Journal Psychological Disorders and Research (ISSN 2674-2470)

Psychological Disorders and Research (PDR) journal is a peer-reviewed medical journal that makes significant contributions to the major areas of psychology & wellbeing and it is one of the best open access journals that aims to publish the most complete and reliable source of information on discoveries and current developments in the mode of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. in the field and provide online access to the researchers worldwide without any restrictions or subscriptions.

Psychological Disorders and Research is an academic and applied science that studies mental functions and behaviors. Psychotherapy offers solutions to individuals suffering from psychological disorders.

The journal’s Editorial Board is composed of international experts from the related field who have committed to seeking out excellent work from a range of sources and theoretical perspectives and also to publish high-quality, thought-provoking work that will have a direct impact on clinical practice & scientific society. The journal publishes rigorously peer-reviewed research & other scholarly articles which add new knowledge to the field and has the potential to improve the lives of those affected by mental health problems.

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Editorial board

Yeswant Singh Vagrecha

School of Psychology , Addis Ababa University



Yeswant Singh Vagrecha is a professor (clinical, counseling and health psychology) at the school of psychology, Addis Ababa University Ethiopia since year 2010. Prior to that Prof. Vagrecha worked on various teaching positions at Universities of Jodhpur, Gujarat and Sagar (all in India) and at Adama university (Ethiopia). At Sagar University he served for the longest period of 23 years and during his last tenure of eight years he worked as Professor of Clinical Psychology, Chair, Department of Psychology, Director, B.S Centre of Neuro Psychology and Counseling, Dean(S) Faculty of Social Sciences and of Education. As a young professional during his initial carrier he worked as Psychologist/ Clinical Psychologist at Mental Health Institution (S) And Rehabilitation Centre (S). He obtained his master’s degree in psychology from Jodhpur University, Clinical Psychology Training at Hospital for Mental Diseases, Ranchi University and Ph.D degree from MS University Baroda (All in India).

Richa Hanamsagar

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Duke University,

Durham, United States


Richa Hanamsagar Bachelor’s in Pharmacy at the University of Pune, India in 2008. Soon after, she moved to the United States for my PhD in Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. Here, she studied the role on inflammasome in microglia during Staphylococcus aureus-induced central nervous system infections under the expert guidance of Dr. Tammy Kielian. After graduating from UNMC in 2013, I joined the laboratory of Dr. Staci Bilbo as a post-doctoral researcher, where she continues to study the role of microglia in the context of sex differences during CNS development and its relevance to neurodevelopmental disorders. she is interested in studying the role of early life immune challenge on development of psychiatric disorders later in life such as depression, anxiety and learning disabilities as well as autism. she is also interested in elucidating the molecular pathways involved in microglial control of neuronal activity such as synaptic pruning and how this may be different between sexes.

Maria Teresa

Sotelo Researcher

Former President FUPAVI



President and founder of the non-profit “Foundation En Pantalla Contra la Violencia Infantil”. Twenty years of experience on research in various criminal and medical disciplines that delve into the origin of the child abuse and risk factors associated. She developed various initiatives of law, achieving the Mexican government had assumed and considered as the Edict of Law to protect infants from child abuse and abandonment. Pedagogue by profession, other studies in criminal psychology, and investigative journalism. Member of the National of Health Secretariat Commission for Child abused. Guest Member and founder of “Children Research” at the Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas. Autonomous University of Mexico . Author of two books, six documentary, five scientific publications.

Xiang Yang Zhang

Associate Professor

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

The University of Texas Health Science Center

United States


Dr. Zhang is an Associate professor in Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He has been taking comprehensive studies in cognition, biomarkers including oxidative stress, neuroinflammation, neurotropins, neuro-electrophysiology and neuroimaging, genetics and clinical psychopharmacology in schizophrenia and drug dependence/addiction research. He is an invited reviewer for over 40 peer-reviewed journals and on the editorial board for 5 journals, with more than 250 published articles in the international journals.

Martin A. Katzman

Department of Psychiatry

University of Toronto



Dr. Katzman is the Clinic Director and Staff Psychiatrist at the START Clinic (Stress, Trauma, Anxiety Rehabilitation and Treatment) for Mood and Anxiety Disorders. He is also a faculty member at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (Laurentian University and Lakehead University) as well as in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. He is also appointed in the Department of Psychology at Lakehead University and is a member of the Faculty of Psychology at Adler School of Professional Studies. Dr. Katzman was trained at the University of Toronto, first undertaking his B.Sc. in Psychology and Neuroscience, and subsequently his medical training and residency. Dr. Katzman’s clinical work deals chiefly with the diagnosis and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, and recently has expanded to work with adults suffering from Attention Deficit Disorders as well as those suffering from chronic pain disorders.

Amy L Copeland

Department of Psychology

Louisiana State University

United States

Lisa M Najavits

Department of Psychiatry

Boston University

United States

Richard Lamb

Department of Psychiatry and Pharmacology

University of Texas Health Science Center

United States

Roger D Weiss

Department of Psychiatry

McLean Hospital

United States

Jiang John Chen

Research Scientist

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

United States

Raffaele Manni

Department of Neurophysiology

National Institute of Neurology


Wong Wing Sze

Department of Psychological Studies

The Hong Kong Institute of Education


Firdaus Mukhtar


Department of Psychiatry

Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra


Tingzhong Yang


Department of Social Medicine

Zhejiang University School of Medicine


Andrei T. Popescu


Circuit Therapeutics Inc.

United States

Lynda El-Hassar

Associate Research Scientist

Yale University

United States

Cheung Cheuk Chi, Teris

Clinical Associate

The School of Nursing

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong

Current Issue Volume 3, Issue 3

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Psychological Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Ways to Deal with it in the General Population and Certain Specific Populations

Graphology: An Interface Between Biology, Psychology and Neuroscience

Behavioural Health Screening and Service Use in a Statewide Sample of MedicaidEligible Pediatric Outpatients

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