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Dr. Manjunath

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Dr. N. Manjunatha

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor
Educational Qualifications
Areas of Research Interest

Anxiety Disorders, Public Mental Health, Academic Psychiatry

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Manjunatha N, Benegal V.Stuttering pripiasm associated with topiramate. General Hospital Psychiatry, 2015 (Press)


Manjunatha N, Dhananjaya S,Manjunath R, Udaya Kumar S. Dietary deficiency of cobalamin presented solely as schizoaffective disorder in a lacto-vegetarian adolescent. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine (Press)

  1. Saddichha S, Schutz CG, Sinha BNP, Manjunatha N. Editorial: Substance Use and Dual Diagnosis Disorders: Future Epidemiology, Determinants, and Policies. BioMed Research International. 2015,


Manjunatha N, Deepak Jayarajan, Vivek Benegal. Assessment and management of acute alcohol intoxication. Indian J Psychiatry, (press)


Sundarnag G, Manjunatha N, Vyjayanthi S, Virupakshi J, Murali T. Changing trends in inpatient psychiatry referral at general hospital in India. Indian J Private Psychiatry 2014:8(1); 27-32.


Reddy SK, Thirthalli J, Channaveerachari NK, Reddy KN, Ramareddy RN, Rawat VS, Manjunatha Narayana, Ramkrishna J, Gangadhar BN. Factors influencing access to psychiatric treatment in persons with schizophrenia: A qualitative study in a rural community. Indian J Psychiatry 2014;56:54-60.


Manjunatha N. Pragmatic psychiatry: beyond the bread and butter of schizophrenia. Indian Psychiatric Society – Karnataka Chapter, Newsletter, March 2014;3:8-9.


Vidyendaran R, Manjunatha N, John JP. High dose, self-administered modafinil related psychosis: Is it the pedal in the prodrome of psychosis?  Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2013;33(4):576-577


Manjunatha N, Ganjekar S, Mahendra JV, Kilara N, Srinivasa R. Anastrozole associated with tardive dyskinesia. The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 2013;25(3):E27-E28


Manjunatha N, Murali T, Sathyanarayana Rao TS.The rise of super(?sub)- specialty courses in psychiatry: Is India ready for it! Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2013;55(4):401-402. 


Manjunatha N, Reddy KS, Devi NRR, Rawat V, Bijjal S, Kumar CN, Kishore Kumar KV, Thirthalli J, Gangadhar BN. Delusional Procreation Syndrome: Report from TURUVECARE community intervention program. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine2013;35(2):214-216


Manjunatha N. What’s in a name? Anomalies in medical degrees. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 2013;10(1):71-72.


Lakshmana G, Manjunatha N, Pandian RD, Murthy P. Chewing beedis- A case of cross-tobacco use in a patient with schizophrenia. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine 2012;34(4):394-395.


Manjunatha N. Chaturvedi SK. New AIIMS at all state capitals: Boon for urban and bane for rural healthcare. National Medical Journal of India 2012;25:313.


Manjunatha N. Medical education at national S & T institutes. Current Science March 25, 2012:102(6);838.


Shekhawat LS, Kumar S, Ramdurg S, Manjunatha N, Gupta P. New Variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease presenting with Catatonia: A rare presentation. The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 2012;24:10051-10053 .


Manjunatha N, Saddichha S, Khess CRJ, Murthy P, Isaac MK. Prevention of alcohol dependence: Strategies for indicated, selective and universal prevention. Substance Abuse 2011; 32(3): 135 — 143.


Mehta U, Manjunatha N, John JP. Of postures, mirrors and models in catatonia. The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 2011 Fall;23(1):E16.


Saddichha S, Jayaram N, Manjunatha N, Benegal V. Baclofen induced morbiliform rashes: A case series. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 2011; 51(12):1733-1734.


Manjunatha N, Roopa G. What is the relevance of the term “functional” in psychiatric disorders in the era of functional brain imaging? Israel Journal of Psychiatry 2010;27(2): 152-153


Saddichha S, Manjunatha N, Khess CRJ.Legislative control of alcohol: Unmet need of public health policy? Recommendations for India and other developing nations. Journal of Substance Use 2011:16;367-371.


Reddy SK, ThirthalliJ, Kumar CN, Rawat VS, Manjunatha N, Reddy NK, Renuka Devi NR, Ramkrishna J, Gangadhar BN. Barriers to access mental health care in a rural community: Preliminary findings from a qualitative analysis. National Journal of Professional Social Work 2011;12: 74-93.


Manjunatha N, Saddichha S, Santosh Kumar, Suprakash Chaudhury. Concepts of Schizophrenia: From psychopathology to neurobiology. RINPAS Journal 2011;3(1):5-14


Manjunatha N, Jayaram N, Benegal V, Murthy P. Idiopathic environmental tolerance (Electromagnetic hypersensitivity syndrome). National Medical Journal of India 2011;24(5):314.


Manjunatha N, Math SB, Kulkarni GB, Chaturvedi SK. The neuropsychiatric aspects of swine flu / influenza: A selective review. Industrial Psychiatry Journal 2011;20:83-90


Manjunatha N, Ram Kumar GS, Vidyendaran R, Muralidharan K, John JP. Delayed onset, protracted delirium and aspiration pneumonitis associated with a combination of clozapine and electroconvulsive Therapy. Indian J Psychological Medicine 2011;33:80-82


Manjunatha N, Reddy KS, Devi NRR, Rawat V, Bijjal S, Kumar CN, Thirthalli J, Gangadhar BN.Delusion of polygamy in proxy: An addition in delusional procreational syndrome. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2011:53(3):266-269.  


Manjunatha N, Saddichha S. Universal Mental Health Program: An extension of Life Skills Education to promote child mental health. Indian Journal of psychiatry 2011;53:77-8.


Saddichha S, Manjunatha N, Khess CRJ. Clinical course of development of alcohol and opioid dependence: Implications in prevention. Indian Journal of Community Medicine 2010;35(2):359-61.


Manjunatha N.The current swine flu pandemic may provide some opportunity for future research of schizophrenia. Indian Journal of Medical Research 2010;132:108-109.


Saddichha S, Manjunatha N, Khess CRJ. Why do we need to control alcohol use through legislative measures? A South East Asia perspective. Indian Journal of Community Medicine 2010;35(1):147-152.


Murthy P, Manjunatha N, Subodh BN. Guidelines for the Psychosocially Assisted Pharmacological Treatment of Opioid Dependence (Book Review). Indian Journal of Medical Research 2010;131:591-592.


Murthy P, Manjunatha N, Subodh BN, Chand PK, Benegal V. Substance and addiction research in India. Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 2010;52:S189-S199. 


Manjunatha N.  Need reforms in medical education. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 2010;7(1):64


Manjunatha N, Pradeep K Sarma, Math SB, Chaturvedi SK.  Delusional procreation syndrome: a psychopathology in procreation of human beings. Asian Journal of Psychiatry 2010;3:84-86.


Manjunatha N, John JP, Math SB, Keerthi GS, Mehta UM, Phutane VH. Adolescent onset obsessive compulsive disorder presented tentatively as dissociative disorders: role of drug assisted interview. Turkish Journal of Psychiatry 2010;21(3):257-60


Manjunatha N, Vidyendaran R, Rao MG, Kulkarni GB, Muralidharan K, John PJ, Amar BR, Jain S. Sub-acute vocal cord paralysis, facial palsy and paresthesias of lower limbs following surreptitious administration of Disulfiram. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 2010;81(12):1409-10. Epub 2010 Jun 18.


Manjunatha N, Saddichha S. Clinical antipsychotic trials of intervention effectiveness study a pragmatic trial?. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2009; 29(4):410-411.


Manjunatha N. Indian Railways should start medical colleges throughout India. Indian Railways 2009; 55(8):25.


Manjunatha N, Saddichha S. Metabolic syndrome and tardive dyskinesia: which of them is less bad? Turkish Journal of Psychiatry, 2009;20(2):198-9.


Manjunatha N, Mehta UM, John JP. Recurrent opisthotonus in catatonia: An atypical presentation. Indian Journal of Medical Sciences. 2009; 63(11):512-515


Manjunatha N, Ram D, Khess CRJ. The conceptualization of terms - “mood” and “affect” in academic trainees of mental health. Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 2009; 51(4): 285-288


Manjunatha N, Saddichha S, Sinha BNP, Khess CRJ, Isaac MK. Chronology of alcohol dependence: Implications in prevention. Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 2008;33(4):233-7 


Manjunatha N, Saddichha S. Delusion of pregnancy associated with antipsychotic induced metabolic syndrome. World Journal of Biological Psychiatry 2008; 2008:18:1-2.


Manjunatha N, Math SB, Chaudhury S. Fish’s clinical psychopathology, Third edition: The beginning of eclectic psychopathology. German Journal of Psychiatry, 2008;11:132-133.


Saddichha S, Manjunatha N, Sinha BNP, Khess CRJ. Delayed onset delirium tremens- A diagnostic and management challenge.  Acta Neuropsychiatrica, 2008; 20: 152-156.


Manjunatha N, Saddichha S, Sinha BNP, Khess CRJ. Assessment of mood and affect by mental state examination in different cultural context? Psychopathology.2008;41(5):336-7


Saddichha S, Manjunatha N, Ameen S, Akhtar S. Metabolic syndrome in first episode schizophrenia- A randomized double-blind, controlled, short-term prospective study. Schizophrenia Research 2008; 101: 266-272


Saddichha S, Manjunatha N, Ameen S, Akhtar S. Diabetes and schizophrenia-effect of disease or drug? Results from a randomized, double-blind, controlled, prospective study in first episode schizophrenia. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 2008; 117: 342-347


Saddichha S, Manjunatha N, Ameen S, Akhtar S. Effect of olanzapine, risperidone and haloperidol treatment on weight and body mass index in first-episode schizophrenia patients in India: A randomized, double blind, controlled, prospective study. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 2007; 68: 1793-1798


Manjunatha N, Saddichha S, Khess CRJ. Idiopathic recurrent catatonia needs maintenance lorazepam: case report and review. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 2007; 41: 625 – 627.


Saddichha S, Manjunatha N, Akhtar S. EOS or Frontal dementia: diagnostic confusion. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 2007; 116(1): 77-8.


Manjunatha N, Saddichha S. Letter to editor on Mueller et al (2006) - Brain imaging in psychiatry – a study of 436 psychiatric inpatients at a University clinic. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 2007; 115: 492


Manjunatha N, Kumar D, Nizamie SH. Repetitive love proposing: A case report and review of phenomenology of impulsivity and compulsivity. Indian Journal of Psychiatry. 2007; 49: 267-70


Sahoo S, Manjunatha N, Sinha BNP, Khess CRJ. Why is alcohol excluded and opium included in NDPS Act, 1985? Indian Journal of Psychiatry. 2007; 49: 126-128.


Saddichha S, Manjunatha N, Akhtar S. Typical Aichardi syndrome in a male. Acta Neuropsychiatrica, 2007; 19: 326–327.