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January-June 2020| Vol 21| Issue 1


Autonomy and advance directives in psychiatry patients in India – Mental Healthcare Act 2017 perspective

Paternalism to Shared Decision-Making The autonomy of the patient is a derivative of the natural law right to self-determination. The principle autonomy emphasized the predominant role...

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A comparative study on metabolic syndrome in patients with schizophrenia treated using first-generation and second-generation antipsychotics

Introduction: The prevalence of metabolic syndrome is more in patients with schizophrenia receiving first- and second-generation antipsychotics. Aim and Objectives: The aim is to study ...

Original Article

Emotional intelligence among medical undergraduates, interns, postgraduates, and medical practitioners

Introduction: Emotional intelligence (EI) impacts many different aspects of daily life, such as the way one behaves and interacts with others. Empathy, one of the five elements of EI, is consid...

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A cross-sectional study of the barriers for seeking mental health care among medical undergraduates

Aims and Objectives: The aim and objective of this study are to study the major barriers to seeking mental health care among medical undergraduates and to understand the correlation between bar...

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Prescribing practice of long-acting injectable antipsychotics

Introduction: Nonadherence to treatment is one of the main problems that prevent treatment outcomes in schizophrenia. Long-acting injectable antipsychotic (LAIA) simplifies the treatment proces...

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Archives of Mental Health, a publication of Indian Psychiatric Society-Andhra Pradesh State Branch, is a peer-reviewed print + online Semiannual journal.

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