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Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Mahesh Gowda
Director
Spandana Health Care, 236, 2, 29th Main Rd, Nandini Layout, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
maheshgowda@spandanahealthcare.com

Deputy Editor

Dr. Shahul Ameen
Psychiatrist
St Thomas Hospital, Changanacherry, Kerala, India
shahulameen@yahoo.com

Associate Editors

Dr. Sandeep Grover
Professor of Psychiatry
Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
drsandeepg2002@yahoo.com

Dr. Samir Kumar Praharaj
Professor & Head
Department of Psychiatry, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India
samir.kp@manipal.edu

Dr. Aruna Yadiyal
Professor
Department of Psychiatry PGIMER, Chandigarh, Punjab, India
aruna.g2779@gmail.com

Assistant Editors

Dr. Sujit Sarkhel
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health And Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
sujitsarkhel@gmail.com

Dr. Ashwin Mohan
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Institute of Psychiatry, Kolkata, India
ashwinpsych@gmail.com

Dr. Guru S Gowda
Consultant
Euzen Mental Health Clinic, Chandigarh, Punjab, India
drgsgowda@gmail.com

Dr. Rajshekhar Bipeta
Professor of Psychiatry
Insitute of Mental Health Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
braj111@yahoo.co.in

Dr. Prosenjit Ghosh
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Nodal Officer OSTC
Silchar Medical College, Silchar, Assam, India
p_ghosh72@yahoo.com

Invited Section Editors

Dr. Kamlesh Kumar Sahu
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Government Medical College & Hospital, Sector 32
Chandigarh, India
withkamlesh@gmail.com

Dr. P T Sivakumar
Associate Professor (PSW)
Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College & Hospital Sector 32, Chandigarh, Punjab, India
sivakumar.nimhans@gmail.com

Dr. Harish T
Professor of Psychiatry Head Geriatric Psychiatry Unit Department of Psychiatry
National Institute of Mental Health And Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
ht@nimhans.ac.in

Dr. Gauri Choudhary
Consultant Clinical psychologist
Meadowlark Health Care, Pune, Maharashtra, India
gaurichoudhary04@gmail.com

Patron

Dr. Gautam Saha
Director
Clinic Brain Neuropsychiatric Institute and Research Centre President, Saarc Psychiatric Foundation
drgautamsaha@gmail.com

Dr. (Mrs.) Shashi Rai
Consultant Psychiatrist and Director
Sambal Drug De Addiction and Psychiatric Centre, Lucknow Chairman RFS India. Secretary RFS(I) Lucknow. Former Editor IAPP Former President and Secretary IAPP: UP- Uttarakhand Former president,Zonal Representative, Secretary and Editor IPS Central Zone Former EC member IPS and IAPP
shashi5284@rediffmail.com

Dr. M S Reddy
Director
ASHA Hospital, Hyderabad
drmsreddy@gmail.com

Dr. O P Singh
Professor of Psychiatry, WBMES
Consultant psychiatrist, AMRI group of Hospitals, AA 304. Ashabari Apartments, O /31 Baishnab Ghata Patuli Kolkata 700094
opsingh.nm@gmail.com

National Advisory Board
Dr. E Mohandas
Senior Consultant Psychiatrist
Sun Medical & Research Centre Thrissur, Kerala
emohandas53@gmail.com

Prof. (Dr.) Indira Sharma
Emeritus Professor
National Academy of Medical Sciences, India
indira_06@rediffmail.com

Dr. G Prasad Rao
Consultant Psychiatrist, Director
Schizophrenia & Psychopharmacology Division Asha Hospital, Hyderabad, India
prasad40@gmail.com

Prof. (Dr.) Anu Kant Mital
Professor & Head
Department of Psychiatry Rajiv Gandhi Medical College & Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital Kalwa, Thane India
akmital@gmail.com

Dr. Abir Mukherjee
Senior Consultant Psychiatrist
Medica Superspecialty Hospital, Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist, AMRI Group of Hospitals
abirm2001@yahoo.co.in

Dr. Nishant Goyal
Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi, Jharkhand
psynishant@gmail.com

Dr. Naren Rao
Additional Professor
Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India
docnaren@gmail.com

Prof. Dinesh Narayanan
Professor & HOD of Psychiatry
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, India
dinesann@gmail.com

Dr. Alka A Subramanyam
Associate Professor
TNMC & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai
alka.subramanyam@gmail.com

Dr. Adarsh Tripathi
Additional Professor
Department of Psychiatry King George’s Medical University, U.P, Lucknow
dradarshtripathi@gmail.com

Dr. K S Pavitra
Professor and Head
Department of Psychiatry, Basaveshwara Medical College, Chitradurga, Karnataka, India
pavitraks2011@gmail.com

Dr. Parag S Shah
Prof. & Head
Department of Psychiatry, SMIMER Medical College, Surat, India
drparagsshah@hotmail.com

Dr. Vishal
Chief Psychiatrist
Indlas VIMHANS Hospital Director, ICGC (Indlas Child Guidance Clinic) Director, Indlas Shantivan (Rehab and Deaddiction Center)
vishalindla@gmail.com

Dr. Abhay Matkar
Prof. & HOD
Department of Psychiatry SDMCMSH, Sattur, Dharwar, India
drabhaymatkar@gmail.com

Dr. Ruksheda Syeda
Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist
Trellis Family Centre
ruksheda@gmail.com

Dr. Aravind Brahma
Director
G. S. Clinic Indian Psychoanalytical Society Kolkata, India
drarabindabrahma@gmail.com

Dr. Venu Gopal Jhanwar
Senior Consultant of Psychiatry and Director
Deva Institute of Health Care and Research (DIHR), Varanasi, India
venugj@hotmail.com

Dr. Monali S Deshpande
Consultant Psychiatrist
Minds Eye Clinic Aurangabad, India
mmindseye@gmail.com

Dr. (Mrs.) Shubratha Kalmane
Professor of Psychiatry
Subbaiah Institute of Medical Sciences, Consultant Psychiatrist, Sridhar Nursing Home, Shimoga, Karnataka, India
shubrataks@gmail.com
International Advisory Board
Dr. Afzal Javed
Chairman Pakistan Psychiatric Research Centre
Fountain House Lahore Pakistan, Geneva University Psychiatric Hospital, 2 chemin du Petit-Bel-Air 1226 Thônex, Geneva, Switzerland
afzalj@gmail.com

Dr. Dhana Ratna Shakya
Department of Psychiatry
B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Ghopa-18 Dharan Sunsari Koshi Zone Province-1 Nepal, Dharan, Nepal
drdhanashakya@yahoo.com

Dr. Enzo Rozas Serri
Department of Psychiatry
Hospital Clínico Facultad de Medicina Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
enzo.rozas@ug.uchile.cl

Dr. Gurvinder Kalra
Consultant Psychiatrist
Bairnsdale Community Mental Health Clinic Latrobe Regional Hospital Mental Health Services (LRH-MHS) Traralgon Victoria 3844 Australia Senior Adjunct Lecturer School of Rural Health (La Trobe Valley & West Gippsland) Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
kalragurvinder@gmail.com

Dr. Javed Ather Siddiqui
Psychiatrist
Department of Psychiatry, Mental Health Hospital, Taif Kingdom of Saudi Arabia P.O. Box.2056 -21944 (KSA), Taif, Saudi Arabia
javedsiddiqui2000@gmail.com

Dr. Dilkhush Panjwani
Consultant Psychiatrist
Trillium Health Partners, Assistant Professor Dept. of Psychiatry University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
md.mind@gmail.com

Dr. Tarek A. Okasha
Professor of Psychiatry Director of the World Psychiatric Association Collaborating
Centre for Training and Research in Psychiatry, Okasha Institute of Psychiatry Faculty of Medicine Ain Shams University Cairo Egypt President Egyptian Alzheimer Society Editor In-chief Middle East Current Psychiatry Journal World Psychiatric Association Presidential Commendation 3 Shawarby Street Kasr El Nil 11121, Cairo, Egypt
tarek.okasha@gmail.com

Dr. Shabbir Amanullah
Assistant Professor/Adjunct Professor
Western University University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
shabbiramanullah17@gmail.com

Dr. Daria Smirnova
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry Narcology Psychotherapy and Clinical Psychology Director International Centre for Education and Research in Neuropsychiatry (ICERN) Samara State Medical University, Samara, Russia
daria.smirnova.md.phd@gmail.com

Dr. Priya Satalkar
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Bioethics Institute Ghent, Ghent University, BE Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellow Bernoullistrasse 28 4056, Basel, Switzerland
drpriyasatalkar@gmail.com

Dr. Kostas N. Fountoulakis
Professor of Psychiatry
3rd Department of Psychiatry, Division of Neurosciences School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Director Cochrane Greece Board member World Psychiatric Association (zone 8 representative), Head Mental Health Section Research Institute Panhellenic Medical Association, Vice-President Hellenic Psychiatric Association, Editor-in-Chief, Annals of General Psychiatry, Field Editor CNS Spectrums, Thessaloniki, Greece
fountoul@auth.gr

Dr. Rajiv Tandon
Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry
Western Michigan University, Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, United States
rajiv.tandon@med.wmich.edu

Dr. McIntyre Jack
Clinical Professor (Voluntary)
Department of Psychiatry (SMD), University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester NY 2000 South Winton Road, Rochester, New York State, United States
jack.mcintyre@rochesterregional.org

Dr. Ravi Paul
HOD
Department of Psychiatry, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
ravipaul35@gmail.com

Dr. Thibaut Florence
M.D., Psychiatrist
University of Paris, University Hospital Cochin-Tarnier INSERM U 1266 Institute of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Paris France University Hospital Cochin-Tarnier President of the IAWMH WFSBP Honorary President 89 rue d’Assas 75006 Paris University INSERM U1266 Institute of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, Paris, France
florence.thibaut@aphp.fr

Dr. Nagesh Pai
Foundation Professor & Chair Psychiatry
Graduate School of Medicine, University of Wollongong Australia Senior Research Fellow & Theme Leader Mental Health & Ageing Brain Research Illawarra Health Medical Research Institute Sr.Clinical Academic Psychiatrist & Professor IllawarraShoalhaven Local Health District Wollongong Australia Chair Faculty of Adult Psychiatry RANZCP ( NSW) MAJOR Australian Defence, Melbourne, Australia
nagesh@uow.edu.au

Dr. Raju Lakshmana
Director of Training Victorian SIMGs in Psychiatry.
Additional Director of Psychiatry, Goulburn Valley Health Senior Lecturer The University of Melbourne, Parkville Missouri, Australia
raju.lakshmana@gvhealth.org.edu

Dr. Mohan Isaac
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
mohan.Isaac@uwa.edu.au

Dr. Srinagesh Mannekote Thippaiah
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Creighton University School of Medicine, Attending Medical-Psychiatry Unit Valleywise Health Medical Center, 2601 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix, Arizona, United States
srinagesh_manekote@dmgaz.org

Dr. B S Somashekar
Consultant Psychiatrist (General Adult) Lead Medical Appraiser Swanswell Point
Stoney Stanton Road Coventry CV1 4FH, Coventry, United Kingdom
bettahalasoor.somashekar@covwarkpt.nhs.uk
Managing Editor

Nitesh Barthwal
nitesh.barthwal@jaypeebrothers.com

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