Psychiatry is the branch of medicine focused on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioural disorders. The purpose of the MD course in Psychiatry is to produce a competent psychiatrist to provide health care in the field of Psychiatry. A physician qualified in Psychiatry, diagnose and treat psychiatric disorders, take preventive and curative steps for the disease in the community at all levels of health care. They identify social, economic, environmental, biological and emotional determinants of mental health, and institute diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, preventive and promotive measures to provide holistic care to patients. They also demonstrate communication skills of a high order in explaining management and prognosis, providing counselling and giving health education messages to patients, families and communities. By the end of the course, the student acquires knowledge (cognitive domain), professionalism (affective domain) and skills (psychomotor domain). They are able to conduct detailed Mental Status Examinations (MSE), Cognitive behaviour therapy, Supportive psychotherapy, Modified ECT, Clinical IQ assessment, Alcohol intoxication management, Opioid withdrawal management, etc. After completing the course, they are also able to demonstrate an approach to patients with a variety of clinical presentations including the symptoms like Auditory hallucinations, visual hallucinations, Pseudo hallucination, Seizures true and pseudo seizure, Panic attack, Manic symptoms, Behavioural symptoms of schizophrenia, etc.

Key Features:

  • Excellent infrastructure
  • Multi-disciplinary environment
  • Highly qualified faculty
  • Provide quality care with the help of recent advances in physiotherapy for early functional independence of patients
  • Diverse specialities and hands-on clinical skill training
  • Trained in pedagogic and personal effectiveness
  • Research intensive environment
  • Provide conducive atmosphere for easy and effective learning
  • Inculcate the holistic approach amongst the students for the total rehabilitation of patients

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