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Publications by the Research Team

Simplifying Adherence in Schizophrenia. Suzanne M. Hardeman, MSN, PMHNP-BC, Richard K. Harding, M.D. and Meera Narasimhan, M.D. Psychiatric Services 61:405-408, April 2010

Evidence-Based Perspective on Metabolic Syndrome and Use of Antipsychotics. By Meera Narasimhan & Jeffrey D. Raynor. Drug Benefit trends, April 2010; 22(3).

Adherence According to Mary Poppins: Strategies to Make the Medicine Go Down. Hardeman SM, Narasimhan M. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care. January 2010;46(1):3–13.

Disaster Preparedness for Older Americans: Critical Issues for the Preservation of Mental Health Sakauye KM, Streim JE, Kennedy GJ, Kirwin PD, Llorente MD, Schultz SK, Srinivasan S.. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2009; 17(11):916-924 Speaking Out For Mental Health: Collaboration of Future Journalists and Psychiatrists Nioaka N. Campbell, Jennifer Heath, James Bouknight, Kimberly Rudd, and Jennifer Pender Academic Psychiatry 2009 33: 166-168

Late Life Depression: Diagnosis and Treatment. Meera Narasimhan and Kimberly Rudd. Indian Journal of private Psychiatry, IJPP Special Issue 27-32, 2009

Disorders of Sodium and Water Balance: A Review of Psychogenic Polydipsia. Shilpa Srinivasan, Brian Dundas and Meera Narasimhan. British Medical Journal. Point of Care, October 2009. https://online.epocrates.com/u/2911865/Psychogenic+polydipsia

Immersing Practitioners in the Recovery Model: An Educational Program Evaluation, Alex Mabe, Peter Buckley, Travis Bruce, Meera Narasimhan. Leslie Frinks and Eric Williams. Community Mental Health Journal, June 25, 2009 online

Profile of Paliperidone Extended Release: Review of Efficacy and Safety Data. Meera Narasimhan, Shilpa Srinivasan, Chi Un Pae and Prakash Masand. Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology, 1(6), November 2008.

Delirium and Antipsychotics: A Systematic Review of Epidemiology and Somatic Treatment Options. Joseph Markowitz and Meera Narasimhan. Psychiatry, 5(10), October 2008.

Depression in the Medically Ill: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Implications. Meera Narasimhan, Jeffrey Raynor and Ashley Blackmon Jones. Current Psychiatry Reports, 10(3), June 2008.

Depressive Subtype a Predictor of Cardiovascular Morbidity. Meera Narasimhan and Prakash Masand. Current Psychiatry Reports, 10(3), June 2008.

Metabolic Syndrome and Antipsychotics: Challenges, Controversies and Clinical Management. Meera
Narasimhan and Beth Bailey. Psychiatric Times, March 2008. 

Polypharmacy in Pregnant Women with Major Psychiatric Illness: A Pilot study. Kathleen Peindl, Prakash Masand, Paolo Mannelli, Meera Narasimhan and Ashwin Patkar. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 13(6): 385-392.

Review of Olanzapine in the Management of Bipolar Disorders. Meera Narasimhan, Travis Bruce and Prakash Masand. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, Dove Medical Press 2007:3(5) 579-587.

Integrating Diagnostic, Psychopharmacologic, and Educational Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Alice Mao, Diane Treadwell-Deering and Meera Narasimhan. Psychiatric Times, October 2007.

Reaching New Height in the Diagnosis and Management of Schizophrenia (CME). Meera Narasimhan. Psychiatric
Times. July 2007.

Psychogenic Polydipsia Review: Etiology, Differential and Treatment. Brian Dundas, Melissa Harris, and Meera Narasimhan. Current Psychiatry Reports, 2007, 236-241.

Partial Compliance with Antipsychotics and Its Impact on Patient Outcomes. Meera Narasimhan, Chi Un Pae,  Natasha Masand, Prakash Masand. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, 2007, 11(2):102-111.

Predictors of Response to Pharmacological Treatment in Bipolar Disorder. Meera Narasimhan and Peter Buckley. Clinical Approaches to Bipolar Disorder. Jan 2007.

Metabolic Syndrome in Patients with Schizophrenia: CATIE results. CLINICAL TRIAL REPORTS.  Meera Narasimhan and Prakash Masand. Current Psychiatry Reports, June 2006.

Major Depressive Disorder and Medical Illness: STAR*DOutcomes Commentary. Prakash Masand and Meera Narasimhan. Current Psychiatry Reports, June 2006.

Paroxetine for Somatic Pain Associated with Physical Illness: A Review. Prakash Masand, Meera Narasimhan, and Ashwin Patkar. The Primary Care Companion, 2006, 8(3):122-130.

Improving Adherence to Antipsychotic Pharmacotherapy. Prakash Masand and Meera Narasimhan. Current Clinical Pharmacotherapy, January 2006, 21-28.

Evidence Based Medicine. Journal of Evidence Based Psychiatry: Guidance for the Service Provider, USC Publication, October 2005.

Management of Antipsychotic Induced Weight Gain. Meera Narasimhan, Sanjay Gupta, Prakash Masand. Psychiatric Times. August, 2005.

Early Intervention When Symptoms Suggest a Psychotic Prodrome:  Implications from Research to Clinical Practice. Meera Narasimhan and Peter Buckley. Current Psychiatry. March 2005.

A Randomized Clinical Trial of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Treatment of Major Depression. RM Berman, Meera Narasimhan, et al. Biological Psychiatry, 47(4), Feb 15, 2000.

Transient Depressive Relapse with Catecholamine Depletion in Subjects with a History of Major Depression. RM Berman, Meera Narasimhan, et al. Archives of General Psychiatry, May 1999.

Treatment -Refractory Depression: Definitions and Characteristics. RM Berman, Meera Narasimhan and DS Charney. Depression and Anxiety 5, June 1998, 154-164.

Diagnosis and Management of Trichotillomania in Children and Adolescents. Travis Bruce, Lori Barwick and Harry Wright. Pediatric Drugs, 7(6), 365-376.

Update on Autism Spectrum Disorders. Teena McGuinness and Suzanne Hardeman. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, April 2007, 45(4). 27-31. 

Cultural Influences on the Clinician- Elderly Nursing Home Resident Relationship. Shilpa Srinivasan and K. Sakauye. Annals of Long Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2005, 13(10): 18-24.

Pharmacologic Treatment of Sexual Inappropriateness in Long-Term Care Residents with Dementia. Shilpa Srinivasan and AD Weinberg. Annals of Long Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2006, 14(10):20-28.

Book Chapter
Fatty Augmentation of Antipsychotic Agents with Omega-3 fatty acids in Schizophrenia.
Sahebarao Mahadik, Anilkumar Pillai, Meera Narasimhan and Peter Buckley. Chapter in, Fatty Acids and Oxidative Stress in Neuropsychiatric Disorders. November 2007, Nova Publishers.