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    Towards an Integrative Theory of Consciousness: Part 1 (Neurobiological and Cognitive Models).Avinash De Sousa - 2013 - Mens Sana Monographs 11 (1):100.
    The study of consciousness is poised today at interesting crossroads. There has been a surge of research into various neurobiological underpinnings of consciousness in the past decade. The present article looks at the theories regarding this complex phenomenon, especially the ones that neurobiology, cognitive neuroscience and cognitive psychology have to offer. We will first discuss the origin and etymology of word consciousness and its usage. Neurobiological correlates of consciousness are discussed with structures like the ascending reticular activating system, the amygdala, (...)
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    Towards an Integrative Theory of Consciousness: Part 2 (An Anthology of Various Other Models).Avinash De Sousa - 2013 - Mens Sana Monographs 11 (1):151.
    The study of consciousness has today moved beyond neurobiology and cognitive models. In the past few years, there has been a surge of research into various newer areas. The present article looks at the non-neurobiological and non-cognitive theories regarding this complex phenomenon, especially ones that self-psychology, self-theory, artificial intelligence, quantum physics, visual cognitive science and philosophy have to offer. Self-psychology has proposed the need to understand the self and its development, and the ramifications of the self for morality and empathy, (...)
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    Freudian Theory and Consciousness: A Conceptual Analysis*.Avinash De Sousa - 2011 - Mens Sana Monographs 9 (1):210.
    This paper aims at taking a fresh look at Freudian psychoanalytical theory from a modern perspective. Freudian psychology is a science based on the unconscious and the conscious . Various aspects of Freudian thinking are examined from a modern perspective and the relevance of the psychoanalytical theory of consciousness is projected. Do psychoanalysis and the unconsciousness have something to teach us about consciousness? Approaching Freud from a historical, psychoanalytical, anthropological and sociological perspective, we need to look at how Freudian theory (...)
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    Crime and Psychiatry.Avinash De Sousa & Yusuf Matcheswalla - 2015 - Mens Sana Monographs 13 (1):143.
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    Dr. Mrs. Dhanalakshmi De Sousa 1938–2005: A Tribute.Avinash De Sousa - 2006 - Mens Sana Monographs 4 (1):211.
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    Drug Therapy of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Current Trends.Avinash De Sousa & Gurvinder Kalra - 2012 - Mens Sana Monographs 10 (1):45.
    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a developmental disorder with an age onset prior to 7 years. Children with ADHD have significantly lower ability to focus and sustain attention and also score higher on impulsivity and hyperactivity. Stimulants, such as methylphenidate, have remained the mainstay of ADHD treatment for decades with evidence supporting their use. However, recent years have seen emergence of newer drugs and drug delivery systems, like osmotic release oral systems and transdermal patches, to mention a few. The use (...)
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    Invest in Family.Avinash De Sousa & Nilesh Shah - 2015 - Mens Sana Monographs 13 (1):134.
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    Indian Womanhood: Some Psychological Concepts.Avinash De Sousa & Dhanalakshmi De Sousa - 2015 - Mens Sana Monographs 13 (1):16.
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    MSM Book Review: The Unity of Mind, Brain and World. [REVIEW]Avinash De Sousa - 2014 - Mens Sana Monographs 12 (1):163.
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    Professional Boundaries and Psychotherapy: A Review.Avinash De Sousa - 2012 - Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics 3 (2):16-26.
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    Strikes and Doctors- Psychosocial and Ethical Dilemmas.Avinash De Sousa, Shivanshu Shrivastava, Sushma Sonavane & Nilesh Shah - 2014 - Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics 5 (3):23-25.
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    Setting Up Private Practice in Psychiatry.Avinash De Sousa & Alan De Sousa - 2015 - Mens Sana Monographs 13 (1):3.
    Setting up a private practice in mumbai is an onerous task. The present paper looks at the difficulties face by young psychiatrists when starting a private practice in psychiatry. It suggests certain guidelines to be followed to ensure the development of a successful practice. It also suggests methods to gain popularity among patients and society along with the ethics to be followed, knowledge base to be garnered, and the role of using multiple therapies and versatility in private practice.
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    The Pharmacotherapy of Alcohol Dependence: A State of the Art Review.Avinash De Sousa - 2010 - Mens Sana Monographs 8 (1):69.
    The psychopharmacology of alcohol dependence is today poised at interesting crossroads. Three major drugs Naltrexone, Disulfiram and Acamprosate have been tried and tested in various trials and have many meta-analyses each to support them. While Naltrexone may reduce craving, Acamprosate scores on cost effectiveness worldwide with Disulfiram being an alcohol deterrent drug. Studies support, refute and criticize the use of each of these drugs. Combining one or more of them is also a trend seen. The most important factor in efficacy (...)
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