Doherty S, Dass G, Edward A, Manolova G and Solomon M. Challenges and lessons learned in re-filming the WHO mhGAP training videos for Sri Lankan context – a qualitative study. Conflict and Health 2020.

Doherty S and Dass G. Conducting a Cross-Sectional Study Examining Prevalence of Mental Health Issues in Conflict-Affected Adults Attending Primary Care in Northern Sri Lanka: Challenges and Lessons Learned. SAGE Research Methods Cases: Medicine and Health 2020. doi:


Mengistu BS and Manolova G. Acculturation and mental health among adult forced migrants: a meta-narrative systematic review protocol. BMC Systematic Reviews 2019. doi: (open access)

Doherty S, Hulland E, Lopes-Cardozo B, Kirupakaran S, Surenthirakumaran R, Cookson S and Siriwardhana C. Prevalence of mental disorders and epidemiological associations in post-conflict primary care attendees: a cross-sectional study in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. BMC Psychiatry 2019. doi: (open access)


Snyder A. Chesmal Siriwardhana. Obituary. The Lancet 2017.

Siriwardhana C. Moderators of mental health of humanitarian migrants. The Lancet Psychiatry 2017. doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(17)30035-4


Wickramage K, Siriwardhana C. The neglected mental health of low-skilled migrant workers and their left-behind families in the global south. The Lancet Psychiatry 2016, 3:3. doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(15)00469-1

Siriwardhana C, Wickramage K. Mental distress and potentially modifiable social factors in post-conflict Sri Lanka. The Lancet Psychiatry 2016, 3:2. doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(15)00535-0

Virgincar, A, Doherty, S, and Siriwardhana, C. The impact of forced migration on the mental health of the elderly: a scoping review. International Psychogeriatrics, 2016, 1-8. doi: 10.1017/S1041610216000193

Doherty, S, Oram, S., Siriwardhana, C, and Abas, M. Suitability of measurements used to assess mental health outcomes in men and women trafficked for sexual and labour exploitation: a systematic review. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2016, 3. doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(16)30047-5


Siriwardhana C, Adikari A, Pannala G, Roberts B, Siribaddana S, Abas M, Sumathipala A, Stewart R. Changes in mental health prevalence among long-term displaced and returnee forced migrants in Sri Lanka (COMRAID-R). BMC Psychiatry 2015, 15:41 doi: 10.1186/s12888-015-0424-y

Siriwardhana C,  Abas M, Siribaddana S, Sumathipala A, Stewart R. Dynamics of resilience in forced migration: Longitudinal associations with mental health in a conflict-affected population. BMJ Open 2015, 5:e006000 doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006000

Siriwardhana C. Mental health of displaced and returnee populations: Insight from the Sri Lankan post-conflict experience. Conflict & Health 2015, 9:22 doi: 10.1186/s13031-015-0049-2

Sumathipala A, Nadkarni A, Siriwardhana C: Reflections on research and clinical collaborations between South Asia and the UK. BJPsych International 2015, 12(1): 8-10 doi: 10.1192/S2056474000000052

Siriwardhana C. Rethinking vulnerability and research: Defining the need for a post-research ethical audit in mental health research. Asian Bioethics Review 2015, 7(2): 188-200 doi: 10.1353/asb.2015.0015

Siriwardhana C. Promotion and reporting of research from resource-limited settings. Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2015, 8:25 doi:10.4137/IDRT.S16195

Wickramage K, Siriwardhana C, Siribaddana S, Vidanapathiran P, Jayasekara B, Weerawarna S, Pannala G, Jayaweera K, Adikari A, Pieris S, Sumathipala A. Risk of mental health and nutritional problems for left-behind children of international labor migrants. BMC Psychiatry 2015, 15:39 doi: 10.1186/s12888-015-0412-2

Siriwardhana C, Wickramage K, Siribaddana S, Vidanapathirana P, Jayasekara B, Weerawarna S, Pannala G, Jayaweera K, Adikari A, Pieris S, Sumathipala A. Common mental disorders among adult members of ‘left-behind’ international migrant worker families in Sri Lanka. BMC Public Health 2015, 15:299 doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1632-6

Wikramage K, Siriwardhana C, Peiris S. Promoting the health of left-behind children of Asian labour migrants: Evidence for policy and action. 2015. Bangkok and Washington, D.C.: International Organization for Migration and Migration Policy Institute.