Articles

 Some  ‘scientific journal’  stuff:

  • Diyanath Samarasinghe, Sarath Amunugama, Carukshi Arambepola, Manoj Fernando and Chandrika Wijeyaratne (2013). Empowering communities to reduce the burden of diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk: lessons from the NIROGI Lanka project in Sri Lanka. WHO Regional Health Forum – Volume 17, Number 1, 53-60. (http://www.searo.who.int/publications/journals/regional_health_forum/rhfv17n1p53.pdf)
  • Nonaka, N.S Gunawardena, S. Indrawansa, A. Nanri, L. Rajapakse, T. Mizoue, D. Samarasinghe. (2012). Student’s perception of school environment and life satisfaction.  Southeast Asian Journal  of  Tropical Medicine  and   Public  Health  43(6), 1568-1576.
  • V de Silva, D Samarasinghe and R Hanwella (2011) Association between concurrent alcohol and tobacco use and poverty. Drug and Alcohol Review,30, 69-73.
  • V de Silva,  D Samarasinghe and N Gunawardene (2009). Alcohol and tobacco use among males in two districts in Sri Lanka.  Ceylon Medical Journal, vol 54 (4), 119-124.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (2009).  The Nanny New Zealand State?  Addiction,  Vol 104, 695
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (2007)  Dying well demands living well. Ceylon Medical Journal 52 (4), 155.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (2006) Different disasters, different needs. International Psychiatry 3 (3), 8 – 11.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (2006)  Sri Lanka: alcohol now and then. Addiction 101, 626-628
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (2005).  ‘Disaster Management:  Lessons from the immediate responses to the tsunami’, Ceylon Medical Journal: vol 50, No. 1, 25 – 27.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe and Colvin Goonaratna (2004).  ‘Tobacco related harm in South Asia’, BMJ (Editorial): 328:780
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (1995) “Removing the glamour” World Health, No 4,p5.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (1995)  “Harm Reduction in the Developing World”  Drug and Alcohol Review,  Vol 14, 305-309.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (1994)”Alcohol Policies – in poverty and in wealth”  Addiction (Editorial), Vol 89, 643-646.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (1993). “Sensible Drinking?  Why not a sensible smoking goal too?”. Ceylon Medical Journal, Vol. 38, 94-95
  • De Silva HJ, Peiris MUPK, Samarasinghe DS and Ellawala NS. (1992).   “A two year follow up study on alcohol dependent men rehabilitated at a special unit in a developing country”. British Journal of Addiction, Vol. 87, 1409-1414.
  • Samarasinghe Diyanath (1992). “Reducing Tobacco use in Sri Lanka” . Ceylon Medical Journal Vol. 37 : 66-69
  • Samarasinghe Diyanath (1992). “Removing the Magic from Drugs”. World Health Forum Vol. 13 No. 4 368-371
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (1992). “Acting to Change Social Attitudes” – (Comment),  World Health Forum Vol. 13 No. 2, 124-125
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (1992). “Artificial breeding grounds for mosquito control” The Lancet. Vol  340, 114
  • Samarasinghe, Diyanath (1991). “Recognition and Management of Functional Complaints”. Ceylon Medical Journal Vol. 36, No. 1, 23-26
  • Nandani De Silva and Diyanath Samarasinghe (1990).  “Acceptance of a Psychiatric Screening Questionnaire by General Practice Attenders” Ceylon Medical Journal, 35, 105-108
  • Samarasinghe Diyanath (1989). `Treating Alcohol Problems in Sri Lanka’.  British Journal of Addiction,  Vol 84, No 8, 865-68.
  • Samarasinghe, Diyanath  (1988). `Problem Drinkers and Alcohol Dependence’ (Editorial), Ceylon Medical Journal Vol.33, No 1, 3-5
  • Samarasinghe, Diyanath (1987).  `Recent Treatment Innovations in Psychiatry’. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians. (1986 – 87) Vol. 19 – 20, 57-61.
  • Samarasinghe, Diyanath (1987). `Psychological Aspects of AIDS’. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians  (1986-87) Vol 19 – 20,  35-36
  • Samarasinghe D.S.,  Dissanayake S.A.W. &  Wijesinghe C.P. (1987).  “Alcoholism in Sri Lanka – an Epidemiological Survey. British Journal of Addiction Vol 36, 1149-1156
  • D. Samarasinghe (1985). `Patients’ Choice Between Ayurveda and Allopathy. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians Vol. 18, 22-27
  • P. De Silva & D. Samarasinghe (1985). `Behaviour Therapy in Sri Lanka’. Journal of Behaviour Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry. Vol. 16, No 2, 95-100.
  • D.S.Samarasinghe, S Tilley & I. M. Marks (1984). `Alcohol and Sedative Drug use by Neurotic Out-Patients’. British Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 145, 45-48.
  • D.S.Samarasinghe, A. Nimalasuriya W. Weerasinghe & M. Dias (1979). `Expectations, Opinions and Treatment Adherence  among Out-patients Ceylon Medical Journal  Vol. 24, 32-35

 

 

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