Selected Peer-Reviewed Articles


  1. Scaling the Great Wall: The Impact of Communication Barriers on Quality of Psychiatric Care in Chinese Patients. Virani S, Xia T, Brainch N, et al. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, (December 2019). epub [ahead of print] doi:10.1177/0020764019888959.

  2. A Case of Psychosis and Dissociation in a 38-Year-Old Woman. Brainch N, Virani S, Torres F, et al. Psychiatric Annals. 2019;49(8):369-372. doi.org/10.3928/00485713-20190716-01

  3. Trends of Tobacco Consumption Among Women Admitted to and Visiting the Psychiatric Inpatient Unit of a Tertiary Care Center in Mumbai: A Cross-Sectional Study. Sharma P, Virani S, Mitra S, et al. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2019 May 2;21(3). pii: 18m02422. doi: 10.4088/PCC.18m02422.

  4. The Implementation of Marijuana Legalization in New York. Mitra S, Virani S. Psychiatr Serv. 2019 May 6:appips201900030. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201900030. [Epub ahead of print]

  5. Is the Concept of Pseudoneurotic Schizophrenia Still Valid? A Case Series and Revisiting the Topic. Brainch N, Virani S, Atiwannapat P, et al. Cureus. 2019 Mar 11;11(3):e4227. doi: 10.7759/cureus.4227.

  6. Management of Severe Agitation in the Emergency Department of a Community Hospital in Brooklyn, New York: Establishing "Code White". Virani S, Bona A, Bodic M, et al. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2019 Feb 21;21(1). pii: 18l02348. doi: 10.4088/PCC.18l02348.

  7. Efficacy and Safety of Varenicline for Smoking Cessation in Schizophrenia: A Meta-Analysis.Ahmed S, Virani S, Kotapati VP, et al. Front Psychiatry. 2018 Sep 19;9:428.

  8. Gender Differences and Comorbidities in U.S. Adults with Bipolar Disorder.Patel RS, Virani S, Saeed H, Nimmagadda S, et al. Brain Sci. 2018 Sep 1;8(9).

  9. Decoding New York State's Prescription Monitoring Program.Virani S, Aoun EG, Torres F, et al. Psychiatr Serv. 2018 Sep 1;69(9):956-958.

  10. Violence Associated with Somatic Delusions.Virani S, Sobotka J, Brainch N, Bazzi L. Cureus. 2018 Aug 22;10(8):e3186. doi: 10.7759/cureus.3186.

  11. Persistent Psychosis due to Single Dose of Ecstasy.Virani S, Daya GN, Brainch N, et al. Cureus. 2018 Jul 27;10(7):e3058.

  12. Exploring the Role of Ketamine in Maintaining the Antidepressant Response. Virani S, Brainch N, Albuquerque C, et al. Psychiatr. Ann. 2018; 48(9):437-446. doi: 10.3928/00485713-20180816-03.

  13. DCS: A Novel Antidepressant to be explored? Brainch N, Virani S, Bazzi L. Psychiatr. Ann. 2018; 48(4):193-198. doi:10.3928/00485713-20180308-01.

  14. Burnout, Moral Distress, Work-Life Balance, and Career Satisfaction among Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Professionals.Neumann JL, Mau LW, Virani S, , et al. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 Apr;24(4):849-860. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.11.015.

  15. Stimulant Overprescribing, Abuse and Diversion. Ahmed S, Virani S. Am J Psychiatry. Residents Journal. 2017; 12(9):11-12.