Conjoint Senior Lecturer

Dr Rajeev Jairam

Medicine & Health
School of Clinical Medicine

Research Interests: In the field of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, mood disorders are of particular interest. More specifically child and adolescent onset bipolar disorder. In addition autistic spectrum disorders including aspergers syndrome are of interest.

Broad Research Areas:
Psychiatry, Paediatrics / Child Health


Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Certificate of Advanced training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, RANZCP

Specific Research Keywords:
child and adolescent psychiatry, Bipolar Disorder

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  • Book Chapters | 2016
    Preeti K; Jairam R; Srinath S, 2016, 'Affective Disorders—Current Status and Controversies', in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Springer India, pp. 51 - 62,
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Preeti K; Jairam R; Srinath S, 2016, 'Affective disorders-current status and controversies', in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Asian Perspectives, pp. 51 - 62,
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Jairam R; Walter G, 2014, 'Early Intervention in Childhood Disorders', in Early Intervention in Psychiatry: EI of Nearly Everything for Better Mental Health, pp. 218 - 233,
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Devlin R; Jairam R; Asghari M; Eapen V, 2022, 'Does assertive mental health care make a difference to children in out-of-home care? A pilot study', Developmental Child Welfare, vol. 4, pp. 73 - 93,
    Journal articles | 2022
    Drever S; Tarren-Sweeney M; Nunn K; Jairam R, 2022, 'Helping Young People in Out-of-Home Care: Basic Elements', Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,
    Journal articles | 2022
    Foord R; Drever S; Mendoza Diaz A; Hobby L; Medel N; Burman C; Eapen V; Jairam R, 2022, 'An exploratory study protocol examining if assertive integrated service delivery better meets the psychosocial and mental health needs of young people in out of home care', Developmental Child Welfare, vol. 4, pp. 41 - 55,
    Journal articles | 2020
    Cabrera N; Moffitt G; Jairam R; Barton G, 2020, 'An intensive form of trauma focused cognitive behaviour therapy in an acute adolescent inpatient unit: An uncontrolled open trial', Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, vol. 25, pp. 790 - 800,
    Journal articles | 2014
    Pandravada SR; Sivaraj N; Jairam R; Sunil N; Begum H; Thirupathi Reddy M; Chakrabarty SK; Bisht IS; Bansal KC, 2014, 'Luffa hermaphrodita: First report of its distribution and cultivation in Adilabad, Andhra Pradesh, South India', Asian Agri-History, vol. 18, pp. 123 - 132
    Journal articles | 2012
    Adhikar A; Kalluraya B; Sujith KV; Gouthamchandra K; Jairam R; Mahmood R; Sankolli R, 2012, 'Synthesis, characterization and pharmacological study of 4,5-dihydropyrazolines carrying pyrimidine moiety.', European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, vol. 55, pp. 467 - 474,
    Journal articles | 2012
    Hazell P; Jairam R, 2012, 'Acute treatment of mania in children and adolescents', Current Opinion in Psychiatry, vol. 25, pp. 264 - 270,
    Journal articles | 2012
    Jairam R; Prabhuswamy M; Dullur P, 2012, 'Do we really know how to treat a child with bipolar disorder or one with severe mood dysregulation? Is there a magic bullet?', Depression Research and Treatment, vol. 2012, pp. 1 - 9,
    Journal articles | 2010
    Barker D; Jairam R; Rocca A; Goddard L; Matthey S, 2010, 'Why do adolescents return to an acute psychiatric unit?', Australasian Psychiatry, vol. 18, pp. 551 - 555,
    Journal articles | 2009
    Eapen V; Jairam R, 2009, 'Integration of child mental health services to primary care: Challenges and opportunities', Mental Health in Family Medicine, vol. 6, pp. 43 - 48
    Journal articles | 2008
    Jairam R, 2008, 'Comment', Australasian Psychiatry, vol. 16, pp. 85 - 86,
    Journal articles | 2008
    Jairam R; Hanstock TL; Cahill CM; Hazell PL; Walter GJ; Malhi GS, 2008, 'The changing face of bipolar disorder: Adolescence to adulthood', Minerva Pediatrica, vol. 60, pp. 59 - 68
    Journal articles | 2008
    Moss K; Cahill CM; Hanstock T; Jairam R; Hazell P; Walter G; Malhi GS, 2008, 'A hitchhikers guide to guidelines: Diagnosing Juvenile Bipolar Disorder', Bipolar Disorders, vol. 10, pp. 61 - 61,
    Journal articles | 2007
    Cahill CM; Green MJ; Jairam R; Malhi GS, 2007, 'Bipolar disorder in children and adolescents: obstacles to early diagnosis and future directions', Early Intervention in Psychiatry, vol. 1, pp. 138 - 149,
    Journal articles | 2007
    Cahill CM; Green MJ; Jairam R; Malhi GS, 2007, 'Do cognitive deficits in juvenile bipolar disorder persist into adulthood', Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, vol. 195, pp. 891 - 896,
    Journal articles | 2007
    Cahill CM; Hanstock T; Hazell P; Walter G; Jairam R; Malhia G, 2007, 'Preliminary data describing cognitive compromise in adolescents with bipolar disorder', Bipolar Disorders, vol. 9, pp. 7 - 7,
    Journal articles | 2007
    Cahill CM; Hanstock T; Jairam R; Hazell P; Walter G; Malhi GS, 2007, 'Comparison of diagnostic guidelines for juvenile bipolar disorder', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 41, pp. 479 - 484,
    Journal articles | 2007
    Jairam R; Malhi GS; Srinath S, 2007, 'Paediatric bipolar disorder - cross cultural comparisons', Bipolar Disorders, vol. 9, pp. 8 - 8,
    Journal articles | 2006
    Prabhuswamy M; Jairam R; Srinath S; Girimaji S; Seshadri SP, 2006, 'A systematic chart review of inpatient population with childhood dissociative disorder', Journal of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, vol. 2, pp. 72 - 77
    Journal articles | 2004
    Jairam R; Srinath S; Girimaji SC; Seshadri SP, 2004, 'A prospective 4-5 year follow-up of juvenile onset bipolar disorder', Bipolar Disorders, vol. 6, pp. 386 - 394,
  • Preprints | 2022
    Dullur P; Joseph J; Diaz AM; Lin P-I; Jairam R; Davies R; Masi A; Shulruf B; Eapen V, 2022, Screening for media use in the ED: Are problematic internet behaviours related to young people’s mental health and their emergency department re-presentation? (Preprint),
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Mohamed Iqbal M; Padma Balaji L; Jayakar M; Gokul P; Karthik Kumar R; Jairam R, 2014, 'Virtual simulation and embedded module of mobile phone using modified Braille display', in Proceedings of the IEEE International Caracas Conference on Devices, Circuits and Systems, ICCDCS,
    Conference Papers | 2006
    Cahill CM; Malhi GS; Lagopoulos J; Ivanovski B; Jairam R; Lagopoulos , 2006, 'An investigation into the neuropsychological and neurological correlates of childhood and adolescent bipolar disorders', in Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, Dove Medical Press, Cheshire, UK, pp. S109 - S109, presented at 6th International Neuropsychiatric Association Congress, Sydney, 10 September 2006 - 14 September 2006