Prof. (Dr.) L P Shah (1936 – 2004)

Prof. (Dr.) L P Shah was Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry , GSMC & KEM Hospital. He was also In-Charge, De-addiction Centre of Excellence, KEM Hospital. He was a well loved teacher and an examiner, an astute researcher and author. He was a keen administrator, and President of BPS, IPS – West Zone, IPS & many other Psychiatric Associations.

Prof. (Dr.) L P Shah Best Paper Award


  • There is no age bar for this award category.
  • For the sake of uniformity, instructions to the contributors published in the IJP need to be followed.
  • Research must be based on work done in India.
  • It must not have been presented in any scientific journal.
  • The principal author and 50% of all authors must be members of the BPS.
  • One hard copy and a soft copy of the paper must be sent to us.
  • Four best papers will be selected for the oral presentation.