Dr. S.M.P. Seneviratne Alles

Senior Lecturer Grade II


Department of Psychiatry




Office - +94 11 2881788 Ext: 4551

Academic Qualifications

  • MBBS / 2005 / University of Sri Jayewardenepura / Sri Lanka

Postgraduate Degrees Currently Registered

  • MD Psych / University of Colombo / Sri Lanka

Professional Qualifications

  • MBCBT Training at Monash University Melbourne

Memberships in Professional Organizations

  • A life member of Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrist
  • A Member of Sri Lanka Medical association
  • General Adult Psychiatry
  • Addiction
  • MBCT

Research Interests

  • General Adult Psychiatry
  • Substance

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Publications and Scientific Communications

  • Psychological impact and coping strategies in persons who experienced institutional quarantine for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka
    JOURNAL ARTICLE published 13 June 2022 in Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry
    Authors: Y. M. Rohanachandra | P. S. Alles | S. Semage | P. Palihawadana | S. Prathapan
  • https://doi.org/10.4038/sljpsyc.v13i1.8326 Actions
    Psychological distress, challenges and perceived needs among doctors and nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic, in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka
    JOURNAL ARTICLE published 12 June 2021 in Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry
    Authors: P. S. Alles | Y. M. Rohanachandra | L. Amarakoon | S. Prathapan
  • https://doi.org/10.4038/sljpsyc.v12i1.8279 Actions
    An online survey on the psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic among internet users in Sri Lanka
    JOURNAL ARTICLE published 27 June 2023 in Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry
    Authors: D. L. U. Amarakoon | S. Alles | Y. M. Rohanachandra
    https://doi.org/10.4038/sljpsyc.v14i1.8408  Actions
  • Psychological impact and coping strategies of medical students during university closure due to COVID-19 in a state university in Sri Lanka – an online survey
    JOURNAL ARTICLE published April 2021 in European Psychiatry
    Authors: Y. Rohanachandra | Seneviratne | L. Amarakoon | S. Prathapan
    https://doi.org/10.1192/j.eurpsy.2021.1751 Actions
  • Symptoms of depression and anxiety and stress among postgraduate trainees in Sri Lanka: Risk factors and implications for practice
    JOURNAL ARTICLE published November 2023 in Indian Journal of Psychiatry
    Authors: Prasangika S. Alles | Luckshika Amarakoon | Yasodha M. Rohanachandra
    https://doi.org/10.4103/indianjpsychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_701_22 Actions
  • An elderly man presenting with symptoms suggestive of Dhat syndrome
    JOURNAL ARTICLE published 27 June 2023 in Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry
    Authors: S. Alles | C. Akurana | D. L. U. Amarakoon | Y. M. Rohanachandra
    https://doi.org/10.4038/sljpsyc.v14i1.8409 Actions
  • Parental knowledge and attitudes about child sexual abuse and their practices of sex education in a Sri Lankan setting
    JOURNAL ARTICLE published July 2023 in Asian Journal of Psychiatry
    Authors: Yasodha Maheshi Rohanachandra | Luckshika Amarakoon | Prasangika Seneviratne Alles | Aparna Udamanjari Amarasekera | Chamodi Nimesha Mapatunage
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajp.2023.103623 Actions
  • Brief psychological intervention to reduce psychological distress among preoperative cancer patients: A randomized, single-blind, two arm, parallel group controlled trial in a selected tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka
    POSTED CONTENT published
    Authors: Prasangika Seneviratne Alles | Dushyanthi Alagiyawanna | Maheeka Seneviwickrama | Sarangi Nanayakkara | Maneesh Kariyawasam | Aloka Pathirana
    https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-2910093/v1 Actions


Title of Paper: An Audit on Patient Characteristics and the Level of Monitoring at the Clozapine
Clinic at the University Psychiatric Unit at Colombo South Teaching Hospital, Kalubovila (SLCP abstract presentation2018)
Dissanayake P.G.I., Gamage K.H., Alles P.S.



  • A special award from The Royal college of surgeons Edinburgh, at the Sri Lanka college of surgeons 26th November 2022 for our clinical trial done at CSTH titled “Do cancer patients improve with brief psychological intervention; a randomized control trial “

Other Faculties of University of Sri Jayewardenepura

  • Faculty of Technology
  • Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

Other Universities

  • Postgraduate Institute of Medicine Colombo (PGIM)
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