Publications 2008

  1.  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.
  2. 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.
  3. Anuradha S , Latha Srinivasan, Padmavati R. (March 2008) Neuropsychological functioning of  children of patients with schizophrenia. (Link)
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Psychotic Disorders and Schizophrenia. Thara R, API textbook of Medicine 2008, 8th Edition, Volume 2: 1327-1330, Editor: Siddharth N.Shah

Publications 2009

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Mental health in Tamil cinema. Mangala R, Thara R. Int Rev Psychiatry. 2009 Jun;21(3):224-8.
  4. 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.
  5. 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
  6. 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.
  7. Psychotic disorders and bipolar affective disorder . Thara R & Padmavati R , 2009 Contemporary topics in Women’s Mental Health. Ed. Chandra, Herrman et al John Wiley and Sons Ltd.

Publications 2010

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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]
  4. Low prevalence of obesity and metabolic syndrome in never treated chronic schizophrenia. Padmavati R., Tirupati S., McCreadie R.G Schizophrenia Research. 2010Aug;121(1-3):199-202. Epub 2010 Jun 9. PubMed PMID: 20538429.
  5. Publications on community psychiatry .Thara R, Rameshkumar S, Mohan CG.. Indian J Psychiatry. 2010 Jan;52(Suppl 1):S274-7.
  6. Metabolic Syndrome in mental disorders. Commentary. Padmavati R Indian Journal of Med Res.131, January 2010 pp 11-13
  7. 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.