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Subhajit Chakravorty

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
MIRECC, 2nd Floor, 116
Cpl Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center,
3900 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215)-823-5800
MBBS (Medical School)
University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India, 1993.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in Psychiatry, University of South Alabama College of Medicine, 1998-1999.
Psychiatry Residency Training, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine-Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic, 1999-2002.
MIRECC Post-doctoral fellowship, Cpl. Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center, 2006-2009.
Sleep Medicine Fellowship, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2006-2008.
Master of Science in Translational Research (MSTR), Institute of Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT), Perelman School of Medicine, 2016-2021.
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Description of Research Expertise

Insomnia associated with alcohol and other substance use disorders.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Sleep disorders comorbid with psychiatric disorders.

Selected Publications

Tubbs, A.S., Ghani, S.B., Naps, M., M.D., Grandner, M.A., Stein, M.D., Chakravorty, S.: Past year use or misuse of an opioid is associated with use of a sedative-hypnotic medication: a NSDUH study. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine Oct. 2021 Notes: doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.9724.

Chaudhary, N.S., Taylor, B., Grandner, M.A., Troxel, W.M., Chakravorty, S.: The effects of caffeinated products on sleep and functioning in the military population: a focused review. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 206, July 2021 Notes: DOI: 10.1016/j.pbb.2021.173206

Rivera, L., Johnson, N., Liang, C., Chakravorty, S.: Military Sexual Trauma: Exploring the Moderating Role of Restrictive Emotionality Among Male Veterans. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy Jun. 28 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1037/tra0000647.

Tubbs, A.S., Fernandez, F, Perlis, M.L., Hale, L., Branas, C.C., Barrett, M., Chakravorty, S., Khader, W., Grandner, M.A. : Suicidal ideation is associated with nighttime wakefulness in a community sample Sleep 44(1): 128, Jan. 2021.

Kritikou, I., Gehrman, .PR., Mazzotti, D.R., Chakravorty, S.: Insomnia symptoms with subjective short sleep duration in a random sample from the United Kingdom. Primary Care Companion of CNS Disorders 22(6): 19br02585, Nov. 2020.

Nuñez, A., Rhee, J.U., Haynes, P., Chakravorty, S., Patterson, F., Kilgore, W.D.S., Gallagher, R.A., Hale, L., Branas, C., Carrazco, N., Alfonso-Miller, P., Gehrels J., Grandner, M.A., : Smoke at night and sleep worse? The associations between cigarette smoking with insomnia severity and sleep duration. Sleep Health Nov. 18 2020 Notes: doi.org/10.1016/j.sleh.2020.10.006.

Chaudhary, N.S., Wong, M.M., Kolla, B.P., Kampman, K.M., Chakravorty, S. : The relationship between insomnia and the intensity of drinking in treatment-seeking individuals with alcohol dependence Drug Alcohol Depend 215, Jul. 2020.

Tubbs AS, Perlis ML, Basner M, Chakravorty S, Khader W, Fernandez F, Grandner MA: Relationship of Nocturnal Wakefulness to Suicide Risk Across Months and Methods of Suicide. J Clin Psychiatry 81(2), Feb. 2020.

Brooks AT, Raju S, Barb JJ, Kazmi N, Chakravorty S, Krumlauf M, Wallen GR: Sleep Regularity Index in Patients With Alcohol Dependence: Daytime Napping and Mood Disorders as Correlates of Interest. Int J Environ Res Public Health 17(1), Jan. 2020.

Kolla BP, Mansukhani MP, Biernacka J, Chakravorty S, Karpyak VM.: Sleep disturbances in early alcohol recovery: Prevalence and associations with clinical characteristics and severity of alcohol consumption. Drug Alcohol Depend 206, Jan. 2020.

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