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Dr. Pradeep P

Dr. Pradeep P Department of Psychiatry

Designation Professor
Experience 14 Years
Qualification M.B.B.S; MD (Psych)

Professional Information

Academic Excellence
  • MD (Psychiatry)
Field of Expertise
  • Child Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry
Awards and Achievements
  • Awarded national level competitive Grant for a research project under the Department of Science & technology- Cognitive Science Research Initiative ( DST- CSRI) titled “ Design and development of AI powered cognitive remediation therapy through gaming in schizophrenia subjects”
  • Awarded Dr. M. Peter Fernandez Research award for practicing psychiatrist at state level Psychiatry conference TANPSYCON 2018, held at July 14-15th, 2018 for presenting “Is C/T polymorphism at the TaqI site of vitamin D receptor gene is associated with lithium response in bipolar disorder? – findings from a pilot, lithium pharmacogenomics cross sectional study”
  • Awarded “Best Poster award” in 2nd Early career Mental Health Professional’s workshop” conducted by Dr. Norman Sartorius (Former Director of World Health Organization division of Mental Health), Dr. Mohan . K . Isaac at Bangalore in NIMHANS in January 9th – 11th , 2014 as a part of Fellowship of the Dr. Ramachandra N Moorthy Foundation for Mental Health & Neuro Sciences
  • Our research group ( Kishore V, Palaniappan . P, Pranesh R) was awarded the Best poster award for poster on “Study of Vitamin D levels in patients with Schizophrenia” in IPSOCON 2014 held at Bangalore on October 17th – 19th 2014
  • Palaniappan P, Ramanthan S. Awarded a competitive research seed grant at PSG IMS & R as a part of PSG PRIME for proposal named “ Study of Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and risk of bipolar affective disorder” in 2014
  • Dhayananth M, Palaniappan P. Awarded PSG PRIME Category C grant for the study “Association between per3 gene length polymorphism and prophylactic lithium response in patients with bipolar affective disorder” in 2016
  • Awarded “Young Scholarship Award” in all India level quiz in December 2009
Research and Publications
  • Palaniappan P, Easwaran K. Theory of mind deficits and their influence on functional impairment in remitted phase of bipolar disorder. Indian J Psychol Med. 2020;42:1–8
  • Iyer A, Palaniappan P. Biological dysrhythm in remitted bipolar I disorder. Asian J Psychiatr. 2017 Dec;30:218-224. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2017.05.012. Epub 2017 May 17
  • Mohankumar G, Palaniappan P. Prevalence and Pattern of Sleep Disturbances among Mood disorder Inpatients. Int. J Indian Psychology. December 2016; Volume 4, Issue 1, No.79, DIP: 18.01.092/20160401
  • Palaniappan P. Impact of comorbidities on Self-esteem of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Int. J Indian Psychology. April 2016; Volume 3, Issue 3, No.1, DIP: 18.01.011/20160303
  • Pradeep Palaniappan, Aishwarya Iyer. Persistent Sleep Disturbances in Remitted Bipolar Disorder. Annals Medicus. Vol 02; Issue 04: Nov. 2015- July 2016
  • Palaniappan P. Aripiprazole as a treatment option for clozapine‑induced enuresis. Indian J Pharmacol 2015;47:574-5
  • Palaniappan P, Rajaram V. Linezolid induced hallucination- a case report. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2015 Winter;27(1):e65
  • Vinay H.R, Vijay D, Kutty BM, Kandasamy P, Golhar TS, Palaniappan P, Girimaji SC, Seshadri SP, Srinath S. “Case series of three children and adolescents with periodic hypersomnia”. J. Indian Assoc. Child Adolesc. Ment. Health 2010; 6(4):120-124
  • Rao NP, Palaniyappan P, Chandur J, Venkatasubramanian G, Gangadhar BN. “Successful Use of Donepezil in Treatment of Cognitive Impairment Caused by Maintenance Electroconvulsive Therapy – A Case Report”.J ECT 2009 Sep;25(3):216-8
Membership and Certifications
  • Member of Indian psychiatric society – National, South zone, Tamilnadu, and Coimbatore chapter
  • Member of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry
  • Member of Indian Medical Association, Coimbatore chapter

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