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October-December 2020| Vol 36| Issue 4


Substance abuse in the elderly: A hidden behemoth

India's elderly population is gradually on the rise and is expected to increase to 19% of the population in the year 2050 from the current proportion of about 8%.[1] Concurrently, the pl...

N. N. De Oration Award 2019

Of mice and men.....The unforgettable narrative of how social factors shape substance use, addiction, and recovery

The currently predominant model to explain addiction is the brain disease model of addiction, which emphasizes drug-induced brain changes at the individual level, producing an uncontrollable, chroni...

Review Article

The role of “Attributions” in social psychology and their relevance in psychosocial health: A narrative review

Assigning motives or reasons to situations and actions have been the basic premise of human existence. Attributing cause to an action makes it logical and easier to comprehend. In social psychology,...


Care of transgender individuals in India: A clinical perspective

India is making rapid strides in recent times in recognizing and providing legal supports to the transgender community. An increasing number of individuals are seeking medical assistance for gender-...

Original Article

Social media disorder among Indian undergraduate medical students and its association with depression: An institution-based mixed-method study

Background: Social media disorder (SMD) is the current entity in this decade that leads to different screen-related health problems. Despite of tremendous academic pressure, how social media ...

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Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry, a publication of Indian Association for Social Psychiatry, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.indjsp.org.

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