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1. Parental consanguinity among schizophrenia patients living in a rural community of south India: A clinical and genetic investigation. Investigators:   Dr. Jagadisha Thirthalli, Dr. Rita Christopher, Dr. Gangadhar BN, Dr. Naveen Kumar C (Funding by DBT)
2. Neuroimmunogenetic and functional MRI correlates of smooth pursuit eye movement deficits: an imaging genomics study of   a novel composite biomarker for schizophrenia.  Investigators:   Dr. G. Venkatasubramanian, Dr. BN  Gangadhar, Dr. V. Ravi, Dr. Shivarama Varambally (Funding by DBT)
3. Augmentation of cognitive remediation in schizophrenia with transcranial magnetic stimulation: A randomized controlled trial.  Investigator:  Dr. Jagadisha Thirthalli, Dr. C Naveen Kumar, Dr. BN Gangadhar,Dr. SK Chaturvedi, Dr. Dr. Jitender  Saini,  Dr. A Sham Sundar (Funding by DST)
4. Neuro-imaging endophenotypes in obsessive compulsive disorder. Investigator:   Dr. YC Janardhan Reddy, Dr. Venkatasubramanian, Dr.Chandrajit Prasad, Dr.Naren P Rao, Dr. Biju Vishwanath (Funding by DBT)
5. Real-world functioning in patients with schizophrenia in a rural South Indian setting. Investigator:  Dr. Naveen Kumar C (Non-funded)
6. Prospective study of metabolic abnormalities in schizophrenia patients living in a rural South Indian Community. Investigators:   Dr. Naveen Kumar C, Dr. Gangadhar B N, Dr. Jagadisha Thirthalli, Dr. Rita Christopher, Dr. Kishore Kumar KVC (Funding by NIMHANS)
7. Development of a partner focused intervention for alcohol dependence and assessment of impact on couples’ outcome. Investigator:  Dr. Pratima Murthy  (Funding by ICMR)
8. Development of manuals to address risk factors for non-communicable diseases. Investigator: Dr. Pratima Murthy (Funding by WHO)
9. A naturalistic study of clinical and socio-demographic characteristics of patients attending psychiatric rehabilitation services for rehabilitation. Investigators:  Dr. Sivakumar T, Dr. Chaturvedi SK, Dr. Thirthalli J, Dr. Nirmala BP, Dr. Bhola P, Dr. Desai G, Dr.  Gandhi S, Dr. Kumar CN, Dr.Waghmare A, Dr. Udgiri S (Non-funded)
10. International Prevalence and Treatment of Diabetes and Depression (INTERPRET-DD) study. Investigators: Dr. SK Chaturvedi, Dr. S Srikanta, Dr. Harish T, Dr. Manoj Sharma, Dr. Ameer Hamza (Non-funded)
11. Effectiveness of a youth friendly mental health Intervention to reduce and prevent common mental disorders and enhance resilience among at risk young women in an urban slum – the MOGGU   (Mental Health of Girls Growing Up) study. Investigators:  Dr. Prabha S. Chandra, Dr. Geetha Desai, Dr. Thennarasu, Dr. Girish N Rao (Funding by DHR, (Department of Health Research)
12. Preventing and treating HIV co-morbidities in India: Multi-tiered strategy for women. Investigators:   Dr. Prabha S. Chandra, Dr. Veena A. Satyanarayana, (Funding by ICMR)
13. Clinical, cognitive and neuroimaging correlates of apolipoprotien E (APOE) genotype in elderly with late onset depression: A prospective study. Investigators:  Dr. PT Sivakumar, Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Dr. Thennarasu, Dr. Venkatasubramanian G, Dr Jitendra Saini (Funding by  ICMR)
14. Alcohol: harms to others -India. Investigators: Dr. Vivek Benegal, Dr. Girish N (Funding by WHO)
15. Double blind-randomized control study of the efficacy of baclofen in the long-term treatment of alcohol dependence.  Investigator:   Dr. Vivek Benegal (Funding by Sun Pharmacological Advanced Research Centre)
16. Cortical inhibition in unipolar and bipolar depression compared to healthy subjects: a TMS-EEG study. Investigators:  Dr. Muralidharan K, Dr. Lakshmi Yatam, Canada (Funding by CIHR through UBC)
17. Childhood abuse and self-harm among women presenting with psychiatric disorders.  Investigators:  Dr. Kavitha V Jangam, Dr. Muralidharan K, Dr. N. Janardhanan, Dr. K. Thennarasu (Funding by NIMHANS)
18. Persistent delusional disorder: A retrospective chart review. Investigators:  Dr.Muralidharan K, Dr. Rashmi A  (Non-funded)
19. Effect of yoga on heart rate variability and cortical inhibition in anxiety disorder and major depressive disorder: an open trial. Investigators:  Dr. B.N. Gangadhar, Dr. S. Varambally, Dr. Muralidharan K (Non-funded)
20. Functional MRI: a diagnostic tool for amnestic minimal cognitive impairment and early Alzheimer’s dementia. Investigators:  Dr. Srikala Bharath, Dr. John P John , Dr. Keshav Kumar, Dr. Jitender Saini, (Funding by DST)
21. Neural and immunological predictors of SSRI response in obsessive compulsive disorder: Search for a composite biomarker. Investigators:  Dr. Janardhanan CN, Dr. YC Janardhan Reddy, Dr. G Venkatasubramanian (Funding by DST)
22. Endocannabinoid-glutamate interactions in obsessive compulsive disorder: cognitive translational implications. Investigators:  Dr. Janardhanan CN, Dr. YC Janardhan Reddy, Dr. G Venkatasubramanian (Funding by DBT)
23. Eye tracking abnormalities in obsessive compulsive disorder: A comparison with bipolar disorder and healthy controls. Dr. Janardhanan CN, Dr. G Venkatasubramanian (Non-funded)
24. Neurobiological correlates of symptom modulation using transcranial direct current stimulation in schizophrenia.  Investigators:   Dr. G Venkatasubramanian, Dr. Janardhanan CN (Non-funded)
25. White matter alterations in obsessive compulsive disorders and its relationship with symptom dimensions: A diffusion tensor imaging study.  Investigators:  Dr.YC. Janardhan Reddy, Dr. G. Venkatasubramanian, Dr. Janardhanan CN (Funding by DST)
26. Empowering adolescents with life skills – A school based approach for promotion of health and psychosocial competence – Preparatory Phase. Investigators:   Dr. Srikala Bharath, Dr. Kishore Kumar, Dr. Seema Mehrothra, Dr. John Vijayasagar (Funding  by Navajbai Ratan Tata Trust – small grant scheme)
27. A study of telomere length in dementias.  Investigators:   Dr. Srikala Bharath,  Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Dr. Meera Purushotham (Funding by ICMR)
28. Augmentation effect of low frequency-repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation over supplementary motor area in obsessive compulsive disorder: a randomized controlled trial. Investigators:  Dr. Shyam Sundar A, Dr. YC Janardhan Reddy, Dr. Jagadisha Thirthalli (Funding by NIMHANS)
29. Effect of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on motor cortical excitability of patients with obsessive compulsive disorder.  Investigators:  Dr. Shyam Sundar A, Dr. YC  Janardhan Reddy, Dr. Jagadisha Thirthalli (Non-funded)
30. A long term naturalistic follow-up study of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) patients with good and poor insight.  Investigators:  A. Shyam Sundar, Dr. YC Janardhan Reddy, Dr. Suresh Bada Math, Dr. Janardhanan C. Dr. Narayanaswamy, Dr. Malvika Ravi, Dr. Arun Gadad (Non-funded)
31. An Imaging Genomics Study of the Neurometabolic & Neuroimmunological Effects of Interleukin-6 in Schizophrenia.  Investigators:   Dr. Venkat Subramanian, Dr. BN Gangadhar, Dr. V. Ravi (Funding by DBT)
32. Structural and functional connectivity of hippocampus in schizophrenia: Evaluation of neuroimmunological and neurotrophic factors interactions using diffusion tensor imaging and functional magnetic resonance imaging studies. Investigators:   Dr. G. Venkatasubramanian. Dr. BN Gangadhar, Dr. V Ravi, Dr. MS Keshavan, (Funding by Wellcome Trust / DBT India Alliance)
33. Translational Research on the Neuroimmunopathology of Schizophrenia [Center of Excellence and Innovation in Biotechnology – Institutional Programme Support]. Investigators:   Dr.Ganesan Venkatasubramanian, Dr. BN Gangadhar,  Dr. V.Ravi, Dr. SK Shankar, Dr. DK Subbakrishna,  Dr. Anita Desai, Dr. Anita Mahadevan, Dr. Shivarama Varambally, Dr. Jitender Saini, Dr. Mariamma Philip (Funding by DBT)
34. Default mode network as a predictor of cognitive ageing. Cognitive science research initiative (CSI).  Investigators:  Dr.  Varghese M, Dr.  John JP, Dr.Jain S, Dr.Bagepally BS (Funding by DST)
35. Indo-US training program on chronic non-communicable disorders (CNCD) and diseases across the life span. Investigator:  Dr. Mathew Varghese (Funding by Fogarty International Center)
36. Shradha: A multimodel interface to desktop for elderly user group.  Investigators: Dr. Sreekanth NS, CDAC, Bangalore, External consultant, Dr. Varghese M. (Funding by DST)
37. Targeted generation and interrogation of cellular models and networks in neuro-psychiatric disorders using candidate genes.  Investigators: Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Dr. Preeti Joshi, Dr. M. Panicker, NCBS, Bangalore, Dr. Mathew Verghese, Dr. Meera Purushottam, Dr. Odity Mukherjee, NCBS, Bangalore, Dr. Mukund Thattai, NCBS, Bangalore, Dr. Ashwin Sheshasayee, NCBS, Bangalore (Funding by DBT)
38. Genetics of movement disorders. Investigators:   Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Dr. Pramod Pal, Dr. Meera Purushottam (Funding by ICMR)
39. A multimodal imaging-genomics approach to investigating the link between impaired word generation and aberrant glutamatergic function in schizophrenia. Investigators: Dr.  John P. John, Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Dr. Bindu M. Kutty, Dr Jitender Saini (Funding by DST — CSI),
40. Novel gene modifiers of penetrance of Alzheimer’s disease in carriers of apolipoprotein E (APO E) E4 alleles. Investigators:   Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Dr. Mathew Varghese, Dr. Odity Mukherjee (Funding by ICMR)
41. Prevalence of anxiety and depression among pregnant women and association with antenatal healthcare utilization, antenatal health behaviour and with pregnancy outcomes – a prospective study. Investigators: Dr. Chandra PS, Dr. Satyanarayana VA, Dr. Kavita Jangam (Funding by DHR/ICMR)
42. Incidence and determinants of metabolic complications of antipsychotics in community dwelling schizophrenia patients in India.  Investigators:    Dr. Gangadhar B N, Dr. Naveen Kumar C, Dr. Rita Christopher (Funding by American Psychiatric Association)
43. Neural correlates of symptoms provocation in drug-naïve patients with obsessive compulsive disorder – A functional MRI study.  Dr. S. Mahavir Agarwal. Guides: Dr. C R Chandrasekar, Dr G Venkatasubmramanian.
44. Rapid assessment of mental health and needs and planning of mental health services for the transgender (Hijra) community. Dr.  Satish Kumar Budania. Guides: Dr. Shekar Seshadri, Dr. B M Suresh.
45. Household cost of dementia – an exploratory study, an estimation of costs for the care of dementia to families in an urban setting. Dr. Vinutha R. Guides: Dr. Srikala Bharath, Dr Girish N Rao.
46. Predictive value of fluoxotine induced early antidepressant improvement to late antidepressant improvement in depression. Dr. Shree Mishra. Guides: Dr. R S Pandey, Dr. Naveen Kumar C.
47. Assocation of plasma protein clusterin with Alzheimer’s disease.  Dr. Kavita Nagpal. Guides: Dr. Mathew Varghese, Dr. Sanjeev Jain.
48. Bipolar disorder comorbidity in patients with a primary disgnosis of GOD.  Dr. Gayathri Saraf. Guides: Dr. Y C Janardhan Reddy, Dr. B M Suresh.
49. A study on outcome of opioid dependence treatment.  Dr. Sissira V S. Guides: Dr. Prabhat K Chand, Dr. Pratima Murthy.
50. A study of clinical correlates of high suicidal intent amoung psychiatric inpatients.  Dr. Hemendra Singh. Guides:  Dr. Prabha S Chandra, Dr Senthil K Reddi.
51. Relationship between cognitive function and metabolic parameters in patients with schizophrenia.  Dr. Kapil Jhamnani. Guides: Dr. G Venkatasubramanian,  Dr. B N Gangadhar.
52. Prevalance and correlates of chronic paion with alcohol dependence syndrome. Dr. Jitendra Rohilla. Guides: Dr. Geetha Desai, Dr. Prabhat K Chand.
53. Integrated brief tobacco cessation and alcohol intervention in a primary health care setting in Karnataka.  Dr. Sabari Sridhar O T. Guides: Dr. Pratima Murthy, Dr. Kishore Kumar.
 10. An exploratory study of the link between Adenssine Deaminase level and sleep abnormalities in schizophrenia.  Dr. Sunil Kumar. Guides: Dr. John P John, Dr. Sanjeev Jain.
54. Study of gastrointestinal symptoms and atopy in children with autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Suresh VC. Guides: Dr. John Vijay Sagar, Dr. Geetha Desai.
55. Heritability of substance alcohol and nicotine seeking behavior.  Dr.  Prabhu Kiran. Guides: Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Dr. Prabhat K Chand.
56. Social cognition in patients with bi-polar disorder in remission and its association with their functioning.   Dr.  Punith M. Guides: Dr. Jagadisha,  Dr. Y C Janardhan Reddy
57. Retrospective evaluation of the course of bipolar disorder in hospitalized patients.  Dr.  Sushma BR. Guides: Dr.  Sanjeev Jain, Dr. Y C janardhan Reddy.
58. Apolipoprotein E-Epsilon frequency and late onset psychosis. Dr. Kumbhar Mahesh Ananda Rao. Guides: Dr. Srikala Bharath, Dr. Sanjeev Jain.
59. Stability of social cognitive deficits in patients with schizophrenia and its correlates – A prospective study.  Dr. Shashidhara H N. Guides: Dr. Jagadisha, Dr. Naveen Kumar C.
60. The relationship of OCD to reproductive life events among women with OCD.  Dr. Imon Paul. Guides:  Dr. Prabha S Chandra, Dr. Y C Janardhan Reddy.
61. Repititive transcranial magnetic stimulation as add on treatment for schizophrernia – A randomized double blind sham controllers study. Dr. Rajendra K M. Guides: Dr. Ravi S Pandey, Dr. Jagadisha.
62. Vulnerability for schizophrenia clinical neurocognitive and neuroimaging correlates. Dr. Virupaksha H S. Guides:  Dr G Venkatasubramanian, Dr. P T Sivakumar.
63. Schizophrenia and body constitution (prakrit) : An exploration study.  Dr. Rashmi A. Guides: Dr. B N Gangadhar, Dr. Shivaram V.
64. Longitudinal course of cannabis induced psychotic disorders. Dr. Shah Dharav Sunil. Guides: Dr. Prabhat K Chand, Dr. Pratima Murthy.
65. Differentiating schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder – A study of functional brain symmetry amd emotion recognition. Dr. Saravanakumar A. Guides: Dr. B N Manjula Devi, Dr. G Venkatasubramanian.
66. Word generation and sentence formation: a lesion-based multimodal imaging study. Dr.AniruddhNarasimha. Guides: Dr. John P John, Dr Sanjeev Jain, Dr. Paritosh Pandey, Dr. Jitender Saini, Dr.Senthil Reddi (Non-funded)
67. An exploratory study of the link between white matter integrity and serum levels of S100-B, a peripheral biomarker of neuronal integrity in schizophrenia. Dr. Nitin Ambekar. Guides:  Dr. John P. John, Dr. Sarada Subramanian (Non-funded)
68. An exploratory study of resting state brain functional connectivity and its association with S100B in major depression.    Dr. Venkata Lakshmi Narasimha.  Guides: Dr. John P John, Dr. Sarada Subramanian (Non-funded)
69. Supportive CSF biomarker evidence to enhance the specificity of criteria for diagnosis of Alzheimer’s dementia.  Dr. Chandrashekar B. Huded. Guides: Dr. Srikala Bharath, Dr. Chandra SR, Dr. Sarada Subramanian (Non-funded)
70. Role of copper in alzheimer’s dementia- a controlled study.  Dr. Siddhesh S. Shere. Guides: Dr. Srikala Bharath, Dr. Sarada Subramanian, Dr. Meera Purushottam (Non-funded)
71. Insulin resistance in Alzheimer’s dementia.  Dr. Sreelakshmi Thankappan. Guides: Dr.Srikala Bharath, Dr. Sarada Subramanian, Dr. Preeti Sinha, Dr. Meera Purushottam (Non-funded)
5. Development of virtual human brain and skull model using Autodesk MAYA 2012.  Investigators:  Dr. V. Vikas, Dr. S. Sampath (Funding by NIMHANS)
6. Glioma serum biomarker discovery through proteomic approaches.  Investigator: Dr. Arivazhagan A, Multi institutional Project involving NIMHANS and IISc  (Funding by DBT)
7. Image processing for improving diagnostic accuracy in gliomas by Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and histopathology.  Investigators:  Dr. Suresh Nair N, Sri Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Dr. V. Vikas (Funding by Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment)
8. Effect of Dexmedetomidine on intra operative electrocorticogram during surgery for medically refractory epilepsy. Investigators:   Dr. A Arivazhagan, Dr KR Madhusudan Reddy, Dr. Sanjib Sinha (Funding by NIMHANS)
9. Effect of dexmedetomidine on electro-corticography in patients with medically refractory seizures. Investigators: Dr. Arivazhagan, Dr. KR Madhusudan Reddy, Dr. Sanjib Sinha (Funding by NIMHANS)

Psychiatric Social Work

1. Psychosocial competencies for children in difficult circumstances. Investigator: Dr. K. Sekar (Funding by Everychild UK)
2. Adaptation of psychosocial support materials for children with disabilities. Investigator:  Dr. K. Sekar (Funding by SAMA)
3. Prevention of HIV among persons in central prison in Karnataka. Investigators: Dr. K. Sekar, Dr. Jayashree R, Dr. Prathima Murthy (Funding by UNODC)
4. Promotion of mental health skills and psychological well-being of adolescents in schools-a district model.  Investigator:  Dr. Vranda MN (Funding by District Administration, Kolar)
5. Efficacy of brief yoga programme for caregivers of outpatients with schizophrenia. Investigators: Dr. Shivaram V, Dr. Md. Ameer Hamza (Funding by AYUSH, MH&FW)
6. Developing training manual on adolescence sexuality, reproductive health and Gender discrimination  to  capacitate post graduate Social Work students trainees in India. Investigators: Dr. Md. Ameer Hamza, Dr. R. Parthasarathy, Dr. N. Janardhana (Funding by ICMR)
7. Development of the counseling manual and Capacity building for the counselors dealing with relationship issues of FSWs. Investigators: Dr. N. Janardhana, Dr. Md. Ameer Hamza, Dr.  Jayshree Ramakrishna, Dr. N. Krishna Reddy (Funding by Karnataka Health Promotion Trust)
8. Psychosocial Interventions for children in difficult circumstances under the care and protection of Child Welfare Committee, Bangalore.  Investigators: Dr.N.Janardhana, Dr. BP Nirmala, Dr. N. Krishna Reddy, Dr. Md.Ameer Hamza, Dr. H. Uma, Dr. Roopesh, Dr. John Vijaya Sagar (Funding by (KHPT) Government of Karnataka)
9. A Study on psychosocial correlates and problems of caregivers of person living with cancer.  Investigators:  Dr. A. Thirumoorthy (Funding by ICSSR)
10. Psychosocial problems of patients with Parkinson’s disease.  Investigator: Dr. Prakashi Rajaram
11. Childhood abuse and self harm among women hospitalized for psychiatric disorders. Investigator: Dr. Kavita Jangam, Dr. Muralidharan K, Dr. N. Janardhana, Dr. Thennarasu. (Funding by NIMHANS)
12. An investigation into the patterns of out patient follow up treatment and the influencing factors for follow up among patients with severe mental illness in NIMHANS: A mixed method study. Investigators:  Dr. Kavitha Jangam (Funding by NIMHANS intra mural)
13. Comparision of antipsychotics for non-neurological adverse effects- Pilot naturalistic study. Investigator: Dr. Kavita Jangam (Funding by NIMHANS intra mural)
14. Capacity building and counselling training programme for field functionaries of Integrated Child protection Scheme in Karnataka.  Investigators:  Dr. N Janardhana, Dr. K. Sekar,   Dr. R. Parthasarathy, Dr. D. Muralidhar,  Dr. Shekhar P Seshadri.
15. Intensive case management for persons with severe alcohol dependence – a feasibility study.  Mr. Arthur Julian Anthony Joseph. Guides: Dr. R. Dhanasekara Pandian, Dr. Pratima Murthy (Funding by NIMHANS)
16. Efficacy of psychosocial intervention with siblings of persons with schizophrenia. Mr. Amaresha. Guides:  Dr. D. Muralidhar, Dr. DK. Subbakrishna (Funding by  Wellcome Trust/ DBT India Alliance)
4. Psychosocial needs, distress, social support, quality of life and functionality of newly diagnosed malignant brain tumor patients. Mr. Biruduraju. Guide: Dr. NK Krishna Reddy , Dr. Vani Santosh,  Dr. Paritosh Pandey, (Funding by DBT )

Nursing

1. Development and evaluation of the effectiveness of integrated audio visual aided interactive relapse prevention (IAVARP) intervention among individuals with alcohol dependence at peripheral and tertiary care.  Investigators: Dr.Prasanthi Nattala, Dr. Pratima Murthy, Dr. Jayashree Ramakrishna, Ms.Sreevani Rentala (Funding by NIMHANS)
2. GFATM Project – Strengthening institutional capacity for nursing training on HIV/AIDS in India. Investigaor:  Dr. Ramachandra (Funding by GFATM)
3. Attitudinal factors influencing adherence and non-adherence to antipsychotic medications in patients with schizophrenia and BPAD. Ms. Ann Deva Priya, J. Guides: Dr. Ramachandra, Dr. Suresh Bada Math (Non-funded)
4. Dyadic perception of recovery from schizophrenia at NIMHANS Bangalore. Ms. Diksy Jose, Dr. Sailaxmi Gandhi, Dr. Geetha Desai (Non-funded)
5. Effectiveness of pranayama on depression, anxiety and stress among residential elderly in selected old age home at Bangalore. Mr. Kannan K. Guides: Dr. Ramachandra, Dr. Naveen Kumar C, (Non-funded)
6. Effectiveness of progressive muscle relaxation programme on the occupational stress seen among house keeping staff in NIMHANS. Ms. Keerthini. J. Guide: Dr.K. Lalitha (Non-funded)
7. Effectiveness of nursing intervention on social and occupational functioning ability of patients diagnosed with schizophrenia at NIMHANS. Ms. Lija.K.L. Guide: Dr. Lalitha.K (Non-funded)
8. Assessment of knowledge regarding post discharge care among caregivers of patients with BPAD and Schizophrenia. Ms. Mrudula G. Guides: Dr. Prasanthi Nattala, Dr. Santhosh Loganathan (Non-funded)
9. Family emotional climate as perceived by out-patients with schizophrenia and their caregivers at NIMHANS, Bangalore. Ms. Rajitha. P. Guides: Dr. Sailaxmi Gandhi, Dr. Jagadisha Tirthalli (Non-funded)
10. The effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding stress management among caregivers of patients diagnosed with schizophrenia, admitted to selected psychiatric wards, NIMHANS. Ms. Alphy Thomas. Guides: Dr. K. Lalitha, Dr. Mahendra Sharma, Dr. Geetha Desai (Non-funded)
11. Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on the knowledge about human rights of mentally ill among the primary caregivers of inpatients with schizophrenia. Ms. Amrita Kuriakose. Guides: Dr. Sailaxmi Gandhi, Dr. Naveen Kumar (Non-funded)
12. A pre-experimental study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding the management of violent behavior among caregivers of patients diagnosed with schizophrenia at inpatient facility, NIMHANS. Ms. Arpitha Elizabeth Jolly. Guides: Dr. K. Lalitha, Dr. Shivarama Varambally (Non-funded)
13. Job satisfaction of nursing personnel in an organization. Mrs. Rebecca K. Guides: Dr. Ramachandra, Dr. R. Parthasarathy (Non-funded)
14. A study to assess knowledge and attitude towards epilepsy among primary caregivers diagnosed with epilepsy. Mrs. Lavanya D. Guide: Dr. Prasanthi Nattala (Non-funded)
15. Comparative study to assess quality of life among tobacco user and non-tobacco user adults in NIMHANS Campus. Ms. Rituparna Samanta Guides: Dr. Ramachandra, Dr. Vivek Benegal (Non-funded)
16. A comparative correlational study to assess knowledge and attitude towards E-hospital among nurses working in psychiatry and neurology wards at NIMHANS, Bangalore. Mrs. Sheeba Sara Daniel. Guides: Dr. Sailaxmi Gandhi, Dr. V.L. Sateesh (Non-funded)
17. A study to assess caregivers’ satisfaction of the services at inpatient setting of department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Mrs. Usha SN. Guides: Dr. Prasanthi Nattala (Non-funded)

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

1. Effect of Ayurvedic Coded Drug (Ayush-Manas) in the management of Manasa Mandata (Mental retardation). Investigators: Dr. Girimaji SC, Dr. Srinath S, Dr. Seshadri SP (Funding by CCRAS, Govt. of India)
2. Study of neural development in a human induced Pluripotent Stem cell (hiPS) model of primary microcephaly. Investigators: Dr. Satish Girimaji, Dr. K John Vijay Sagar (Funding by DST)
3. An exploratory study of Emote Sensor in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Investigators: Dr. John Vijay Sagar, Dr. TN Sathyaprabha
4. A study of brain imaging, neuropsychological profile, genetic markers and eye movements in first degree relatives of children with Autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Investigators: Dr. Srinath S, Dr.Girimaji SC, Dr. Seshadri SP, Dr. Vijay Sagar KJ, Dr. Ravindranath V, Dr. Kumar K, Dr. Murthy A, Dr. Prasad C.
5. Autism spectrum disorders and epilepsy- Exploration of a relationship. Investigators: Dr. Srinath S, Dr. Girimaji SC, Dr. Seshadri SP, Dr. Vijay Sagar KJ, Dr. Satishchandra P, Dr. Sinha S, Dr. Hirisave U, Dr. Roopesh BN, Dr. Shivashankar, Dr. Yamini, Dr. Subbakrishna DK (Funding by ICMR)
6. Imaging and biochemical correlates in children with Autism spectrum disorder with and without Epilepsy. Investigators: Dr. Vijay Sagar, Dr. Srinath S, Dr. Seshadri SP, Dr. Vijay Sagar KJ, Dr. Jain S, Dr. Purushottam M , Dr. Subbakrishna DK
7. Role of genetics in Autism spectrum disorder with and without epilepsy. Investigators: Dr. Girimaji SC, Dr. Srinath S, Dr. Seshadri SP, Dr. Vijay Sagar KJ, Dr. Jain S, Dr. Purushottam M, Dr. Subbakrishna DK
8. A prospective study of the course and outcome of children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in a tertiary care centre. Ms. Preeti Jacob. Guides: Dr. Srinath S, Dr.Girimaji SC, Dr. Seshadri SP, Dr.Vijay Sagar KJ.
9. Short term outcome of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. Ms. Preeti Kandasamy. Guides: Dr. Girimaji SC, Dr. Srinath S, Dr. Seshadri SP, Dr. Vijay Sagar KJ
10. Factors affecting outcome in oppositional defiant disorders: a 3-month prospective study. Mr. Raghunandan Mani. Guides: Dr. Vijay Sagar KJ, Dr. Srinath S, Dr. Girimaji SC, Dr. Seshadri SP.
11. A clinical study and short term outcome of children and adolescents with history of child sexual abuse. Dr. Sowmya Bhaskaran TS. Guides: National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences / 113 Annual Report 2013-14 Dr. Shekhar P Seshadri, Dr. Shoba Srinath, Dr. Satish C. Girimaji, Dr. K. John Vijay Sagar.
12. Study of suicidality in children and adolescent in an inpatient setting. Dr. Arun Vangili. Guides: Dr. Shoba Srinath, Dr. Satish Girimaji, Dr. Shekhar Seshadri, Dr. John V Sagar

Clinical Psychology
1. Emotional, behavioral and social influences on academic success among 6-7 year-old Indian children. Investigators: Dr. Uma H, Dr. Subbakrishna DK (Funding by ICSSR)
2.Efficacy of Partial Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) Vs. Conventional ERP Vs. Mindfulness integrated CBT for patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A randomized control trial. Investigators: Dr. Mahendra P Sharma, Dr. Devvarta Kumar, Dr. Paulomi M Sudhir, Dr. Manjula M, Dr. YC Janardhan Reddy.
3. Aggressive driving and anger on roads among two wheeler riding college youth. Investigators: Dr. Seema Mehrotra, Dr. Paulomi Sudhir, Dr. Manoj Sharma, Dr. Neelima Chakrabarthy, CRRI, New Delhi (Funding by CSIR).
4. Youth Engagement program: Development and examination of psychosocial outcomes. Investigators: Dr. Seema Mehrotra, Dr. Srikala Bharath, Dr. Ravikesh Tripathi (Funding by ICSSR)
5. Brain correlates of creativity. Investigators: Dr. Jamuna Rajeswaran, Dr. K Thennarasu (Funding by DST).
6. A study of cognitive functions and biochemical correlates in traumatic brain injury. Investigators: Dr. Jamuna Rajeswaran, Dr. Rita Christopher (Funding by DBT).
7. Parenting styles and socialization processes in the development of perfectionism: An intergenerational study of Indian youth. Investigators: Dr. Paulomi M Sudhir, Dr. DK Subba Krishna (Funding by ICSSR)
8. Electrophysiological correlates of cognitive decision making and emotional decision making. Investigator: Dr. Keshav Kumar (Funding by DST)
9. Exploration of need and efficacy of internet based program for the management of psychological problems. Investigator: Dr. Manoj Sharma (Funding by Dr. Ramamurthy Foundation for Mental Health & Neurological Sciences).
10. Computer assisted cognitive retraining programme to improve cognitive functions for elderly. Investigators: Dr. Keshav Kumar, Dr. Varghese M, Dr. John PJ, Dr. Jain S, Dr. Bagepally BS (Funding by DST-TIDE program).
11. Behavioral addiction in the community: An exploration. Investigators: Dr. Manoj Sharma, Dr. Vivek Benegal, Dr. Girish N (Funding by ICMR).
12. Stress management in youth: A preventive intervention. Investigators: Dr. M Manjula, Dr. Roopesh BN, Dr. Mariamma Philip (Funding by Indian Council for Social Science Research)
13. Neural effects of cognitive remediation in schizophrenia: An ERP and fMRI study. Investigators: Dr. Devvarta Kumar, Dr. BN Gangadhar, Dr. Ganeshan Venkat Subramanian, Dr. Shivram Varamabally, Dr. Rose D (Funding by DBT).
14. Determining sensitivity and specificity of Event Related Potentials for its use as cognitive function biomarker in Schizophrenia. Investigators: Dr. Devvarta Kumar, Dr. Shivaram Varamabally, (Funding by DBT).
15. Self-injurious behaviours and psychopathology among adolescents and young adults in Bangalore. Investigators: Dr. Poornima Bhola, Dr. Manjula M (Funding by ICMR)
16. Professional development of clinical psychology trainee therapists. Investigators: Dr. Poornima Bhola, Dr. Ahalya Raguram (Funding by NIMHANS Intramural Research Grant).
17. Explanatory models of mental illness among caregivers of mentally ill referred to rehabilitation services. Investigators: Dr. Poornima Bhola, Dr. Hesi Herbert, Dr. Devvarta Kumar, Dr. Sailaxmi Gandhi, Dr. SK Chaturvedi
18. Electrophysiological and neuropsychological correlates of treatment outcome in ADHD children. Investigators: Dr. Roopesh BN, Dr. Shoba Srinath, Dr. Satish Girimaji, Dr. Shekhar Seshadri, Dr. John Vijayasagar, Dr. Keshav Kumar (Funding by DBT)
19. Just World Belief in parents of children with conduct disorder. Investigators: Dr. Roopesh BN, Dr. John Vijayasagar
20. Development and standardization of flipchart on informed assent for children who participate in research. Investigators: Dr. Roopesh BN, Dr. Jayashree Ramakrishna, Dr. John Vijayasagar
21. Development and standardization of insight in conduct disorder scale in children. Investigators: Dr. Roopesh BN, Dr. Manoj Sharma, Dr. John Vijayasagar
22. Development and standardization of belief in just world scale for children. Investigators: Dr. Roopesh BN, Dr. Manoj Sharma, Dr. John Vijayasagar
23. Decision making in patients with ADS. Investigators: Dr. Roopesh BN, Dr. Manoj Sharma, Dr. Vivek Benegal
24. Integrated treatment for in timate partner violence and alcohol use for heavy drinking men in South India. Investigators: Dr. Satyanarayana, VA, Dr. K Srinivasan (Collaboration with St. John’s Research Institute, funding by SBR/ICMR).
25. Efficacy of a nurse delivered mobile phone intervention in improving adherence to HIV treatment and mental health outcomes in women with HIV: A feasibility RCT. Investigators: Dr. Satyanarayana VA, Dr. Chandra PS (Funding by NIH/ICMR)
26. Effect of Indian classical music on perceived anxiety, depth of anesthesia and cortisol level in patients undergoing spinal surgery: A double blind randomized controlled study. Investigators: Dr. Shantala Hegde, Dr. GS Umamaheswara Rao, Dr. Rita Christopher, Dr. Gopala Krishna KN (Funding by NIMHANS, Intra-mural research grant)
27. Perception and identification of ragas of Indian classical music: An exploratory electrophysiological study. Investigator: Dr. Shantala Hegde (Funding by DST)
28. Electrophysiological changes and autonomic response variations to happy and sad emotion induced via music and a functional MRI study of musical emotions Investigator: Dr. Shantala Hegde (Funding by Department of Science and Technology (Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientist)
29. A study of client characteristics in the process and outcome of psychotherapy. Ms. Mahima
Sukhwal. Guide: Dr. Ahalya Raguram
30. A psychosocial exploration of persons seeking divorce. Ms. Suruchi Sonkar. Guides: Dr. Ahalya Raguram, Dr. Suresh BM
31. Systemic therapy with families of youth with mental disorders. Ms. Suvarna Joshi. Guides: Dr. Ahalya Raguram, Dr. Mathew Varghese
32. Childhood Leukaemia: An exploratory study of a hospital-based psychological intervention. Ms. Uttara Chari. Guides: Dr. Uma Hirisave, Dr. L Appaji
33. Effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy for children with anxiety disorders in school setting. Ms. Selvi M. Guide: Dr. Uma Hirisave
34. Development of parent-training videos for child behavior problems. Ms. Megha Rupa. Guides: Dr. Uma Hirisave, Dr. Jayashree Ramakrishna
35. Development of as caletoassess experiences in children and adolescents. Ms. Snigdhasree
Annual Report 2013-14 Bhattacharyya. Guides: Dr. Uma Hirisave, Dr. N Janardhana
36. An exploratory study on gender, migration and mental health in persons from the Khasi community. Ms. Ila Lyngksiar Rynjah. Guide: Dr. Anisha Shah (Funding by ICMR)
37. Differentiation of self, attachment and marital quality in married persons. Ms. Madhurini
Vallikad. Guide: Dr. Anisha Shah
38. Marital therapy in couples with marital distress and sexual dysfunction. Ms. Manjula V. Guide: Dr. Anisha Shah
39. Client experiences in combined couples therapy. Ms. Ashmeet Nagpal. Guide: Dr. Anisha Shah
40. Effectiveness of mindfulness integrated cognitive behavior therapy (MICBT) in social phobia. Mr. Abdul Salam KP. Guides: Dr. Mahendra P Sharma, Dr. CR Chandrashekhar
41. Effectiveness of a mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program in reducing stress in adolescents. Ms. Urvashi Anand. Guide: Dr. Mahendra P Sharma
42. Sexuality and quality of life in women survivors of breast cancer. Ms. Michelle Sangeeta
Barthakur. Guides: Dr. Mahendra P Sharma, Dr. SK Chaturvedi, Dr. Suraj Manjunath
43. Efficacy of mindfulness integrated cognitive therapy in patients with OCD. Ms. Sonal Mathur. Guides: Dr. Mahendra P Sharma, Dr. YC Janardhan Reddy
44. Effectiveness of acceptance and commitment therapy in patients with somatic symptom
disorder. Ms. Fatema Khanam. Guide: Dr. Mahendra P Sharma, Dr. SK Chaturvedi
45. Cognitions, Metacognitions, Neuropsychological functioning and symptom dimensionality in obsessive compulsive disorder. Ms. Manpreet Kaur. Guides: Dr. Mahendra P Sharma, Dr. Keshav Kumar, Dr. YC Janardhan Reddy
46. Life adversities, relational experiences and selfesteem in women with alcohol use disorders.Ms. Kanika Malik. Guides: Dr. LN Suman, Dr. Prabath K Chand, Dr. P Marimuthu
47. Personal growth: processes and determinants in college youth. Ms. Anindita Bhattacharya.Guide: Dr. Seema Mehrotra (Funding by UGC)
48. Positive mental health: Exploring salient dimensions and developing an interview-based assessment measure. Mr. Diptarup Chowdhury. Guides: Dr. Seema Mehrotra, Dr. Ahalya Raguram
49. Motives,patterns and psychological outcomes of formal volunteering: An exploratory study.Mr. Jereesh K Elias. Guides: Dr. Seema Mehrotra, Dr. Paulomi Sudhir (Funding by ICSSR)
50. Social well-being in Indian youth. Mr. Rajeev Jospeh Michael. Guides: Dr. Seema Mehrotra, Dr. Srikala Bharath (Funding by CSIR)
51. Integrated neuro and social cognitive intervention program (INSCIP) for patients with
schizophrenia: A randomized controlled study. Ms. Aarati Taksal. Guides: Dr. Paulomi M Sudhir, Dr. Keshav Kumar J, Dr. Jagadisha
52. Attachment, interpersonal sensitivity and affect regulation in social anxiety. Ms. Selvi Kumari R. Guides: Dr. Paulomi M Sudhir, Dr. Seema Mehrotra
53. Development and feasibility of a self-management intervention in Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Ms. Anisha Mary Abraham. Guides: Dr. Paulomi M Sudhir, Dr. Ganapathi Bantwal
54. Efficacy of Metacognitive therapy in patients with social anxiety disorder. Ms. Lakshmi J Guides: Dr. Paulomi M Sudhir, Dr. Mahendra P Sharma, Dr. Suresh Bada Math
55. Effectiveness of an integrated intervention program for alcoholism (IIPA): To enhance executive functions, affect regulation, and quality of life. Mr. Rajesh Kumar. Guides: Dr. Keshav Kumar J, Dr. Vivek Benegal, Dr. Roopesh BN, (Funding by ICMR)
56. Development of an intervention programme for socio-cognitive deficits in schizophrenia
spectrum disorders. Ms. Dhanya C. Guides: Dr. Keshav Kumar, Dr. Jagadisha Thirthahalli
57. Resilience based intervention in college students. Ms. Hesi S Herbert. Guide: Dr. Manjula M
58. Emotion regulation therapy in anxiety disorders: an outcome study. Dr. Vidhya Sagar K. Guides: Dr. Manjula M, Dr. Mahendra P Sharma, Dr. Suresh BM (Funding by ICMR- JRF)
59. Cognitive styles, Psychosocial and clinical determinants of functioning inpatients with bipolar disorder. Ms. Mareena Susan Wesley. Guides: Dr. M Manjula, Dr. Jagadisha T, (Funding by ICMR-JRF)
60. Efficacy of a school-based group coping skills program for adolescents. Ms. Meghna Singhal. Guides: Dr. M Manjula, Dr. K John Vijay Sagar
61. Brief cognitive behavior therapy in remitted bipolar disorder. Ms. Seema P Nambiar. Guides: Dr. M Manjula, Dr. Shyam Sundar A (Funding by ICMR-JRF)
62. Development and validation of an instrument for the assessment of internet use in Indian context. Mr. Thamilselvan P Guides: Dr. Manoj Kumar Sharma, Dr. Prabha S Chandra, Dr. K Thennarasu
63. Ethical beliefs and practices in psychotherapy and counselling: An exploratory study among mental health practitioners and development of a training module. Mr. Ananya Sinha. Guides: Dr. Poornima Bhola, Dr. Ahalya Raguram, Dr. Prabha S Chandra
64. Psychosocial aspects of children of female sex workers. Mr. Siddharth Dutt. Guides: Dr.Roopesh BN, Dr. Janardhana N
65. Felt obligation and separation-individuation in offspring’s of individuals with severe mental disorders. Ms. Seema Nambiar. Guide: Dr. Ahalya Raguram
66. Individuation in youth: The parental perspective. Mr. Shiju Joseph. Guides: Dr. Ahalya Raguram
67. Exploring attachment relations: Child’s perspective. Ms. Divya V Salian. Guide: Dr. Uma Hirisave
68. Exploring quality of life in children and adolescents with epilepsy: A qualitative study. Ms. Mallika Batra. Guides: Dr. Uma Hirisave, Dr. Sanjib Sinha, Dr. PS Bindu
69. A qualitative study of communication in couple therapy. Ms. Vaisnvy NM. Guide: Dr. Anisha Shah
70. Marital satisfaction in couples. Mr. Subhash Chandra Singh. Guide: Dr. Anisha Shah
71. Eating disorder, body image concerns and selfesteem among college students: A survey. Ms. Rinsha EK. Guides: Dr. Mahendra P Sharma, Dr. Prabha S Chandra
72. Beliefs, psychological impact and quality of life in men with sexual dysfunction. Mr. Sujith Babu. Guides: Dr. Mahendra P Sharma, Dr. Nagaraja Rao
73. Stress and coping among family members of men with substance dependence. Ms. Shynimol KB. Guides: Dr. LN Suman, Dr. Prabath K Chand
74. Smoking motives, perceived consequences and motivation to quit among men with common mental disorders. Ms. Arathy VS. Guide: Dr. LN Suman
75. Stress, wellbeing and self-care practices in mental health trainees. Ms. Lyn G. Guides: Dr. Seema Mehrotra, Dr. Thirumurthy
76. Interactions with mental health service providers: Caregiver perspectives. Mr. Dinakaran P. Guides: Dr. Seema Mehrotra, Dr. Srikala Bharath
77. Perfectionism, rumination and negative affect in patients with social phobia. Ms. Rukmini S. Guides: Dr. Paulomi M Sudhir, Dr. Suresh Bada Math
78. Perfectionism, procrastination, coping and psychological outcomes. Ms. Athulya Jayakumar. Guide: Dr. Paulomi M Sudhir
79. Neuropsychological profile in patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. Mr. Mohd. Afsar. Guides: Dr. Keshav Kumar J, Dr. Sanjib Sinha
80. Neuropsychological, social and emotional correlates of traumatic brain injury. Ms. Fasli Sidheek. Guides: Dr. Keshav Kumar J, Dr. Jagath Lal
81. Emotion regulation, attachment styles and psychological problems among college students. Ms. Lavanya TP. Guide: Dr. M Manjula
82. Sexual attitude, knowledge, behaviour and sources of influence in youth. Mr. Siddarth Dutt. Guides: Dr. M Manjula
83. Self-injurious behaviours, attachment styles and emotion regulation among college students. Ms. Naphisabet Kharsati. Guide: Dr. Poornima Bhola
84. Autobiographical memory narratives of clients with borderline personality disorder in psychotherapy. Ms. Deepti Guruprasad, Guide: Dr. Poornima Bhola
85. Social cognition and attachment among individuals with emotionally unstable personality disorder. Ms. Anupama V. Guides: Dr. Poornima Bhola, Dr. Jagadisha Thirthalli
86. Marital relationship, distress and resilience in women with primary infertility. Ms. Sisira C. Guide: Dr. Veena Satyanarayana
87. Evaluation of musical rhythm discrimination ability in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Ms. Amrita Biswas. Guides: Dr. Shantala Hegde, Dr. Pramod Kumar Pal
88. Just world belief and executive functioning in children with conduct disorder. Ms. Prateeksha S. Guides: Dr. Roopesh BN, Dr. John Vijayasagar
89. Insight and decision making in children with conduct disorder. Ms. Anjali S. Guides: Dr. Roopesh BN, Dr. John Vijayasagar
90. Defensive pessimism, coping and psychological functioning in youth. Ms. Asha Ravi. Guide: Dr. M Manjula
91. Prosocial behavior and executive functions in children and adolescents with conduct disorder. Ms. Lalhmingmawii. Guides: Dr. Roopesh BN, Dr. John Vijayasagar
92. Assessment of value of life and executive functions in children with conduct disorder. Ms. Meghana V. Guides: Dr. Roopesh BN, Dr. John Vijayasagar
93. Effectiveness of neurofeedback training: clinical, cognitive, electrophysiological and neurochemical measures in alcohol dependence syndrome. Ms. Reji Mohan. Guides: Dr. Jamuna R, Dr. Nandakumar DN, Dr. Pratima Murthy

 Neurological Rehabilitation

1. International retrospective comparison of non-traumatic spinal cord injury rehabilitation outcomes. Investigator: Dr. Anupam Gupta
2. Comparison of antipsychotics for non-neurological adverse effects- Pilot study.  Investigators:  Dr. Anupam Gupta,  Dr. Preeti Sinha (Funded by NIMHANS)