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Dr Aparna Ramakrishnan Psychiatrist

Dr. Aparna Ramakrishnan

Consultant, Psychiatry
MBBS, MD, DNB (Psychiatry)

Expertise

  • Psychiatry
  • Psychotherapy

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada

Worked as Asst Professor In Psychiatry (Medical Council Of India recognized)at Grant Govt Medical College And Sir JJ Group Of Hospitals and Asst Professor in Psychiatry at D Y Patil Hospital (MCI Recognized)

Was also undergraduate teacher for MBBS (Maharashtra University of health sciences recognized), undergraduate teacher for nursing, physiotherapy courses and guest lecturer at various institutions

Memberships:

  • Life Member of Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS)
  • Life Member of Navi Mumbai Raigad Psychiatric Association
  • Executive Committee Member (2013-2017) and Life Member of Bombay Psychiatric Society (BPS)

Academic Contributions

  • Recipient of Young Fellowship Programme/ Award in WPA XVII World Congress of Psychiatry in Berlin Oct 2017 for study – Cognitive functions and Quality of life in HIV seropositive individuals. Paper presented.
  • Dr A K Naik award for ‘Clinical and Biochemical Predictors of Delirium Tremens - A Cross sectional study’; Paper presented at BPS Annual Conference , April 2013 (co author)
  • Sir Ratan Tata scholarship in  2nd and 3rd year MBBS
  •  A Comparative Study on Efficacy of Risperidone versus Risperidone and Sodium Valproate Combination in the Treatment of Aggression in Children and Adolescents with Intellectual Disability. Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research. Vol 06;Issue 05; May 2018; 870-877
  • Quality of life in HIV seropositive individuals. Orissa Journal of Psychiatry. Vol XXVI; Mar 2018; 40-52
  • Perceived hassles and uplifts and their impact on perceived cognitive performance during pregnancy. Annals of Indian Psychiatry. Vol 1; issue 2; July- December 2017
  • Theoretical and practical issues related to the management of severe and refractory psychotic illness complicated by pulmonary embolism. Grand Rounds. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2015; Vol 57; issue 4; pg – 414-418
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency leading to Depression. Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research. Vol 3; Issue 12; December 2015
  • 'A study of depression, perceived loneliness, cognitive function and independence in daily activities in home and institution based older people: a cross sectional comparative study' Journal of Geriatric Mental Health 2016. Vol 3;Issue 2; pg 140-144
  • Brain and alcohol: A study of effect of duration and severity of alcohol dependence on standard cognitive functions. Free Papers. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2011 ; 53;Suppl S1 : S 34
  • Contributing Psychiatrist in Ready Reckoner for the Practising Psychiatrist  RPWD 2019 – book by the Disability Task Force (IPS)
  • Participated/Panelist in a live discussion on Mental Health Care Act -2017 : Concerns,Challenges and Difficulties organized in Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai in Dec 2018
  • Presented paper titled ”Cognitive functions and Quality of life in HIV seropositive patients ” in WPA congress in Berlin , Germany in Oct 2017
  • Presented ’ Insomnia’ in a clinical meet organized by Navi Mumbai Psychiatrists in Dec 2016
  • Presented “ An overview of Anxiety Disorders” in Clinical Society Meeting in BARC hospital in August 2011
  • Presented a paper titled “Brain and Alcohol- Effect of Duration and Severity of Alcohol Dependence on Cognitive Functions” in the 63rd annual conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS 2011) at New Delhi in January 2011.
  • Presented in Clinical Meeting on ’Women and Alcohol’, organised by the Department of Psychiatry, Seth G.S. Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital and Bombay Psychiatric Society in November 2010
  • Guide in ICMR project on Sleep habits and patterns among medical students-undergraduate, interns and postgraduate residents– A clinical study  
  • Co Author in poster on ” A comparative study on efficacy of Risperidone v/s Risperidone and Sodium Valproate combination in the treatment of aggression in children and adolescents with intellectual disability” presented by Dr Zara Ahmad in 46th Annual Conference of IPS, Western Zonal Branch in Lonavala in October 2015
  • Co author in poster on ” Role of CPK-MB in detection of alcohol induced cardiac damage” presented by Dr Paramveer Singh in Conference of Maharashtra Chapter 2015 ”Matchmaking – optimizing treatment plan” on 26th April 2015
  • Co author in poster on ’Childhood Depression – Association with Vitamin B12 deficiancy’  presented for Dr Ramesh Patel Award Poster in the DY Patil Symposium on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2015 held at DY Patil hospital in March 2015 by Dr Sneha Arya
  • Co author  in  ’Epilepsy in Children and Psychiatric comorbidity, Temperament and Parental Handling’  presented for the Dr PC Shastri Award Paper  in the DY Patil Symposium on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2015 held at DY Patil hospital in March 2015 by Dr Payal Chandele
  • Co author in ’SubacuteSclerosingPanencephalitis (SSPE) presenting in the Psychiatric OPD’;  Poster presentation at XVI World Congress of Psychiatry, Spain, September 2014 by Dr. Anjendra R Targe
  • Co author in  ’Human Sexuality & Sexual Behavior - Socio-cultural Aspects, role of Societal/ Religious beliefs and Taboos in India & it's effect on the Global Indian’ ; Paper presentation at XVI World Congress of Psychiatry, Spain, September 2014 by Dr. Anjendra R Targe
  • Co author in  "The Man who could not Stop Walking - A Case report on Akathisia"; Poster presentation at XVI World Congress of Psychiatry, Spain, September 2014 by Dr. Amulya Shetty
  • Co author in ’Pineal gland tumour presenting with Psychiatric manifestations’ ; Poster presentation at XVI World Congress of Psychiatry, Spain, September 2014 by Dr. AbhijeetDwivedi
  • Co author in ” A Comparative Study of Depressive & Cognitive Psychopathology in the Indian Elderly :Institutionalised Versus Non institutionalised”; Free paper presentation at IPS West Zone Annual Conference on 19 Oct 2013 by Dr Deepti Abraham
  • Co author in ”Personality Traits in Patients of Migraine and Tension Headaches ”; Poster presentation at IPS West Zone Annual Conference on 19 Oct 2013 by Dr. Prachi Shah
  • Co Author in Paper ” Facial Affect Recognition  in patients suffering from Schizophrenia  and Normal control groups : A comparative study ” presented by Dr Devavrat Harshe for Prof (Dr) L.P.Shah best paper award – 2013  in the annual BPS conference.

Research

  • Burden of care and coping skills in spouses of individuals with substance use disorders : A cross sectional study ( ongoing) 
  • ICMR project on Sleep habits and patterns among medical students-undergraduate, interns and postgraduate residents– A clinical study guide
  • Study of anxiety, depression, quality of life and coping skills in obesity and its confounding factors. 
  • Personality traits in patients of Migraine and Tension type headaches. 
  • A comparative study of Depressive and Cognitive Psychopathology in the Indian Elderly :
  • Effect of duration and severity of Alcohol Dependence on Cognition.
  • Pregnancy Brain- Truth or Myth. A comparative cross sectional study of cognition in pregnancy and child bearing age. 

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