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Dr. S M Manohari
Designation :Professor Grade I & Head
Department : Psychiatry
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Dr. S.M. Manohari has 30 years of experience as a psychiatrist. Her areas of interest is child and adolescent psychiatry with special focus on ADHD, eating disorders and managing sexual behavior in children with intellectual impairment. She also sees adult patients. She has done research in the area of ADHD and eating disorders.

1. Nominated as external member of the Board of Studies (Behavior Science Division) NIMHANS for 3 years from 01.03.18

2. Member of the Royal college of Psychiatrist, United Kingdom.

3. Fellow of the Indian Psychiatric Society. Indian Psychiatric Society.

4. Member of the Indian Psychiatric Society Karnataka chapter.

5. Member of the Indian Psychiatric Society South zone.

6. Member of the Indian Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health

I. My child is not doing well in studies- article in newsletter Indian Psychiatric Society, Karnataka Branch October 2004. (Non-Indexed Journal).

II. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – an update article in newsletter in Indian Psychiatric Society, Karnataka Branch June 2005. (Non-Indexed Journal).

III. Shreedhar KB, Madhukara J, Jessy J, Manohari S, Srinivasan K. Drug hypersensitivity syndrome with lithium. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 76; 426-427, 2010. (Indexed).

IV. International Textbook: Textbook of Emergency Medicine, Editor – Dr. Suresh David, Year 2012. Chapter 93: Factitious Disorder and Malingering – Dr. S. M. Manohari. (International Publication).

V. S. M. Manohari, Vijaya Raman, M.V. Ashok. Use of Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales –II in children with autism- An Indian Experience J. Indian Assoc. Child Adolesc.Ment.Health 2013;9(1):5-12.

VI. S. M. Manohari, Johnson Pradeep R, R. Galgali. How to Teach Psychiatry to Medical Undergraduates in India - A Model, Indian J of Psychological Medicine, Jan-Mar 2013; Vol35, Issue 1.

VII. Preeti Pansari Agarwal, Shroff M Manohari A cross-sectional study to evaluate the correlation of depression and anxiety symptoms to glycemic control in recent onset type 2 diabetes mellitus- research from south India. Telangana Journal of Psychiatry, Jan-June 2019(1):35-42.

VIII. B R Sahithya, S. M. Manohari, Raman Vijaya, Parenting styles and its impact on children – a cross cultural review with a focus on India, Mental Health, Religion &Culture, DOI: 10. 1080/13674676. 2019.1594178.

IX. Sharma E, Tripathi A, Grover S, Avasthi A, Dan A, Srivastava C, Goyal N, S.M. Manohari, Janardhan Reddy, Clinical profile of obsessive – compulsive disorder in children and adolescents: A multicentric study from India. Indian J Psychiatry 2019;61:564-71. DOI:10.4103/psychiatry. IndianJPsychiatry 128-19 PMID: 31896861.

X. Sharma E, Tripathi A, Grover S, Avasthi A, Dan A, Sharma M, Nishant Goyal, S.M. Manohari, Y.C. Janardhan et al. Association of insight, avoidance behavior, indecisiveness, and inflated responsibility with other clinical characteristics in children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Braz J Psychiatry. 2020;00:000-000. 10.1590/1516-4446-2020-0952 Braz J Psychiatry. 2020 xxx-xxx;00(00):000-000 doi:10.1590/1516-4446-2020-0952 Brazilian Psychiatric Association 00000000-0002-7316-1185

XI. Suhas Chandran, S M Manohari, Vijaya Raman, The Gut-Brain connection: A qualitative review of the conceptualization and implications of the gut-brain -Microbiome axis. http:/ Telangana Journal of Psychiatry, July-Dec 2019:5(2):94-103

XII. ChandranS, Sreedaran P, PradeepJ, Manohari S M, KuppilPP, Kishor M. Using entertainment media to teach undergraduate psychiatry: Perspectives on the need and models of innovation. Arch Med Health Sci 2020;8:125-32.

“An exploratory, multi-centre study to identify phenotypic clusters in OCD” IEC Study Ref No 4/2016. (completed).

“A prospective study to evaluate the effectiveness of Psychosocial Intervention at the recovery-oriented service- Day Care Center, in General hospital setting” IEC Study Ref No 363/2017.

“Clinical profile of children with severe mental illness: A retrospective chart review” IEC Study Ref No 213/2019.

“Obsessive compulsive disorder in patients with Eating Disorder: A dimensional approach to shared clinical correlates” IEC Study Ref No .256/2019

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