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EDITORIAL TEAM

The Editor is the most senior editor and has overall responsibility of the journal. In addition to carrying out the administrative responsibilities of the journal, the Editor has the final say in decisions regarding journal content, resolution of complaints or appeals and final decision of the reviewed manuscripts.

Editor

Dr. Nitin Gupta

Gupta Mind Healing and Counselling Centre, Chandigarh, India

Email: [email protected], Phone: 9646121572

 

Deputy Editors

The deputy editors closely liaison with the Editor for day-to-day work of the journal. They solicit reviewers, perform reviews, proof-read the manuscripts, and offer suggestions for the journal content. They help in deciding the editorials and special issues of the journal. They also help in co-ordinating with the publisher and answer queries of authors and prospective authors in consultation with the editor.

Prof. Hitesh Khurana

Professor

Department of Psychiatry (IMH), PGIMS, Pt BD Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak - 124 001, Haryana, India

Email:[email protected],  Phone:9996940041

 

Dr. Sidharth Sarkar 

Associate Professor

Department of Psychiatry and NDDTC, AIIMS, New Delhi, India 

Email:[email protected]   Phone:9786022145

 

Associate Editors

The team of associate editors are involved in suggesting topics for editorials and carrying out evaluation of the manuscript for journal suitability. They liaison with authors, reviewers and other board members. They are involved in proof check on the manuscripts of the articles of the journal.  

 

Dr. Rachna Bhargava

Additional Professor

Department of Psychiatry and NDDTC, AIIMS, New Delhi, India 

Email:[email protected],  Phone:9999898053

 

Prof. Subhash Das

Professor

Department of Psychiatry, GMCH 32, Chandigarh, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9646121613

 

Dr. T Sivakumar

Additional Professor

Department of Psychiatry, NIMHANS, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9379488666

 

Assistant Editors

The team of assistant editors are involved in researching topics for editorials, carrying out primary evaluation of the manuscript for journal suitability, liaison with authors, reviewers and other board members, coordinating peer review and performing developmental editing and proof check on the manuscripts.

Dr. Debanjan Banerjee

Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, Apollo Multispecialty Hospitals, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9480829544

 

Dr Prosenjit Ghosh

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Silchar Medical College, Assam, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9435072563

 

Dr Darpan Kaur

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry Clinic in Charge. MGM Hospital, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9769634045

 

Dr Harneet Kaur

Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, Max Superspeciality Hospital, Mohali, Punjab, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9888225137

 

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Manikappa

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9901002629

 

Mrs. Kavita Narang

Lecturer

National Institute of Nursing Education Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research(PGIMER), Chandigarh, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9872839990

 

Dr. Manoj Kumar Pandey

Associate Professor, Dept. of Clinical Psychology, JSS Medical College & Hospital, JSS AHER (Deemed to be University) Mysuru, Karnataka, India-570004

Email:[email protected], Phone:08604162566

 

Dr Aditya Somani

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry, AIIMS, Raipur, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9592916918

 

Advisor

The advisor has the role providing advice on larger issues of the journal. Being a past editor with profuse experience in editorial matters and being an expert in the field of psychiatry, he provides direction to the journal, Editor and editorial board. Additionally, he opines on the content of the journal and editorials, and plays an important role in popularising the journal.

Prof. Debasish Basu

Professor and Head

Dept. of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9876826618

 

 

Ombundsman

The role of the ombudsman is to record and, where necessary, to investigate episodes of alleged editorial maladministration when a complainant remains dissatisfied with the journal’s first response to criticism. He could investigate delays in handling manuscripts and letters; editorial discourtesy; failure to follow stated editorial procedures; failure to take reasonable account of representations by authors and readers; and challenges to the publishing ethics of the journal.

 

Prof. Pratap Sharan

Professor

Department of Psychiatry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India 

Email: [email protected], Phone:9868216356

 

 

EDITORIAL BOARD

The committee of editorial board members comprises of eminent members in the field of social psychiatry from India. The responsibilities include assisting in reviewing the submitted manuscripts and providing inputs to the Editor on managing issues of scientific misconduct, plagiarism, complaints and appeals. Additional responsibilities include researching content for guest editorials, editing guest editorials, promoting the journal and attracting manuscripts from the local geographic region of the country. 

 

Prof. Indira Sharma

Former Professor & Head, Dept. of Psychiatry

Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University

Email:[email protected], Phone:9336912685

 

Prof. Debasish Basu

Professor and Head

Dept. of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9876826618

 

Prof. Rakesh Chadda

Professor and Head

Dept. of Psychiatry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9818573752

 

Prof. Subho Chakrabarti

Professor

Dept. of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9914209808

 

Prof. Rajiv Gupta

Professor and Head

Institute of Mental Health, Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9896173836

 

Prof. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil

Professor and Head, Dept. of Psychiatry and Vice-Principal

Pushpagiri Medical College Hospital, Thiruvalla, India

Email:[email protected]mail.com, Phone:9447020020

 

Prof. SK Khandelwal

Former Professor and Head

Dept. of Psychiatry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9871823219

 

Dr. Manoj Kumar

Clinical Director

Mental Health Action Trust, Kozhikode, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:8089997007

 

Prof. Savita Malhotra

Former Dean and Professor & Head, Dept. of Psychiatry

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9827000894

 

Prof. RS Murthy

Former Professor & Head, Dept. of Psychiatry

National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences, Bengaluru, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9448697690

 

Dr. Shashi Rai

Consultant Psychiatrist

Sambal Clinic, 5/284, Vikas Nagar, Lucknow, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9415007076

 

Dr. Gautam Saha

Director

Brain Neuropsychiatric Institute and Research Center, Kolkata, India

Email:[email protected], Phone:9830055235

 

Prof. Jagadisha T

Professor

Dept. of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences, Bengaluru, India

Email:[email protected]

 

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

The committee comprises of international members with extensive knowledge and experience in social psychiatry.  By serving on this committee, they guide the journal’s content, and promote the journal internationally. In addition, this committee also plays a role in identifying topics for special issues and provide guest editorials. 

 

Prof. Michela Amering

Professor

University Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medizinische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria

Email: [email protected]

 

Prof. Rachid Bennegadi

Professor

Medical Referent of the Françoise Minkowska Institute, 12 rue Jacquemont, Paris, France

Email: [email protected]

 

 

Prof. Dinesh Bhugra

Professor of Mental Health and Cultural Diversity

Institute of Psychiatry in London, England

Email: [email protected], Phone: 44-020-7848 0500

 

Prof. Kamaldeep S Bhui

Professor of Psychiatry and Hon Consultant Psychiatrist

University of Oxford

Email: [email protected] 

 

Dr. Subodh Dave

Hon. Asso Professor, University of Nottingham, Associate Dean, Royal College of Psychiatrists, Radbourne Unit, Royal Derby Hospital, Derby, DE22 3WQ

01332623895; [email protected]

 

Prof. Harish Gambheera

Professor of Psychiatry

Nawaloka Hospitals Ltd, PLC 23, Deshamanya H. K Dharmadasa Mawatha, Colombo 2, Sri Lanka

Email: [email protected]

 

Prof. Oye Gureje

Professor and Director,

WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health, Neurosciences and Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria 

Email: [email protected], Phone:8033464284

 

Prof. Helen Herrmann

Professor

The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, and Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Email: [email protected]

 

Prof. Mohan Isaac

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Consultant Psychiatrist

The University of Western Australia and Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, WA, Australia

Email: [email protected], Phone: 61894313467

 

Prof. Mario Maj

Professor and Chairman

Department of Psychiatry, University of Campania L. Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy

Email: [email protected], Phone +39 081 253 1111

 

Prof. Driss Moussaoui

Professor

Centre Psychiatrique Universitaire, Ibn Rushd University Psychiatric Centre, Casablanca, Morocco

Email: [email protected]

 

Dr. Vincenzo Di Nicola, MPhil, MD, PhD, FRCPC, DFAPA

President, Canadian Association of Social Psychiatry (CASP)

President-Elect, World Association of Social Psychiatry (WASP)

Professeur titulaire, Département de psychiatrie et d'addictologie, Université de Montréal

Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry & Addictions, University of Montreal

Clinical Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, The George Washington University, United States

Email: [email protected]

 

Dr.  Vikram Patel, F Med Sci.

Professor of International Mental Health and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow in Clinical Science, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, Sangath, Goa, India,

Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries, Public Health Foundation of India, India, Public Health Foundation of India, Plot No-47, Sector -44, Near EPFO office, Gurgaon 122002, India 

[email protected], +919822132038

 

Prof. Norman Sartorius

Professor of Psychiatry & President

Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes (AMH), Switzerland

Email: [email protected], Phone:+41 (0)22 788 23 31

 

Prof. Rabi Shakya

Professor

Department of Psychiatry, Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lalitpur, Nepal

[email protected]

 

Prof. Vijoy K Varma

Professor of Psychiatry

661 Clarendon Lane, Aurora, Illinois, USA

Email: [email protected]

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