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Dr. P C SHAHUL AMEEN
Dr. P C SHAHUL AMEEN
MBBS,MD
Mon to Sat : 9:00 am to 12:00 am & 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Dr. P C SHAHUL AMEEN

MBBS,MD Mon to Sat : 9:00 am to 12:00 am & 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm


Senior Psychiatrist.Dr Shahul Ameen is a dedicated Psychiatrist with social citizenship. He has published more than ten articles in PubMed-indexed journals and writes a regular column in various Malayalam health magazines about various topics related to mental health. He is a key resource person for National Conferences.  

Area of Special Interest:
  • De-addiction
  • Mood Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  Previous Experience:
  • Consultant Psychiatrist & Medical Director, Puthujeevan Trust Hospital for Psychological Medicine, Changanacherry
  • Consultant Psychiatrist, St. John’s Hospital, Kattappana, Kerala
  • Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Damani’s Nursing Home, Dibrugarh, Assam.
  Medical Education:
  • MD (Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi)
  • MBBS (Govt Medical college, Kozhikode)
  Professional Membership:
  • Indian Psychiatric Society
  • Indian Association for Social Psychiatry
  • Indian Association of Private Psychiatry
  Publications:  
  1. Ameen, S., Dutta, S. & Sinha V.K. (2003) Electroencephalogram changes and its improvement with sodium valproate in a patient with electrocution-induced chronic mania. Bipolar Disorders, 5, 3, 228-229. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12780877)
  2. Ameen, S., Jagdheesan, K. & Sinha, V.K. (2003) Citalopram-induced manic switch in an adolescent with epilepsy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 37, 6, 776-777. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14636399)
  3. Saddichha, S., Ameen, S., Akthar, S. (2007) Metabolic syndrome in drug-naïve first-episode psychosis treated with atypical antipsychotics. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41, 7, 629. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17691161)
  4. Saddichha, S., Manjunatha, N., Ameen, S., Akthar, S. (2007) Effect of Olanzapine, Risperidone, and Haloperidol treatment on weight and body mass index in first episode schizophrenia patients in India: a randomized, double-blind, controlled, prospective study. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 68, 1793-1798. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18052574)
  5. Ameen, S., Ram, D. (2007) Negative Symptoms in the Remission Phase of Bipolar Disorder. German Journal of Psychiatry, 10, 1-7. (http://www.gjpsy.uni-goettingen.de/gjp-article-ameen.pdf)
  6. Sahoo, S., Ameen, S. (2007) Acute nocturnal akathisia induced by clozapine. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 27, 2, 205. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17414247)
  7. Saddichha, S., Ameen, S., Akhtar, S. (2007) Incidence of new onset metabolic syndrome with atypical antipsychotics in first episode schizophrenia: a six-week prospective study in Indian female patients. Schizophrenia Research, 95, 1-3, 247. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17644311)
  8. Saddichha, S., Manjunatha, N., Ameen, S., Akhtar S. (2008) Diabetes and schizophrenia - effect of disease or drug? Results from a randomized, double-blind, controlled prospective study in first-episode schizophrenia. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 117, 5, 342-347. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18307585)
  9. Saddichha, S., Manjunatha, N., Ameen, S., Akthar, S. (2008) Metabolic syndrome in first episode schizophrenia — A randomized double-blind controlled, short-term prospective study. Schizophrenia Research, 101, 1-3, 266-272. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18262771)
  10. Saddichha, S., Ameen, S., Akhtar, S. (2008) Predictors of antipsychotic-induced weight gain in first-episode psychosis: conclusions from a randomized, double-blind, controlled prospective study of olanzapine, risperidone, and haloperidol. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 28, 1, 27-31. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18204337)
  11. Ameen, S.& Praharaj, S. (2013) Functional Auditory Hallucinations in a Case of Serotonin Syndrome. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 25,1, E60-61. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23487239‎)
  12. Ameen, S.& Nizamie, S. H. (2004) The internet revolution: implications for mental health professionals. Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry, 20 (1-4), 16–26. (http://www.psyplexus.com/mhr/internet_mental_health.html)
  13. Ameen, S., Praharaj, S., Sinha, V.K. (2004) Schizotaxia: a review. Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry, 20 (1-4), 27-34. (http://www.psyplexus.com/excl/schizotaxia.html)
  14. Ameen, S. (2014) A Case of Multiple Phobias resulting from stimulus Generalization. Indian Journal of Private Psychiatry,8(1), 74-75.
  15. Akthar, S., Sinha, B.N.P., Ameen, S.& Chakraborty, N. (2005) Psychological needs of the common man – a media perspective. Eastern Journal of Psychiatry, 9 (1 & 2), 49-52.
  16. Ameen, S. Evidence-based psychosocial interventions for alcoholism. Kerala Journal of Psychiatry, 27(1), 25-29.
  Positions Currently Held:
  • Assistant Editor, website and newsletter of World Psychiatric Association
  • Editor, Indian Psychiatric Society Kerala State Branch (Since September 2014).In this brief period, developed peer review system in Kerala Journal of Psychiatry for the first time, and started the Journal’s websiteand online manuscript management system (www.kjponline.com)
  • Convener, Section for General Hospital Psychiatry, Indian Psychiatric Society.
  Fellowships & Awards:
  • Elected for the Early Career Psychiatrist Program of Asian Federation of Psychiatric Societies, Colombo, August 2013.
  • Awarded the Certificate of Excellence for Best Case Presentation in the Annual National Conference of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry (ANCIAPP), Ahmedabad, November 2013.
  • Recommended by Indian Psychiatric Society to attend the Young Health Professionals Tract at the International Congress of World Psychiatric Association to be held in Bucharest, Romania, in June 2015.
               

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