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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.
Sleep Medicine Fellowship, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2006-2008.
MIRECC Post-doctoral fellowship, Cpl. Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center, 2006-2009.
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

Krouse, R.A., Morales, K.H., Kampman, K.M., Chakravorty, S.: The Role of Baseline Insomnia in Moderating the Hypnotic Properties of Quetiapine. Addictive Behaviors 140(107622), 2023 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2023.107622.

He S., Taylor T.P., Taylor B.V., Aguiar T., Thakur N.P., Chakravorty S. : Mirtazapine-associated acute pancreatitis in a patient with insomnia and co-occurring psychiatric disorders. J Natl Med Assoc 114(6): 617-620, Dec 2022.

Barb, J.J., Brooks, A.T., Kazmi, N., Yang, L., Chakravorty, S., Wallen, G.R.: A lower sleep regularity index (SRI) is associated with relapse in individuals with alcohol use disorder following inpatient treatment. Sci Rep 12(1), Dec 2022.

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.

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