Roopak Khara, MBChB, MPharm, MRCPsych

Psychiatry

Psychiatry

London, UK

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General adult psychiatrist with a special interest in intensive care, medical lead of the UK's first psychiatric coronavirus ward, pharmacist, writer and make up artist.

My mission statement: leading the way to redefining, remastering and re-imagining global perspectives of mental health for all

Education

  • Certified by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London, United Kingdom in General Adult Psychiatry

  • Section 12 approved doctor for England and Wales- recognised under section 12(2) of the MHA as having specific expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorder

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery- MB ChB achieved from University of Warwick Medical School

  • Master of Pharmacy- MPharm (Hons.) acheived from Leicester School of Pharmacy, De Montfort University

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

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Psychosis – Treatment

How they work? They work by helping reduce the activity of dopamine in the brain and helping reduce some of the symptoms associated with psychosis. One of the other things to think about in terms...

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Psychosis – Overview

“Psychosis refers to a condition of the mind whereby our sense of reality is lost or impaired. It can happen for a variety of reasons and can affect everybody from every single walk of life....

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Psychosis – Causes and Diagnosis

“So what are some of the causes of psychosis and how do we test for psychosis or make a diagnosis? There are many causes that can lead to psychosis. Mental illness, physical illness, or drug...

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COVID-19 Webcast: Our Sense Of Connection This Valentine’s Day w/ Dr. Roopak Khara

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Article

Time For a Heart to Heart?

This Valentine’s day is soon to be upon us, and for many, an unpropitious time. Whilst the coronavirus pandemic may have united our world in global horror, continued lockdown isolation remains a paradoxical disturbance to...

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Article

The Effects Of Social Distancing and Isolation On Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our way of life over the last several months, but nothing has been as affected as our social interactions. The Greek philosopher Aristotle described humans as social animals, and the...

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Dr. Roopak Khara – Video Business Card

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Blog

Food for thought (if you can chew, that is)

Mouthing off I was inspired to learn a new word recently: ‘edentulous’, meaning lacking teeth. It happened after I encouraged a patient to smile as he was being discharged from a mental health ward. ‘What...

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The medicalisation of laughter

At a time when recruitment and retention of psychiatrists in the UK remains perilous- with recent figures indicating less than 3.6% of medical graduates are choosing the speciality, when at least twice that is needed...

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Videos

Psychosis – Treatment

How they work? They work by helping reduce the activity of dopamine in the brain and helping reduce some of the symptoms associated with psychosis. One of the other things to think about in terms...

Watch and Share

Videos

Psychosis – Overview

“Psychosis refers to a condition of the mind whereby our sense of reality is lost or impaired. It can happen for a variety of reasons and can affect everybody from every single walk of life....

Watch and Share

Videos

Psychosis – Causes and Diagnosis

“So what are some of the causes of psychosis and how do we test for psychosis or make a diagnosis? There are many causes that can lead to psychosis. Mental illness, physical illness, or drug...

Watch and Share

Videos

COVID-19 Webcast: Our Sense Of Connection This Valentine’s Day w/ Dr. Roopak Khara

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Videos

Dr. Roopak Khara – Video Business Card

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Article

Time For a Heart to Heart?

This Valentine’s day is soon to be upon us, and for many, an unpropitious time. Whilst the coronavirus pandemic may have united our world in global horror, continued lockdown isolation remains a paradoxical disturbance to...

Read Article

Article

The Effects Of Social Distancing and Isolation On Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our way of life over the last several months, but nothing has been as affected as our social interactions. The Greek philosopher Aristotle described humans as social animals, and the...

Read Article
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Food for thought (if you can chew, that is)

Mouthing off I was inspired to learn a new word recently: ‘edentulous’, meaning lacking teeth. It happened after I encouraged a patient to smile as he was being discharged from a mental health ward. ‘What...

Read Blog

Blog

The medicalisation of laughter

At a time when recruitment and retention of psychiatrists in the UK remains perilous- with recent figures indicating less than 3.6% of medical graduates are choosing the speciality, when at least twice that is needed...

Read Blog
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