Dr.B.N. Gangadhar

Dr.B.N. Gangadhar
Psychiatrist, Bangalore

  • 1 Hospital
  • Dr.B.N. Gangadhar is a Professor & Program Director, Advanced Center for Yoga - Mental health and Neurosciences and Chairman and also PhD Clinical Neurosciences Program

Specialities

  • Psychiatry

Expertise

Education

Practice Information

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore

Hosur Road, Lakkasandra, Wilson Garden, Marigowda Road, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560029

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Have been a scientific reviewer for following journals: Indian Journal of Psychiatry and these international journals: Psychiatry Research, Convulsive Therapy (Journal of ECT), Biological Psychiatry, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica
  • On the editorial board of Indian Journal of Psychiatry, Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology
  • Sir C.V.Raman award for medical sciences, Karnataka, Dept of Science and Technology 1998
  • Dr. D.S. Raju Memorial Oration Award by the Indian Psychiatric Society A P Chapter 2001
  • Bhagawat award 1989 Ind. Psy Society
  • Kala award 1992 Ind Psy Society North zone
  • Marfatia award 1993, 1995 , 2003 & 2008 Ind Psy Society
  • Best poster award 1998 APEA meeting Toronto
  • Poona Psychiatrists’ Asssssociation II award, 1999 & 2009 Ind Psy Society
  • Jayaram award, 2001, 2002 ,2003 & 2009 Ind Psy society-south zone
  • Gurumeeth Singh award, 2001, Ind Psy society-Punjab-Haryana chapter
  • Bombay Psychiatric Society Award, 2002 and 2003 Ind Psy Society
  • Aristotle Award 2009 – International Congress on Brain & Behavior
  • Recipient of IBRO-UNESCO Fellowship 1987
  • Fellow – National Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Dr B C Roy Award 2010
  • John CJ, Gangadhar BN and Channabasavanna SM. Phenomenology of escape from a mental hospital in India. Ind J Psychiatry 22: 247-249, 1980
  • Channabasavanna SM, Subramanya B, Gangadhar BN, John CJ and Reddy V. Mental health delivery system in India : A brief report. Ind J Psychiatry 23: 309-311, 1981
  • Gangadhar BN, Appayya P, Chattergee S, Keshavan MS and Narayanan HS. A case of DeClarambault's syndrome with Capgras phenomenon. Ind J Psychiatry 23: 373, 1981
  • Gangadhar BN, Yeragani YK and Cariappa I. Juvenile epileptic psychosis: A case report. Ind J Psychol Med 4: 53-54, 1981
  • Gangadhar BN, John CJ, Chattergee S, Keshavan MS and Narayanan HS. Rabbit syndrome: Patchy disappearance in stage I NREM sleep. Ind J Psychiatry 23: 96-98, 1982
  • Gangadhar BN, Subramanya B, Venkatesh HS and Channabasavanna SM. Clonidine in opiate detoxification. Ind J Psychiatry 24: 386-387, 1982
  • Venkatesh HS, Gangadhar BN and Channabasavanna SM. Primary opiate dependence: A phenomenological study. Ind J Psychol Med 5: 38-41, 1982
  • Desai NG, Gangadhar BN, Pradhan N and Channabasavanna SM. Treatment of mania with lithium and carbamazepine. Ind J Psychiatry 25: 98-99, 1983
  • Keshavan MS, Gangadhar BN and Chattergee S. C S F Amine metabolites in a case of coexisting tardive dyskinesia and parkinsonism. NIMHANS Journal 1: 111-113, 1983
  • Desai NG, Patil NM, Gangadhar BN, Pradhan N and Channabasavanna SM. Catatonia associated with ureamic encephalopathy. Ind J Psychiatry 26: 93-94, 1984
  • Gangadhar BN, Kapur RL and Kalyanasundaram S. Effect of ECT in depression: A double blind comparison with imipramine. NIMHANS Journal 3: 7-12, 1985
  • Gangadhar BN. Side effects of somatic therapies in depression: A double blind comparison of ECT and imipramine. NIMHANS Journal 3: 13-16, 1985
  • Gangadhar BN, Roy Chowdhary J and Channabasavanna SM. ECT and drug induced parkinsonism. Ind J Psychiatry 25: 212-213, 1988
  • Gangadhar BN, Laxmanna G, Subbakrishna DK and Channabasavanna SM. Impedance measurements during electroconvulsive therapy. NIMHANS Journal 3 : 135- 139, 1985
  • Gangadhar BN, John CJ and Channabasavanna SM. Criteria for continued hospitalization and severity of symptoms. Ind J Psychol Med 5: 1-3, 1983
  • Gangadhar BN, Rao SL and Hegde AS. Information processing deficits and PCS : Role of symptoms. NIMHANS Journal 3: 147-151, 1985
  • Mohan KS, Gangadhar BN, Pradhan N and Channabasavanna SM. Description of neuroleptic malignant syndrome. NIMHANS Journal 3: 103-104, 1985
  • Mohan KS, Gangadhar BN, Pradhan N, Channabasavanna SM. Malignant neuroleptic syndrome. J Indian Med Assoc. 83: 410-3, 1985
  • Rao SL, Gangadhar BN, Keshavan MS, Hegde MS, Hegde AS and Nardev G. Reaction time deficits in posttraumatic syndrome. Ind J Psychiatry 27: 63-66, 1985
  • Rao SL, Gangadhar BN and Hegde AS. Information processing deficits in post concussion syndrome. NIMHANS Journal 3: 141-146, 1985
  • Rao SL, Gangadhar BN and Hegde AS. Remedying information processing deficits in PCS through cognitive retraining. NIMHANS Journal 3: 251-254, 1985
  • Desai NG, Andrade C, Gangadhar BN and Channabasavanna SM. Carbamazepine - lithium combination treatment for lithium resistant mania. Ind J Psychiatry 28: 159- 161, 1986
  • Andrade C, Gangadhar BN and Channabasavanna SM. pathological neurotoxicity with lithium. Ind J Psychiatry 29: 279-281, 1987
  • Gangadhar BN, Desai NG and Channabasavanna SM. Potentiation of lithium with carbamazepine in acute mania. Ind J Psychiatry 29: 73-75, 1987
  • Andrade C, Gangadhar BN and Channabasavanna SM. Lithium induced paradoxical neurotoxicity- a risk factor. Indian J Psychiatry, 30: 201-203, 1988
  • Andrade C, Gangadhar BN, and Channabasavanna SM. Does ECT stimulus waveform influence rate of recovery in endogenous depression? NIMHANS Journal, 6: 121-126, 1988
  • Andrade C, Gangadhar BN, Subbakrishna DK, Channabasavanna SM. and Pradhan N. Clinical prediction of rate of response to ECT. Indian J Psychiatry, 30: 281- 287, 1988
  • Andrade C, Gangadhar BN, Channabasavanna SM. and Pradhan N. Clinical characteristics of endogenous depressives who responded to ECT. NIMHANS Journal, 7: 119-122, 1988
  • Gangadhar BN, Laxmanna G, Andrade C, Janakiramaiah N. and Channabasavanna SM. NIMHANS Model ECT machine: A technical report. Indian J Psychiatry, 30: 247-251, 1988
  • Andrade C, Gangadhar BN, Vythilingam M, Channabasavanna SM. and Pradhan N. Initial response to ECT as a predictor of outcome in endogenous depression. Indian J Psychiatry, 31: 293-295, 1989
  • Gangadhar BN, and Andrade C, Electrical aspects of electroconvulsive therapy: A review. I. Electrical issues. Ind J Psychol Med, 12: 53-60, 1989
  • Gangadhar BN, and Andrade C. Electrical aspects of electroconvulsive therapy: A review. II. Clinical and practical issues. Ind J Psychol Med, 12: 61-66, 1989
  • Gangadhar BN, Mahajan DS, Reddy PN, Rao BSS. and Janakiramaiah N. Predicting lithium dose on the basis of body weight to achieve rapid therapeutic levels. Ind J Psychol Med, 12: 7-10, 1989
  • Gangadhar BN and Subbakrishna DK. On quality data in clinical research. In, Biostatistics: Issuses in medical research. Eds. Kaliaperumal,V.G., Subbakrishna,D.K. and Sunderraj N. NIMHANS Bangalore, pp 178-181, 1989
  • Jain S, Sheshadri S. and Gangadhar BN. Monitoring the seizure during ECT. NIMHANS Journal, 7: 115-118, 1989
  • Mariadas AC, Rao SL, Gangadhar BN and Hegde AS. Neuropsychological functioning in postconcussion syndrome. NIMHANS Journal, 7: 37-42, 1989
  • Andrade C, Gangadhar BN, Meena M. and Pradhan N. Dopamine postsynaptic receptor effects of restricted schedules of electroconvulsive shock. Indian J Psychiatry, 32: 297-301, 1990
  • Gangadhar BN, Ramadevi G, Andrade C. and Pradhan N. Single electroconvulsive shock and dopamine autoreceptors. Indian J Psychiatry, 32: 302-304, 1990
  • Srivastava R, Chattergee SC, Janakiramaiah N. and Gangadhar BN. Eye movements and schizophrenia. Indian J Psychiatry, 32: 72-76, 1990
  • Gangadhar BN, Reddy AK, Janakiramaiah N, and Subbakrishna DK. Does melancholia require ECT thrice a week? Ind J Psychological Medicine, 14: 25-30, 1991
  • Gangadhar BN. and Andrade C. Iatrogenic dysfunction and ECT. In, Drug induced dysfunction in Psychiatry. Diagnosis and management. Eds, Keshavan, M.S. and Kennedy, J.S. Hemisphere publishing Corporation, Washington, pp 191-201, 1991
  • Rajendra PN, Gangadhar BN and Janakiramaiah N. P300 event related potential in patients receiving ECT. NIMHANS Journal, 9: 97-100, 1991
  • Editor: Proceedings of the national workshop on ECT: Priorities for research and practice in India. NIMHANS, Bangalore. 1992
  • Gangadhar BN. Electrical Aspects of ECT. In, Proceedings of the national workshop on ECT: Priorities for research and practice in India. Ed, B.N.Gangadhar, NIMHANS publication, Bangalore, pp 163-184. 1992
  • Gangadhar BN, Andrade C. and Janakiramaiah N. Electroconvulsive therapy: Theory and practice. In, Postgraduate Psychiatry, Eds, J.N.Vyas, and N.Ahuja, B.I. Churchill Livingstone, New Delhi, pp 457-473, 1992
  • Gangadhar BN, Janakiramaiah N, Subbakrishna DK. and Thunga RA. Seizure duration estimates from single channel EEG record: A methodological report. Indian J Psychiatry, 34: 8-11, 1992
  • Janakiramaiah N, Jyoti Rao KM, Praveen J, Sujatha BL, Gangadhar BN and Subbakrishna DK. Seizure duration over ECT sessions: Influence of spacing ECTs. Indian J Psychiatry, 34: 124-127, 1992
  • Janakiramaiah N, Gururaj G, Subbakrishna DK, Gangadhar BN, Shivaji Rao. and Joseph M. Acute psychosis diagnosed as schizophrenia in ICD9 : A discriminant validity study. Ind J Psychiatry, 34: 344-346 1992
  • Jyoti Rao KM, Sujatha BL, Gangadhar BN and Janakiramaiah N. A method for seizure duration estimation from single channel EEG records. NIMHANS Journal, 10: 17-22, 1992
  • Ramachandra, Gangadhar BN, Lalitha N, Janakiramaiah N. and Shivananda BL. Patients`s knowledge about ECT. NIMHANS Journal, 10: 27-32, 1992
  • Member Indian Psychiatric Society
  • Member International Brain Research Organization
  • Associate Editor- Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica since 1998
  • Former Member on the Editorial Board Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine
  • Reviewer of the American Psychiatric Association's draft of ECT guidelines, 2001
  • Member on the membership committee of Association for Convulsive Therapy 2003
  • Deputy Editor – Asian Journal of Psychiatry