Annals of Indian Psychiatry

: 2017  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 136--137

The lateral quiz

Milan Balakrishnan 
 Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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The first Child Guidance Center was established in India in 1937. Where was this done?He wrote his dissertation on the concept of repression in which he mixed Hindu thoughts with Freudian concepts. He interacted with Freud for over 20 years and started the Indian Psychoanalytic Society which got full recognition from International Psychoanalytic Society. Who is this pioneering Indian? Clue: “Better Sound through Research”What is the connection between Anorexia Nervosa and Jack the Ripper?What is the connection between Popeye and Sir Oliver Sacks?By what better name is Herbert Graf known?Which soft drink contained Lithium when it was launched in America in 1929?This drug synthesized and patented by Dr Nariman Mehta in 1969 was approved in 1985 by the US Food and Drug Administration as an antidepressant.

Name the drug.

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The Child Guidance Clinic was first started in 1937 in Tata Institute of Social Science (Tease). TISS was then called the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work.

Today, it is known as the Muskaan: Child and Adolescent Guidance Centre.

Girindrasekhar Bose: Bose's doctoral thesis, Concept of Repression (1921) blended Hindu thought with Freudian concepts. He sent the thesis to Freud, which led to a correspondence between the two men and the formation of the Indian Psychoanalytic Society in 1922 in Calcutta.

Girindrasekhar Bose (January 30,1887–June 3, 1953) was an early 20th-century South Asian psychoanalyst, the first president (1922–1953) of the Indian Psychoanalytic Society. Bose carried on a 20-year dialogue with Sigmund Freud. Known for disputing the specifics of Freud's Oedipal theory, he has been pointed to by some as an early example of non-Western contestations of Western methodologies

”Better Sound through Research” is the tagline for BOSE Corporation, Manufacturer of Audio Equipment.

The term anorexia nervosa was first coined by Sir William Gull in 1873.

Sir William Gull features in a number of theories and fictional works in connection with the Whitechapel “Jack the Ripper” murders of 1888.

The connect is Robin Williams whose suicide in 2014 was possibly as a result of Diffuse Lewy Body Dementia. Robin Williams played Popeye in his first film in 1980.

He played Dr. Oliver Sacks in Awakenings a 1990 American drama film, where British neurologist Oliver Sacks who, in 1969, discovered beneficial effects of the drug L-Dopa. He administered it to catatonic patients who survived the 1917-28 epidemic of encephalitis lethargica.

Herbert Graf (April 10, 1903, Vienna –April 5, 1973, Geneva) was an Austrian-American opera producer. Born in Vienna in 1903, he was the son of Max Graf (1873–1958), the Austrian author, critic, and member of Sigmund Freud's circle of friends. Herbert Graf was the Little Hans discussed in Freud's 1909 study analysis of a phobia in a 5-year-old boy.

7Up was created by Charles Leiper Grigg, who launched his St. Louis–based company The Howdy Corporation in 1920. Grigg came up with the formula for a lemon-lime soft drink in 1929. The product, originally named “Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda,” was launched 2 weeks before the Wall Street Crash of 1929. It contained lithium citrate.Nariman Bomanshaw Mehta (April 8, 1920 – August 22, 2014)(1) was an Indian-born American organic chemist and pharmacologist who designed, synthesized, and patented the organic compound Bupropion.

While teaching chemistry at Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio, Mehta joined the pharmaceutical company Burroughs Wellcome, Inc., now GlaxoSmithKline, where he worked on potential neuropsychopharmacological drugs and designed, synthesized, and patented (in 1969) the compound Bupropion (BW 323U66) that was approved for use as an antidepressant in 1985 and sold under the trade name Wellbutrin.

There is a bronze statue in central Panjim, Goa (next to the former Government Secretariat or Idalçao palace) of Abbé Faria trying to hypnotize a woman. It was sculpted in 1945.

Abbé Faria (May 1756–September 20, 1819), was a Luso-Goan monk who was one of the pioneers of the scientific study of hypnotism, following on from the work of Franz Mesmer. Unlike Mesmer, who claimed that hypnosis was mediated by “Animal,” Faria understood that it worked purely by the power of suggestion. In the early 19th century, Abbé Faria introduced oriental hypnosis to Paris.

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