Funded research projects

  • Correlates of the suicide crisis syndrome in major depression: A multicentric exploratory study. (Ongoing, funded by Indian Psychiatric Society, PI – Dr Vikas Menon)
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issue among the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Community in India: A Study of Inter-Relationship between Mental Health disorders and Stress, Coping, Perceived Social Support, Occupation and Religiosity (Ongoing, funded by National Human Rights Commission, site PI – Dr Vikas Menon)

Non-funded research projects

  • Multinational study on assessing the Suicidal Crisis Syndrome (SCS) during the COVID-19 outbreak (completed, country PI - Dr Vikas Menon)

Publications - Indexed Journals:   Total number: 270 – for a complete list, see here -

Key indexed publications in recent years:

  1. Vengadavaradan A, Bharadwaj B, Sathynarayanan G, Durairaj J, Rajaa S. Translation, validation and factor structure of the Tamil version of the postpartum bonding questionnaire (PBQ-T). Asian journal of psychiatry. 2019 Feb 1;40:62-7.
  2. Vengadavaradan A, Bharadwaj B, Sathyanarayanan G, Durairaj J. Frequency and correlates of mother-infant bonding disorders among postpartum women in India. Asian Journal of Psychiatry. 2019 Aug 1;44:72-9.
  3. Kumar PNS, Menon V, Andrade C. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 12-week trial of vitamin D augmentation in major depressive disorder associated with vitamin D deficiency. J Affect Disord 2022;314:143-149.
  4. Menon V, BafnaAR, RogersML, RichardsJ, Galynker Factor structure and validity of the Revised Suicide Crisis Inventory (SCI-2) among Indian adults. Asian J Psychiatr 2022;73:103119.
  5. Jarial KDS, Purkayastha M, Dutta P, Mukherjee KK, Bhansali A. Hypersexuality following Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm rupture. Neurol India 2018,66(3):868-871.
  6. Tripathi M, Purkayastha M, Rai A, Mukherjee KK. Jack Nicholson: A reel and real-life contribution to Neurosciences. World Neurosurgery 2017;101:718 -721.
  7. Mukkiri S, Kandasamy P, Subramanian M, Chandrasekaran V, Kattimani S. Content validation of school readiness module and school readiness scale for assessing school readiness in children with autism spectrum disorder. Asian Journal of Psychiatry 2022; 71: 103073.
  8. Kattimani S, Joseph R, Mondal N, Johnson A. Predictive validity of ESSENCE Q screening tool for early detection of neurodevelopmental disorder in children. Asian J Psychiatr 2022;73:103162.
  9. Faraone SV, Banaschewski T, Coghill D, Zheng Y, Biederman J, Bellgrove MA, Newcorn JH, Gignac M, Al Saud NM, Manor I, Rohde LA, Yang L, Cortese S, Almagor D, Stein MA, Albatti TH, Aljoudi HF, Alqahtani MMJ, Asherson P, Atwoli L, Bölte S, Buitelaar JK, Crunelle CL, Daley D, Dalsgaard S, Döpfner M, Espinet S, Fitzgerald M, Franke B, Gerlach M, Haavik J, Hartman CA, Hartung CM, Hinshaw SP, Hoekstra PJ, Hollis C, Kollins SH, Sandra Kooij JJ, Kuntsi J, Larsson H, Li T, Liu J, Merzon E, Mattingly G, Mattos P, McCarthy S, Mikami AY, Molina BSG, Nigg JT, Purper-Ouakil D, Omigbodun OO, Polanczyk GV, Pollak Y, Poulton AS, Rajkumar RP, Reding A, Reif A, Rubia K, Rucklidge J, Romanos M, Ramos-Quiroga JA, Schellekens A, Scheres A, Schoeman R, Schweitzer JB, Shah H, Solanto MV, Sonuga- Barke E, Soutullo C, Steinhausen HC, Swanson JM, Thapar A, Tripp G, van de GlindG, Brink WVD, Van der Oord S, Venter A, Vitiello B, Walitza S, Wang Y. The World Federation of ADHD International Consensus Statement: 208 Evidence-based conclusions about the disorder. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2021;128:789-818.
  10. Fusar-Poli P, Salazar de Pablo G, Rajkumar RP, López-Díaz Á, Malhotra S, Heckers S, Lawrie SM, Pillmann F. Diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of brief psychotic episodes: a review and research agenda. Lancet Psychiatry. 2022;9(1):72-83.

Awards and achievements

Dr Vikas Menon serves as the Deputy Editor of Indian Journal of Psychiatry, Chief Associate Editor of the Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, and the Editor of International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research

Last Updated :02-Jan-2023