Published Studies

Research papers related to mental health and wellness

Yeragani, V.K., Tancer, M., Chokka, P., & Baker, G.B. (2010). Arvid Carlsson, and the story of dopamine. Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 52, 87-88.

Kumar, R., Ramachandraiah, C.T., Chokka, P., & Yeragani, V.K. (2009). Mean and variability of QT-interval: Relevance to psychiatric illness and psychotropic medication.Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 51, 6-8.

Klassen, L.J., Katzman, M.A., & Chokka, P. (2009). Adult ADHD and its comorbidities, with a focus on bipolar disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders.

Yeragani, V.K., Chokka, P., Tancer, M., Sivaraju, A., & Bar, K.J. (2008). Increased beat-to-beat ‘R’ amplitude variability in patients with panic disorder. International Journal of Cardiology.

Chokka, P., & Legault, M. (2008). Escitalopram in the treatment of major depressive disorder in primary-care settings: An open label trial. Depression and Anxiety, 25, 173-181.

Katzman, M.A., Tricco, A.C., McIntosh, D., Filteau, M.J., Bleau, P., Chokka, P.R., Kjernisted, K.D., Mok, H., & Pham, B. (2007). Paroxetine versus placebo and other agents for depressive disorders: A systemative review and meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 68, 1845-1859.

Yeragani, V.K., Kumar, R., Bar, K.J., Chokka, P., & Tancer, M. (2007). Exaggerated differences in pulse wave velocity between left and right sides among patients with anxiety disorders and cardiovascular disease. Psychosomatic Medicine, 69, 717-722.

Yeragani, V.K., Pohl, R., Bar, K.J., Chokka, P., & Tancer, M. (2007). Exaggerated beat-to-beat R amplitude variability in patients with panic disorder after intravenous isoproterenol. Neurobiopsychology, 55, 213- 218.

Bar, K.J., Boettger, M.K., Koschke, M., Schulz, S., Chokka, P., Yeragani, V.K., Voss, A. (2007). Non-linear complexity measures of heart rate variability in acute schizophrenia.Clinical Neurophysiology, 118, 2009-2015.

Yeragani, V.K., Berger, R., Desai, N., Bar, K.J., Chokka, P., & Tancer, M. (2007). Relationship between beat-to-beat variability of RT-peak and RT-end intervals in normal controls, patients with anxiety, and patients with cardiovascular disease. Annuals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology, 12, 203-209.

Van Ameringen, M., Mancini, C., Oakman, J., Walker, J., Kjernisted, K., Chokka, P., Johnston, D., Bennett, M., & Patterson, B. (2007). Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 68, 288-295.

Yeragani, V.K., Desai, N., Chokka, P., & Tancer, M. (2007). Increased beat-to-beat QRS amplitude variability in patients with congestive cardiac failure. International Journal of Cardiology, 121, 309-310.

Chokka, P., Tancer, M., & Yeragani, V.K. (2006). Metabolic syndrome: Relevance to antidepressant treatment. Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, 31, 414.

MacQueen, G., & Chokka, P. (2004). Special issues in the management of depression in women. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 49, 27-40.

Chiu, J.F., & Chokka, P.R. (2003). Mnemonic for the diagnosis of hypomania associated with bipolar II disorder. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 48, 771.

Stip, E., Remington, G.J., Dursun, S.M., Reiss, J.P., Rotstein, E., MacEwan. G.W., Chokka, P.R., Jones, B., Dickson, R.A & Canadian Switch Study Group. (2003). A Canadian multicenter trial assessing memory and executive functions in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders treated with olanzapine. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 23, 400-404.

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