Faculty Details


Name: Dr. Sourav Khanra
Designation:  Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Qualification: MBBS, MD (Psychiatry), DNB (Psychiatry)
Email : souravpsy(at)gmail(dot)com
Contact: 0651-2450406
OPD Days: Wednesday
Areas Of Interest: Addiction Medicine, Psychopharmacology, Psychosomatics, CL Psychiatry

Office Address:
 CIP, Kanke, Ranchi 834006, India 

  1. Khanra, S., Das, B. 2018. Off-label psychotropic use: Isn’t it now an inevitable and ‘norm’ in Psychiatry? Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, 40(4), 390-391 doi: 10.4103/IJPSYM.IJPSYM_563_17.
  2. Khess, C.R.J., Khanra, S. Fundamental Concepts of Psychopathology. In: Khess, C.R.J., Simlai, J. (eds.) Textbook of Descriptive Psychopathology. 1st ed. Hyderabad: Paras Medical Publishers; 2018. p. 7-23. ISBN: 9788181914934
  3. Khanra, S., Paul, N., Mukherjee, S. 2018. Early marked behavioral symptoms in bilateral posterior cerebral artery stroke: A disguised presentation. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, 40(1), 96-98 doi: 10.4103/IJPSYM.IJPSYM_116_17.
  4. Khanra, S., Munda, S.K., Khess, C.R.J., Maity, M. 2017. New psychoactive substances: Can there be any effective legal enforcement? Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 30, 165-166 doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2017.10.005
  5. Khanra, S., Das, S. 2017. Mirtazapine is effective in steroid withdrawal related depression: A case report. Clinical Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience, 15(1), 73-75
  6. Srivastava, N.K., Khanra, S., Khess, C.R.J., Munda, S.K. 2017. Does opioid and ketamine ‘codependence’ exist? Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry, 33(1), 67-68
  7. Khanra, S. 2017. Benzodiazepine misuse: when shall we wake up? Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 29, 134-135 doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2017.05.013
  8. Khess, C.R.J., Khanra, S., Bose, S., Simlai, J. Substance Use Disorders.  In: Vyas, J.N., Khess, C.R.J., Bohra, N., Behere, P.B., Sharma, I., Bohra, N.K., Ghimire, S.R. (eds.) Textbook of Child & Adolescent  Psychiatry. 1st ed. Hyderabad: Paras Medical Publishers; 2017. p. 93-108. ISBN: 9788181914729
  9. Bose, S., Khanra, S., Umesh, S., Khess, C.R.J., Ram, D. 2016. Inpatient suicide in a psychiatric hospital: Fourteen years’ observation. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 19, 56-58. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2015.12.004
  10. Khanra, S., Sethy, R.R., Munda, S.K., Khess, C.R.J. 2016.  An Unusual Case of   Delirium after Restarting Clozapine.  Clinical Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience, 14, 107-108. doi:10.9758/cpn.2016.14.1.107
  11. Khanra, S., Khess, C.R.J. 2016. Datura and Psychiatry: A short reappraisal. Journal of Drug Abuse, 2(1): 15
  12. Khanra, S., Sen, S. 2016. Pharmacoterrorism: we should be worried. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 22, 83 doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2016.05.002
  13. Khanra, S., Srivastava, N.K., Chail, V., Khess, C.R.J. 2016. Prevalence and characteristics of cavum septum pellucidum in schizophrenia: A16 slice computed tomography study.  Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, 38(5), 455-459 doi:10.4103/0253-7176.191381
  14. Khanra, S., Sen, S. 2016. Chronic self-medication with amlodipine for headache in a young adult with depression: A case report. International Journal of Green Pharmacy, 10(3), 201-203
  15. Khanra, S., Mahintamani, T., Bose, S., Khess, C.R.J., Umesh, S., Ram, D. 2016. Inpatient Suicide in a Psychiatric Hospital: A nested case control study. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, 38(6), 571-576 doi:10.4103/0253-7176.194914
  16. Khess, C.R.J., Khanra, S., Bose, S., Simlai, J. Psychiatry and Spirituality. In: Vyas, J.N., Ghimire, S.R. (eds.) Textbook of Postgraduate Psychiatry. 3rd ed. New Delhi: Jaypee; 2016.p. 1863-1880. ISBN: 97893515291011
  17. Simlai, J., Bose, S., Khanra, S., Khess, C.R.J. Women and Aggression. In: Vyas, J.N., Ghimire, S.R. (eds.) Textbook of Postgraduate Psychiatry. 3rd ed. New Delhi: Jaypee; 2016.p. 1777-1788. ISBN:97893515291011
  18. Khess, C.R.J., Khanra, S., Umesh, S., Simlai, J. Nonconventional Approaches of Treatment in Psychiatry. In: Vyas, J.N., Ghimire, S.R. (eds.) Textbook of Postgraduate Psychiatry. 3rd ed. New Delhi: Jaypee; 2016.p. 2049-2066. ISBN:97893515291011
  19. Srivastava, N.K., Khanra, S., Chail, V., Khess, C.R.J. 2015. Clinical correlates of enlarged cavum septum pellucidum in schizophrenia: A revisit through computed tomography. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 15, 21-24 doi:10.1016/j.ajp.2015.04.008
  20. Khess, C.R.J., Srivastava, N.K., Chail, V., Singh, S., & Khanra, S. 2015. Prevalence of Cavum Septum Pellucidum in Alcohol Dependent Patients: A Comparative CT Study. Journal of Substance Abuse and Alcoholism, 3(2), 1030.
  21. Khanra, S., Mahintamani, T., & Khess, C.R.J. 2015. Does withdrawal seizure occur in opioid dependence syndrome?  A case series.  Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 69(4), 238-239 doi: 10.1111/pcn.12234
  22. Khanra, S., Khess, C.R.J., & Srivastava, N. 2015. Chronic non-fatal Datura abuse in a patient of schizophrenia: A case report. Addictive Behaviors, 43, 39-41 doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.12.002
  23. Umesh, S., Bose, S., Khanra, S., Das, B., & Nizamie, S.H. 2015. Cavum Septum Pellucidum in a Case of Schizophrenia Presenting with Self Mutilating Behavior. Industrial Psychiatry Journal, 24(1), 76-78 doi: 10.4103/0972-6748.160940
  24. Mitra, S., Khanra, S., Mondal, S.K., Kavoor, A.R., Das, B. 2015. Carbamazepine in treatment of visual hallucinations: A case of chronic hallucinatory psychosis. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, 37, 449-51.doi: 10.4103/0253-7176.168594
  25. Simlai, J., Umesh, S., Khess, C.R.J., Khanra, S. Geriatric Psychiatry.  In: Vyas, J.N., Ghimire, S.R. (eds.) Essentials of Post Graduate Psychiatry. 2nd ed. Hyderabad: Paras Medical Publishers; 2015.p. 662-677.