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  Editorial Board

Founding Editor:

Debasish Basu
Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
E-mail: db_sm2002@yahoo.com

Co-Editor:

Nitin Gupta
Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Government Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh 160030, India
E-mail: nitingupta659@yahoo.co.in

Editorial Board Members:

Roy Abraham Kallivayalil
President, World Association of Social Psychiatry
Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Tiruvalla, Kerala 689101, India

Rachid Bennegadi
President Elect, World Association of Social Psychiatry
Medical Referent of the Françoise Minkowska Institute, 12 rue Jacquemont, Paris, France

Fernando Lolas Stepke
Secretary-General, World Association of Social Psychiatry
Director, Interdisciplinary Center for Studies in Bioethics
Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile

Marianne Kastrup
Treasurer, World Association of Social Psychiatry
Free lance with own firm, Amalievej 23, DK-1875 Frederiksberg, Denmark

Thomas K.J. Craig
Past President, World Association of Social Psychiatry
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, London, UK

Eliot Sorel
Past President, World Association of Social Psychiatry
School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA

ADVISORY BOARD OF WORLD SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY

Helen Herrman (Australia)
President, World Psychiatric Association
Professor of Psychiatry, Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, and Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Mohan Isaac (Australia)
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Consultant Psychiatrist 
The University of Western Australia and Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, WA, Australia

Michela Amering (Austria)
Univ. Prof., Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Johannes Wancata (Austria)
Chair and Professor for Social Psychiatry, Clinical Division of Social Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Jorge Alberto Costa e Silva (Brazil)
Professor and Chairman of Psychiatric Medical School, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro 
President of the Brazilian Brain Institute (INBRACER)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Julio Arboleda-Flores (Canada)
Professor Emeritus and Former Head, Department of Psychiatry, Queen’s University, Canada

Laurence Kirmayer (Canada)
James McGill Professor & Director, Division of Social & Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University & Institute of Community & Family Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada

Vincenzo Di Nicola (Canada)
Chief of Child Psychiatry, Montreal University Institute of Mental Health
Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Addictions, University of Montreal, Canada

Ahmed Okasha (Egypt)
Past President, World Psychiatric Association 
Director of WHO collaborating Center for Training and Researches 
Professor and Founder of Institute of Psychiatry, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Sami Pirkola (Finland)
Professor of Social Psychiatry
University of Tampere, Health Sciences
Vice-Dean Research for the Faculty of Social Sciences, Finland

Michel Botbol (France)
Professor Emeritus of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Western Brittany, France

George Christodoulou (Greece)
Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Rakesh Chadda (India)
Professor & Head, Department of Psychiatry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India

Santosh K. Chaturvedi (India)
Dean, Behavioural Sciences
Senior Professor of Psychiatry; Head, Department of Mental Health Education, National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

B.N. Gangadhar (India)
Professor of Psychiatry and Director, National Institute of Mental health & Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

R. Srinivasa Murthy (India)
Professor of Psychiatry and Former Head, Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health & neurosciences, Bangalore, India

S.D. Sharma (India)
Emeritus Professor, National Academy of Medical Sciences & Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, Delhi, India

Vikram Patel (India & USA)
The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Co-Founder and Member of Managing Committee, Sangath, Goa, India
Adjunct Professor, Public Health Foundation of India 

Mario Maj (Italy)
Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, University of Campania L. Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy

Antonio Ventriglio (Italy)
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Section of Psychiatry, Foggia, Italy

Tsutomu Sakuta (Japan)
Professor & President, Japan University of Health Sciences, Satte, Saitama, Japan

David Ndetei (Kenya)
Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Nairobi, Kenya
Founder and Director of the Africa Mental Health Foundation (AMHF)

Bernardo Ng (Mexico)
Medical Director, Sun Valley Behavioral and Research Center
President, American Society of Hispanic Psychiatry
Presidente Electo, Asociación Psiquiátrica Mexicana, Mexico

Driss Moussaoui (Morocco)
Centre Psychiatrique Universitaire 
Ibn Rushd University Psychiatric Centre (retired) 
Casablanca, Morocco

Oye Gureje (Nigeria)
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 

Afzal Javed (Pakistan & UK)
President Elect, World Psychiatric Association
The Medical Centre, Manor Court Avenue, Nuneaton, UK

Renato Alarcon (Peru & USA)
Honorio Delgado Chair, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru 
Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

Maria Luisa Figuera (Portugal)
Prof. Dr., Clínica Universitária de Psiquiatria e Psicologia
Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal 

Maria López-Ibor (Spain)
Professor of Psychiatry, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain

Harishchandra Gambheera (Sri Lanka)
Nawaloka Hospitals Ltd
Sir James Pieris Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka 

Solomon Rataemane (South Africa)
Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital (DGMAH), Department of Psychiatry, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU), South Africa

Wolfgang Rutz (Sweden and Germany)
Professor of Social Psychiatry, University for Applied Sciences, Coburg, Germany
Senior Consultant for International and Public Mental Health, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Rehabilitation Research, Stockholm, Sweden 

Francois Ferrero (Switzerland)
Hon. Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Norman Sartorius (Switzerland)
Professor of Psychiatry
Past President, World Psychiatric Association
President, Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes (AMH), Switzerland

Kamaldeep S. Bhui (UK)
Professor of Cultural Psychiatry & Epidemiology, 
Centre Lead for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts & The London School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Andrew Molodynski (UK)
Consultant Psychiatrist, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Oxford University, Oxford, UK

Craig Morgan (UK)
Professor of Social Epidemiology and the Head of the Health Service and Population Research Department at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, UK

Rama Rao Gogineni (USA)
Professor, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey, USA 

Shekhar Saxena (USA)
Professor of the Practice of Global Mental Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

Vijoy K Varma (USA)
Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India (Retd.)
Patron and Past President, Indian Association for Social Psychiatry
661 Clarendon Lane, Aurora, Illinois, USA

Juan Mezzich (USA and Peru)
Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA
Hipolito Unanue Chair of Person Centered Medicine, San Marcos National University, Lima, Peru

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