Publications and Presentations

•   Mehta, U. M. (2016). The promises and challenges of brain stimulation in psychiatry. Asian J Psychiatr, 21, A1-2. doi:10.1016/j.ajp.2016.04.008

•   Mehta, U. M., Keshavan, M. S., & Gangadhar, B. N. (2016). Bridging the schism of schizophrenia through yoga-Review of putative mechanisms. Int Rev Psychiatry, 1-14. doi:10.1080/09540261.2016.1176905

•   Basavarajappa, C., Kumar, K. S., Suresh, V. C., Kumar, C. N., Ravishankar, V., Vanamoorthy, U., Mehta, U.M., Waghmare, A.V., Thanapal, S. (2016). What Score in WHODAS 2.0 12-Item Interviewer Version Corresponds to 40 % Psychiatric Disability? A Comparative Study Against IDEAS. Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health. doi:10.1007/s40737-016-0053-x

•   Keshavan, M. S., & Mehta, U. M. (2015). Is psychiatry in need of a course correction? Asian J Psychiatr, 17, 1-2. doi:10.1016/j.ajp.2015.10.001

•   Chandra, R. M., Arora, L., Mehta, U. M., Asnaani, A., & Radhakrishnan, R. (2015). Asian Indians in America: The influence of values and culture on mental health. Asian J Psychiatr. doi:10.1016/j.ajp.2015.09.011

•   Mehta, U. M., Waghmare, A. V., Thirthalli, J., Venkatasubramanian, G., & Gangadhar, B. N. (2015). Is the human mirror neuron system plastic? Evidence from a transcranial magnetic stimulation study. Asian J Psychiatr, 17, 71-77. doi:10.1016/j.ajp.2015.06.014

•   Markota, M., Mehta, UM., & Solis, M. (2015). Highlights from the Biennial International Congress on Schizophrenia Research (ICOSR), March 28-April 1, 2015. Clin Schizophr Relat Psychoses, 9(2), 60-64. doi: 10.3371/CSRP.MAME.062915

•   Mehta, U. M., & Keshavan, M. S. (2015). Can we predict outcome in schizophrenia? The need for prognostic biomarkers. Asian J Psychiatr, 14, 1-2. doi:10.1016/j.ajp.2015.04.009

•   Mehta, U. M., & Keshavan, M. S. (2015). Cognitive Rehabilitation and Modulating Neuroplasticity with Brain Stimulation: Promises and Challenges. Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health, 2, 5-7. doi:10.1007/s40737-015-0027-4

•   Keshavan, M. S., Mehta, U. M., Padmanabhan, J. L., & Shah, J. L. (2015). Dysplasticity, metaplasticity, and schizophrenia: Implications for risk, illness, and novel interventions. Dev Psychopathol, 27(2), 615-635. doi:10.1017/S095457941500019X

•   Basavaraju, R., Mehta, U. M., Thirthalli, J., & Gangadhar, B. N. (2015). Mirror neuron dysfunction and ego-boundary disturbances in schizophrenia: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study. Indian J Psychol Med, 37(1), 58-65. doi:10.4103/0253-7176.150821

•   Mehta, U. M., Thippeswamy, H., Bharath, R. D., & Satishcandra, P. (2015). [Phenomenological and Diagnostic Implications of Paraschemazia: A Case Report]. Turk Psikiyatri Derg, 26(2), 138-141.

•   Mehta UM, Thirthalli J, Aneelraj D, Jadhav P, Gangadhar BN, Keshavan MS. Mirror neuron dysfunction in schizophrenia and its functional implications: A systematic review. Schizophr Res Dec 2014;160(1-3):9-19.

•   Mehta UM, Thirthalli J, Basavaraju R, Gangadhar BN. Association of intracortical inhibition with social cognition deficits in schizophrenia: Findings from a transcranial magnetic stimulation study. Schizophr Res Sep 2014;158(1-3):146-150.

•   Mehta UM, Thirthalli J, Bhagyavathi HD, Keshav Kumar J, Subbakrishna DK, Gangadhar BN, Eack SM, Keshavan MS. Similar and contrasting dimensions of social cognition in schizophrenia and healthy subjects. Schizophr Res Aug 2014; 157(1-3): 70-77.

•   Mehta UM, Basavaraju R, Thirthalli J. Mirror Neuron Activity and Symptom Severity in Drug-naive Mania - A Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Study. Brain Stimul May 24 2014.

•   Mehta UM, Bhagyavathi HD, Thirthalli J, Kumar KJ, Gangadhar BN. Neurocognitive predictors of social cognition in remitted schizophrenia. Psychiatry research Jun 7 2014; 219:268–274.

•   Mehta UM, Thirthalli J, Basavaraju R, Gangadhar BN, Pascual-Leone A. Reduced mirror neuron activity in schizophrenia and its association with theory of mind deficits: evidence from a transcranial magnetic stimulation study. Schizophr Bull Sep 2014;40(5):1083-1094.

•   Bhagyavathi HD, Mehta UM, Thirthalli J. The relationship between empathy, emotion processing and clinical insight in remitted schizophrenia patients. Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci Sep 2014;264(6):551-553.

•   Mehta UM, Thirthalli J. External validity of the Social Cognition Rating Tools in Indian Setting. Asian J Psychiatr Apr 2014;8:106-108.

•   Mehta UM, Thirthalli J, Naveen Kumar C, Kumar JK, Gangadhar BN. Negative symptoms mediate the influence of theory of mind on functional status in schizophrenia. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol Jul 2014;49(7):1151-1156.

•   Mehta UM, Naveen Kumar C, Venkatasubramanian G, Thirthalli J. Multimodal Sensory Distortions in Post-partum Exacerbation of Schizophrenia. Clin Schizophr Relat Psychoses Nov 25 2013:1-9.

•   Mehta UM, Bhagyavathi HD, Kumar CN, Thirthalli J, Gangadhar BN. Cognitive deconstruction of parenting in schizophrenia: The role of theory of mind. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry Aug 8 2013.

•   Mehta UM, Thirthalli J, Subbakrishna DK, Gangadhar BN, Eack SM, Keshavan MS. Social and neuro-cognition as distinct cognitive factors in schizophrenia: a systematic review. Schizophrenia Research Aug 2013;148(1-3):3-11.

•   Meherwan Mehta U, Agarwal SM, Kalmady SV, et al. Enhancing putative mirror neuron activity with magnetic stimulation: a single-case functional neuroimaging study. Biological Psychiatry Aug 1 2013;74(3):e1-2.

•   Mehta UM, Thirthalli J, Naveen Kumar C, Keshav Kumar J, Keshavan MS, Gangadhar BN. Schizophrenia patients experience substantial social cognition deficits across multiple domains in remission. Asian Journal of Psychiatry Aug 2013;6(4):324-329.

•   Mehta UM, Thirthalli J. Distinctiveness of social and meta-cognition in schizophrenia across cultures. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Jun 2013;127(6):494.

•   Mehta UM, Basavaraju R, Thirthalli J. Mirror neuron disinhibition may be linked with catatonic echo-phenomena: a single case TMS study. Brain Stimulation Jul 2013;6(4):705-707.

•   Mehta UM, Basavaraju R, Thirthalli J, Gangadhar BN. Mirror neuron dysfunction-a neuro-marker for social cognition deficits in drug naive schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research Nov 2012;141(2-3):281-283.

•   Mehta UM, Thirthalli J, Gangadhar BN, Keshavan MS. Need for culture specific tools to assess social cognition in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research Dec 2011;133(1-3):255-256.

•   Mehta UM, Thirthalli J, Naveen Kumar C, Mahadevaiah M, Rao K, Subbakrishna DK, Gangadhar BN, Keshavan MS. Validation of Social Cognition Rating Tools in Indian Setting (SOCRATIS): A new test-battery to assess social cognition. Asian Journal of Psychiatry Sep 2011;4(3):203-209.

•   Mehta UM, Manjunatha N, John JP. Of postures, mirrors, and models in catatonia. J Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience Winter 2011;23(1):E16.

•   Narayana NM, John JP, Math SB, Sundar SG, Mehta UM, Phutane VH. [Adolescent onset obsessive compulsive disorder presented as dissociative disorders: role of drug assisted interview]. Turk psikiyatri dergisi = Turkish journal of psychiatry Fall 2010;21(3):257-260.

•   Manjunatha N, Mehta UM, John P. Recurrent opisthotonus in catatonia: An atypical presentation. Indian Journal of Medical Science Nov 2009;63(11):512-516.

•   Mehta, U. M., & Sharma, E. (2016). Brain Stimulation and Quality of Life. In S.K. Chaturvedi, A. Pathak, K. . Muliyala, & J. Thirthalli (Eds.), Quality of Life in chronic mental illnesses: Exploring New Frontiers. Bengaluru: Navarathna Printers.

•   Sharma, E., Mehta, U. M., Thirthalli, J., & Gangadhar, B. N. (2014). Electroconvulsive Therapy. In J. N. Vyas & S. R. Ghimire (Eds.), Essentials of Postgraduate Psychiatry (2nd ed.). Hyderabad, India: Paras Medical Publisher.