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अखिल भारतीय आयुर्विज्ञान संस्थान, नई दिल्ली
All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Dr Yatan Pal Singh Balhara

                                                                   

Dr Yatan Pal Singh Balhara

MBBS, MD, DNB (Psychiatry), MNAMS, MSc
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Associate Professor of Psychiatry, NDDTC and Department of Psychiatry, AIIMS, New Delhi
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Visiting Faculty, AIIMS, Rishikesh
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Global Master Trainer,
The Colombo Plan

 

 

FIELDS OF INTEREST

Mental health (including addictive disorders) policy and services; Co-occurring disorders (Interface of psychiatric disorders, medical disorders, Addictive disorders- dual disorders); Behavioral Addictions (Internet addiction, gaming addiction etc.); eHealth

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND RECOGNITION 

  • Elected Member, Advisory Committee of World Association of Dual Disorders (WADD), 2018-2021.
  • Member, Expert Working Group for finalising the Advanced Level Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) for Substance Use Disorders of the Colombo Plan  Drug Advisory Programme (CPDAP), 2017 onwards.
    • Member, Advisory Panel on Cyber Awareness Ambassador Program, South- East District, Delhi Police, India, 2017 onwards.
    • Nominated as Zonal Representative of World Association of Dual Disorders (WADD), 2015 onwards.
    • Member, Addiction Psychiatry Section of World Psychiatric Association (WPA), 2011 onwards.
    • Member, Dual Disorder/ Pathology Section of World Psychiatric Association (WPA), 2014 onwards.
    • Elected Member, Education Core Committee of World Psychiatric Association (WPA), 2014- onwards.
    • Nominated Member, Specialty sub-group Psychiatry, Task force for development of standard treatment guidelines for India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, 2015 onwards.
    • Member, Addiction psychiatry Section of Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS), 2015 onwards.
    • Member, Education Committee of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD), 2011 onwards.
    • Certified Trainer, WHO ASSIST, WHO.
    • Trainer, The Colombo Plan International Centre for Credentialing and Education of Addiction Professionals (ICCE)
  • Member,Editorial Board, Current Psychiatry Reviews, 2019 onwards.
    • Associate Editor, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. 2016-2017.
    • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Addiction Medicine-The official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine
    • Member, Editorial Board, Academic Psychiatry-The Official Journal of the American Association of Chairs of Departments of Psychiatry; American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training; Association for Academic Psychiatry
    • Section Editor, Substance Abuse and Addiction, ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry- The official journal of the ASEAN Federation of Psychiatry and Mental Health (AFPMH)
    • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Social Health in Diabetes (JoSH)
    • Section Editor (Psychiatry), The Journal of Medical Nutrition and Nutraceuticals (JMNN)
    • Global Mental Health Scholar, Columbia University, USA.
    • Collaborative Member, Gulbenkian Global Mental Health Platform- a collaborative effort by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Department of Mental Health of the Faculty of Medical Sciences (NOVA University of Lisbon), and World Health Organization (WHO)
    • Elected Member, Board of Councilors of International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD)
    • Elected Member Representative, Early Career Psychiatrist Council (ECPC) of World Psychiatric Association (WPA) (2011-2014)
    • Awarded fellowship to the Global mHealth Research Training Institute organized by Fogarty's Center for Global Health Studies (CGHS) from June 6- 9, 2016 at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's main campus in Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
    • Awarded the Young Psychiatrist Award of the Indian Psychiatric Society, 2016.
    • Awarded the Bhagwat Award of the Indian Psychiatric Society for best research paper, 2016.
    • Awarded the fellowship by Faculty of Medical Sciences (Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas) of the New Lisbon University (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) and Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse of World Health Organisation (WHO) in the year 2009 towards the IMMHPS.
    • Awarded International Scholars in Addiction Studies (ISAS) award for 2009 byUniversity of Adelaide, Australia; Virginia Commonwealth University, USA & King’s College, London.
    • Awarded VIDYA SAGAR GOLD medal award for performance during postgraduation (MD) in Psychiatry at AIIMS, New Delhi

TECHNICAL EXPERT/ CONSULTANCY

  • Establishment of regional resource hub for the South East Asian region on behavioral addictions for World Health Organization (WHO) SEARO.
  • Drug  Research Consultant to  provide technical assistance to research agency  on assessment of evidence based drug treatment approaches in drug treatment facilities in cross border locations of South Asia for the project XSAJ81 (Component: Strengthening cross-border and community responses to illicit drugs in south Asia) for United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
  • To review the national policies on narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances across WHO South-East Asia Region for World Health Organization (WHO) SEARO.
  • To develop WHO South-East Asia Regional collaborative framework for a coordinated response to MHPSS in emergencies for World Health Organization (WHO) SEARO.
  • To develop recommendations on identification and management of behavioural addictions for World Health Organization (WHO) SEARO.
  • A situation analysis of the status of policy, plans and programme for addressing depressive disorders among persons with physical Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and substance use disorders across the WHO South East Asian Region (SEAR) fro World Health Organization (WHO) SEARO.
  • Development of recommendations for screening and management of depressive disorders and substance use disorders co-occurring with diabetes mellitus in South East Asia Region (SEAR) for World Health Organization (WHO) SEARO.
  • Review of Secondary and Tertiary Prevention Strategies for Illicit Substance Use Disorders for World Health Organization (WHO) SEARO.
  • Development of Modules for the Online Portal for Management of Problematic Alcohol Use (Phase I) for World Health Organization (WHO) SEARO.
  • Development of Guidelines on Field Operations for Delivery of Immediate Mental Health and Psychosocial Care in Disaster Settings for World Health Organization (WHO) SEARO.
  • A review of literature on drink driving related morbidity and mortality in South East Asian Region (SEAR) for World Health Organization (WHO) SEARO.
  • First suicide prevention action plan for Bhutan titled “Suicide Prevention in Bhutan: A three year action plan for the Ministry of health, Government of Bhutan.
  • Development of guidelines on Identification and management of psychosocial distress for disaster management personnel for World Health Organization (WHO) SEARO
  • To review primary prevention strategies for prevention of substance use disorders for World Health Organization (WHO) SEARO.
  • Operationalization and costing of the Mental Health Strategic Plan for Maldives for World Health Organization (WHO) SEARO.
  • Technical review of the Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Groups (IPT-G) developed by WHO, Geneva for World Health Organization (WHO) SEARO.
  • Member, Expert Committee for Regional Suicide Prevention Strategy of World Health Organisation- South East Asia Regional office (WHO- SEARO).
  • Member, Expert Committee for Regional Strategy on Autism Spectrum Disorders of World Health Organisation- South East Asia Regional office (WHO- SEARO).
  • Contributed to the "WHO Global Survey on Alcohol and Health-2015" for World Health Organization.
  • Technical review of the 2010 mhGAP guideline for World Health Organization-South East Asia Regional office (WHO- SEARO).
  • Technical review of the WHO 2015 Global Alcohol Policy Questionnaire for World Health Organization-South East Asia Regional office (WHO- SEARO).
  • Technical review of the Global Information System on Alcohol and Health (GISAH) User Evaluation Questionnaire for the World Health Organization-South East Asia Regional office (WHO- SEARO).
  • Technical review of the first suicide prevention action plan for Bhutan titled “Suicide Prevention in Bhutan: A three year action plan (July 2015-June 2018)” for the Ministry of health, Government of Bhutan.
  • Technical resource person and Mental Health Expert for National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), 2014 onwards.- carried out screening, assessment and intervention sessions for the NDRF personnel.
  • Background note on Internet Addiction: Public Health Implications in Indian Context and Way Forward for World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva.
  • Development of minimum standards of care for Psychiatric establishments in India for Director General of Health Sciences (DGHS), Minsitry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

  • Brain stimulation as a novel technique for cognitive dysfunction and craving management to enhance treatment outcome in patients with alcohol dependence: A prospective, randomized controlled trial. Funding agency- Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India.
  • Development of Cognitive Retraining Module for Improving Cognitive Deficits of Abstinent Patients with Alcohol Dependence Syndrome, Cannabis Dependence Syndrome and Opioid Dependence Syndrome in a Tertiary Care De-Addiction Centre of Northern India. Funding agency- Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India.
  • An exploratory case- control study to assess the protective genetic factors against alcoholic liver disease among population from northern part of India. Funding Agency- AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Bone mineral density and chronic alcoholism and changes following disulfiram deaddiction therapy. Funding agency- Department of Bio- Technology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  • Relationship of serotonin pathway polymorphisms with self-harm behaviour among patients with opioid dependence. Funding Agency- Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India.
  • To assess burden and socio-economic cost attributable to alcohol use among individuals seeking treatment at a de-addiction centre. Funding Agency- World Health Organisation- South East Asia Regional Office (WHO- SEARO).
    • To identify mental health issues and provide help to the professionals engaged in disaster management to improve their mental health. Funding Agency- World Health Organisation- South East Asia Regional office (WHO- SEARO).
    • A comparative study of status of reproductive and sexual health and prevalence of sexual dysfunction among young individuals with mental and substance use disorder related disability. Funding Agency- Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
    • A cross-sectional study evaluating the socio-demographic and psychosocial profile and motivations for use for individuals with prescription opioid abuse. Funding Agency- Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
    • A comparative study of prevalence of metabolic syndrome among patients with Opioid and Alcohol Dependence Syndrome. Funding Agency- AIIMS, New Delhi.
    • Translation, Validation of AUDIT and Brief Intervention Module for Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders. Funding Agency- World Health Organization-South East Asian Regional Office (WHO- SEARO).
    • Training of medical officers across all districts in India on Substance Use Disorders as part of NFCDA funded training. Funding Agency- Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
    • Curriculum Development for Preventive Psychiatry: Global Survey of Current Medical School Curricula. Sponsors- Section of Preventive Psychiatry and Section of Education in Psychiatry, World Psychiatric Association (WPA)
    • Development of a Web Portal for Problem Drinking. WWW.ALCOHOLWEBINDIA.IN. Funding Agency- World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva.
    • Exploring existence of New Type Depression/Hikikomori (NTD/HI) in countries beyond Japan. Funding Agency- World Psychiatric Association (WPA).

PUBLICATIONS

Total number of publications: 200

Journal Articles

  • Kalra S, Balhara YPS, Bathla M. Euthymia in Diabetes. Eur Endocrinol. 2018; 14(2): 18-9.
  • Parel JT, Khakha DC, Balhara YPS Do Psychiatric Nurses have Favourable Knowledge and Attitude towards Tobacco Prevention Among their Patients? A Cross-Sectional Study from National Capital of India. Asian J Nursing Education and Research. 2018; 8(1): 01-04.
  • Balhara YPS, Dahiya N, Varshney M, Garg S, Bhargava R. Awareness, Self-Assessment and Help Seeking Behavior for Behavioral Addictions Related to Use of Mobile Technology Among Attendees of a Health Camp. J Assoc Physicians India. 2018; 66(1): 45-8.
  • Balhara YPS, Mahapatra A, Sharma P, Bhargava R. Problematic internet use among students in South-East Asia: Current state of evidence. Indian J Public Health. 2018; 62(3): 197-210.
  • Gyawali S, Sarkar S, Balhara YPS, Kumar S, Patil V, Singh S. Perceived stigma and its correlates among treatment seeking alcohol and opioid users at a tertiary care centre in India. Asian J Psychiatr. 2018; 37: 34-7.
  • Mahal P, Nishanth KN, Mahapatra A, Sarkar S, Balhara YPS. Trihexyphenidyl Misuse in Delusional Disorder. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2018; 9(3): 428-30.
  • Balhara YPS, Parmar A, Sarkar S. Use of Tramadol for Management of Opioid Use Disorders: Rationale and Recommendations. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2018; 9(3): 397-403.
  • Balhara YPS. Behavioural addictions: Need to correct misnomers. Asian J Psychiatr. 2018; 36: 118.
  • Gupta P, Gupta R, Balhara YPS. Acute-onset Orofacial Dyskinesia with a Single Low Dose of Oral Flupentixol: A Case Report. Indian J Psychol Med. 2018; 40(2): 189-90.
  • Kalra S, Balhara YPS, Verma K, Kalra B. The GlucoCoper - a Tool for the Assessment of Coping Mechanisms. Eur Endocrinol. 2018; 14(1): 52-5.
  • Balhara YPS, Verma K, Bhargava R. Screen time and screen addiction: Beyond gaming, social media and pornography- A case report. Asian J Psychiatr. 2018; 35: 77-8.
  • Shah B, Gupta R, Sarkar S, Balhara YPS. Injection Butorphanol dependence: A case report. Asian J Psychiatr. 2018; 35: 45-6.
  • Balhara YPS, Harshwardhan M, Kumar R, Singh S. Extent and pattern of problematic internet use among school students from Delhi: Findings from the cyber awareness programme. Asian J Psychiatr. 2018; 34: 38-42.
  • Balhara YPS, Bhargava R, Pakhre A, Bhati N. The "Blue Whale Challenge"?: The first report on a consultation from a health care setting for carrying out "tasks" accessed through a mobile phone application. Asia Pac Psychiatry. 2018; 10(3): e12317.
  • Kuppili PP, Parmar A, Gupta A, Balhara YPS. Role of Yoga in Management of Substance-use Disorders: A Narrative Review. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2018; 9(1): 117-22.
  • Balhara YPS, Garg H, Kumar S, Bhargava R. Gaming disorder as a consequence of attempt at self- medication: Empirical support to the hypothesis. Asian J Psychiatr. 2018; 31: 98-9.
  • Singh G, Kaloiya GS, Dhawan A, Balhara YPS, Mishra AK. Need for evaluation of underlying dysfunctional cognition in problem drinkers. Asian J Psychiatr. 2018; 31: 71-2.
  • Schaub MP, Tiburcio M, Martinez N, Ambekar A, Balhara YPS, Wenger A, et al. Alcohol e-Help: study protocol for a web-based self-help program to reduce alcohol use in adults with drinking patterns considered harmful, hazardous or suggestive of dependence in middle-income countries. Addiction. 2018; 113(2): 346-52.
  • Balhara YPS, Bhargava R, Chadda RK. Service Development for Behavioural Addictions: AIIMS Experience. Ann Natl Acad Med Sci (India), 53(3): 130-138, 2017.
  • Parel J,  Khakha DC, Balhara YPS. Tobacco prevention: Knowledge and       attitude of oncology nurses in a tertiary care hospital of the national capital of India. Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences 2017;, 3(2), 9-14.
  • Balhara YPS, Kalra S, Bajaj S, Kuppili PP, Himanshu D, Atam V, et al. Uttar Pradesh Association of Physicians of India Position Statement: Tobacco Use and Metabolic Syndrome. J Assoc Physicians India. 2017; 65(12): 66-72.
  • Nadkar MY, Tiwaskar M, Kalra S, Shah SN, Bansode BR, Dutta A, et al. Association of Physicians of India: Position Statement on Role of Chirally Pure Molecules in Clinical Practice. J Assoc Physicians India. 2017; 65(12): 49-60.
  • Kalra S, Joshi A, Kalra B, Shanbhag VG, Bhattacharya R, Verma K, et al. Bhagavad Gita for the Physician. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2017; 21(6): 893-7.
  • Singh S, Balhara YPS. A review of Indian research on co-occurring cannabis use disorders& psychiatric disorders. Indian J Med Res. 2017; 146(2): 186-95.
  • Sarkar S, Lal R, Varshney M, Balhara YPS. Tramadol for maintenance in opioid dependence: A retrospective chart review. J Opioid Manag. 2017; 13(5): 329-34.
  • Sarkar S, Balhara YPS, Kumar S, Saini V, Kamran A, Patil V, et al. Internalized stigma among patients with substance use disorders at a tertiary care center in India. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2017: 1-14.
  • Chawla N, Kumar S, Balhara YPS. Olanzapine-induced Skin Eruptions. Indian J Psychol Med. 2017; 39(4): 537-8.
  • Dayal P, Sarkar S, Balhara YPS. Predictors of Inpatient Treatment Completion among Females with Opioid Use Disorder: Findings from a Tertiary Care Drug Dependence Treatment Centre of India. Indian J Psychol Med. 2017; 39(4): 464-8.
  • Kalra S, Balhara YPS. Comment on Young-Hyman et al. Psychosocial Care for People With Diabetes: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Care 2016;39:2126-2140. Diabetes Care. 2017; 40(9): e126.
  • Dayal P, Balhara YPS. A naturalistic study of predictors of retention in treatment among emerging adults entering first buprenorphine maintenance treatment for opioid use disorders. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2017; 80: 1-5.
  • Kalra S, Verma K, Balhara YPS. Thyro-stress. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2017; 21(4): 632-3.
  • Tandon N, Kalra S, Balhara YPS, Baruah MP, Chadha M, Chandalia HB, et al. Forum for Injection Technique and Therapy Expert Recommendations, India: The Indian Recommendations for Best Practice in Insulin Injection Technique, 2017. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2017; 21(4): 600-17.
  • Sarkar S, Balhara YPS, Tewari A, Singh J, Gautam N. Reasons of Disciplinary Discharges from a Tertiary Care De-addiction Setting in India. Indian J Psychol Med. 2017; 39(3): 378-9.
  • Balhara YPS, Gupta P, Elwadhi D. Co-occurring depression and alcohol-use disorders in South-East Asia: A narrative review. WHO South East Asia J Public Health. 2017; 6(1): 50-9.
  • Anwar N, Kuppili PP, Balhara YPS. Depression and physical noncommunicable diseases: The need for an integrated approach. WHO South East Asia J Public Health. 2017; 6(1): 12-7.
  • Balhara YPS, Kalra S. Indian and American Guidance on Psychosocial Care of Persons with Diabetes. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2017; 21(3): 486-7.
  • Dhamija P, Kalra S, Sharma PK, Kalaiselvan V, Muruganathan A, Balhara YPS, et al. Indian College of Physicians (ICP) Position Statement on Pharmacovigilance. J Assoc Physicians India. 2017; 65(3): 63-6.
  • Balhara YP, Kuppili PP, Gupta R. Neurobiology of Comorbid Substance Use Disorders and Psychiatric Disorders: Current State of Evidence. J Addict Nurs. 2017; 28(1): 11-26.
  • Balhara YP, Singh S, Modak T, Sarkar S. A Cross-sectional Study to Assess Disability and Its Correlates among Treatment Seeking Individuals with Alcohol Use Disorders. Indian J Psychol Med. 2017; 39(1): 40-5.
  • Gupta P, Gupta R, Balhara YP. Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms Associated With Aripiprazole Treatment in Bipolar Disorder: A Case Report. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2017; 37(1): 108-9.
  • Gauba D, Thomas P, Balhara YP, Deshpande SN. Psychiatric Comorbidity and Physical Correlates in Alcohol-dependent Patients. Indian J Psychol Med. 2016; 38(5): 414-8.
  • Balhara YP, Lev-Ran S, Martinez-Raga J, Benyamina A, Singh S, Blecha L, et al. State of Training, Clinical Services, and Research on Dual Disorders Across France, India, Israel, and Spain. J Dual Diagn. 2016; 12(3-4): 252-60.
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    • Sarkar S, Balhara YP, Gautam N, Singh J. A retrospective chart review of treatment completers versus noncompleters among in-patients at a tertiary care drug dependence treatment centre in India. Indian J Psychol Med 2016;38:296-301.
    • Balhara YP, Mishra A, Sethi H, Singh S, Khandelwal SK. Time trends of cannabis use among treatment-seeking individuals at government de-addiction centers across India over a period of 7 years. Indian J Psychol Med 2016;38:331-5.
    • Balhara YP, Parmar A, Sarkar S, Verma R. Stigma in dual diagnosis: A narrative review. Indian J Soc Psychiatry 2016;32:128-33.
    • Singh S, Balhara YP. A Review of Indian Research on Co-occurring Psychiatric Disorders and Alcohol use Disorders. Indian J Psychol Med 2016;38(1):10-9.
    • Prakash S, Balhara Y. Perceptions Related to Pharmacological Treatment of Opioid Dependence Among Individuals Seeking Treatment at a Tertiary Care Center in Northern India: A Descriptive Study. Subst Use Misuse 2016:1-9.
    • Pal A, Balhara YP. A Review of Impact of Tobacco Use on Patients with Co-occurring Psychiatric Disorders. Tob Use Insights 2016;9:7-12.
    • Majumder P, Sarkar S, Gupta R, Patra BN, Balhara YP. Predictors of retention in treatment in a tertiary care de-addiction center. Indian J Psychiatry 2016;58(1):27-30.
    • Dayal P, Balhara YP. Profile of female patients seeking in-patient treatment for prescription opioid abuse from a tertiary care drug dependence treatment centre from India.Indian J Med Res 2016;143(1):95-100.
    • Balhara YP, Dayal P. Development of Hindi Version of Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT): An Update. Indian J Psychol Med 2016;38(1):85-6.
    • Balhara YP, Sarkar S, Gupta R. Phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors for erectile dysfunction in patients with diabetes mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2015;19(4):451-461.
    • Hossain MS, Irfan M, Balhara YP, Giasuddin NA, Sultana SN. A Survey of Death Adjustment in the Indian Subcontinent.J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2015;27(1):36-39.
    • Balhara YP, Gupta R, Atilola O, et al. Problematic Internet Use and Its Correlates Among Students from Three Medical Schools Across Three Countries.Acad Psychiatry. 2015.
    • Tandon N, Kalra S, Balhara YP, et al. Forum for Injection Technique (FIT), India: The Indian recommendations 2.0, for best practice in Insulin Injection Technique, 2015.Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2015;19(3):317-331.
    • Kumar V, Garg R, Bharati SJ, et al. Long-Term High-dose Oral Morphine in Phantom Limb Pain with No Addiction Risk.Indian J Palliat Care. 2015;21(1):85-87.
    • Balhara YP, Gupta R. Revised Size of Pictorial Warning on Cigarette Packages-A Step in Right Direction.Nicotine Tob Res. 2015.
    • Balhara YP, Ranjan R, Dhawan A, Yadav D. Experiences from a community based substance use treatment centre in an urban resettlement colony in India.J Addict. 2014;2014:982028.
    • Balhara YP, Mathur S. Bhang - beyond the purview of the narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances act. Lung India. 2014;31(4):431-432.
    • Balhara YP, Mishra A. A study exploring attributes and nature of the retracted literature on mental disorders.Indian J Med Ethics. 2015;12(1):30-37.
    • Balhara Y, Verma R. A review of web based interventions focusing on alcohol use.Ann Med Health Sci Res. 2014;4(4):472-480.
    • Balhara YP, Jain R. Cannabis use among opioid-dependent individuals on opioid substitution therapy.J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2014;5(3):203-205.
    • Sarkar S, Balhara YP. Diabetes mellitus and suicide.Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2014;18(4):468-474.
    • Balhara YP, Verma R. A review of web based interventions for managing tobacco use.Indian J Psychol Med. 2014;36(3):226-235.
    • Balhara YP. A chart review based comparative study of retention rates for two dispensing regimens for buprenorphine for subjects with opioid dependence at a tertiary care substance use disorder treatment center.J Opioid Manag. 2014;10(3):200-206.
    • Gupta R, Balhara YP. Antipsychotic induced chronic recurrent oculogyric crisis in a patient with obsessive compulsive disorder.Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2014;231(15):3065-3066.
    • Dayal P, Balhara YP. Catatonia as presenting clinical feature of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.J Pediatr Neurosci. 2014;9(1):57-59.
    • Teo AR, Fetters MD, Stufflebam K, et al. Identification of the hikikomori syndrome of social withdrawal: Psychosocial features and treatment preferences in four countries.Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2015;61(1):64-72.
    • Mina S, Verma R, Balhara YP, Ul-Hasan S. Road rage: prevalence pattern and web based survey feasibility.Psychiatry J. 2014;2014:897493.
    • Quraishi R, Jain R, Balhara YP. Profile of nicotine use among alcohol dependent patients visiting a tertiary care center in north India.Indian J Psychol Med. 2014;36(2):174-178.
    • Atilola O, Stevanovic D, Balhara YP, et al. Role of personal and family factors in alcohol and substance use among adolescents: an international study with focus on developing countries. J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs. 2014;21(7):609-617.
    • Balhara YP. Dextropropoxyphene ban in India: Is there a case for reconsideration? J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2014;5(1):8-11.
    • Kalra S, Balhara YP. Euthyroid depression: the role of thyroid hormone.Recent Pat Endocr Metab Immune Drug Discov. 2014;8(1):38-41.
      • Atilola O, Singh Balhara YP, Stevanovic D, Avicenna M, Kandemir H. Self-reported mental health problems among adolescents in developing countries: results from an international pilot sample.J Dev Behav Pediatr 2013; 34(2): 129-137.
      • Kalra S, Balhara YP,  Mithal A. Cross-cultural variation in symptom perception of hypoglycemia.J Midlife Health 2013; 4(3): 176-181.
      • Bhutani S, Bhutani J, Balhara YP, Kalra S. Patient concerns in treated hypothyroidism: A cross-sectional evaluation. Thyroid Res Pract 2013; 10: 72-77.
      • Kalra S, Balhara YP, Sahay BK, Ganapathy B,  Das AK. Why is premixed insulin the preferred insulin? Novel answers to a decade-old question.J Assoc Physicians India 2013; 61(1 Suppl): 9-11.
      • Kalra B, Kalra S,  Balhara YP. Psychological assessment and management in diabetes.J Pak Med Assoc 2013; 63(12): 1555-1557.
      • Balhara YP. Time to include buprenorphine-naloxone combination in the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines.J Opioid Manag 2013; 9(4): 237.
      • Deb KS,  Balhara YP. Dhat Syndrome: A Review of the World Literature.Indian J Psychol Med 2013; 35(4): 326-331.
      • Mishra AK, Balhara YPS. Statistical methodology for the scientometric study of the growth of medical sciences in India.Current Science 2013; 105(6): 821-826.
      • Kalra S,  Balhara YP. Euthyroid depression: the role of thyroid hormone.Recent Pat Endocr Metab Immune Drug Discov 2014; 8(1): 38-41.
      • Balhara YP, Mishra A, Sethi H,  Ray R. A retrospective chart review of treatment seeking middle aged individuals at a tertiary care substance use disorder treatment centre in North Part of India over five successive years: findings from drug abuse monitoring system.ScientificWorldJournal 2013; 2013: 316372.
      • Verma R, Mina S, Ul-Hassan S,  Balhara YP. A descriptive analysis of patients presenting to psychosexual clinic at a tertiary care center.Indian J Psychol Med 2013; 35(3): 241-247.
      • Verma R, Sachdeva A, Singh Y,  Balhara YP. Acute mania after thyroxin supplementation in hypothyroid state. Indian J Endocrinol Metab 2013; 17(5): 922-923.
      • Meeta, Harinarayan C V, Marwah R, Sahay R, Kalra S, Babhulkar S. Clinical practice guidelines on postmenopausal osteoporosis: An executive summary and recommendations.J Mid-life Health  2013; 4: 107-126.
      • Kalra B, Sridhar GR, Madhu K, Balhara YP, Sahay RK,  Kalra S. Psychosocial management of diabetes in pregnancy.Indian J Endocrinol Metab 2013; 17(5): 815-818.
      • Balhara YP,  Mathur S. A comparative study of attitudes toward psychiatry among nursing students across successive training years.Indian J Psychol Med 2013; 35(2): 159-166.
      • Balhara YP, Verma R,  Deshpande SN. A study of profile of disability certificate seeking patients with schizophrenia over a 5 year period.Indian J Psychol Med 2013; 35(2): 127-134.
      • Balhara YP. A curious case of the World Health Organization's (WHO) approach on alcohol use disorders--inferences from the WHO list of essential drugs.Addiction 2013; 108(11): 2030.
      • Kato TA, Balhara YP, Chawla JM, Tateno M,  Kanba S. Undergraduate medical students' attitudes towards psychiatry: an international cross-sectional survey between India and Japan.Int Rev Psychiatry 2013; 25(4): 378-384.
      • Balhara YP,  Deb KS. Impact of alcohol use on thyroid function.Indian J Endocrinol Metab 2013; 17(4): 580-587.
      • Kalra S, Sridhar GR, Balhara YP, Sahay RK, Bantwal G, Baruah MP et al. National recommendations: Psychosocial management of diabetes in India.Indian J Endocrinol Metab2013; 17(3): 376-395.
      • Balhara YP. [Prevention of schizophrenia: a review].Turk Psikiyatri Derg 2013; 24(2): 130-139.
      • Chawla JM, Pal H, Lal R, Jain R, Schooler N,  Balhara YP. Comparison of efficacy between buprenorphine and tramadol in the detoxification of opioid (heroin)-dependent subjects.J Opioid Manag 2013; 9(1): 35-41.
      • Balhara YP,  Jain R. A receiver operated curve-based evaluation of change in sensitivity and specificity of cotinine urinalysis for detecting active tobacco use.J Cancer Res Ther 2013; 9(1): 84-89.
      • Giasuddin NA, Nahar JS, Morshed NM, Balhara YP,  Sobhan MA. Efficacy of combination of fluoxetine and cognitive behavioral therapy and fluoxetine alone for the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder.Pak J Pharm Sci 2013; 26(1): 95-98.
      • Kalra S, Balhara YS, Baruah M, Saxena A, Makker G, Jumani D, Kochhar K, Majumdar S, Agrawal N, Zaveri H. Consensus guidelines on male sexual dysfunction.J Med Nutr Nutraceut 2013; 2: 5-18.
      • Mohan Chawla J, Viswanathan R, Memon ZI, Singh Balhara YP. Auditory hallucinations associated with Paget's disease.J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 2013; 25(1): E12-13.
      • Balhara YP, Verma R. Management of depression in diabetes: A review of psycho-social interventions. J Soc Health Diabetes 2013; 1: 22-26.
      • Verma R, Mina S, Balhara YPS. Drug facilitated interview: intervening in Ganser’s syndrome.Ind J Med Specialities 2013; 4(1): 118-121.
      • Balhara YPS and Jain R. A Urinalysis-based Comparative Study of Treatment Adherence on Buprenorphine and Buprenorphine/Naloxone Combination Used as Opioid Substitution Therapy.Innov Clin Neurosci 2012; 9(7–8): 24–29.
      • Srinivas TR, Jain R, Tripathi BM, Pal H, Balhara YPS .Extent of Use and Concordance of Self-report and Urinalysis of Benzodiazepine Abuse: A Comparative Analysis in Alcohol and Opioid-dependent Individuals. Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment 2012; 11(1): 26–35. doi: 10.1097/ADT.0b013e31821f3f20
      • Goyal S, Balhara YP,  Khandelwal SK. Revisiting Classification of Eating Disorders-toward Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-5 and International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems-11.Indian J Psychol Med 2012; 34(3): 290-296.
      • Bhutani J, Bhutani S, Balhara YP,  Kalra S. Compassion fatigue and burnout amongst clinicians: a medical exploratory study. Indian J Psychol Med 2012; 34(4): 332-337.
      • Balhara Y, Yadav T, Mathur S,  Kataria D. The Impact of A "Brief ECT Orientation Module" on The Knowledge and Attitudes of Medical Students Towards ECT in India.Ann Med Health Sci Res 2012; 2(2): 140-145.
      • Gupta R, Balhara YP,  Sagar R. Acute psychosis with a favorable outcome as a complication of central pontine/extrapontine myelinolysis in a middle aged man.J Midlife Health 2012; 3(2): 103-105.
      • Kalra S, Balhara YP, Baruah MP, Chadha M, Chandalia HB, Chowdhury S et al. Forum for injection techniques, India: the first Indian recommendations for best practice in insulin injection technique.Indian J Endocrinol Metab 2012; 16(6): 876-885.
      • Balhara YP, Yadav T, Arya K, Mathur S,  Kataria DK. A cross-sectional study of body shape and eating attitude among Indian female healthcare students.Int J Psychiatry Med2012; 43(4): 309-323.
      • Balhara YP,  Goel R. An unusual presentation of dhat syndrome.J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 2012; 24(3): E19-20.
      • Balhara YP,  Verma R. Schizophrenia and suicide.East Asian Arch Psychiatry 2012; 22(3): 126-133.
      • Balhara YP, Verma R, Sharma S,  Mathur S. A study of predictors of anxiety and depression among stroke patient-caregivers.J Midlife Health 2012; 3(1): 31-35.
      • Balhara YP, Jain R, Sundar AS,  Sagar R. Use of cotinine urinalysis to verify self-reported tobacco use among male psychiatric out-patients.Lung India 2012; 29(3): 217-220.
      • Gupta R, Sarkar S,  Balhara YP. Use of a 'microecologic technique' to study crime incidents around methadone maintenance treatment centers - a response.Addiction 2012; 107(10): 1883.
      • Sarkar S,  Balhara YP. Needles in legs: a response to command hallucinations.J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 2012; 24(2): E10-12.
      • Jain R, Balhara YP, Jhanjee S,  Sethi H. Concordance between urinary cotinine levels and self-reported tobacco use among drug-dependent persons: a pilot study.Subst Abus2012; 33(2): 99-102.
      • Balhara YP, Mathur S,  Kataria DK. Body shape and eating attitudes among female nursing students in India.East Asian Arch Psychiatry 2012; 22(2): 70-74.
      • Yadav T, Balhara YP,  Kataria DK. Pseudocyesis Versus Delusion of Pregnancy: Differential Diagnoses to be Kept in Mind.Indian J Psychol Med 2012; 34(1): 82-84.
      • Balhara YP, Mathur S,  Anand N. A Study of Attitude and Knowledge of the Psychiatry Resident Doctors toward Clinician-Pharmaceutical Industry Interaction.Indian J Psychol Med 2012; 34(1): 61-65.
      • Balhara YP. Indexed journal: What does it mean?Lung India 2012; 29(2): 193.
      • Chawla JM, Balhara YP, Sagar R,  Shivaprakash. Undergraduate medical students' attitude toward psychiatry: a cross-sectional study.Indian J Psychiatry 2012; 54(1): 37-40.
      • Jain R, Balhara YP, Jhanjee S,  Sethi H. Concordance between urinary cotinine levels and self-reported tobacco use among drug-dependent persons: a pilot study.Subst Abus2012; 33(2): 99-102.
      • Balhara YP,  Jain R. Urinalysis-based comparative evaluation of pattern of use of dextropropoxyphene and buprenorphine among opioid-dependent subjects.J Opioid Manag 2012; 8(1): 45-49.
      • Patra BN,  Balhara YP. Creativity and mental disorder.Br J Psychiatry 2012; 200(4): 346; author reply 348.
      • Balhara YP,  Jain R. A urinalysis-based study of buprenorphine and non-prescription opioid use among patients on buprenorphine maintenance.J Pharmacol Pharmacother2012; 3(1): 15-19.
      • Balhara YP. Post-publication review: Will it hold its ground?Lung India 2012; 29(1): 94.
      • Balhara YP,  Mathur S. ECT prohibition for children and adolescents in Mental Health Care Act of India: a step in the right direction??? J ECT 2012; 28(1): 1-2.
      • Balhara YP. Tobacco and metabolic syndrome.Indian J Endocrinol Metab 2012; 16(1): 81-87.
      • Verma R, Balhara YP,  Deshpande SN. Angular cheilitis after paroxetine treatment.J Clin Psychopharmacol 2012; 32(1): 150-151.
      • Yadav T, Arya K, Kataria D,  Balhara YP. Impact of psychiatric education and training on attitude of medical students towards mentally ill: A comparative analysis.Ind Psychiatry J 2012; 21(1): 22-31.
      • Kato TA, Tateno M, Shinfuku N, Fujisawa D, Teo AR, Sartorius N et al. Does the 'hikikomori' syndrome of social withdrawal exist outside Japan? A preliminary international investigation.Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2012; 47(7): 1061-1075.
      • Balhara YPS, Mathur S.Alcohol: a major public health problem—South Asian perspective.Addict Disord Their Treat 2012; 11: 101–120.
      • Balhara YPS. Drug Abuse Liability Assessment: A Review.Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment 2012; 11(3): 123-135.  doi: 10.1097/ADT.0b013e31822ff42b
      • Kalra B, Balhara YP, Kalra S. Addiction to vitamin D: Unusual, unexpected substance abuse.J Acad Med Sci 2012; 2: 43-45.
      • Balhara YP, Verma R. Psychoactive nutraceuticals.J Med Nutr Nutraceut 2012; 1: 27-36.
      • Balhara YP, Yadav T, Kataria DK. An exploratory study of nutraceutical prescription pattern among psychiatric patients in an out-patient setting.J Med Nutr Nutraceut 2012; 1: 106-110.
      • Verma R, Balhara YP,  Deshpande SN. Inhalant abuse: a study from a tertiary care de-addiction clinic.East Asian Arch Psychiatry 2011; 21(4): 157-163.
      • Balhara YP. Culture-bound Syndrome: Has it Found its Right Niche?Indian J Psychol Med 2011; 33(2): 210-215.
      • Balhara YP, Verma R,  Deshpande SN. A Comparative Study of Treatment-seeking Inhalant Abusers Across Two Cohorts from a Tertiary Care Center in India.Indian J Psychol Med 2011; 33(2): 129-133.
      • Balhara YP, Gauba D,  Deshpande SN. Profile difference between male and female psychiatric patients seeking certificate of disability.Oman Med J 2011; 26(6): 410-415.
      • Balhara YP. Publication: An essential step in research.Lung India 2011; 28(4): 324-325.
      • Balhara YP. Diabetes and psychiatric disorders.Indian J Endocrinol Metab 2011; 15(4): 274-283.
      • Verma R, Balhara YP,  Mathur S. Management of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.J Pediatr Neurosci 2011; 6(1): 13-18.
      • Balhara YP, Jain R, Sundar SA,  Sagar R. A comparative study of reliability of self report of tobacco use among patients with bipolar and somatoform disorders.J Pharmacol Pharmacother 2011; 2(3): 174-178.
      • Balhara YP,  Sagar R. Correlates of anxiety and depression among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.Indian J Endocrinol Metab 2011; 15(Suppl 1): S50-54.
      • Sharma RK, Balhara YP, Sagar R, Deepak KK,  Mehta M. Heart rate variability study of childhood anxiety disorders.J Cardiovasc Dis Res 2011; 2(2): 115-122.
      • Kato TA, Shinfuku N, Fujisawa D, Tateno M, Ishida T, Akiyama T et al. Introducing the concept of modern depression in Japan; an international case vignette survey.J Affect Disord 2011; 135(1-3): 66-76.
      • Balhara YPS, Jain R, Dhawan A,  Mehta M. Assessment of abuse liability of pheniramine among opioid-dependent human subjects.Journal of Substance Use 2011; 16(6): 484-495.
      • Balhara YP, Jain R, Dhawan A, Mehta M. A comparative study of pheniramine and lorazepam for physiological and cognitive/psychomotor task impairment.J Pharm Negative Results 2011; 2: 91-98.
      • Balhara YPS. Community Mobile Treatment For Substance Abuse.ASEAN J Psychiatry 2011; 12(2): 214-225.
      • Jain R,  Balhara YP. Impact of alcohol and substance abuse on adolescent brain: a preclinical perspective. Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 2010; 54(3): 213-234.
      • Verma R, Balhara YP,  Dhawan A. Inhalant abuse: An exploratory study.Ind Psychiatry J 2011; 20(2): 103-106.
      • Sharma RK, Sagar R, Deepak KK, Mehta M,  Balhara YP. Clinical and autonomic functions: A study of childhood anxiety disorders.Ann Saudi Med 2011; 31(3): 250-257.
      • Bergen SE, Balhara YP, Christoforou A, Cole J, Degenhardt F, Dempster E et al. Summaries from the XVIII World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics, Athens, Greece, 3-7 October 2010.Psychiatr Genet 2011; 21(3): 136-172.
      • Balhara YP,  Goel R. Culture bound syndromes: Need to relook, relabel and include?Asian J Psychiatr 2011; 4(1): 75.
      • Verma R, Balhara YP,  Gupta CS. Gender differences in stress response: Role of developmental and biological determinants.Ind Psychiatry J 2011; 20(1): 4-10.
      • Verma R, Balhara YP,  Deshpande SN. Workplace inhalant abuse in adult female: brief report.Case Rep Psychiatry 2011; 2011: 905380.
      • Balhara YPS. Rights of Authors: Do We Need Guidelines for Editors as Well?Bioethical Inquiry 2011; 8(3): 225-226.
      • Verma R, Sharma S, Balhara YPS, Mathur S. Anxiety and depression among the caregivers of patients with neurological illness.Delhi Psychiatry Journal 2011; 14(1): 120-123.
      • Goyal P, Sagar R, Mehta M, Chawla JM, Balhara YPS. Socio-demographic and clinical correlates of bipolar I and bipolar II disorders: first comparative study from India.Bipolar Disorders 2011; 13 (suppl. 1): 50.
      • Kato TA, Tateno M, Umene-Nakano W, Balhara YP, Teo AR, Fujisawa D et al. Impact of biopsychosocial factors on psychiatric training in Japan and overseas: are psychiatrists oriented to mind, brain, or sociocultural issues?Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 2010; 64(5): 520-530.
      • Deepak Y, Anju D, Balhara YPS, Yadav S. Occupational Rehabilitation of Opiate Users on Maintenance Treatment in India: A Microcredit-Based Approach.Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions 2010; 10(4): 413 - 422. DOI: 10.1080/1533256X.2010.522954
      • Jain R,  Balhara YP. Impact of alcohol and substance abuse on adolescent brain: a preclinical perspective.Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 2010; 54(3): 213-234.
      • Balhara YPS, Deshpande SN. Era of Evidence Based Medicine: Is clinical expertise outdated.Eastern Journal of Psychiatry 2010; 13(1&2).
      • Prashanth R, Balhara YP, Sagar R. The pontomedullary region: role in affect, behavior, and appetite regulation.J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 2010; 22(2): E14.
      • Balhara YPS, Sagar R, Chawla JM. Undergaduate Psychiatry Training: Insights from Emergency Room. Delhi Psychiatry Journal 2010; 13(2): 287-290.
      • Balhara YPS. References- Far from Uniformity: A Preliminary Study.Delhi Psychaitry Journal  2010; 13(1): 182-183.
      • Kato T, Tateno M, Nakano W, Balhara YP, Teo RT, Fujisawa D et al. [Re-evaluation of the "road to becoming a psychiatrist"--learning from the interaction with young psychiatrists from overseas].Seishin Shinkeigaku Zasshi 2009; 111(10): 1226-1233.
      • Balhara YP,  Mathur S. Addiction versus dependence: carrying the debate forward.J Opioid Manag 2009; 5(4): 187.
      • Balhara YP, Chawla JM,  Sagar R. Olanzapine induced tardive dystonia in case of adolescent bipolar disorder. J Pediatr Neurosci 2009; 4(1): 30-32.
      • Jhanjee S, Balhara YPS, Sethi H. Tobacco use among drug dependent patients in treatment setting. Delhi Psychiatry Journal 2009; 12 (2): 247-251.
      • Kato T, Baba T, Sugiura K, Tateno M, Balhara YPS, et al. Asian Young Psychiatrists’ International Workshop in the 104th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology.WPA e-Bulletin Third Quarter (Jul-Sep) 2008.
      • Goyal V, Chawla JM, Balhara YP, Shukla G, Singh S,  Behari M. Calcific myofibrosis due to pentazocine abuse: a case report.J Med Case Rep 2008; 2: 160.
      • Jain R,  Balhara YP. Neurobiology of cannabis addiction.Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 2008; 52(3): 217-232.
      • Jain R, Mukherjee K,  Balhara YP. The role of NMDA receptor antagonists in nicotine tolerance, sensitization, and physical dependence: a preclinical review.Yonsei Med J2008; 49(2): 175-188.
      • Dhawan A, Balhara YPS, Natasha. Adolescent substance abuse and suicide.J Indian Assoc Child Adolesc Men. Health 2007; 3(2): 18-20.
      • Balhara Y. Surrogate consent: why do we need it?Am J Psychiatry 2007; 164(7): 1119; author reply 1119-1120.
      • Balhara Y. Catatonia or no catatonia: still beyond lorazepam/amobarbital.Am J Psychiatry 2007; 164(3): 525.
      • Jain R, Mukherjee K,  Balhara YP. The role of NMDA receptor antagonists in nicotine tolerance, sensitization, and physical dependence: a preclinical review.Yonsei Med J2008; 49(2): 175-188.
      • Balhara YP. Why cost must influence thought. sBritish Medical Journal 2006; 16: .
      • Kayal M, Varghese ST,  Balhara YP. Psychiatric manifestation of SSPE.J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 2006; 18(4): 560.
      • Varghese ST, Balhara YP, George SA, Sagar R. Risperidone and dysphagia.J Postgrad Med 2006; 52(4): 327-328.
      • Varghese ST, Balhara YP, Mondal A. Unconventional substances of abuse: scorpions and lizards.J Postgrad Med 2006; 52(4): 325-326.
      • Balhara YP, Varghese ST,  Kayal M. Neuroacanthocytosis: presenting with depression.J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 2006; 18(3): 426.
      • Balhara YP. References: Far from uniformity.Indian J Med Sci 2006; 60(6): 249-250.
      • Chawla JM, Balhara YP, Mohan I,  Sagar R. Chronic mania: An unexpectidly long episode?Indian J Med Sci 2006; 60(5): 199-201.
      • Varghese ST, Balhara YP, Shyamsunder S,  Mondal A. Dermatological side effects of olanzapine.Indian J Med Sci 2005; 59(7): 320-321.
      • Sagar R, Varghese ST,  Balhara YP. Olanzapine-induced double incontinence.Indian J Med Sci 2005; 59(4): 163-164.
      • Sagar R, Varghese ST,  Balhara YP. Dysphagia due to olanzepine, an antipsychotic medication.Indian J Gastroenterol 2005; 24(1): 37-38.
      • Malhotra S, Balhara YP,  Varghese ST. Organ donation in mental retardation: a clinical dilemma.Indian J Med Sci 2004; 58(10): 444.
      • Malhotra S, Varghese ST, Amardeep S, Balhara YPS. Aggression: a Psychosocial Perspective.Ind J Soc Psychiatry 2004; 20: 1-4.

Edited Books/ Book Chapters

  • Balhara YPS, Sarkar S. Cotinine Urinalysis for Tobacco Use. In: Preedy VR (Ed). Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse (Volume I). Elsevier Inc. 2016: pp 363-369. ISBN:  978-0-12-800213-1
  • Balhara YPS, Prakash S, Kalra S. Psychological Stress and Role of Relaxation Response in Diabetes. In: Sridhar GR (Ed). Advances in Diabetes: Novel Insights. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd. First Edition, 2016: pp 1-16. ISBN: 978-93-5152-645-2
  • Basu D, Dalal PK, Balhara YPS (Eds). Clinical Practice Guidelines on Newer and Emerging Addictive Disorders in India. Indian Psychiatric Society. First Edition, 2016.
  • Balhara YPS, Prakash S, Mahapatra A, Sarkar S. Dual Diagnosis: Psychotic Disorders. In: Basu D, Dalal PK, Balhara YPS (Eds). Clinical Practice Guidelines on Newer and Emerging Addictive Disorders in India. Indian Psychiatric Society. First Edition, 2016: pp 263- 308.
  • Balhara YPS, Singh S. Relationship between Schizophrenia, Antipsychotics, and Dysglycemia. In: Bajaj S (Ed). RSSDI Update- 2015. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd. First Edition, 2016: pp 438- 445. ISBN: 978-93-5250-051-2
  • Balhara YPS, Deb KS. Introduction and Basic Considerations in Psychiatry. In: Munjal YP (Ed). API Textbook of Medicine. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd. Tenth Edition, 2015: pp 2212-2221.
  • Balhara YPS. Mood Disorders. In: Munjal YP (Ed). API Textbook of Medicine. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd. Tenth Edition, 2015: pp 2241-2246.
  • Balhara YPS, Prakash S, Kalra S. Psychological Stress and Role of Relaxation Response in Diabetes. In: (Ed). Diabetes and Women’s Health. (In Press)
  • Balhara YPS, Kalra S. Diabetes and psychiatry. In: Sarita Bajaj (Ed). Manual of Clinical Endocrinology. New Delhi: Laypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd. Second Edition, 2015: pp 221-230.
  • Balhara YPS. Unit 5 Other Disorders Which Do Not Fall in Above Categories of Psychiatric Disorders. In: R Chadda (Ed). P.G. Diploma in Mental Health. New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU); 2014.
  • Balhara YPS, Sarkar S. Emotional and Psychological Aspect of Managing PMO. In: Meeta, CV Harinarayan, Raman Kumar Marwaha, Rakesh Sahay, Sanjay Kalra, Sushrut Babhulkar (Eds). Clinical Practice Guidelines on Management of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, Indian Menopause Society. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.: 2013.
  • Sharan P, Balhara YPS, Kulhara P. Personality Disorders. In: Bhugra D, Ranjith G, Chaturvedi SK (Eds.). Handbook of Psychiatry: A South Asian Perspective. New Delhi: Byword Viva Publishers Private Limited; 2009.
  • Balhara YPS. Notions of Mental Health and Disorders. In: Introduction to Health and Disorders, MCFT- 002: Mental Health and Disorders. New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU); 2010: 9-26.
  • Balhara YPS. Dimensions of Psycho-Social Stress and Coping. In: Introduction to Health and Disorders, MCFT- 002: Mental Health and Disorders. New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU); 2010: 27-39.
  • Ambekar A, Balhara YPS. Harm reduction. In:  R Lal and M Vatsa (Eds). Manual for Nursing students. New Delhi: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 2009.
  • Anju Dhawan, Balhara YPS, Kayal M. Health and Life Skills Curriculum for Primary grades. New Delhi: Udayan Care; 2005.
  • Anju Dhawan, Balhara YP, Indramohan. Substance abuse in adolescents. In: R Lal (Ed). Substance Use Disorder- Manual for Physicians. New Delhi: National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, AIIMS; 2005.
  • Anju Dhawan, Balhara YP. Inhalant Abuse. In: H Pal (Ed). Substance Use Disorder-Case Book. New Delhi: National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi; 2005.

PRESENTATIONS AT SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS/ CONFERENCES/ TRAINING WORKSHOPS:

  • “Overview on Drugs and Drug use disorders”, “Principles of treatment of Drug Dependence”, “Harm Reduction” in the Study Tour cum Training on Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) (on June 20, 2016) for Bhutanese delegates organized by UNODC ROSA and NDDTC, AIIMS at the UNODC ROSA office, New Delhi from June 20- 23, 2016.
  • ‘Co-occurirng mental and medical disorders among individuals with substance use disorders’ at The Colombo Plan International Centre for Credentialing and Education of Addiction Professionals (ICCE) ‘Training of Trainers’ workshop on Module 3- Common co-occurring mental and medical disorders held at Dubai, UAE from November 16-18, 2015.
  • Public lecture on topic “Internet: Are we logged on or hooked on?”at the India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi on February 2, 2016
  • ‘Cannabis in Modern Times- Opportunities’ in the Symposium titled Cannabis in Modern Times- Challenges and Opportunities presented at the 68th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society held on January 22, 2016.
  • ‘Profile of Treatment Seeking Individuals At A Dual Disorder Clinic of A Tertiary Care De-Addiction Centre In India Over 12 Year Period’. Oral paper presented at 68th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS) held at Bhopal from January 21-24, 2016.
  • ‘Internet Based Learning In Addiction Psychiatry for Professionals: Review’. Oral paper presented at 68th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS) held at Bhopal from January 21-24, 2016.
  • ‘A Descriptive Analysis of Instructions to Authors For Statistical Reporting of Article in Addiction Medicine Journals.’ Oral paper presented at 68th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS) held at Bhopal from January 21-24, 2016.
  • ‘Correlation Between Severity of Alcohol Use Disorder And Disability Among Persons Seeking Treatment at A Tertiary Care Drug Dependence Treatment Center.’ Oral paper presented at 68th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS) held at Bhopal from January 21-24, 2016.
  • ‘Predictors of Attrition with Buprenorphine/Naloxone Treatment in Emerging Adults.’ Oral paper presented at 68th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS) held at Bhopal from January 21-24, 2016.
  • ‘Co-occurirng mental and medical disorders among individuals with substance use disorders’ at The Colombo Plan International Centre for Credentialing and Education of Addiction Professionals (ICCE) ‘Training of Trainers’ workshop on Module 3 held at Dubai, UAE from November 16-18, 2015.
  • ‘Stigma in co-occurring psychiatric disorders and substance use disorders: rationale’ in the symposium titled “Sigma and Mental Disorders: What Happens when Psychiatric Disorders and Substance Use Disorders Co‑occur?” at XXII Annual Conference of Indian Association for Social Psychiatry, held at Hotel Radisson, Agra on November 7, 2015.
  • ‘The Relationship between Schizophrenia, Anti-psychotics and Dysglycemia’ presented in symposium titled “Stress and Psychology in Diabetes” at the 43rd Annual Conference of Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI-2015) held at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Lucknow on October 30, 2015.
  • ‘Club Drugs’. Invited talk at CME themed “Addiction- Behavioral Problems and Substance Use Disorders” at PSYCON 2015 organized by Command Hospital, Lucknow held at Command Hospital, Lucknow on October 16, 2015.
  • Nisha Dogra, Allan Tasman, Yatan Pal Singh Balhara. ‘Teaching about Culture to Medical Students: Strategies and Challenges from India’ in WPA Section on Education symposium titled ‘Teaching about Culture to Medical Students: Strategies and Challenges from Different WPA Countries’ (on September 27, 2015) at the World Psychiatric Association Regional Congress 2015 held at Hotel le Meridien, Kochi, India from September 25-27, 2015.
  • Juan Mezzich, Afzal Zaved, Yatan Pal Singh Balhara, TV Asokan, Adarsh Tripathi. ‘Evidence based strategies for substance use disorders’ in WPA Section on Preventive Psychiatry symposium titled ‘Preventive Psychiatry: recent understanding and developments’ (on September 25, 2015) at the World Psychiatric Association Regional Congress 2015 held at Hotel le Meridien, Kochi, India from September 25-27, 2015.
  • Nishtha Chawla, Pooja Patnaik Kuppili, Anukrati Shukla, Rishi Gupta, Raka Jain, Yatan Pal Singh Balhara. Difference in serum HDL levels between alcohol dependent individuals & heroin dependent individuals: Findings from a cross sectional observational study. Oral Free Paper presented (on September 26, 2015) at the World Psychiatric Association Regional Congress 2015 held at Hotel le Meridien, Kochi, India from September 25-27, 2015.
  • Balhara YPS, Gupta R, Lal R. Time trend analysis of patients with dual seeking treatment from dual diagnosis clinic of a tertiary care substance use disorder treatment centre in India. Oral Free Paper presented at IVth International Congress of Dual Disorders/ Dual Psycho-Pathology held at Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) Barcelona, Spain from April 17-21, 2015.
  • Gupta R, Deka D, Balhara YPS. An exploratory online survey on the prevalence of hypersexual behaviour. Oral Free Paper presented at IVth International Congress of Dual Disorders/ Dual Psycho-Pathology held at Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) Barcelona, Spain from April 17-21, 2015.
  • Benyamina A, Lev-Ran S, Martinez-Raga j, Balhara YPS. State of dual disorder training, clinical services and research across countries. Symposium presented (and convened) at IVth International Congress of Dual Disorders/ Dual Psycho-Pathology held at Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) Barcelona, Spain from April 17-21, 2015.
  • Invited Lectures on topics related to management of substance use disorders in five day training for medial officers of Bhutan at Punakha, Bhutan from December 9-14, 2014.
  • Kaloiya GS, Jhanjee S, Balhara YPS, Dayal P. ‘Tobacco Use and Harm: Role of Mental Health Professionals’. Symposium presented at 40th Annual National Conference of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists held at Chennai from February 28- March 2, 2014.
  • Balhara YPS. A study exploring the pathway to care among individuals with Alcohol Dependence Syndrome seeking treatment at general hospital psychiatry unit in a tertiary care hospital. Award Paper presented at 66th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS) held at Pune, India from January 16-19, 2014.
  • Balhara YPS. ‘Brain mapping, narco-analysis and polygraph test’. Invited Lecture at Training Workshop on Forensic Hypnosis at Police Radio Training School, Indore held from January 13-16, 2014.
  • Balhara YPS, Lal R. ‘ASSIST linked Brief Interventions in identification and management of Substance Use Disorders’. Symposium presented at 66th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS) held at Pune, India from January 16-19, 2014.
  • Dayal P, Balhara YPS, Mishra A. A retrospective cohort study of predictors of retention and compliance to naltrexone treatment among patients with opioid dependence at tertiary care substance use disorder treatment center. Oral free paper presented at 66th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS) held at Pune, India from January 16-19, 2014.
  • Ranjan R, Dhawan A, Balhara YPS. Socio-demographic-clinical characteristics and treatment variables among stabilized treatment-seeker population of opioid-dependent patients: Findings from a community clinic of tertiary care center in India. Oral free paper presented at 66th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS) held at Pune, India from January 16-19, 2014.
  • Verma R, Balhara YPS, Praharaj SK, Deb KS. Web-Based Intervention in Psychiatry: Challenging the Didactic Perspective. Poster presented at 66th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS) held at Pune, India from January 16-19, 2014.
  • Invited Lectures on topics related to management of substance use disorders in five day training for medial officers of Bhutan at Paro, Bhutan from September 23-27, 2013.
  • Balhara YP.  ‘Screening and Managing Depression' as part of the Workshop on psychological Aspects of Diabetes Management’. Invited Lecture at the 5th World Congress of Diabetes India held at Kochi, Kerala from April 18- 21, 2013.
  • Balhara YPS, Khandelwal SK. Status of teaching and training in old age psychiatry across South Asian countries: Implications for future. Oral Free Paper presented at 5th National Conference of Psychiatrists’ Association of Nepal (PANCONPOKHARA 2013), held at Pokhra, Nepal from April 12-13, 2013.
  • Invited Lectures on topics ‘Over view of Drug Abuse’ and ‘Extent and nature of problem of Drug use in India’ for trainees from Afghanistan at NACEN, Faridabad March, 2013.
  • Invited Lectures on topic “Overview of Drug Abuse” at National Academy of Customes, Excise and Narcotics (NACEN), Faridabad, India for the officers from Bangladesh.
  • Lal R, Balhara YPS, Kaloiya GS. ‘Performance enhancing drugs: Issues and role of mental health professionals. Symposium presented at 7th SAARC Psychiatric Federation International Conference held at Mysore, India from November 29- December 1, 2013.
  • Balhara YPS, Verma R, Jhorwal P. ‘Psychological health of care givers of individuals with type II diabetes mellitus: A cross sectional comparative study’. Award Paper presented at XXth Annual Conference of Indian Association for Social Psychiatry (ACIASP) held at Kolkata, India from November 8-11, 2013.
  • Balhara YPS, Atilola O, Stevanovic D, Avicenna M, Kandemir H, Knez R, Petrov P, Vostanis P. ‘Role of Family factors in Substance Use among Adolescents across seven countries’.  Oral Free Paper presented at XXth Annual Conference of Indian Association for Social Psychiatry (ACIASP) held at Kolkata, India from November 8-11, 2013.
  • Jhanjee S, Dayal P, Balhara YPS. ‘Current Perspectives on tobacco use’. Symposium presented at XXth Annual Conference of Indian Association for Social Psychiatry (ACIASP) held at Kolkata, India from November 8-11, 2013.
  • Balhara YPS, Verma R, Kaloiya GS. ‘Substance use and Violence in Society’. Symposium presented (convener) at 38th Annual Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society North Zone (ACIPSNZ) held at New Delhi, India from October 26-27, 2013.
  • Invited Lectures on topics related to management of substance use disorders in five day training for faculty members, psychiatrists and post graduate students from medical colleges across Rajasthan held at SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India from October 21-25, 2013.
  • Balhara YPS. ‘Diabetes and Depression’. Invited Lecture at 43rd Annual Conference of Endocrine Society of India (ESICON) held at Bhopal, India from October 18- 20, 2013.
  • ‘A comparative urinalysis based study of cannabis use among opioid dependent individuals on Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) with buprenorphine or buprenorphine-naloxone combination’. Oral Free Paper presented at 65th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS) to be held at Bangalore, India from January 10-13, 2013.
  • ‘e-Health: Expanding the horizons to address problem alcohol use in India’. Symposium presented at 65th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS) held at Bangalore, India from January 10-13, 2013.
  • Invited lecture on topic ‘emotional and psychological aspects of management of postmenopausal osteoporosis’ at a two day conference on ‘Clinical Practice Guidelines of Post Menopausal Osteoporosis’ organised by Indian Menopause Society at Hyderabad from December 8-9, 2012.
  • A study of profile of disability certificate seeking patients with schizophrenia over a five year period. Oral Free Paper presented at XIXth Annual conference of Indian Association for Social Psychiatry was organized at Chandigarh from November 23-25, 2012.
  • Goyal P, Sagar R, Mehta M, Chawla JM, Balhara YPS. Socio-demographic and clinical correlates of bipolar I and bipolar II disorders: first comparative study from India. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of International Society of Bipolar Disorder (ISBD), 2011 held at Pittsburgh, USA.
  • Verma R, Balhara YPS, Mina S. Cannabis-related psychosis: effect of abstinence on psychopathology. Poster presented at the II International Congress on Dual Disorders held at Barcelona, Spain from October 5-8, 2011.
  • Jain R, Balhara YPS. Role of urine testing in evaluation of illicit drug use and ensuring compliance in   opioid dependent subjects maintained on sublingual buprenorphine substitution therapy. Poster presented at 10th Annual Meeting for the International Society of Addiction Medicine held at Cape Town, South Africa from November 16-20, 2008.
  • Balhara YPS. Post-graduate psychiatric training in India. Oral Free Paper presented at 104th Annual conference of the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2008 held at Japan.
  • Balhara YPS, Jain R, Dhawan A, Mehta M. Assessment of the abuse liability of pheniramine among human subjects. Poster presented at NIDA annual meeting and the CPDD conference, 2008 held at San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Jain R, Balhara YPS, Jhanjee S, Sethi HS. Comparison of Self-Report of Tobacco Use and Urinary Cotinine Levels Among Drug Dependents: A Pilot Study. Poster presented at 14th Annual Meeting February of Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco held at Portland, Oregon, USA from February 27- March 1, 2008.
  • YPS Balhara, R Verma and R Sagar. Studying the spectrum of parameters for bipolar spectrum disorders: Findings from a developing country. Poster presented at the Annual conference of International Society of Bipolar Disorder (ISBD), 2008 held at New Delhi, India.
  • R Verma, YPS Balhara and R Sagar. Difference in cognitive functioning of euthymic bipolar in patients with and without a history of psychotic symptoms. Poster presented at the Annual conference of International Society of Bipolar Disorder (ISBD), 2008 held at New Delhi, India.
  • Jain R, Balhara YPS, Jhanjee S, Sethi HS. Concordance between Urinary cotinine levels and self-reported tobacco use among drug dependents: A Pilot study.  Poster presented at 5th World Assembly on Tobacco Counters Health held at New Delhi from December 2-5, 2007.
  • Ray R, Balhara YPS. Alcohol and Health. Invited Lecture delivered at the WHO-SEARO symposium on Reducing Harm from Alcohol Use held at Bali, Indonesia from October 4-6, 2007.
  • Balhara YPS, Chawla JM, Natasha, Dhawan A. Adolescent drug abuse and suicide. Poster presented at the INDO–US Emergency medicine summit, 2006 held at New Delhi.

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