About us

Dr. Nilesh Mahadeo Naphade

Consultant Psychiatrist, Certified Sexologist
MBBS, MD, DNB ( Psy ) MNAMS, FIPS

Membership/ Appointments in Associations

Treasurer      –      2002-2012

Poona Psychiatrists
Association.
An independent
The professional body of the
country. Estd 1972.

List of Publications

1. Anil Kumar Pillai, S.Joshi, A.Kale, N. Naphade, MS V K Raju, S. Mahadik

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Levels are lower in Plasma as well as Cerebrospinal fluid from Medication Naïve First-Episode Schizophrenic patients
Biological Psychiatry vol.61(8S) 1S-266S; 2007

2. M S V K Raju, N. Naphade, S. Joshi, A. Kale, S. Sapkale, S. Mahadik

Hippocampal Volume Deficits in First Episode Schizophrenia: Relationships to
Symptoms to Membrane EPUFA levels
Biological Psychiatry vol.61(8S) 1S-266S; 2007

3. Kale A, Naphade N, Raju MSVK, Sapkale S, Pillai A, Nasrallah, Mahadik S

Opposite changes in predominantly Docosahexanoic Acid (DHA) in
Cerebrospinal fluid and red blood cells from never medicated first episode
Psychotic patients
Schizophrenia Research 98, 295-301, 2008

4. Anvita Kale, Sadhana Joshi, Anil Kumar Pillai Nilesh Naphade, M S V K
Raju, Henry Nasrallah, Sahebrao P. Mahadik


Reduced cerebrospinal fluid and plasma nerve growth factors in drug
naïve psychotic patients
Schizophrenia Research,Vol. 115 (2) 209-214, 2009

5. Kale A, Naphade N, Sapkale S, Raju M2 S V K, Pillai A, Nasrallah H,
Mahadik S


Reduced folic acid Vitamin B12, Docosahexanoic Acid (DHA) and
increased homocysteine and cortisol in never-medicated schizophrenia
patients
Implications for altered one carbon metabolism
Psychiatric Research, 175(1-2):47-53, 2010

6. Anilkumar Pillai, Anvita Kale, Sadhana Joshi, Nilesh Naphade, MS V K Raju,
Henry Nasrallah and Sahebrao P Mahadik


Decreased BDNF levels in CSF of drug-naïve first episode psychotic subjects:
correlation with plasma BDNF and psychopathology
International Journal of Neuro-Psycho-Pharmacology
Published online by Cambridge University Press, 27th November 2009

7. Era R Sharma, Ashish V Debsikdar, Nilesh M Naphade and Jyoti V Shetty


Very late onset schizophrenia-like psychosis: Case Series and Future direction
Internal Journal of Psychology 2014,volume 36,issue 2 page 208-10
DOI : 10.4103/0253-7176.310999
PMID 24860229

13. Organisation ability for professional conferences , symposia , meetings ,promotion of medical education and CME


1) Member of Organising Committee, Annual National Conference of the Indian
Psychiatric Society Jan 2014
organized at Pune in January 2014. The conference was
attended by delegates from all parts of the country as well as from Nepal, Sri Lanka,
Bangladesh, Australia, Sweden, UK, Canada, and USA.

14. Awards and Grants
Departmental Research Projects

1. Serum oxytocin levels after first ECT and its correlation to clinical response

2. 5 hydroxytryptamine transporter gene polymorphism in anxiety and
depressive disorders

3. Platelet serotonin levels in patients who have attempted suicide.

4. Serum BDNF levels after first ECT and its correlation to clinical response.

5. 5HT2A polymorphisms in major psychiatric disorders

6. FattyAcid Coenzyme Ligase polymorphisms in major psychiatric disorders

7. Methyl nicotinate flush response in major psychiatric disorders

8. Autonomic neuropathy and glycaemic control- association with psychiatric
Morbidity

9. Impact of Parental Alcohol Dependence on the development and behavior of children.

10. Psychosocial Impact of chronic medical illnesses amongst children

11. Cognitive impairment in alcohol-related disorder

12. The incidence of Metabolic Syndrome in Patients receiving Atypical Antipsychotics

13. Assessment of Insight in Patients of Schizophrenia

14. Cognitive impairment in patients receiving Electro Convulsive Treatment

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