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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 89-94

Postgraduate training in psychiatry in India


Department of Psychiatry, National Academy of Medical Sciences and Institute of Human Behavior and Allied Sciences, Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Shridhar Sharma
D-127, Preet Vihar, Delhi - 110 092
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5545.69219

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This review traces the evolution of modern medical education in India on the one hand and the formation of the Indian Psychiatric Society and the progress of postgraduate psychiatric education on the other hand, all in the context of Indian psychiatry. The topic is covered under the headings standard of psychiatric education, the goals, competencies required, impact of psychiatric disorders, relation of medicine to psychiatry, and the directions for the future of postgraduate psychiatric training.



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