About the author

Vellingiri Raja Badrakalimuthu, MBBS, MRCPsych

Dr Badrakalimuthu

Old Age Liaison Psychiatry Registrar and Clinical Leadership Fellow, Beechcroft, Fulbourn Hospital, Cambridge


Dr Badrakalimuthu has undertaken audits on prescribing practice in mood disorder, dementia and ADHD. He has conducted and presented research on cytochrome P450 enzyme systems and drug interactions. He organises psychopharmacology training days for psychiatry trainees in Eastern Deanery and has certification from the British Association of Psychopharmacology.


Declaration of interests: None




Balarao Oruganti, MBBS, MD, DPM, MRCPsych

Consultant Psychiatrist, Cardiff & Vale Local University Health Board.

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