EDITORIAL BOARD

Editor
Lokeswara Reddy Pabbathi MBBS, MD
Assistant professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Government General Hospital, Government Medical College, Anantapuramu, Andhra Pradesh, India. Consultant Psychiatrist, Bhargava Mind Clinic, Agisam complex, Subhash Road, Anantapuramu, Andhra Pradesh, India Research interests: Forensic Psychiatry, Suicide, Adult psychiatry
editor@apjpm.org | drplokesh1975@gmail.com

NATIONAL EDITORIAL BOARD

Chief advisor
T S Sathyanarayana Rao MBBS, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Head, Department of Psychiatry, JSS University and Medical College Hospital, Mysore, India
Editor, Indian Journal of Psychiatry; Former Editor, Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine. Chief advisor, Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, Indian Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Chairman, Journal Committee, Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry
Research interests: Sexual medicine; Adult psychiatry
tssrao19@yahoo.com

Advisor
Rajshekhar Bipeta. MBBS,DPM, DNB
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Gandhi Medical College / Hospital, Consultant Psychiatrist, Hyderabad, India   Immediate Past Editor (2010-2015), Andhra Pradesh Journal of Psychological Medicine  Editorial Board member, Academic Psychiatry, Telangana Journal of Psychiatry Field Editor, Indian Journal of Psychiatry  Guest Associate Editor, Frontiers in Psychiatry, section Addictive Disorders and Behavioral Dyscontrol Formerly, Deputy Editor, Indian Journal of Private Psychiatry Research interests: Obsessive-compulsive disorder; Assessment instruments and rating scales; Psychiatric and bio-psychosocial aspects of HIV/AIDS; Insight in psychiatric disorders; Suicidality, impulsivity, aggression
braj111@yahoo.co.in

Ahalya Raguram PhD
Professor of Clinical Psychology, National Institute of Mental Health And Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India
Research interests: Psychosocial aspects of mental health; Family, marital and individual therapies
ahalya.nimhans@nic.in

Ajit Kumar Avasthi MBBS, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India
Regional Editor (South Asia), Asian Journal of Psychiatry; Former Associate Editor, Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry. Editorial board member, Indian Journal of Psychiatry, Archives of Indian Psychiatry, Journal of Mental Health and Human Behaviour, Practitioner Update, Current Medical Journal, JK Science, IJM Today, Health and Disease.
Research interests: Schizophrenia; Anxiety and mood disorders; Human sexuality and its dysfunctions; Consultation-liaison psychiatry
drajitavasthi@yahoo.co.in

Anand Bhogaraju MBBS, DPM, DNB,
Retd. Professor of Psychiatry, Deputy Superintendent, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Mental Health (IMH), Osmania Medical College (OMC), Hyderabad, India
Former Editor, AP J Psychol Med
Research interests: Research methodology; Neuropsychiatry, Theory of mind
bogarajus@yahoo.com

  Anindya Kumar Ray MD, DPM (CIP, Ranchi)
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Malda Medical College, Govt of West Bengal
Research interests: Child psychiatry; ECT
anindya.ray5@gmail.com

Anurag Srivastava MBBS, MD Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Mediciti Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India
Research interests: Psychoanalytic psychotherapy; General and social psychiatry
asrivas@excite.com

Ashok Reddy Karredla MBBS, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, IMH/OMC, Hyderabad, India
Editorial board member, Indian J Psychological Medicine
Research interests: Community mental health; Mental health education; Psychopharmacology; ECT
kashokreddy60@gmail.com

Bhaskar Naidu MA, MPhil, PhD 
Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Roshini Counseling Centre. Professor, and Formerly, Head, Department of Clinical Psychology, IMH/OMC, Hyderabad, India
Research interests: Cognitive-behavioural therapy
sandrabnaidu@gmail.com

Chandersekar K MBBS, MD
Consultant Psychiatrist and Director, Department of Geriatric Psychiatry, Asha Hospital, Hyderabad, India
Research interests: Neuropsychiatry; Geriatric psychiatry, especially dementia
kcsekhar56@yahoo.co.in

Chittaranjan Andrade MBBS, MD
Professor of Psychopharmacology, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India
Editorial board member, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Convulsive Therapy/The Journal of ECT, Bipolar Disorders, Brain Stimulation: Basic, Translational and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation, The Open Psychiatry Journal, Archives of Indian Psychiatry, International Journal of BioSciences and Technology and its associate journals, Mens Sana Monographs. Indian Journal of Psychiatry, Section Editor, Postgraduate CME. Field editor in Clinical Therapeutics
Research interests: ECT; Psychopharmacology
andradec@gmail.com

Gangadhar BN MBBS, MD, DSc (Yoga)
Professor of Psychiatry, Program Director Advanced Yoga Centre, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India
Associate Editor, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. Deputy Editor, Asian Journal of Psychiatry. Journal committee member, Indian Journal of Psychiatry
Research interests: Schizophrenia; ECT; Yoga
kalyanybg@yahoo.com

Indla Ramasubba Reddy MBBS, MD
Director, Consultant Psychiatrist, Vijayawada Institute of Mental Health And Neurological Sciences (VIMHANS), Vijayawada, India
Editorial board member, Indian J Psychological Medicine
indlas1@rediffmail.com

John Vijay Sagar K MBBS, MD
Additional Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India
Associate Editor, Frontiers in Child and Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry
Research interests: Autism; Specific learning disorders; Early onset psychosis; Paediatric psychopharmacology
sagarjohn@gmail.com

Karri Rama Reddy MBBS, MD (Founding Editor)
Consultant Psychiatrist, Manasa Hospital, Rajahmundry, India
Former Editor, Indian J Psychological Medicine
Research interests: Clinical psychiatry
ramareddykarri@rediffmail.com

Krishna Murthy Kavirayani MBBS, DPM, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Head, Department of Psychiatry, Narayana Medical College, Nellore, India
Research interests: Phenomenology; Social psychiatry; Addiction disorders
Krishnamurthykdr@gmail.com

MS Reddy MBBS, DPM, MD
Consultant Psychiatrist and Director, Asha Bipolar Clinic, Asha Hospital, Hyderabad, India
Editor, Indian J Psychological Medicine
Research interests: Bipolar disorder; Psychopharmacology
drmsreddy@gmail.com

NN Raju MBBS, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Head, Department of Psychiatry, Vice Principal, Andhra Medical College; Superintendent, Government Hospital for Mental Care, Visakhapatnam, India
Former Editor, AP J Psychol Med
Research interests: Clinical research; Drug development, Anxiety disorders; Psychiatry training
drnnraju@yahoo.com

Padma Sudhakar T MBBS, MD
Consultant Psychiatrist; Professor and Formerly, Head, Department of Psychiatry, Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati, India
Editorial board member, Indian J Psychological Medicine
Research interests: Psychopharmacology; Biological psychiatry
sudhakartp@yahoo.com

Padmavati Ramachandran MBBS, DPM, MD
Joint Director, Schizophrenia Research Foundation (SCARF), Consultant Psychiatrist, Chennai, India
Research interests: Schizophrenia; Community mental health; Metabolic comorbidity and mental health
padmavati@scarfindia.org

Prabhakar Korada MBBS, FCGP, DNB
Consultant Psychiatrist; Professor of psychiatry and Head, Department of Psychiatry, Mallareddy Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India
Research interests: Thanatology; Effects of yoga, pranayam and meditation on the mind; Alternative therapies for minor psychiatric disorders
p_korada@yahoo.com

Prasad Rao G MBBS, DPM, MD
Director, Schizophrenia and Psychopharmacology division, Asha Hospital; Consultant Psychiatrist, Hyderabad, India
Editor, Indian J Private Psychiatry. Former Editor, AP J Psychol Med, Indian J Psychological Medicine. Deputy Editor, Indian Journal of Psychiatry
Research interests: Schizophrenia; Psychopharmacology; Neuro imaging in psychiatry
prasad40@gmail.com

Roy Abraham Kallivayalil MBBS, DPM, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Head, Department of Psychiatry, Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Kerala, India
Former Associate Editor, Indian Journal of Psychiatry
Research interests: De-addiction, social, geriatric, consultation-liaison and preventive psychiatry
roykalli@gmail.com

Sadanandan Unni KE MBBS, DPM, DNB, DU (Infant Psychiatry), AFSA (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)
Professor of Psychiatry, Head, Department of Child Psychiatry, General Psychiatry and Deaddiction Centre, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India
Research interests: Child psychiatry
sadnand@gmail.com

Sandeep Grover MBBS, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
Associate Editor, Indian Journal of Psychiatry, Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry. Assistant Editor, Early Career Psychiatrists Corner of Asian Journal of Psychiatry. Editorial board member, Journal of Clinical Case Reports, World Journal of Psychiatry
Research interests: Consultation-liaison psychiatry; Caregivers of patients with severe mental disorders
drsandeepg2002@ yahoo.com

Soumitra S Datta MBBS, DPM, DNB, MD, MRCPsych, CCT in Child Psychiatry (UK)
‪Consultant Psychiatrist, Department of Palliative Care and Psycho-Oncology, Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata, India. Visiting Researcher, Institute of Psychiatry, Maudsley, Kings College; Visiting Researcher, Institute of Women’s Studies, University College London. Formerly, Consultant, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Kings College Hospital, London
Research interests: Child and adolescent psychiatry; Evidence based medicine; Consultation-liaison psychiatry
ssdatta2000@yahoo.com

Suja Kurian MBBS, DPM, MD, CCST
Professor of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
Research interests: Perinatal psychiatry
sujakurian@cmcvellore.ac.in

Uday Kumar K MBBS, MD (Past Editor)
Professor of Psychiatry, Narayana Medical College, Consultant Psychiatrist, Nellore, India
Research interests: Alcohol and drug de-addiction; Rehabilitation
udayaspandana@gmail.com

Y C Janardhan Reddy MBBS, DPM, MD
Professor of Psychiatry; Consultant, OCD Clinic; NIMHANS, Bangalore, India
Research interests: Obsessive-compulsive disorder; Bipolar disorders; Clinical psychopharmacology
jreddy@nimhans.kar.nic.in

INTERNATIONAL EDITORIAL BOARD

Anoop Sankaranarayanan MBBS, DPM, MD, FRANZCP
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Weil Cornell Medical College, Qatar. Consultant Psychiatrist, Lead Clinician for Research and Director, Fellowship Training Program, Department of Geriatrics, Rumailah Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar. Formerly, Clinical Director, Hunter Valley Mental Health Service, and Lecturer (Conjoint), University of Newcastle, Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Research interests: Suicide and self-harm; Psychosis; Metabolic disorders in psychiatric illness; Smoking and mental health; Cognitive disorders; Medical education
anoopshank2000@yahoo.co.in

Cherrie Ann Galletly MBChB, DPM, FRANZCP, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Adelaide. Regional Director of Training, Northern Mental Health, NALHN. Consultant Psychiatrist, Northern Mental Health, Adelaide Health Service. Regional Director of Training for Northern Mental Health
Editorial board member, Frontiers in Schizophrenia, Frontiers in Psychiatry; International Advisory board, Mental Health and Substance Use; Associate Editor, Australian And New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry; Editorial Executive committee, National Prescribing Service (Publishers of Australian Prescriber); Editorial board member, World Journal of Pharmacology
Research interests: Psychosis; Schizophrenia; Cardio metabolic health; Neurostimulation; ECT; rTMS; Medical education; Sleep disorders; Cognition
Cherrie.Galletly@adelaide.edu.au

David J Castle MBChB, MSc ((Epidemiology), GCUT, DLSHTM, MD, FRCPsych, FRANZCP
Chair of Psychiatry, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne and The University Of Melbourne. Consultant Psychiatrist, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne. Clinical Professor, School of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, University of Western Australia
Deputy Editor, Australasian Psychiatry. Advisory board member, International Journal of Social Psychiatry, Journal of Mental Health. Editorial board member, Australasian Psychiatry, African Journal of Psychiatry, Open Obesity Journal, Stress and Health, Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, World Journal of Psychiatry, Open Journal of Psychiatry, ISRN Psychiatry, F1000 Research
Research interests: Epidemiology of schizophrenia; Gender differences in the functional psychoses; Late onset schizophrenia; Treatment strategies in schizophrenia; Physical health problems in the mentally ill; Cannabis and mental illness; Bipolar disorder; Behavioural/cognitive approaches to the treatment of anxiety disorders; Nosology and treatment of obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders; Disorders of body image; Teaching psychiatry to under- and post-graduates
david.castle@svhm.org.au

Dhana Ratna Shakya MBBS, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Consultant Psychiatrist, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Dharan, Nepal
Research interests: Substance use disorder; Neuro-psychiatry; Community psychiatry
drdhanashakya@yahoo.com

Dinesh Bhugra MBBS,FRCP,FRCPEdin,FRCPsych,FFPH,MPhil,PhD, FRCPsych(Hon),FACP(Hon), FHKCPsych(Hon),FAMS(Singapore),FIMSA(Hon),MAcadMEd
Professor of Mental Health and Cultural Diversity, Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry (King’s College). Honorary Consultant, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, London. Formerly, President and Dean, Royal College of Psychiatrists
Editor, International Review of Psychiatry, International Journal of Social Psychiatry, International Journal of Culture and Mental Health. Editorial board member, Archives of Indian Psychiatry, Asian Journal of Psychiatry, British Journal of Psychiatry, European Psychiatric Review, Global Mental Health, Indian Journal of Psychiatry, Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry, International Journal of Mental Health System Development, Journal of Indian Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Mental Health, Religion and Culture, Psychiatry, Psychopathology, Sexual and Relationship Therapy. Advisory board member, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, International Journal of Psychological Medicine, Psychiatria Danubina
Research interests: Cultural psychiatry; Public mental health; Sexual variation and sexual dysfunction
dinesh.bhugra@kcl.ac.uk

Farooq Ahmed Khan MBBS, MD, MRCPsych
Consultant Psychiatrist, Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Honorary Lecturer, Old Age Psychiatry, Centre for Ageing and Mental Health, Staffordshire University, England
Research interests: Geriatric psychiatry; Dementia; Depression; Medical education
farooqkhan@nhs.net

Goutham M Menon BA, MA, PhD
Professor and Director, School of Social Work, University of Nevada, Reno, United States
Former Consultant Editor, Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services, Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, Research on Social Work Practice. Editorial board member, Journal of Technology in Human Services, Social Development Issues, Journal of Social Service Research
Research interests: Minority mental health; Schizophrenia; International social work; Technology in health and human services (E-health, E-therapy)
gmenon@unr.edu

John Richard Newton MB ChB, MRCPsych, FRANZCP
Medical Director, Mental Health CSU Austin Health. Clinical Director of BETRS (Body Image, Eating Disorders Treatment and Recovery Service). Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Monash University. Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne
Editorial board member, Journal of Eating Disorders
Research interests: Eating disorders; Cognitive Behaviour Therapy; Psychosis; Health service evaluation
richard.newton@austin.org.au

Matcheri S Keshavan MBBS, MNAMS, MD, FRCP ©, FRCPsych
Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Boston; Attending Physician Massachusetts Mental Health Centre. Visiting Professor, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India
Chief Editor, Asian Journal of Psychiatry. Editorial board member, Schizophrenia Research, Bipolar Disorders, Early Intervention in Psychiatry, Acta Neuropsychiatrica,
Research interests Schizophrenia; Neuroimaging
mkeshava@bidmc.harvard.edu

Maureen Rubin BA (Sociology), MA, MSW, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Division of Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Reno, United States; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Centre (UTHSC), San Antonio
Research interests: Schizophrenia; Program evaluation; Service-research; Children’s mental health; Integrated service delivery
mrubin@unr.edu

Mukesh Sanghadia MBBS,DPM,MD,MRCPsych, Dip.ABPN, Dip.Psychosomatic Medicine, FAPA
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, MSU-KCMS/ Western Michigan University School of Medicine Premier Neuropsychiatry, Portage, MI 49002
Research interests: Brain modulation (TMS, ECT, etc); Psychosomatic medicine; General psychiatry
msanghadia@yahoo.com

Narsimha R Pinniniti MBBS, DPM, MD, Dip. ABPN
Chief Medical Officer, Twin Oaks Community Services, Professor of Psychiatry, (UMDNJ-SOM), NJ, USA
Research interests: Cognitive therapy of serious mental illnesses; Schizophrenia; Clinical services research; Building and maintaining therapeutic relationships in psychiatry
Narsimha.Pinninti@twinoakscs.org

Saeed Farooq PhD, MCPS (Psych), FCPS (Psych)
Visiting Professor, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom and PGMI Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan
Editor, Journal of Pakistan Psychiatric Society, Journal of Postgraduate Medical Institute, Journal of Biomedical Education. Associate Editor, BMC Health Service Research
Research interests: Treatment of severe mental illness in developing countries; Use of digital technologies in mental illness; Therapeutics in schizophrenia
sfarooqlrh@yahoo.com

Srinivasan Tirupati MBBS, MD, FRANZCP, FRCPsych
Conjoint Associate Professor, The University of Newcastle, Senior Staff Specialist, Hunter Mental Health, NSW, Australia
Research interests: Schizophrenia; Psychosis in the young; Rehabilitation; Community care; Trans-cultural mental health
Srinivasan.Tirupati@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Suman Kumar Sinha MBBS, MD, Certificate course in Global Tobacco Control (USA), Postgraduate Overseas Specialists Training (POST) Program Fellowship in Community Psychiatry and Mental Health Research (Australia)
Consultant Psychiatrist, Mental Health and Addiction Services, Waikato Mental Health Services, Waikato Mail Centre, Hamilton, New Zealand. Formerly, High-End Consultant Psychiatrist, Directorate General of Health Services, Government of India; Formerly, National Consultant, Mental Health, WHO, New Delhi, India
Research interests: Tobacco control; Disaster psychiatry; Community psychiatry; Public mental health
ssinha9@jhmi.edu

Tejam P MBBS, DD, MD
Consultant Psychiatrist, Shortely Bridge Hospital, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom
Research interests: Bipolar disorder
dr_p_tejam@yahoo.com

 

Andhra Pradesh Journal of Psychological Medicine (AP J Psychol Med) ISSN 2249-5851