By Savita Malhotra, Subho Chakrabarti
The quantity evaluates significant advancements in psychiatry in India from the Fifties, and highlights the parts the place Indian psychiatry has contributed to the advance of the topic all over the world. The chapters evaluate foreign in addition to Indian advancements in psychiatry and its sub-specialities. quite a lot of medical, learn and policy-related themes were coated within the quantity, which starts off with an summary of the background of psychiatry in India, relocating directly to advancements in a number of sub-specialities of psychiatry within the final 60 years or so. It then particularly discusses advancements in psychology and psychodynamics, normal grownup and baby psychiatry, substance use psychiatry, neighborhood psychiatry, liaison psychiatry, and different psychiatric sub-specialities. advancements in therapy, the prestige of educating and repair in psychiatry and criminal matters regarding the perform of psychiatry in India also are integrated. The participants to this quantity are nationally and across the world well-known specialists in numerous components of psychiatry. such a lot of them have had a few organization, or are presently linked, with the dept of Psychiatry on the submit Graduate Institute of clinical schooling and study, Chandigarh, India.