ABOUT THIS BOOK
· Provides a review of developments in psychiatry in India by recognized
· Includes a wide range of clinical, research and policy-related topics
· The first volume of its kind from India
The volume evaluates major developments in psychiatry in India from the 1950s, and highlights the areas where Indian psychiatry has contributed to the development of the subject worldwide. The chapters review international as well as Indian developments in psychiatry and its sub-specialities. A wide range of clinical, research and policy-related topics have been covered in the volume, which begins with an overview of the history of psychiatry in India, moving on to developments in various sub-specialities of psychiatry in the last 60 years or so. It then specifically discusses developments in psychology and psychodynamics, general adult and child psychiatry, substance use psychiatry, community psychiatry, liaison psychiatry, and other psychiatric sub-specialities. Developments in treatment, the status of training and service in psychiatry, and legal issues related to the practice of psychiatry in India are also included. The contributors to this volume are nationally and internationally recognized experts in different areas of psychiatry. Most of them have had some association, or are currently associated, with the Department of Psychiatry at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
Content Level » Research
Keywords » Clinical psychology in India - Common mental disorders in India - Counselling in India - Developments in adult and child psychiatry - Psychiatry in India - Psychiatry in primary health care - Psycho-oncology in India - Psychometry in India - Psychosexual disorders in India -Schizophrenia research in India - Substance abuse and psychiatry in India - Training and development in psychiatry
Related subjects » Psychology - Social Sciences
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction Savita Malhotra and Subho Chakrabarti.- THE HISTORY OF PSYCHIATRY IN INDIA.- The beginnings of psychiatry in India N. N. Wig.- DEVELOPMENTS IN PSYCHOLOGY AND RELATED SUBJECTS.- Psychological tests: Indian developments S.K. Verma.- Psychometry as an adjunct to psychiatry: an Indian perspective R. Nehra, S. Sarkar and S. Mahajan.- Training in clinical psychology in India D. Pershad.- 6. Culture, coping, Indian personality and mental illness V.K. Varma.- DEVELOPMENTS IN GENERAL ADULT PSYCHIATRY.- 7. Psychiatric nosology: Indian dimensions P. K. Singh.- Schizophrenia: Indian Research P. Kulhara.- Acute and transient psychosis: Indian contributions S. Malhotra.- Suicide and parasuicide: Indian research P. Behere and M.C. Bhise.- Common mental disorders in India R. Chadda.- Early intervention in psychosis S.P. Singh.- DEVELOPMENTS IN CHILD PSYCHIATRY.- Child psychiatry in India: an overview S. Malhotra and N. Kate.- Classification in child psychiatry in India D. Pravin.- Interventions in child psychiatry: The Indian scene B. Pradhan.- Intellectual disability in India – an update S. Girimaji.- Adolescent psychiatric disorders: Indian research M. Mehta.- Childhood Autism: 70 years on and the plot thickens Usha S. Naik.- DEVELOPMENTS IN SUBSTANCE ABUSE RESEARCH.- De-addiction services in India S. K. Mattoo, Shubh Mohan Singh, Siddharth Sarkar.- Addiction research in India Debasish Basu, Abhishek Ghosh, Bichitrananda Patra, Subodh B.N..- DEVELOPMENTS IN LIAISON PSYCHIATRY.- Psycho-oncology – Indian experience & research S.K. Chaturvedi.- Delirium research: contribution from India S. Grover and N. Kate.- DEVELOPMENTS IN OTHER PSYCHIATRIC SPECIALTIES.- Marital and psychosexual disorders: Indian contributions A. Avasthi, S. Sarkar, and S. Grover.- From institutions, to clinics to community. Development of community mental health in the last 50 years R.S. Murthy.- Psychiatry in primary health care: Indian perspectives V.K. Sharma.- DEVELOPMENTS IN PSYCHIATRIC TREATMENT.- Overview of interventions-Indian perspective P.S.V.N. Sharma.- ECT: the research from India K. Deka.- Psychosocial interventions: Indian developments Susanta Kumar Padhy, Adarsh Kohli, Sidharth Sarkar.- Counselling in India A. Kohli.- 30. Rehabilitation psychiatry B. S. Chavan, Subhash Das.- 31. Mindfulness and mental health S. Kumar.- DEVELOPMENTS IN PSYCHIATRIC TRAINING AND SERVICE.- The changing face of private psychiatric practice in India R. Gupta.- Challenges in undergraduate psychiatric training in India Rajiv Gupta, Hitesh Khurana.-DEVELOPMENTS IN LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF PSYCHIATRY.- The Mental Health Act of India R.C. Jiloha.- Rights of the mentally ill in India D. Kumar.
AUTHORS & EDITORS
Savita Malhotra is Head of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services at the Department of Psychiatry, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Educational and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India. She is a recipient of the D.L.N. Murthy Rao Oration Award, Bhagwat Award, PPA 1 Award, Bombay Psychiatric Society Silver Jubilee Year Award of the Indian Psychiatric Society; Tilak Venkoba Rao Award of the Indian Council of Medical Research; and WHO Fellowship in Child Mental Health. She has also received the Dr K.L. Wig Oration Award of the National Academy of Medical Sciences. She is a Life Fellow of the Indian Association for Social Psychiatry and of the Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Professor Malhotra has been actively involved with several national and international societies and organisations: Indian Association for Social Psychiatry (Past President); Indian Association for Child & Adolescent Mental Health (Life President); International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (Assistant Secretary General and Adjunct Secretary); Member and Consultant Education Committee of the World Psychiatric Association; and Temporary Advisor, World Health Organisation, in the past. She is President Elect of the Asian Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions, and Board Member of the Child Psychiatry Section of WPA. She has published over 200 research papers and book chapters and authored/edited several books.
Subho Chakrabarti is Professor of Psychiatry at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Educational and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. He has clinical, teaching and research experience of over 22 years. He has been a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, U.K., Fellow of the International Society for Affective Disorders, Fellow of the Indian Psychiatric Society, Fellow of the Indian Association of Social Psychiatry, and Member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, India. Professor Chakrabarti has received 15 national and international awards for best paper or best presentation. He is a member of the editorial board of five national and international journals and member of the Expert Working Group on Mood and Anxiety Disorders for the Revision of ICD-10 Mental and Behavioural Disorders, WHO, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse. He has around 170 national and international publications, over 100 of which are indexed in the Index Medicus.