Excess mortality in persons with severe mental disorders: a multilevel intervention framework and priorities for clinical practice, policy and research agendas.
Nancy H. Liu, Martin Prince, Thara Rangaswamy, Ezra Susser, Graham Thornicroft, , Harvey Whitefield, Shekhar Saxena et al
World Psychiatry, Feb.2017, 16:1, pages 30-40
Adjunctive Ondansetron in Schizophrenia – A Pilot study
Asian Journal of Psychiatry. 2016 . pp. 66-67. DOI information: 10.1016/j.ajp.2015.12.010
The incidence of psychoses in diverse settings,INTREPID (2): a feasibility study in India, Nigeria,and Trinidad
C. Morgan, S. John, O. Esan, M. Hibben, V. Patel, H. Weiss, R. M. Murray, G. Hutchinson, O. Gureje, R. Thara and A. Cohen
Psychological Medicine 2016 . doi:10.1017/S0033291716000441
Telemental Health in India in TMH
R.Thara, Sujit John & Kotteswara Rao
Resource Limited Global Settings, Editors Barkil-Oteo & Jefee-Bahloul, Oxford University Press (in press)
Severe Mental Disorders
R.Thara, Sujit John & Subhashini Gopal
ICSSR Survey, Oxford University Press (in press)
Organic mania secondary to left arteriovenous malformation
Dhandapani, V. R. (2016).
Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 22, 81-82.
Metabolic syndrome, serious mental illnesses & lifestyle
Indian Journal of Medical Research , April 2016, pp 395-397
Clinical features of Mood disorders
Mood disorders today ,July 2016
Concepts of madness in diverse settings: a qualitative study from the INTREPID project
Cohen A, Padmavati R, Hibben M, Oyewusi S, John S, Esan O, Patel V, Weiss H, Murray R, Hutchinson G, Gureje O, Thara R and Morgan C
BMC Psychiatry (2016) 16:388
Legislative provisions related to marriage and divorce of persons with mental health problems: a global review R.Thara.
International Review of Psychiatry, 28:4, 393-394, 2016.
Differences in voice-hearing experiences of people with psychosis in the USA, India and Ghana: interview-based study.
Luhrmann TM, Padmavati R, Tharoor H, Osei A
British Journal of Psychiatry. 2015 Jan;206(1):41-4
Systems for Detecting Untreated and First Episode Cases of Psychosis in Diverse Settings
Craig Morgan, Maia Hibben, Oluyomi Esan, Sujit John, Vikram Patel, Helen A. Weiss, Robin M. Murray, Gerard Hutchinson, Oye Gureje, Rangaswamy Thara, and Alex Cohen
Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 2015 Jun;50(6):879-93
Sexual dysfunctions in schizophrenia: Professionals and patients perspectives.
Tharoor H, Kaliappan A, Gopal S
Indian J Psychiatry 2015;57:85-7.
Customizing informed consent procedures for people with schizophrenia in India
Chatterjee S, Kieselbach B, Naik S, Kumar S, Balaji M, Koschorke M, Dabholkar H, John S, Varghese M, Pate V, Thornicroft G, Rangaswamy Thara
Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology Volume 50, Issue 10 (2015), Page 1527-1536
Psychosocial Rehabilitation across cultures- experience of low and middle income countries. In Enabling Recovery.,- the principles and practice of rehabilitation psychiatry. Eds. Frank Halloway et al
Thara R & Bhugra D
RCPsych Publication, Royal College of Pyschiatrists, UK, 2015
Childhood obsessive compulsive disorder- a case of love, ghosts and blood
Subhashini G & Hema Tharoor
(pages 6 to 9), in Complicated cases in obsessive compulsive disorders, Edited by Philip John. Published by Elsevier, New Delhi, 2015
Raloxifene trial in postmenopausal woman with treatment resistant Schizophrenia
Hema Tharoor & Aparna Goyal
Archives of Women’s Mental Health, July, 2015. DOI 10.1007/s00737-015-0545-9
Psychosocial Adjustment in women with Schizophrenia using the tamil version of B-WISE
Hema Tharoor, Vidhya Mohandoss, Sindhu Maran &Subhashini G
Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health June 2015 .DOI 10.1007/s40737-015-0030-9
Trans-cultural study of recovery from severe enduring mental illness in Chennai, India and Perth, Western Australia
Subhashini Gopal & Anthony R Henderson
Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health June 2015 . DOI 10.1007/s40737-015-0031-8
Symptoms at onset in first episode schizophrenia- Caregivers perspective
Hema Tharoor & Arthi Raman
Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine. 2015.37:399-402.
Women and schizophrenia
R Thara, Shantha Kamath
Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2015; 57(Suppl 2):S246-51.
The management of adult psychiatric emergencies in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review
Nadkarni A, Hanlon C, Bhatia U, Fuhr D, Ragoni C, de Azevedo Perocco SL, Fortes S, Shidhaye R, Kinyanda E, Rangaswamy T, Patel V.
Lancet Psychiatry 2015 Jun;2(6):540-7
Co-morbid personality disorders in individuals with alcohol dependence syndrome
Raghavan, D. V.
Stanley Medical Journal. 2015; 2(4), 8-9
Hearing Voices in Different Cultures: A Social Kindling Hypothesis
Luhrmann TM, Padmavati R, Tharoor H, Osei A.
Topics in Cognitive Science. 2015 Oct;7(4):646-63.
Metabolic syndrome in antipsychotic naïve patients with schizophrenia: pooled analysis of data from three Indian studies.
Grover S, Nebhinani N, Padmavati R, Chadda RK, Tirupati S, Pallava A
Early Interv Psychiatry. 2015 Oct;9(5):357-62.
“Monitoring and management of cardiometabolic risk factors in schizophrenia- A global perspective: rationale, aims and methods”.
Uwakwe Richard, Ramachandran Padmavati, De Hert Marc, Hasnain Mehrul, Vancamfort Davy, Omoaregba Joyce, Mohammed Jidda , Hjorth Peter, Modebe Ifeoma, Haider Imran, Ogualili Placidus, Haddad Peter, Jorgensen Povl, Kilian Reinhold, Becker Thomas, Blankehorn Dorothea
Open Science Journal of Clinical Medicine 2014; 2(1): 24-32
Trials of interventions for people with psychosis
Sudipto Chatterjee, Smita Naik, Hamid Dabholkar, Padmavati R, Sujit John, Mirja Koschorke, Rangaswamy Thara
(Pg 141-159) in Global Mental Health Trials, Edited by Graham Thornicroft and Vikram Pate, Oxford University Press, London, 2014
“Criterion A” Schizophrenia Symptoms Across Ethnically Different Populations: Evidence for Differing Psychotic Symptom Content or Structural Organization?.
McLean D, Thara R, John S, Barrett R, Loa P, McGrath J, Mowry B. DSM-IV
Cult Med Psychiatry. 2014 Jul 1
Effectiveness of a community-based intervention for people with schizophrenia and their caregivers in India (COPSI): a randomised controlled trial.
Chatterjee S, Naik S, John S, Dabholkar H, Balaji M, Koschorke M, Varghese M, Thara R, Weiss HA, Williams P, McCrone P, Patel V, Thornicroft G
Lancet. 2014 Apr 19;383(9926):1385-94.
Stigmatization and exclusion
Chapter 9 pp 85-92. In Essentials of Global Mental Health, ed. Samuel 0. Okpaku. Published by Cambridge University Press. . 2014
Management of Schizophrenia in Women
Arthi G ,Tharoor H
Indian Journal of Private PsychiatryApril 2014, Vol 8 (1) pp 13-18.
Community mental health teams in low and middle income countries
R. Thara, S. John, S. Chatterjee
Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences 2014 Jun;23(2):119-22.
Women’s mental health
Thara R, Tharoor H
In Essentials of Global Mental Health, ed. Samuel 0. Okpaku. Published by Cambridge University Press. 2014
Experiences of stigma and discrimination of people with schizophrenia in India
Koschorke M, Padmavati R , Kumar S, Cohen A, Weiss HA, Chatterjee S, Pereira J, Naik S, John S, Dabholkar H, Balaji M, Chavan A, Varghese M, Thara.R, Thornicroft G, Patel V.
Social Science & Medicine123 (2014) 149-159
An assessment of post-tsunami psychosocial training programmes in Tamil nadu, India.
Thara R, Rao K & John S
Inter. J of Social Psychiatry, vol.54 ( 3), 197-205, 2008.
Tardive dyskinesia with low dose amisulpride.
Tharoor H, Padmavati R.
Indian Journal of Psychiatry. 2013 Jan;55(1):84-5.
Comprehensive Care for Patients in the Developing World- Lessons in Facing Challenges
R. Thara, Sujit John, and Sudipto Chatterjee
International Journal of Mental Health, vol. 42, no. 1, Spring 2013, pp. 78–91.
Community mental health care in South Asia
Thara R, Padmavati R.
World Psychiatry. 2013 Jun;12(2):176-7.
Mobile telepsychiatry in India.
Thara R, Sujit J.
World Psychiatry. 2013 Feb;12(1):84.
Psychiatric advance statements: An Indian experience.
Kumar TC, John S, Gopal S, Mohan G, Joseph J, Study Group P, RangaswamyT. Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2012 Apr 17. [Epub ahead of print]
Using mobile telepsychiatry to close the mental health gap.
Thara R.Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2012 Jun;14(3):167-8.
Refining clinical phenotypes by contrasting ethnically different populations with schizophrenia from Australia, India and Sarawak.
McLean D, John S, Barrett R, McGrath J, Loa P, Thara R, Mowry B. Psychiatry Res. 2012 Apr 30;196(2-3):194-200. Epub 2012 Mar 7.
Psychiatric advance directives: challenges of implementation.
Thara R, Rameshkumar TC.Indian J Med Ethics. 2012 Apr-Jun;9(2):108.
Prevalence of diabetes, obesity, and metabolic syndrome in subjects with and without schizophrenia (CURES-104). Subashini R, Deepa M, Padmavati R, Thara R, Mohan V. J Postgrad Med. 2011 Oct-Dec;57(4):272-7.
The development of a lay health worker delivered collaborative community based intervention for people with schizophrenia in India.
Balaji M, Chatterjee S, Koschorke M, Rangaswamy T, Chavan A, Dabholkar H, Dakshin L, Kumar P, John S, Thornicroft G, Patel V.BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 Feb 16;12:42.
Intervention for first episode psychosis in India – The SCARF experience.
Thara Rangaswamy, Ramamurthy Mangala, Greeshma Mohan, Jainey Joseph, Sujit JohnAsian Journal of Psychiatry, Volume 5, Issue 1 , Pages 58-62, March 2012
Schizophrenia and its Correlation with Parental Age.
Ajay Risal, Hema Tharoor
Journal of Advances in Internal Medicine. 2012; 1(1): 8-11
Early Intervention for First-episode Psychosis in India
T Rangaswamy, R Mangala, G Mohan, J Joseph, S John
East Asian Arch Psychiatry 2012;22:94-9
Twenty-five years of schizophrenia: The Madras longitudinal study.
Indian J psychiatry. 2012 Apr;54(2):134-7.
Consumer perceptions of recovery: an Indian perspective
World Psychiatry. 2012 Oct;11(3):169-70.
Cultural aspects of schizophrenia: perspectives from LAMI countries.
Rangaswamy T, Gureje O.
Int Rev Psychiatry. 2012 Oct;24(5):385-6.
Course and outcome of schizophrenia.
Rangaswamy T, Greeshma M.
Int Rev Psychiatry. 2012 Oct;24(5):417-22.
Psychosocial rehabilitation in developing countries.
Rangaswamy T, Sujit J.
Int Rev Psychiatry. 2012 Oct;24(5):499-503.
Outcomes that matter: A qualitative study with persons with schizophrenia and their primary caregivers in India.
Balaji M, Chatterjee S, Brennan B, Rangaswamy T, Thornicroft G, Patel V.
Asian J Psychiatr. 2012 Sep;5(3):258-65.
Community mental health services for the mentally ill: Practices and ethics.
Int Rev Psychiatry. 2012 Oct;24(5):504-10.
Surreptitious practices in the management of persons with serious mental illnesses – Perspectives from the schizophrenia research foundation.
Ramachandran P, Rangaswamy.T
Indian J Psychiatry. 2012 Jul;54(3):273-5.
The community care for People with Schizophrenia in India (COPSI) group. Collaborative community based care for people and their families living with schizophrenia in India: protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
Chatterjee S, Leese M, Koschorke M, McCrone P, Naik S, John S, Dabholkar H, Goldsmith K, Balaji M, Varghese M, Thara R, Patel V, Thornicroft G;Trials , 12, doi:1745-6215-12-12 , 2011.
An examination of patient-identified goals for treatment in a first-episode programme in Chennai, India.
Iyer SN, Mangala R, Anitha J, Thara R, Malla AK.Early Interv Psychiatry. 2011 Nov;5(4):360-5. 2011 Sep 27.
Evidence-Based Guidelines for Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Summary of WHO Recommendations
Tarun Dua, Corrado Barbui, Nicolas Clark, Alexandra Fleischmann, Vladimir Poznyak, Mark van,Ommeren, M. Taghi Yasamy, Jose Luis Ayuso-Mateos, Gretchen L. Birbeck, Colin Drummond, Melvyn Freeman, Panteleimon Giannakopoulos, Itzhak Levav, Isidore S. Obot, OlayinkaOmigbodun, Vikram Patel, Michael Phillips, Martin Prince, Afarin Rahimi-Movaghar, Atif Rahman, Josemir W. Sander, John B. Saunders, Chiara Servili, Thara Rangaswamy, Ju¨ rgen Unutzer, Peter Ventevogel, Lakshmi Vijayakumar, Graham Thornicroft”, Shekhar Saxena.PLo S Medicine, November 2011 , Volume 8 , Issue 11
Prevalence of diabetes, obesity, and metabolic syndrome in subjects with and without schizophrenia (CURES‑104)
Subashini R, Deepa M, Padmavati R, Thara R, Mohan V J of Post graduate MedicineOct-Dec. 2011, vol.57, issue 4, 272-277.
25 years of schizophrenia- the Madras Longitudinal study.
Rangaswamy TharaIndian Journal of Psychiatry Jan, 2012. Accepted for publication
Refining clinical phenotypes by contrasting ethnically different populations with schizophrenia from Australia, India and Sarawak.
D McLean; S John; R Barrett; J McGrath; P Loa; R Thara; BMowryPsychiatry Research 2012 accepted for publication
WPA guidance on steps, obstacles and mistakes to avoid in the implementation of community mental health care.Thornicroft G, Alem A, Antunes Dos Santos R, Barley E, Drake RE, Gregorio G, Hanlon C, Ito H, Latimer E, Law A, Mari J, McGeorge P, Padmavati R, Razzouk D, Semrau M, Setoya Y, Thara R, Wondimagegn D.World Psychiatry. 2010 Jun;9(2):67-77.
Preliminary findings from a study of first-episode psychosis in Montreal, Canada and Chennai, India: comparison of outcomes.Iyer SN, Mangala R, Thara R, Malla AK.Schizophr Res. 2010 Aug;121(1-3):227-33.
Role of non-governmental organizations in mental health in India
R Thara, Vikram Patel
Indian Journal of Psychiatry, Year 2010, Volume 52, Issue 7 [p. 389-395]
Low prevalence of obesity and metabolic syndrome in never treated chronic schizophrenia. Padmavati R., Tirupati S., McCreadie R.GSchizophrenia Research. 2010Aug;121(1-3):199-202. Epub 2010 Jun 9. PubMed PMID: 20538429.
Publications on community psychiatry .Thara R, Rameshkumar S, Mohan CG.Indian J Psychiatry. 2010 Jan;52(Suppl 1):S274-7.
Metabolic Syndrome in mental disorders. Commentary. Padmavati R Indian Journal of Med Res.131, January 2010 pp 11-13
Social psychiatry in India.Thara R & Padmavati R.Principles of Social Psychiatry, second edition. Edited by Craig Morgan and Dinesh Bhugra 2010, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Global pattern of experienced and anticipated discrimination against people with schizophrenia: a cross-sectional survey.Thornicroft G, Brohan E, Rose D, Sartorius N, Leese M; INDIGO Study Group.Lancet. 2009 Jan 31;373 (9661):408-15. Epub 2009 Jan 21.
Fine-scaled human genetic structure revealed by SNP microarrays. Xing J, Watkins WS, Witherspoon DJ, Zhang Y, Guthery SL, Thara R, Mowry BJ, Bulayeva K, Weiss RB, Jorde LB.Genome Res. 2009 May;19(5):815-25.
Mental health in Tamil cinema.Mangala R, Thara R.Int Rev Psychiatry. 2009 Jun;21(3):224-8.
Design and clinical characteristics of a homogeneous schizophrenia pedigree sample from Tamil Nadu, India. Thara R, Srinivasan T, John S, Nancarrow D, Chant D, Holliday E, Mowry B.Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2009 Jun;43(6):561-70.
Packages of care for schizophrenia in low- and middle-income countries. de Jesus MJ, Razzouk D, Thara R, Eaton J, Thornicroft G.PLoS Med. 2009 Oct;6(10):e1000165. Epub 2009 Oct 20
Subjective memory deficits in people with and without dementia: findings from the 10/66 dementia research group pilot studies in low- and middle-income countries. 10/66 Dementia Research Group.J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Nov;57(11):2118-24.
Psychotic disorders and bipolar affective disorderThara R & Padmavati R , 2009Contemporary topics in Women’s Mental Health. Ed. Chandra, Herrman et al John Wiley and Sons Ltd.
An assessment of post-tsunami psychosocial training programmes in Tamil nadu, India, Thara R, Rao K & John S .Inter. J of Social Psychiatry, vol.54 ( 3), 197-205, 2008.
Strong Evidence for a Novel Schizophrenia Risk Locus on Chromosome 1p31.1 in Homogeneous Pedigrees From Tamil Nadu, India.Holliday EG, Nyholt DR, Tirupati S, John S, Ramachandran P, Ramamurti M, Ramadoss AJ, Jeyagurunathan A, Kottiswaran S, Smith HJ, Filippich C, Nertney DA, Nancarrow DJ, Hayward NK, Watkins WS, Jorde LB, Thara R, Mowry BJ.Am J Psychiatry. 2008 Oct 1
Anuradha S , Latha Srinivasan, Padmavati R. (March 2008) Neuropsychological functioning of children of patients with schizophrenia. http://priory.com/psychiatry/schizophrenia_children_cognitive_function.htm
Community mental health in India: A rethink. Thara R, Padmavati R, Aynkran JR, John S.Int J Ment Health Syst. 2008 Jul 14;2(1):11
The Lancet’s series on global mental health: 1 year on.Patel V, Garrison P, de Jesus Mari J, Minas H, Prince M, Saxena S;Advisory group of the Movement for Global Mental Health. Lancet. 2008 Oct 11;372(9646):1354-7
Genetic variation in South Indian castes: evidence from Y-chromosome, mitochondrial, and autosomal polymorphisms.WS Watkins, R Thara, BJ Mowry, Y Zhang, DJ Witherspoon, W Tolpinrud, MJ Bamshad, S Tirupati, R Padmavati, H Smith, D Nancarrow, C Filippich and LB Jorde BMC Genetics December 2008, 9:86
Psychotic Disorders and Schizophrenia. Thara R,API textbook of Medicine 2008, 8th Edition, Volume 2: 1327-1330, Editor: Siddharth N.Shah
Prevalence of Schizophrenia in an urban community in Madras.
R. Padmavati, S. Rajkumar, Narendra Kumar, et al..
Indian Journal of Psychiatry, July 1988 (31) (3), pp.233-239..
Schizophrenia in India, Epidemiology, phenomenology, course and outcome.
R. Thara, R. Padmavati, Vijay Nagaswami.
International Review of Psychiatry, 1993, vol. 5, no.2/3.
Incidence of schizophrenia in an urban community in Madras.
S. Rajkumar, R. Padmavati, R. Thara, M. Sarada Menon.
Indian journal of Psychiatry, 1993, vol.35 (1) 18-21.
Schizophrenic patients who were never treated- a study in an indian urban community.
R. Padmavati, S. Rajkumar, T.N. Srinivasan
Psychological medicine, 1998, 28, 1113-1117.
Prevalence of dementia in a rural setting: a report from India
S. Rajkumar, Shuba Kumar ,R. Thara.
International journal of geriatric psychiatry, vol.12: 702-707 (1997)
Study of relapses in schizophrenia using the life table method.
R. Thara, K.J. Raman, T.N. Srinivasan, et al.
Indian journal of Psychiatry, 1987, 29 (3), pp 263-267.
Occupation and schizophrenia.
R. Thara, S. Rajkumar, V. Valecha
Indian journal of Psychiatry, 1987, 3 (3), 260-273.
Factors affecting relapse in schizophrenia
S. Rajkumar, R. Thara
Schizophrenia Research, 1989, 2, 403-409
A study of sample attrition in follow up of schizophrenia.
R. Thara, S. Rajkumar
Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 1990, 32 (3), 217-222.
Ten-year course of schizophrenia-the Madras Longitudinal Study
R. Thara, M.Henrietta .A Joseph, S. Rajkumar, W.W. Eaton.
Acta Psychiatr Scand 1994, 90, 329-336
Structure and course of positive and negative symptoms in schizophrenia
William W. Eaton, R. Thara, B. Federman et al
Archives of General Psychiatry, 1995, 52, 127-134.
Outcome of schizophrenia: the Madras Longitudinal study.
R. Thara, W.W. Eaton
Australian & New Zealand journal of Psychiatry, 1996,30: 516-522.
Outcome of marriage in schizophrenia
R. Thara, T.N. Srinivasan.
Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology. 1997, 32, 416-420
How do men with schizophrenia fare at work? – a follow-up study from India.
T.N. Srinivasan, R. Thara.
Schizophrenia Research 1997, 25, 149-154
Remission and relapse in schizophrenia: the Madras Longitudinal Study.
W.W.Eaton, R. Thara, E.Federman, et al
The Journal of Nervous and Mental disease, 1998, vol. 186, no.6 pp357-363
The long-term home-making functioning of women with schizophrenia
T.N. Srinivasan, R. Thara
Schizophrenia Research 1999, 35, 97-98
Recovery from psychotic illness: a 15- and 25- year international follow-up study
G.Harrison, R. Thara et al
British journal of Psychiatry 2001, 178, 506-517.
Initiating care for untreated schizophrenia patients and results of one year follow-up.
T.N. Srinivasan, S. Rajkumar & R. Padmavati
International journal of social psychiatry 2001, vol.47 no.2 73-80
Duration of untreated psychosis and treatment outcome in schizophrenia patients untreated for many years.
N. Srinivasan Tirupati , Thara Rangaswamy, Padmavati Raman
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Volume 38 Issue 5 Page 339 – May 2004
Twenty –year course of schizophrenia : The Madras Longitudinal Study.
Canadian J of Psychiatry Vol.49. No. 8, August 2004.
Psychopathology in never-treated schizophrenia
Srinivasan TN, Padmavati R, Thara R & McCreadie RG
Comprehensive Psychiatry 2006, 47, 1-6.
Is the outcome of schizophrenia really better in developing countries?
Patel V, Cohen A, Thara R, Gureje O.
Rev Bras Psiquiatr. 2006 Jun;28(2):149-52. Epub 2006 Jun 26.
Insight and psychopathology in never-treated schizophrenia.
Tirupathi S, Padmavati R, Thara R and Mc Craedie RG
Comprehensive Psychiatry. 2007 May-Jun;48(3):264-8.
Questioning an Axiom: Better Prognosis for Schizophrenia in the Developing World?
Cohen A, Patel V, Thara R & Gureje O.
Schizophr Bull. 2007 Sep 2
Abnormal movements in never-medicated Indian patients with schizophrenia
R.G. McCreadie, R. Thara, S. Kamath, et al
British journal of Psychiatry (1996), 168, 242/1-6.
Poor memory, negative symptoms and abnormal movements in never-treated Indian patients with schizophrenia .
R.G. McCreadie, S. Latha, R. Thara, et al
British journal of Psychiatry (1997), 171, 360-363.
Ser9gly dopamine d3 receptor polymorphism and spontaneous dyskinesia in never medicated schizophrenic patients.
R. Thara, R. Padmavati, R. Levlie, et al
Molecular psychiatry (2001) 6, 6-12
Relationship of extrapyramidal symptoms to age at onset and drug treatment in middle-aged and elderly schizophrenic patients .
T.N. Srinivasan, R. Thara, R. Padmavati, R.G. McCreadie
Schizophrenia Research, vol.47, no. 1, 15-jan-(2001).
Spontaneous dyskinesia and parkinsonism in never medicated, chronically ill patients with schizophrenia : 18 month follow-up .
McCreadie RG, Padmavati R, Thara R & Srinivasan TN.
British Journal of Psychiatry 181, 135-137, 2002.
Structural brain differences between never treated patients with schizophrenia, with and without dyskinesia and normal subjects
McCreadie RG, Thara R, Padmavati R, Srinivasan TN & Jaipurkar SD.
Archives of General Psychiatry, vol.59, April 2002.
Spontaneous dyskinesia in first degree relatives of chronically ill, never treated people with schizophrenia
McCreadie RG, Thara R, Srinivasan TN & Padmavati R
British Journal of Psychiatry, 183, 45-49,2003.
Extrapyramidal symptoms in unmedicated schizophrenia.
McCreadie RG, Srinivasan TN, Padmavati R, Thara R.
J Psychiatr Res. 2005 May;39(3):261-6
Rehabilitation of schizophrenic patients .
M. Sarada Menon, Vijay Nagaswami.
Continuing Medical Education programme, vol. V, 1985 pg. 17-30.
Rehabilitation needs of schizophrenic patients- a preliminary report.
Vijay Nagaswami, Vijayalakshmi Valecha, R. Thara et al
Indian journal of Psychiatry, july 1985,27 (3), pp 213-220.
Recent trends in rehabilitation research.
Vijay Nagaswamy, R.Thara, M. Sarada Menon.
Indian journal of Social Psychiatry,1985 july.
Integration of psychosocial rehabilitation in national health care programmes.
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal, 1990, vol.14, no.11.
Interventions with families of people with schizophrenia; the issues facing a community-based rehabilitation criteria in India.
Radha Shankar, Sarada Menon.
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal, 1991, vol.15, no.1.
Family interventions in schizophrenia through group sessions, an experimental study .
N.K. Vishwanath, R. Padmavati.
Indian journal of Social Psychiatry, 1992, 8(3-4), 35-39.
An attempt at the development of community-based support system in the urban slums of Madras, India.
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal, 1992, vol.16, no.1.
Development of a framework of interventions with families in the management of schizophrenia.
Radha Shankar, Sarada Menon
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal, 1993, vol.16, no.3.
Psychosocial rehabilitation : current trends
M. Sarada Menon
Nimhans journal, vol. 14, no. 4, october 1996.
Admission into a residential facility for chronic mentally ill
V. Ramalakshmi, R. Padmavati, et al.
Indian J Social P. (1998), 14 (1-4), 37-40.
Clozapine-induced agranulocytosis and use of g-csf
T.N. Srinivasan & Kuruvilla Thomas
Indian j. Psychiatry 1998, 40 (1), 70-72
Clozapine : a commentary
Archives of Indian Psychiatry, 1999, 5(1) (29-34)
Adverse events after zolpidem intake
Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 2001, 43 (1), 85-86
Management of medication non-compliance in schizophrenia by the families in India.
Srinivasan T.N.,& Thara R.
Schizophrenia Bulletin 2002.28(3), 531-535.
Family education in schizophrenia – a comparison of two approaches .
Thara R, Padmavati R, Lakshmi A, Karpagavalli P
Indian J of Psychiatry. Vol. 47, no.4, 218-222, 2005 ( Oct-Dec)
Psychosocial interventions after tsunami in Tamil Nadu, India.
Vijaykumar L, Thara R, John S & Chellappa S
International Review of Psychiatry. 2006 Jun;18(3):225-31.
What is the best approach to treating schizophrenia in developing countries?
Vikram Patel, Saeed Farooq, R.Thara.
Plos Medicine, Vol.4, issue 6, 2007
Correlation between disability and burden of the families of functional psychoses in fishermen slums .
S. Gomathy, R. Sathianathan, S. Rajkumar et al
Indian journal of Social Psychiatry 1986,2(4), 382-394.
Schedule for assessment of psychiatric disability modification of the DAS-II
R.Thara, S. Rajkumar, V. Valecha
Indian journal of Psychiatry january 1988. 30(1), pp.47-53.
Coping with symptoms of relapse in schizophrenia
Shuba Kumar, R. Thara, S. Rajkumar
European Archives of Psychiatry and Neurological Science, 1989; 213-215
Drug compliance and disability in schizophrenia
R.Thara, S. Rajkumar
Indian journal of Psychological Medicine, jan.1991, 14(1) pp 81-84.
A new perspective of disability: chronic mental illness
R. Thara, Sarada Menon
Indian journal of Disability and Rehabilitation, jan-june 1991.
Coping behaviour in schizophrenia
Shuba Kumar, Thara R
Indian journal of Social Psychiatry, 1992, 8, (1-2) 17-23.
Won the G.C Boral award during the 8th annual conference of the Indian Association for Social Psychiatry, Madras .
Nature and course of disability in schizophrenia
R. Thara, S. Rajkumar
Indian journal of Psychiatry, 1993, 35(1), 33-35.
Family burden in chronic mental illness
World Health, March – april 1994
Coping with symptoms of schizophrenia: a cross-cultural comparision
Shuba Kumar, R. Thara, Fred Rist
Indian journal of Social Psychiatry, (1994), 10 (1-4) 4-10
SCARF Social Functioning Index
R. Padmavati, R. Thara, Latha Srinivasan, Shuba Kumar.
Indian journal of Psychiatry, 1995, 37(4), 161-164.
Management of Social Disabilities in Schizophrenia
R. Thara & Latha Srinivasan
Indian j. Psychiatry 1998, 40 (4), 331-337
Issues related to disability in India: a focus group study
Hemraj Pal, R. Thara, T.N. Srinivasan et al
The National Medical journal of India 2000, vol. 13, no. 5
Schizophrenia – disabling today’s youth
Harvard health policy review, vol.6 , no 2, fall 2005
Cost of illness in schizophrenia : perspective from an NGO
Indian J of Psychiatry. Vol. 47, no.4, 212-215, 2005 ( Oct-Dec).
Children of schizophrenics- a high risk group
M. Sarada Menon, Valsa Koshy
The Andhra Pradesh journal of Psychiatry, 1988, 1(1), pp, 21-28.
Delusion of pregnancy in schizophrenia
British journal of Psychiatry, 1991,159, 285-286
Gender differences in schizophrenia: results of a follow-up study from India.
R. Thara, S. Rajkumar
Schizophrenia Research, 1992, 7, 65-70.
Gender differences in disability: a comparison of married patients with schizophrenia .
Radha Shankar, Shantha Kamath, Albert Joseph.
Schizophrenia Research 16 (1995) 17-23.
Gender differences in symptoms and course of schizophrenia
R. Thara, A. Albert Joseph .
Indian journal of Psychiatry, 1995, 37 (3), 124-128.
Fertility and schizophrenia
T.N. Srinivasan, R. Padmavati
Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 1997,96, 260-264.
Marriage and gender in schizophrenia
R. Thara , T.N. Srinivasan
Indian journal of Psychiatry, 1997,39(1), 64-69
Women’s Mental Health : A Public Health Concern
Thara R. & Patel V.
Regional Health Forum. WHO SEARO. Vol.5, No.1, 24-34, 2001
Women with schizophrenia and broken marriages–doubly disadvantaged? Part I: Patient perspective.
Thara R, Shantha Kamath, Shuba Kumar.
The International Journal of Social Psychiatry: 2003 Vol.49 (3), 225-232.
Women with schizophrenia and broken marriages – doubly disadvantaged? Part II: Family perspective.
Thara R, Shantha Kamath, Shuba Kumar.
International Journal of Social Psychiatry: 2003 Vol.49 (3), 233-240
Beliefs about mental illness: a study of a rural south Indian community .
R. Thara, Anwar Islam, R. Padmavati
International journal of mental health, vol.27, no3, fall 1998. 70-84
How stigmatising is schizophrenia in India?
R. Thara, T.N. Srinivasan.
International journal of Social Psychiatry (2000) vol. 46 no. 2, 135-141.
Beliefs about causation of schizophrenia: Do Indian families believe in supernatural causes?
T.N. Srinivasan , R. Thara
Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology, 2001, 36, 134-140
Commentary by R.Thara on “People with schizophrenia believe that they are stigmatised at work and in the community”
by Schulz & Angermeyer
Evidence Based Mental Health Online 2003: 6:96
In quest of cross-roads in intercultural studies of schizophrenia .
Ellen Corin, Thara R, Padmavati R.
L’Evolution Psychiatrique Jan/March 2004, Vol. 69, 93-112.
A qualitative study of religious practices by chronic mentally ill and their caregivers in South India.
Padmavati R, Thara R, Corin E.
Inter.J of Social Psychiatry 2005, June 51, (2), 139-49
Shadows of culture in psychosis in south India: A methodological exploration and illustration.
Ellen Corin, Thara R & Padmavati R
International Review of Psychiatry, april 2005, 17(2), 75-81.
Scarf Beatitudes mental health programme
R. Padmavati & Benjamin Franklin.
Health administrator, 1995 vol 6, nos 1&2, pp 86-91
A community mental health programme in rural Tamilnadu.
R. Thara, R. Padmavati.
Asia pacific Disability Rehabilitation journal, vol.10, no.1, 1999.
Mental Health Policies in Developing Countries : A radical rethink.
Patel V & Thara R.
Regional Health Forum WHO SEARO.Vol. 5, No 1, 3-5. 2001.
Mental health promotion in India: a critical lacuna
Health Promotion: Global Perspectives Vol 4, 4, Oct/Nov 2001.
Community mental health care in India : Role of a non-governmental organization
Thara, R & Padmavati R.
Eastern J of Psychiatry, Vol.10, No1 & 2, 74-76.2007.
Schizophrenia and leprosy the potential for multiple interactions. A case, report.
Radha Shankar, Shantha Kamath
Schizophrenia Research, 1992, 7, 91-92.
A study of postal enquires following media based mental health education programmes .
R. Padmavati, A. Amalraj.
Indian journal of Behavioural Sciences, 1994, 4(2), 114-117.
Study of postal enquiries made to a voluntary organisation
R. Padmavati, Louis Joseph & Albert Joseph .
Indian journal of Behavioural Sciences, 1996, 6(2), 1997, 7(1),22-25.
Stress, burden and satisfaction among mental health professio nals
Indian J.Social Psychiatry (1997), 13 (3-4), 114-118.
Research in India: success through collaboration
R. Thara, R.G. McCreadie
Advances in Psychiatric treatment (1999), vol. 5, pp 221-224.
Instrument to assess burden on caregivers of chronic mentally ill
R. Thara, R. Padmavati, Shuba Kumar & Latha Srinivasan
Indian j. Psychiatry 1998, 40 (1), 21-29
Heat stroke and schizophrenia
Letters to the editor, Indian J of Psychiatry 1999.
How do people react to a NGO website?
Letters to the editor, Indian J of Psychiatry 2000, vol.42, no.2, 216-217.
Psychological aspects of infertility
R. Thara, V. Ramachandran, et al
Indian journal of Psychiatry, october 1986, 28(4), pp. 329-334.
Smoking in schizophrenia – all is not biological
Srinivasan TN & Thara R
Schizophrenia Research 56, 67-74, 2002.
Tumor necrosis factor haplotype analysis amongst schizophrenia probands from four distinct populations in the Asia-Pacific region.
Handoko HY, Nancarrow DJ, Hayward NK, Ohaeri JU, Aghanwa H, McGrath JJ, Levinson DF, Johns C, Walters MK, Nertney DA, Srinivasan TN, Thara R, Mowry BJ.
American J Medical Genetics. 2003 Aug 15;121B(1):1-6.
Focus on psychiatry in India
R. Thara, R. Padmavati, and T. N. Srinivasan
British J Psychiatry 2004 184: 366-373
International Conference on Schizophrenia – guest editorial
International Review of Psychiatry , vol.17 ( 2,), 73-74. april 2005
Proceedings of SCARF-May & Baker symposium on
Historical trends in Schizophrenia 1985, published 1986
M. Sarada Menon, Gautham Das
Biology of schizophrenia
Proceedings of SCARF- May & Baker 1985, published1986
M. Sarada Menon, Vijay Nagaswamy.
The natural history of schizophrenia
Proceedings of SCARF workshop on Natural History of Schizophrenia, Madras, 1989.
S. Rajkumar, R. Thara, Vijay Nagaswamy
Pharmacotherapy in schizophrenia
Proceedings of the SCARF-Rhone Poulenc seminar, 1990, published, 1994.
M. Saradha Menon, Radha Shankar
Family and schizophrenia-developing strategies for intervention
Proceedings of the SCARF -Rhone Poulenc seminar, august 1991, published 1994.
Strategies for professional collaboration to promote the rights of the mentally ill.
Proceedings of the SCARF-Law Asia seminar held in may 1992, published 1994.
Depression in schizophrenia
Proceedings of the SCARF-Rhone Poulenc seminar 1993, published 1995.
Positive and negative symptoms in schizophrenia
Proceedings of the SCARF-Rhone Poulenc seminar 1994, published 1995
Culture and psychoses
SCARF -Rhone Poulenc seminar 1996.
Women and mental health
# proceedings of both the seminars, held in 1996 have been published together in 1997.
Disability in Mental Disorders.
Proceedings of the International Conference held in 1999.
Mental Illness: Treatment Resistance
Proceedings of the annual SCARF-SYNERGY seminar – a SCARF publication, 2003.
M. Sarada Menon, T.N. Srinivasan, et al
In “Post Graduate Psychiatry” J.N.Vyas and Niraj Ahuja, . Churchill Livingstone, 1992.
Family and professionals working together in the management of schizophrenia
Radha Shankar, Sarada Menon.
Mental health in India-issues & concerns (ed) Purnima Mane, Katy y. Gandevia,
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, 1993
Work with families in India.
Jossy-bass quarterly source books (ed-Agnes Hatfield Lefley), 1994.
Management of psychosocial problems in a rural community in India
R. Thara, Anwar Islam and R. Padmavati
Proceedings, vol.2, 3rd Asia and Pacific conference on the social sciences and medicine,
Edith Cowan University, western Australia, 1997.
Advances in schizophrenia research,
published by Selva Shotter co., Ltd., Japan, 1994.
Disability and culture- report from Chennai. India
R.Thara & T.N.Srinivasan
in Disability and Culture: Universalism and Culture (2001). Eds: Ustun et al. On behalf of WHO. Hogrefe & Huber, Seattle.
Living through a staggering world: The play of signifiers in early psychosis in South India.
Corin, E., Thara, R., & Padmavati, R.
In J. Jenkins & R. Barett (Eds.), Culture, Subjectivity and Schizophrenia. NY: 2003 Ruseel Sage Foundation and Cambridge University Press
Schizophrenia patients who kill themselves
T.N.Srinivasan & R.Thara
in Suicide Prevention- meeting the challenge together (ed) Lakshmi Vijaykumar. Orient Longman, Chennai, 2003.
Management of Schizophrenia – pharmacological and nob-pharmcological approaches
R.Thara & T.N.Srinivasan
In Mandal MK, & Nizamie H (eds) Current Developments in Schizophrenia. Allied Publishers. New Delhi 2004
The Mental Health of Women : Years of neglect and ray of hope. Mental Health- an Indian Perspective.
( ed) S P Agarwal , Ministry of Health, New Delhi, Elsevier, New Delhi 2004
“Meeting the mental health challenges: role of NGO initiatives”
Thara R ( co-editor)
SAGE publications, New Delhi, 2003.
Recovery from schizophrenia: An international perspective.
(ed)Kim Hopper, Gylnn Harrison, Aleksandra Janca, Norman Sartorius. Oxford University Press, 2007.