma homocysteine as a coronary risk factor in South Indian patients. In a case-control study, fasting...
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Prevalence of depression and adjustment problems in cancer patients is very well known. However, assessment of psychological factors associated with prognosis of cancer patients is an active area of research and sufficiently consolidated literature is lacking. To what extent anxiety, depression, and other psychosocial factors influence the survival...
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has been noticed to be associated with cognitive defects in several western studies where Pa02 levels were below 60 mm Hg. To assess the relationship between Pa02> pulmonary functions and cognitive deficits.50 male subjects suffering from COPD were administered scales designed to measure cognitive defici...
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The purpose of the study was to test the validity of BDI-Telugu version in a group of diabetic patients, to determine the utility of BDI as a screening tool and to study the clinical implications of the association between medical and psychosocial factors. 62 diabetic outpatients (56 NIDDM & 6 IDDM) were studied. BDI scores were calculated for the...

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