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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 128-135

Cognitive psychiatry in India


1 Department of Psychiatry, C.S.M. Medical University UP, (Erstwhile King George's medical College), Lucknow - 226 003, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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T Sivakumar
Department of Psychiatry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5545.69224

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Cognitive deficits have been shown to exist in various psychiatric disorders. Though most Indian studies pertaining to cognition have been replication studies, well designed original studies have also been conducted. This article traces the evolution of cognitive psychiatry in India. Cognitive research has huge potential in India and can help us unravel mysteries of the human mind, identify etiopathogenesis and facilitate treatment of psychiatric disorders.



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