My publications have been co-authored with Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor based in Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in Duke Global Health Institute and many other researchers from around the world.  Our publications are downloadable here as we want to make them widely and freely available.

Kohrt, B.A., Rai, S., and Maharjan, S.M. (2015). Child Soldiers. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 3. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 430–438.

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Kohrt, B.A., Upadhaya, N., Luitel, N.P., Maharjan, S.M., Kaiser, B.N., MacFarlane, E.K., and Khan, N. (2014). Authorship in Global Mental Health Research: Recommendations for Collaborative Approaches to Writing and Publishing. Annals of Global Health, 80 (2), 134-142.


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Kohrt, B.A., Rasmussen, A.,Kaiser, B.N., Haroz, E.E., Maharjan, S.M., Mutamba, B.B., Jong, J., and Hinton, D.E. (2013). Cultural concepts of distress and psychiatric disorders: literature review and research recommendations for global mental health epidemiology. International Journal of Epidemiology : dyt227v1-dyt227 (First published online: December 23, 2013).


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Kohrt, B.A., Maharjan, S.M., Timsina, D. & Griffith, J. L. (2012). Applying Nepali ethnopsychology to psychotherapy for the treatment of mental illness and prevention of suicide among Bhutanese refugees. Annals Of Anthropological Practice, 36 (1), 88–112


Kohrt, B.A., Jordans, M.J.D., Tol, W. A., Luitel, N.P., Maharjan, S.M. & Upadhaya, N. (2011). Validation of cross-cultural child mental health and psychosocial research instruments: adapting the Depression Self-Rating Scale and Child PTSD Symptom Scale in Nepal. BMC Psychiatry, 11:127


Kohrt, B.A. & Maharjan, S.M. (2009). When a child is no longer a child: Understanding child soldiers within Nepali ethnopsychology of child development and violence. Studies in Nepali History and Society (SINHAS), 14(1), 107-142.


Kohrt, B., Jordans, M., Tol, W., Speckman, R., Maharjan, S., Worthman, C., Komproe, I. (2008). Comparison of Mental Health between Former Child Soldiers and Children Never Conscripted by Armed Groups in Nepal. Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA); 300(6):691-702.


Other Publications


Maharjan, S. M. (2012). Bibliography of MA Theses in Psychology submitted to Tribhuvan University. Published in [version 1; 15 Jan].


Maharjan, S. M. (2012). Bibliography of Psychological Research in Nepal. Published in /[version 1; 16 Jan].