Prof. Thilini Rajapakse
Professor in Psychiatry,Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka. Consultant Psychiatrist, Psychiatry Unit, Teaching Hospital, Peradeniya
 

 

 

 

Email gemba471@gmail.com
Office address Dept. of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
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Educational/Professional Qualifications

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry), PhD

 
Areas of research interests

Suicide and self-harm, depression, mood disorders

 
Positions Held
  • Joint Editor, Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry
  • Former Head, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
  • Former Secretary, Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists
  • Former Secretary, Kandy Society of Medicine
 

 

Publications
  • Rajapakse T, Christensen H, Cotton S, Griffiths KM. Non-fatal self-poisoning across age groups, in Sri Lanka. Asian J Psych 2016;19:79-84.
  • Rajapakse T. Gender differences in Suicide in Sri Lanka what does it tell us? Ceylon Medical Journal 2016:61:139-141.
  • Chandradasa M, Champika L, Rajapakse TN. Association of family history of bipolar disorder with risk of violence in inpatient mania; a cohort study. Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry 2016;7(2):12-15.
  • Fernando AM, Godavitharan AMM, Pathirana S, Tennakoon S, Ariyasinghe D, Rajapakse TN. Stigma experienced by persons diagnosed to have a mental illness- a descriptive study. SL J Psychiatry 2017;8(1):24-28.
  • Rajapakse T. A review of changing patterns of suicide and deliberate self-harm in Sri Lanka. SL J Psychiatry 2017;8(1):3-9.
  • Rajapakse T, Griffiths KM, Christensen H, Cotton S. Non-fatal self-poisoning in Sri Lanka; associated triggers and motivations. BMC Public Health 2015;15:1167
  • Rajapakse T, Griffiths KM, Christensen H, Cotton S. A comparison of non-fatal self-poisoning among males and females, in Sri Lanka. BMC Psychiatry 2014;14(1):221-234/li>
  • Rajapakse T. Sex, gender and psychiatry: It is important? SL J of Psychiatry 2016;7(2):1-2.
  • Rajapakse T, Griffiths KM, Christensen H. Characteristics of non-fatal self-poisoning in Sri Lanka: a systematic review. BMC Public Health 2013;13:331.
  • Abeyasinghe R, Tennakoon S, Rajapakse T. The development and validation of the Peradeniya Depression Scale (PDS) A culturally relevant tool for screening of depression in Sri Lanka. Journal Affect Disord 2012;142:143-149
  • Rajapakse T, Garcia-Rosales A, Weerawardena S, Cotton S, Fraser R. Themes of delusions and hallucinations in first-episode psychosis. Early Int Psychiatry 2011; 5(3):254-258.
  • Rajapakse T, Sivapalasingam A. Patients presenting with depression to a psychiatry clinic: a descriptive survey. Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry 2011;2(1):36-38.
   
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