We have great pleasure in placing in your hands the out come of two workshops on Clinical Practice Guidelines organised by Task force on Clinical Practice Guidelines organised at Jaipur - First on Oct 24 & 25 th 2015 on Depression, Schizophrenia and BPAD under leadership of Dr. V G Watve as President and Dr. N.N. Raju as Hon. Gen. Secretary of Indian Psychiatric Society and Second on Aug. 6 th and 7 th 2016 on OCD, GAD & Panic Disorder, Sexual Dysfunctions and Sleep Disorders under leadership of Dr. G. Prasad Rao as President and Dr. Gautam Saha as hon. General Secretary of Indian Psychiatric Society. In each workshops 39 experts from different parts of the country participated and contributed their wisdom (List of Participants experts given earlier).
As in earlier Guidelines the draft papers were revised after obtaining the consensus of house on each guideline and the draft papers were revised in the light of ammendments suggested. The outcome is in your hands for ready use in day to day clinical practice for reference.
On behalf of the Task Force we extend heartfelt thanks to the executive council of two successive years for giving us the opportunity to serve Indian Psychiatric Society.
We are grateful to Dr. T.S.S. Rao, editor IPS for Printing the CPG Guidelines as supplement at a short notice.
Long Live IPS.
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