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Telangana Journal of Psychiatry


Telangana Journal of Psychiatry is the official publication of the Indian Psychiatry Society – Telangana state branch formed recently following the division of Andhra Pradesh. History of the Journal: Telangana Journal of Psychiatry derives its heritage from AP Journal of Psychological Medicine, as before the state of Andhra Pradesh was divided the main contributors for the AP Journal of Psychological Medicine were from both the states. The AP Journal of Psychological medicine has retained with the AP branch of the IPS. Aim and Scope: The Telangana Journal of Psychiatry (TJP) is a strictly anonymous double-blind inter-institutional externally peer-reviewed, open-access, official scholarly journal of the Indian Psychiatric Society, Telangana state branch (IPS-TSB). We invite papers from around the world. The journal offers a platform for clinicians and researchers with divergent concepts and perspectives. It publishes manuscripts in the fields of psychiatry, psychology, psychiatric social work, mental health nursing and all sciences related to mental health. Our aim is to keep the field of mental health vibrant and relevant by publishing the latest advances. In accordance with this mission, the journal publishes basic and clinical research from all disciplines and research areas related to mental health. We consider original articles on all aspects of the epidemiology, aetio-pathogenesis, diagnosis, management, prognosis, and prevention of psychiatric disorders. We also encourage and publish reviews, case reports, editorials, commentaries and viewpoints that focus on topics of current research and interest. The journal has full editorial independence from the society, IPS-TSB. The journal started in the year 2015 but never the less it carries the legacy of the AP Journal of Psychological Medicine which was started in 1988. It is published twice a year Jul-Dec and Jan to Jun. We aim to provide the first decision within six to eight weeks of submission.  Read More...

Current Volume : 4 , Issue 2 ,Year 2018


1) The pharmacological challenges of the perinatal period

Author : Srilakshmi Pingali

Page No : 53-54

Doi : 10.18231/2455-8559.2018.0001

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2) The mental health care act 2017: A critical review

Author : Sireesha Srinivas Rao

Page No : 55-56

Doi : 10.18231/2455-8559.2018.0002

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3) Under reporting of child sexual abuse- The barriers guarding the silence

Author : Suhas Chandran, Smriti Bhargava, Kishor M

Page No : 57-60

Doi : 10.18231/2455-8559.2018.0003

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4) Attitude towards suicide prevention among accredited social health activists (ASHAs): A study from rural part of Karnataka

Author : Anil Kumar Buruganahalli Nagendrappa, Sushma Rayappa

Page No : 61-65

Doi : 10.18231/2455-8559.2018.0004

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5) Relationship between primary caregivers’ knowledge of schizophrenia and stigma faced by persons with schizophrenia

Author : Dhritishree Das, Satabdi Chakraborti, Ram Pratap Beniwal, Ankur Sachdev

Page No : 66-71

Doi : 10.18231/2455-8559.2018.0005

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6) Attitude towards generic drugs: A comparative study among clinicians and pharmacy professionals

Author : Sai Kiran Pasupula, Yalamanchili Sanjay, Chilukuri Raviteja

Page No : 72-76

Doi : 10.18231/2455-8559.2018.0006

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7) A study on prevalence of post-partum depression and its associated risk factors

Author : Sujitha Gurram, Raghuram Macharapu, Vijay Kumar M, Pramod KR Mallepalli, Ravulapati Sateesh Babu

Page No : 77-82

Doi : 10.18231/2455-8559.2018.0007

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8) A cross sectional study of socio-demographic factors, crime characteristics and psychiatric morbidity in violent offenders

Author : Anitha Rayirala, K. Sudha Rani, Divija Bunga, Umashankar

Page No : 83-86

Doi : 10.18231/2455-8559.2018.0008

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9) Psycho-social profile of school going children involved in any form of bullying

Author : Sumanth Ediga Kornapalli, Raghuram Macharapu, Pramod KR Mallepalli, Ravulapati Sateesh Babu

Page No : 87-91

Doi : 10.18231/2455-8559.2018.0009

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10) Knowledge and attitude of mental health professionals towards psychodrama as a psychotherapeutic tool

Author : Nupur Mahatme, Anil Kakunje, Dilshana Nafisa, Jeyaram Srinivasan, Sowmya Puthran, Jochen Becker Ebel

Page No : 92-95

Doi : 10.18231/2455-8559.2018.0010

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11) Quality of life and self-esteem in patients with psoriasis, vitiligo and healthy controls: A cross sectional study

Author : Devanshi Sharma, D M Mathur, Jitendra Jeenger, Manu Sharma, Kalpana Gupta

Page No : 96-102

Doi : 10.18231/2455-8559.2018.0011

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12) Association of paediatric OCD with anti-thyroid antibodies and Hypovitaminosis D3 – A case report

Author : Anand .B, Ravikanth .T, Anusha .K, Preeti .G

Page No : 103-105

Doi : 10.18231/2455-8559.2018.0012

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14) Viktor Emil Frankl

Author : Prathyusha Manchala

Page No : 109-111

Doi : 10.18231/2455-8559.2018.0014

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