About T.S.Sathyanarayana Rao

Dr. T.S. Sathyanarayana Rao is a renowned psychiatrist in India who specializes in mental and sexual health. He is a dedicated and passionate psychiatrist who has kept the profession close to his heart by providing help to the suffering individuals, their caregivers, families and thereby serving the society at large. His practices involve a rational and better-quality mental health care in modern day practice of Psychiatry in India.

Dr. Rao works with a compassionate approach with his patients. This creates a bond and allows them connect with him very well.

Contributions

His immense contributions and collaborative research have taken Psychiatry and Sexual Medicine in India beyond boundaries into the global village. He has provided extra-ordinary and exemplary contribution in establishing certain standards and ideals in the intellectual and scientific tradition of Indian Psychiatry. Dr. Rao continues to be inspiration and strength for coming generation of professionals.

Participations

He is longest serving editor of Indian Journal of Psychiatry and has been advisor to majority of major Journals of Psychiatry in India. He has been instrumental in Organizing Sexual Medicine academic curricular programmes in India and currently the Secretary of Human Sexuality Section of World Psychiatric Association (WPA). He is serving as President of Karnataka Sexual Science Academy.

He has travelled extensively both in India and Abroad and the last programme at Lumbini, Nepal in November 2014 and very recent one at Vienna, Austria from July 12th – 17th, 2015 was the 35th International travel and to Berlin from 8 th -12 th October 2017 is 36 th International travel. He has also visited Indonesia and conducted special training programme on 19th January 2018 at the Dept. of Psychiatry Padjadjaran University/ Hasan Sadikin Hospital, Bandung during 37 th International travel.

He has travelled extensively both in India and Abroad and the last programme at Lumbini, Nepal in November 2014 and very recent one at Vienna, Austria from July 12th – 17th, 2015 was the 35th International travel and to Berlin from 8 th -12 th October 2017 is 36 th International travel. He has also visited Indonesia and conducted special training programme on 19th January 2018 at the Dept. of Psychiatry Padjadjaran University/ Hasan Sadikin Hospital, Bandung during 37 th International travel.

Publications

He is credited with more than 150 published papers in indexed journals, 200 other publications, 12 books and more than 500 Scientific Programmes at State, National and International level. He is the regular columnist for Kannada Magazine – Ganda Hendathi and many popular websites in India.

Educational Qualifications

  • 1970 -73 B.Sc. from Sahyadri College, Shimoga

  • 1973-78 M.B.B.S from J.J. M Medical College, Davangere

  • 1980-82 D.P.M from Christian Medical College, Vellore

  • 1980-83 BM.D.(Psychiatry) from Christian Medical College, Vellore

  • 1992 PG Diploma in Hospital Administration from Christian Medical College, Vellore and Tulane University, USA

Academic Membership

  • Fellow, Indian Psychiatric Society

  • Fellow, I.M.A. Academy of Medical Specialties

  • Life Member, Indian Medical Association

  • Life Member, Indian Epilepsy Association

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Editorship

  • Editor and Chairperson of Publications, Research and Education Committee, South Asian Societies for Sexual Medicine, 2014 – till date

  • Editor, Indian Journal of Psychiatry, Official publication of Indian Psychiatric Society, 2004, 2007, 2008 to 2011, re-elected 2012 – March 2018

  • Chief Advisor – Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine and past editor

  • Chief advisor – Indian Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry – 2011 – till date

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Research Papers

  • TBA
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Awards

  • IAPP AWARD: 4th ANCIAPP Varanasi IAPP AWARD

  • ACIAN AWARD Sahyadri -2008

  • INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF GERIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH: IAGMH – INTAS AWARD

  • MARFATIA AWARD

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Publications

  • Approaches to Common Sexual problems in Medical practice’, Dr. T.S.S.Rao & Dr.Vasumathy S. Rao. released at III Karnataka State Level Conference at Shimoga on 12th Sept. 1993 (Second Edition, Published in 2001)

  • Part contribution to psychology/psychiatry section in ‘Kannada Medical Encyclopedia’ under editorship of Dr. P.S. Shankar, Kannada University, Hampi

  • Shivayoga & Psychology Chapter in the book ‘Shivayoga’ (Kannada). [2001] Publisher : J.S.S. Mahavidyapeetha, Mysore

  • ‘Manual on Sex Education for Secondary School Teachers’, [2000] NCERT New Delhi

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Clinical Projects

  • An exclusive Depression Brain Bank was started in the department under JSS Medical College, Mysore in 2005. It is the only Brain Bank next to NIMHANS in the country.

  • “Mapping the role of DNA conformation, stability and paramagnetic metals in modulating neuronal vulnerability in brain samples of depression and aging”

  • Aluminium – Maltose treated rabbit as Alzheimer’s Animal Model: Physiological approach

  • Study of consanguinity in Major Depressive Disorder by Ananya, 3rd Term Student, JSS Medical College, Mysore, 2005

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Clinical Trials

  • Otsuka (APEX Studies) Protocol 31-03-239

  • Otsuka (APEX Studies) Protocol No. 31.03.241

  • Protocol No. 31.05.243: “An Open-Label Rollover Study for Subjects with Schizophrenia Completing ABILIFY (Aripiprazole) Clinical Study 31-03-241”

  • PFIZER INC. & ORGANON IRELAND LTD

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Guide

  • A Study on patients presenting with sexual problems in a General Hospital Psychiatric Unit” – DR. VIJAY MAHENDRU, P.G. JSS MEDICAL COLLEGE, MYSORE

  • “Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Studies of Brain on Depression Patients in Understanding the Depression Brain Configuration” – DR. KIRAN KUMAR .K, P.G. JSS MEDICAL COLLEGE, MYSORE

  • To Study the Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders in Suttur Village in Nanjangud Taluk in Mysore District – DR. SARASWATHI .N, P.G. JSS MEDICAL COLLEGE, MYSORE

  • “Study of the Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders in Women with cervical and breast cancer.” – NIMISHA MISHRA, P.G. JSS MEDICAL COLLEGE, MYSORE

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