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PERSONAL REMINISCENCES
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 177-182

Reminiscences and reflections on growth of psychiatry in India


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

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Shridhar Sharma
Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, D-127, Preet Vihar, New Delhi - 110 092
India
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DOI: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_430_17

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The paper is an autobiographical account of growth of Psychiatry in India, during the last six decades. It highlights on the development of treatment modalities in psychiatry especially on psychopharmacological drugs. The establishment of general hospital psychiatry and manpower development in the field of mental health are other areas which are discussed.



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