EDITOR 

Dr. Srinivasan Durairaj, DPM, MD

Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, Kovai Medical Center Hospital, Post Box No.: 3209 , 99 Avinashi Road, Coimbatore - 641014, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: editor@ijmhns.com

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Dr. Sureshkumar, DPM,  MD, MPH

Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, Department of Neurosciences, Voluntary Health Services, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: msuresh1955@gmail.com 

MANAGING EDITOR

Dr. P.P. Kannan, MD 

Professor of Psychiatry, Kilpauk Medical College, 822, Poonamallee High Road, Near Ega Theatre, Kilpauk, Chennai - 600010, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: ppkannan@gmail.com

 

EDITORIAL BOARD

Dr. Sharon Joe Daniel, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Kilpauk Medical College, 822, Poonamallee High Road, Near Ega Theatre, Kilpauk, Chennai - 600010,Tamil Nadu, India. Email: sharon.joe.daniel@gmail.com

Dr.Vijayaraghavan, MD

Consultant Psychiatrist, SCARF India, R/7a , North Main Road, Anna Nagar West Extension, Kailash Colony, Sector A, Anna Nagar West Extension, Chennai 600101, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: vijayaraghavan@scarfindia.org

Dr. T Siva Ilango, MD, MRCPsych CCT (Old Age)

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Karpaga Vinayaga Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, G.S.T Road, Chinna Kolambakkan, Palayanoor (P.O),  Maduranthagam (TK), Kanchipuram - 603308, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: siva.ilango@gmail.com

Dr. Dheeraj Kattula, DPM, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ida Scudder Road, Vellore,  632004,Tamil Nadu, India. Email: askdheeraj@gmail.com

Dr.G.K.Kannan, MD, FRANZCP

Adjunct faculty, Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Insititute, No.1, Ramachandra Nagar, Sri Ramachandra Nagar, Porur, Chennai, 600116,Tamil Nadu, India. Email:sgkkan@gmail.com

Dr. Jayakumar Menon, DPM, DNB, FRANZCP

Consultant Psychaitrist Geriatric Care Clinic, Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Insititute, No.1, Ramachandra Nagar, Sri Ramachandra Nagar, Porur, Chennai, 600116,Tamil Nadu, India. Email: drjkmenon@rediff.com

 Dr. Shahul Ameen, MD

Editor-in-Chief, Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine

Psychiatrist, St. Thomas Hospital, Kurisummoodu P.O., Chethipuzha Kadavu, Changanassery, Kerala-686104, India Email: shahul.ameen@gmail.com

Dr. Kamlesh Kumar Sahu, Ph.D M.Phil PSW

Associate Professor & I/C PSW, Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College & Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh, India. Email: withkamlesh@gmail.com


 NATIONAL ADVISORS

Dr. M. Sarada Menon, DPM, MD FRC Psych Dsc

Retd. Professor of Psychiatry, Madras Medical College; Founder, SCARF. Contact 3/1,2nd Cross Lane, Ormes Rd, Kilpauk, Chennai, 600010, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: drsaradamenon@gmail.com. 

Dr. O. Somasundaram, DPM,  MD

Retd. Professor of Psychiatry, Madras Medical College. No 30, 23rd Cross Street, Besant Nagar, Chennai - 600090, Tamil Nadu, India Phone:  +91-4424911225.

Dr. R. Ponnudurai, Professor of Psychiatry DPM, MD

Retd. Professor of Psychiatry Madras Medical College. 24, Mowbrays Road, Alwarpet, Alwarpet, Chennai - 600018, Tamil Nadu, India. 

Dr. S. Nambi, DPM, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospial, 7, Works Road, Shankar Nagar, Chromepet, Chennai 600044, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: siva.nambi@gmail.com

Dr. M. Thirunavukarasu, DPM, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Center, Theni Highway, Potheri, Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu - 603211. India Email:arasueshwar@gmail.com

Dr. Shanti Nambi, DPM, M.D

Professor of Psychiatry, Madras Medical College Professor of Psychiatry, Saveetha Medical University, No.162, Poonamalle High Rd, Velappanchavadi, Chennai – 600077, Tamil Nadu India Email: shanthinambi@gmail.com

Dr. M. Malaiappan, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, Kilpauk Medical College, 822, Poonamallee High Road, Near Ega Theatre, Kilpauk, Chennai - 600010, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: mmalaiappan@gmail.com

Dr. Thara Srinivasan DPM PhD

Vice Chairman, SCARF. R/7a, North Main Road, Anna Nagar West Extension, Kailash Colony, Sector A, Anna Nagar West Extension, Chennai - 600101, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: thara@scarfindia.org 

Dr. Lakshmi Vijayakumar, DPM,  PhD

Founder Director, SNEHA. 11, Park View Rd Raja Annamalai Puram Chennai-600028, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: lakshmi@Vijayakumars.com mobile # +91-44 24640050.

Dr. Ganesh Kumar, MD

Division of Epidemiology (National Institute of Epidemiology), Indian Council of Medical Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: ganeshkumardr@gmail.com

Dr. T S Sathyanarayana Rao, MD

Editor, South Asian Societies for Sexual Medicine; Chief Advisor, Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine; Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry; Indian Journal of Geriatric Mental Health; Editorial Board Member, SPF Journal of Psychiatry (SAARC Psychiatric Federation)

President,  Indian Association for Geriatric Mental Health; Secretary, Human Sexuality Section, WPA; Member, Positive Psychiatry Section - WPA. Professor,  Department of Psychiatry, No 1111, 1st Floor, 'B' Block, JSS University, JSS Medical College and Hospital, MG Road, Mysore, Karnataka, India - 570004. Email: tssrao19@yahoo.com, tssrao19@gmail.com

Dr. Ajit Bhide, MD

President, Indian Psychiatry Society St. Martha's Hospital, Prof. & HOD, Dept. of Psychiatry, Nrupathunga Road, Opp RBI, Bangalore- 560 001, Karnataka, India. Email:drajitbhide@gmail.com

Dr. M.V.Ashok,  MD

Professor of Psychiatry, St.Johns Medical College, St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore – 560034 Karnataka India. Email: mysoreashok@gmail.com

Dr.  Manickam Ponnaiah, BSM & S MSc (Epid), PhD

Scientist, National Institute of Epidemiology, Indian Council of Medical Research, R 127, 3rd Avenue, Second Main Road, Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Ayapakkam, Near Ambattur, Chennai - 600077, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: manickam@nie.gov.in 

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORS

Dr. Antony Fernandez, MD, FRCPsych

Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology. Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Integrated Sleep Disorders Center, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center,1201 Broad Rock Boulevard, Building 513Richmond, VA 23249 U.S.A. Email: antony.fernandez@va.gov

Dr. Ashok Krishnamoorthy, MD MRCPsych FRCPC MS (Neuropsych)

Medical Director - MHSU & Dept Head - Psychiatry 

Room 2006, 2nd Floor Green Zone, Psychiatry Administration Richmond Hospital 7000 Westminster Hwy Richmond, BC V6X 1A2, Canada. Email: ashokumbak@gmail.com

Dr. Arunprasad Chidambaram, MD MRCPsych CCT

Deputy Medical Director & Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist,  Merseycare NHS Foundation Trust. UK. Email: arun.chidambaram@merseycare.nhs.uk 

Dr. Srinivasan Tirupati MD FRANZCP 

Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, Hunter NewEngland Mental Health, Mental Health Administration Building, Mater Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, 2298, Australia. Email: Srinivasan.Tirupati@health.nsw.gov.au

Dr. Neeraj Gupta,  MD FRANZCP

Consultant Psychiatrist, Geriatric Psychiatry, Glenside Hospital, Country Health Adelaide, SA, Australia. Email: neeraj.gupta@sa.gov.au

Dr. Karthik Thangavelu,  MD MRCPsych, MPhil

Consultant Psychiatrist & Honorary Assistant Professor, Stonebridge Centre, University of Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK. Email: drtkarthik@yahoo.com

Dr. Anoop Sankaranarayanan, MD FRANZCP

Senior Staff Specialist Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Rehabilitation Service, Melaleuca Unit, Blacktown Hospital, Conjoint Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Western Sydney University. NSW, Australia. Email: anoop.sankaranarayanan@health.nsw.gov.au 

 

REVIEWERS

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