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About the Author
Pritha Mukhopadhyay is Professor at the Department of Psychology, University of Calcutta. She has been a brilliant and meritorious student right from the beginning of her student life. She was awarded national scholarship by the Government of India for her performance at higher secondary and graduation examinations. She was the recipient of the gold medal at the postgraduation level at the Department of Psychology, University of Calcutta in 1980. She went on to join the Department of Psychology, University of Calcutta as a lecturer in 1986. She was awarded her doctoral degree in 1991. For her postdoctoral work, she received the J. William Fulbright Scholarship and visited the School of Medicine at Temple University, USA in 1994. She is an avid researcher and her primary interests lie in the areas of psychophysiology and neuropsychology. She is the Coordinator of the UGC-funded Centre with Potential for Excellence in Particular Area, University of Calcutta, since 2011, and is carrying out cutting-edge work at her laboratory there with quantitative electroencephalogram and brain training programmes. She has received several research projects awarded by University Grants Commission, Indian Council of Social Science Research, All India Council for Technical Education and Department of Science & Technology. She has around 60 journal publications to her credit, both at national and international levels, and has authored 10 book chapters in various publications. She lives in Kolkata with her husband and daughter and loves reading books and travelling. Former head of the Department of Psychology, University of Calcutta, she is widely acclaimed and respected for her academic and administrative brilliance.
Sreemoyee Tarafder, is at present an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Department of Psychology, West Bengal State University, Barasat. A promising student of psychology right from her undergraduate days, she is a gold medalist in MPhil in Clinical Psychology from the University of Calcutta where she also received the G. G. Prabhu Award for topping her class. She completed her Ph D from University of Calcutta, under Prof. Pritha Mukhopadhyay and was felicitated with the Durganand Sinha Memorial Award for her doctoral work on OCD from the National Association of Psychology (NAOP). She is also a corporate trainer and a consultant clinical psychologist who is specialized in areas related to personality disorders and anxiety disorders with specific expertise in OCD. She has established scientific liaisons with University of Haifa, Israel, BRAC University and Dhaka University in Bangladesh and University of Bath, UK. She has published around 20 papers in journals of national and international repute. She is a known face on mass media and frequently appears for mental health-related shows on regional and national channels of television and radio to promote awareness of mental health at community level. She lives in Kolkata with her husband and family, and apart from her passion for films, art, theatre and dance, she loves travelling, reading and socializing.
Table of Contents
Foreword by - Ajit Kumar DalalAcknowledgementsIntroductionThe Research Journey - Pritha MukhopadhyayObsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Functional Overview - Suvosree Bhattacharya, Sreemoyee Tarafder and Pritha MukhopadhyayHistory Taking, Mental Status Examination and Assessment - Sreemoyee Tarafder and Pritha MukhopadhyayStudy of Attention in OCD in Comparison with Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease - Sujata Das, Pritha Mukhopadhyay, Shyamal Kumar Das and Suvosree BhattacharyaObsessive Personality Traits, Metacognitive Beliefs and Executive Functions in Patients with OCD - Sreemoyee Tarafder and Pritha MukhopadhyaySearch for an Endophenotypic Model of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Sreemoyee Tarafder and Pritha MukhopadhyayImpulsivity Versus Compulsivity: Personality Pre-disposition and Executive Functioning in OCD, OCSD and BPD - Dinaz R Jeejeebhoy, Sreemoyee Tarafder, Nilanjana Chatterjee and Pritha MukhopadhyaySlowness in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Comparative Study - Sreemoyee Tarafder, Parmeet Kaur Soni & Pritha MukhopadhyayObsessive Compulsive Disorder: Psychoanalytic and Neuropsychological Interface - Pritha Mukhopadhyay and Sreemoyee TarafderIndex