PSYCHIATRY

Introduction:

The department of psychiatry started as the "mental Hygiene Clinic" under the Faculty of Social Work, MS University in 1952. It was taken over by the government of Gujarat in 1965, and became part of the Medical College.

Department of Psychiatry was headed by

  • From 1967 to 1991 by Dr. A.B. Khurana

  • From 1991 up to October 2018 by Dr. P.R. Vesuna

  • From November 2018 to October 2019 by Dr.Rakesh R. Gandhi

  • From November 2019 to February 2020 by Dr. Bharat N. Panchal

  • From march 2020 by Dr. Rakesh Gandhi

The department also provides training for undergraduate doctors (interns) and post-graduate students of Psychiatry. It admits three students annually to the course of MD Psychiatry from both the state and national levels and has two positions for Senior Residents. It is also involved in the training of psychology, social work and nursing students.

The department caters to the outpatients from OPD 11. It has an indoor facility of 40 beds, which include both psychiatric and de-addiction patients. Medications are provided by the hospital and electro-convulsive therapy is conducted in the Ward.

• 5 students are admitted annually since year 2020 for the course of M.D. Psychiatry from both all India & state level.

Staff

Faculty:

No Name Designation Mobile No. Email Address
1 Dr. Rakesh Gandhi I/C Head of Department and Associate Professor 9824299183 Rakesh_gandhi68@yahoo.com
2 Dr. Rajat Oswal Associate Professor 9426886276 Rajatoswal@yahoo.com
3 Dr. Chirag Barot Assistant Professor 9825046976 gladiatorjahaan@gmail.com
4 Dr. Mahesh Suthar Assistant Professor 9033870604 drmaheshsuthar@gmail.com
5 Dr. Vrinda Pareek Assistant Professor 8769286067 Vrindapareek96@gmail.com

Residents

Sr. Name of Resident doctor Designation Mobile No. E-mail id
1.        Dr.Anu Patel Senior Resident 9173947835 Anupatel311@gmail.com
2.        Dr.Kishan Patel Third Year Resident 9106724319 Kp38366@gmail.com
3.        Dr.Kalyani Bhukar Third Year Resident 7016352076 k.bhukar92@gmail.com
4.        Dr.Harita Darji Third Year Resident 9924964244 Harita.darji@gmail.com
5.        Dr.Dhruv Chaudhary Third Year Resident 9111433085 Dhruv.330@gmail.com
6.        Dr.Harman Singh Bhatia Third Year Resident 9537615090 harman2710@gmail.com
7.        Dr.Chintan Savani Third Year Resident 7600297537 Chintansavani98@gmail.com
8.        Dr.Shivangi Aggarwal Third Year Resident 9898443626 Shivangiagg1993@gmail.com
9.        Dr.Veji Odedara Third Year Resident 9898443626 Odedaraveji5193@gmail.com
10.    Dr. Viren Solanki Second Year Resident 9925134735 Drvirensolanki99@gmail.com
11.    Dr. Vidhi Modi Third Year Resident 7984389756 Drvidhimodi266@gmail.com
12.    Dr. Laukik Darji Second Year Resident 9586032448 Darji.laukik@gmail.com
13.    Dr. Kosha Thorat Second Year Resident 9737116065 Kosha6100@gmail.com
14.    Dr. Mihir Jani First Year Resident 9408849005 Mihirjani158@gmail.com
15 Dr. Aditya Mhaskar First Year Resident 8469722115 Adityamhaskar94@gmail.com
16.    Dr. Paresh Jani First Year Resident 9998978271 Pareshjani49@gmail.com
17.    Dr. Ripal Patel First Year Resident 7622020470 Ripalpatel2703@gmail.com
18.    Dr. Sonali Mehta First Year Resident 8140030709 srmehta1995@gmail.com

 

 

Details of Non teaching staff

1. Psychiatric Social Worker
Mr. Nilesh M. Patel
2. Data Entry Operator
Mrs. Ramilaben B. Parmar
3. Peon
Mr. Ramesh Kahar

Details of Technical staff
1. Mr. PruthvirajsinghZhala EEG Technician

Details of Nursing staff

Mrs. Parvati S. Parmar, staff nurse in opd
Mrs. Poyni Joshi, staff nurse in opd
Mrs. Krishna Vasava, staff nurse in opd
Mrs. Hiral Patel, staff nurse in opd
Miss. Sandhya Herma, staff nurse in opd
Mrs. Kalpana S. Patel, incharge staff nurse in ward
Mrs. Anjana P. Thakkar, staff nurse in ward
Mrs. Ansuyaben B. Parmar, staff nurse in ward
Mrs. Harshaben B. Makwana, staff nurse in ward
Mrs. Gayatriben P. Srimali, staff nurse in ward
Mrs. K.M. Daiji

• Postgraduate Educational Regulations and Teaching Schedule of Department of Psychiatry

The department of Psychiatry runs a well organised teaching schedule covering basic sciences, general Psychiatry and mental health, clinical psychology and sociology, sub speciality of Psychiatry like Child Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, De addiction, Legal Psychiatry etc.

The training is given in the form of lectures, seminars, case conferences, journal clubs, ward rounds, psychotherapy supervision and dissertation. At least 80% presence is required for every term.

 Day 8.00am to 9.30am 9.00am to 12.30pm 3.30 to 5.00pm 5.00pm to 6.00pm
Monday Ward Round OPD OPD Ward round
Clinic for Senile Disorder Seminars
  Psychotherapy Supervision/Case presentation as per availability of case
Tuesday ECT/ Ward Round OPD OPD Ward round
Child Guidance Clinic with Disability Certification Psychotherapy Supervision as per availability of case
  Group Discussions
Wednesday Ward Round OPD OPD Ward round
Deaddiction Clinic PG Lecture
  Camp for prisoners
  Psychotherapy Supervision/Case presentation as per availability of case
Thursday Ward Round  OPD OPD Ward round
Memory clinic Journal Club
  Psychotherapy Supervision as per availability of case
Friday ECT/ Round OPD OPD Ward round 
Family Counselling & Psychosexual Clinic Disability Certification Case conference
  Psychotherapy Supervision as per availability of case 
Saturday Round OPD Case presentation as per availability of case  

Publications

Sr. Name of Author Name of Journal Article Volume/ Issue Year
1 Rajat M. Oswal
Sutanaya Pal
Sangita V. Patel
Anu Patel
 Vikas Doshi
Rakesh R. Gandhi
Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences Smartphone addiction among undergraduate medical students and its association with academic performance Ahead of print 18-Jun-20
2 Rakesh R. Gandhi
Mahesh A. Suthar
Rajkumar
Prashant Mangla
Journal of Evaluation of Medical and Dental sciences Proportion of Sexual Dysfunction Among Drug Free Patients Suffering From Anxiety Disorders Volume 8 / Issue 33 August 19/2019
3 Chirag K. Barot Ganpat Vankar
Anu Patel
Sutanaya Pal
Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Acting on Delusions in Patients Suffering From Schizophrenia Volume 4
Page 52-61
2019
4 Dr.VrindaPareek
Shreyancejain
Kartiksinghai
NareshNebhinani
case reports in perinatal medicine Comprehensive antenatal to postpartum care of patients with bipolar disorder: a case report   accepted on 6 August 2019
5 Dr.Rakesh Gandhi
Dr.krishnakumar Mishra
PARIPEX-INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH Association of expressed emotions in caretakers with their demographic variable in patients of Major Depressive Disorder Volume 8, Issue 5 19-May
6 Dr.Rakesh Gandhi
Dr.krishna Kumar Mishra
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH Association of severity of expressed emotions in caretakers with duration of illness in patients of Major Depressive Disorder Volume 8, Issue 5 19-May
7 Dr.Rakesh Gandhi
Dr.krishnakumar Mishra
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENCE & RESEARCH Association of severity of expressed emotions with type of caregivers in patients of Major Depressive Disorders Volume 7, Issue 10 18-Oct
8 Dr.Rakesh Gandhi
Dr.krishnakumar Mishra
International Journal of Science and Research Association of Expressed Emotion in Caretakers with severity of Depression in patients of Major Depressive Disorder Volume 7
Issue 9
2018
9 Sutanaya pal
G. K. Vankar
Rajat M Oswal
Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Recognition of Major Depressive Disorder & its Correlates among Adult male patients attending a Primary Care Clinic Issue-3
Page 55-62
2018
10 Nebhinani N
PareekVrinda
Sharma P
Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry Association of Inflammatory and Liver Markers with Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Patients with Depression.   2018
11 Rakesh R. Gandhi
Mahesh A. Suthar
Sutanaya Pal
Ankit J.Rathod
Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Anxiety and Depression in spouses of males diagnosed with alcohol dependence: a comparative study Issue -4
Page 51-56
2017
12 Chirag Barot
Sunil Kumar Ahuja
Prashant Mangla
International Journal of Research in Medicine Sexual Dysfunction in Drug Free Patients Suffering from Depression Vol-5 Issue-4 Page-32-37 2017
13 Rajat M Oswal
Dinesh M Rathor
Falguni M Patel
Kamlesh R Dave
Ritambhara Y Mehta
International Journal of Research in Medicine Study of sexual practices and relationship patterns in men who have sex with men Vol-6
Issue-1
Page 128-132
17-Apr
14 Rajat M Oswal
Dinesh M Rathor
Falguni M Patel
Kamlesh R Dave
Ritambhara Y Mehta
International Journal of Integrated Medical Research Depression and its correlates in men who have sex with men attending a community-based organization Vol-4
Issue-1
Page 17-22
17-Apr
15 Suthar N
Pareek Vrinda
Nebhinani N Suman DK.
Indian Journal of Psychiatry Galactorrhoea with antidepressants: A case series Vol 20
Issue 20
2017
16 Nebhinani N Sharma P Pareek Vrinda Journal of Mental Health and Human Behaviour Associations of Metabolic Syndrome with Elevated Liver Enzymes and C‑reactive Protein in Drug‑naïve Patients with Depressive Disorders. Vol 21
Issue 2 page 91-97
2016
17 Rakesh Gandhi
Mahesh Suthar
Mandeep Singh
Sutanaya Pal
Telangana Journal of Psychiatry  A Study of Relationship between Insight and Depression in Schizophrenia Vol-2
No-2
Page-94-98
July-Dec 2016
18 Rakesh Gandhi
Mahesh Suthar
Animesh Patel
International Journal of Medical Research Professionals A Study of Co-morbidity in Mentally Retarded Children Vol-2 Issue-3 Page-249-251 2016
19 Chirag Barot
Prashant Mangla
International Journal of Research in Medicine Sexual Knowledge and Attitudes in patients of Dhat Syndrome Vol-5 Issue-3 Page-44-48 2016
20 Falguni M Patel
Rajat M Oswal
Ritambhara Y Mehta
Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Sciences Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Adult Victims of 2006 Flood in Surat, Gujarat Vol-3 Issue-4 Page-303-306 Oct-Dec 2015
21 Bagri PK
Samdariya S
Pareek P Pareek Vrinda
Samdariya S
Clinical Cancer Investigation Journal Gardasil nine: Is the number enough?? Volume 4, Issue 5 page 687-688 2015

 

Details of any CME programmes, conferences and/or any academic activities conducted by the department.
 

Name of CME – Conference/ Workshop Date of CME
CME on “Approach to Epilepsy and Epileptic Encephalopathy in Children” by DR.RENU SUTHAR(D.M. PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY), Assistant Professor, Dept. of Paediatrics, PGIMER, CHANDIGARH. 15/3/2019 
CME on “ How to do Poster Presentation” By Dr.G.K.Vankar M.D.(Psychiatry)DPM Professor, dept. of Psychiatry, People’s college of medical science & research Centre, BHOPAL. 27/12/2019
CME on “Recent advances in Autism spectrum disorder” by Dr.Jalnidhi Nanavati Consultant child psychiatrist, kashiba general hospital, karelibaug, Vadodara.  18/2/2020
CME (online) on “resources to be used by resident doctors & assessment of psychiatric patient part-1” by Dr. Sutanaya Pal. resident physician (Psychiatry), SUNY upstate medical university, Syracuse, NEW YORK, USA. 11/7/2020

 

Sr Name of CME – Conference/ Workshop / Quiz Faculty Date of CME/Lecture
1 Post Graduate Residents Orientation Program
“Stress Management” 
Dr. Rajat Oswal 19/6/2018
2 Undergraduate Quiz Competition
College Round 
  15/9/2018
3 Undergraduate Quiz Competition
Zonal Round
  18/9/2018
4 Postgraduate CME at Jamnagar (IPS-GSB)
Lecture on “Resistant Epilepsy- Approach to Management”
Dr. Rajat Oswal 17/2/2019
5 CME on “Approach to Epilepsy and Epileptic Encephalopathy in Children” Dr.RENU SUTHAR(D.M. PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY),
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, PGIMER, CHANDIGARH.
15/3/2019
6 Undergraduate Lecture on “Awareness on Substance Use among Medical Undergraduate Students” Dr.Mahesh Suthar 18/7/2019
7 Undergraduate Foundation Course
Lecture on
   
  White Coat Ceremony (Demonstrate Understanding Compassion Integrity Duty Trust Core Values for Nature of Physicians Work) Dr. Vrinda Pareek 23/8/2019
  Professional and Altruistic Behavior Dr. Rakesh Gandhi 24/8/2019
  Disability Competencies Dr. Chirag Barot 28/8/2019
  Stress Management Dr.Rajat Oswal 29/8/2019
8 Undergraduate Quiz Competition
College Round
  6/9/2019
9 Undergraduate Quiz Competition
Zonal Round
  9/9/2019
10 CME on “How to do Poster Presentation”
By Dr.G.K.Vankar M.D.(Psychiatry)DPM
Professor, dept. of Psychiatry, People’s college of medical science & research Centre, BHOPAL.
  27/12/2019
11 Postgraduate CME at Surat (IPS-GSB)
Lecture on “Assessment of Substance Use Disorder”
  28/12/2019

Details of any awards and achievements received by the students or faculty

Name of Award Name of Faculty
First prize in PG Quiz at 47th Annual Conference of the Indian Psychiatric Society Gujarat State Branch at Jaipur on 18th August 2017 Dr.Prashant Mangla
Dr.Avisha Mahla
Dr.Mahesh Suthar
First prize for best poster presentation on “Weight loss due to Blonanserin in a patient suffering from Schizophrenia” at 48th Annual conference of Indian Psychiatric Society Gujarat State Branch on 9th September 2018 at Kumbhalgarh. Dr.Kalyani Bhukar
Dr.Rajat Oswal
First prize for best Paper presentation on “Study of Attitude and Behavior Towards Mental Illness Among Non-Psychiatric Clinicians in a Tertiary care Teaching Hospital” at 49th Annual conference of Indian Psychiatric Society Gujarat State Branch on 23rd August 2019 at Jaisalmer. Dr.Kalyani Bhukar
Dr. Rakesh Gandhi
Third prize for best poster presentation on “Foreign Body Insertion in Different Body Orifices Secondary to Commanding Hallucination” at 49th Annual conference of Indian Psychiatric Society Gujarat State Branch on 23rd August 2019 at Jaisalmer. Dr. Chintan Savani
Dr. Vrinda Pareek
Palak Gandhi & Ashraf Kesrani (Both Final Year MBBS students) won the South Zone Gujarat State UG Psychiatry Quiz for 2017 conducted in SMIMER, Surat.  
Poojan Thakkar & Rachit Shah (III/I Year MBBS students) won the South Zone Gujarat State UG Psychiatry Quiz for 2018 conducted in Medical College Baroda.  

 

Special services provided by department of Psychiatry during COVID-19 Pandemic:

(a) Counselling services provided to people who were in quarantine.
(b) Training of counsellors for providing psychosocial care during COVID-19 pandemic in liaison with SIHFW, Vadodara, GSACS Ahmedabad & UNICEF Gujarat.
(c) Preparation of a manual for health care provider “Ensuring safety & wellbeing through psychosocial support during COVID-19 pandemic in liaison with SIHFW, Vadodara, GSACS Ahmedabad & UNICEF Gujarat.
(d) Providing tele-psychiatry support & counselling to existing & new patients who could not come to hospital.
(e) Providing counselling support to general population for emotional issues arising from COVID-19 pandemic.
(f) Both faculty & resident doctors provided services in both COVID & suspected COVID wards in our hospital & in GMERS gotri hospital.

Other facilities provided by Department:
i) Departmental library
ii) EEG facility in Psychiatry ward (ward-14)
iii) Special clinics as mentioned below:
• Clinic for Senile disorder – Monday
• Child guidance clinic – Tuesday
• Deaddiction clinic – Wednesday
• Memory clinic – Thursday
• Family counselling, Psychosexual clinic – Friday

Paper & Poster presented by department of Psychiatry:

Sr Title of Paper / Poster  Year Name of Conference Name of Faculty
1 Burden In Family Members of Patients Suffering From Schizophrenia In Rural Gujarat 2015 45th Annual conference of Indian Psychiatric Society Gujarat State Branch on September 2015 at Udaipur. Dr. Anu Patel
Dr. Rajat Oswal
Dr. Shobha Mishra
 
2 Acting On Delusions In Patients Suffering From Schizophrenia 2017 69th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, January 2017 at Raipur. Dr. Anu Patel
Dr. Chirag Barot
3 Pre-Partum Psychosis- A Case Report 2017 69th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, January 2017 at Raipur. Dr. Anu Patel
Dr. Rajat Oswal
4 Positive Effect of Media In Psychiatry 2017 69th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, January 2017 at Raipur. Dr. Amir Khan Pathan
Dr. Rajat Oswal
5 Tardive Dystonia With Superimposed Attention Seeking Behavior– A Case Report 2017 47th Annual conference of Indian Psychiatric Society Gujarat State Branch on 2017 at Jaipur. Dr. Prashant Mangla
Dr. Mahesh Suthar
6 Quality Of Life In Bipolar-I Mood Disorder Patients During Euthymic Phase 2017 47th Annual conference of Indian Psychiatric Society Gujarat State Branch on 2017 at Jaipur. Dr. Prashant Mangla
Dr. Sangram Dhalgade
Dr. Rajat Oswal
7 Prevalence of Major Depressive Disorder in Patients Suffering From Tuberculosis 2017 69th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, January 2017 at Raipur. Dr. Pooja Thakrar
Dr. Rajat Oswal
8 Psychogenic Aphonia in a Young Male- A Case Report 2017 69th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, January 2017 at Raipur. Dr. Pooja Thakrar
Dr. Mahesh Suthar
9 Delusion of Pregnancy: A Case Report  2018 70th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, February 2018, Ranchi. Dr. Avisha Mahla
Dr. Rajat Oswal
10 Prevalence of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder in Medical and Paramedical College Students 2018 70th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, February 2018, Ranchi. Dr. Avisha Mahla
Dr. Pooja Thakrar
Dr. Rajat Oswal
11 Association of Expressed Emotion In Caretakers With Severity of Depression in Patients of Major Depressive Disorder 2018 70th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, February 2018, Ranchi. Dr. Raviraj Khadiya
Dr. Krishna Mishra
12 ECT Induced Mania- A Case Report 2018 70th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, February 2018, Ranchi.  Dr. Raviraj Khadiya
Dr. Mahesh Suthar
13 A Case Report on Volatile Substance abuse With Depressive Symptoms Secondary to Anemia 2018 70th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, February 2018, Ranchi.  Dr. Urvika Parekh
Dr. Dhruv Bardolia
Dr. Rajat Oswal
14 Prevalence of Functional Somatic Symptoms in Drug Free Patients Suffering From Major Depressive Disorder 2018 70th Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, February 2018, Ranchi. Dr. Urvika Parekh
Dr. Amir Khan Pathan
Dr. Rajat Oswal
15 Unilateral Auditory Hallucinations in a Case of Sensorineural Hearing Loss- a Case report 2018 48th Annual conference of Indian Psychiatric Society Gujarat State Branch on 9th September 2018 at Kumbhalgarh Dr. Harita Darji
Dr. Mahesh Suthar
16 Weight loss due to Blonanserin in a patient suffering from Schizophrenia 2018 48th Annual conference of Indian Psychiatric Society Gujarat State Branch on 9th September 2018 at Kumbhalgarh. Dr. Kalyani Bhukar
Dr. Rajat Oswal
17 Attitude and Behavior Towards Mental Illness Among Non-Psychiatric Clinicians in a Tertiary care Teaching Hospital 2019 71st Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, February 2019 at Lucknow. Dr. Harita Darji
Dr. Avisha Mahla
Dr. Rakesh Gandhi
18 An Unusual Presentation of Bracelet Stuck on Arm Causing Necrosis- in a Patient suffering from Schizophrenia 2019 71st Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, February 2019 at Lucknow. Dr. Dhruv Chaudhary
Dr. Rajat Oswal
19 Olanzapine Induced Discoloration of teeth – a Unique Case Report 2019 71st Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, February 2019 at Lucknow. Dr. Kishan Patel
Dr. Rajat Oswal
20 Depressive Disorder in Caregivers of Children with Beta-Thalassemia Major 2019 49th Annual conference of Indian Psychiatric Society Gujarat State Branch on 23rd August 2019 at Jaisalmer. Dr. Kishan Patel
Dr. Raviraj Khadiya
Dr. Porusasp Vesuna
21 Study of Attitude and Behavior Towards Mental Illness Among Non-Psychiatric Clinicians in a Tertiary care Teaching Hospital 2019 49th Annual conference of Indian Psychiatric Society Gujarat State Branch on 23rd August 2019 at Jaisalmer. Dr. Kalyani Bhukar
Dr. Avisha Mahla
Dr. Rakesh Gandhi
22 A Study of Measuring Self-Stigma in Alcohol Use Disorder Patients 2019 49th Annual conference of Indian Psychiatric Society Gujarat State Branch on 23rd August 2019 at Jaisalmer. Dr. Dhruv Chaudhary
Dr. Urvika Parekh
Dr. Porusasp Vesuna
23 Foreign Body Insertion In Different Body Orifices Secondary To Commanding Hallucination 2019 49th Annual conference of Indian Psychiatric Society Gujarat State Branch on 23rd August 2019 at Jaisalmer. Dr. Chintan Savani
Dr. Vrinda Pareek
24 Olfactory Reference Syndrome- A Case Report 2019 49th Annual conference of Indian Psychiatric Society Gujarat State Branch on 23rd August 2019 at Jaisalmer. Dr. Harman Singh Bhatia
Dr. Rakesh Gandhi
25 Anxiety Disorders and Burden Of Care in Caregivers of Children with Beta-Thalassemia Major 2020 72nd Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, 22nd January, 2020 at Kolkata. Dr. Chintan Savani
Dr. Raviraj Khadiya
Dr. Rakesh Gandhi
26 Psychogenic Dysarthria- A Case Report 2020 72nd Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, 22nd January, 2020 at Kolkata. Dr. Chintan Savani
Dr. Chirag Barot
27 Risperidone Induced Thrombocytopenia- A Case Report 2020 72nd Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, 22nd January, 2020 at Kolkata. Dr. Veji Odedara
Dr. Vrinda Pareek
28 Study of Quality of Life in Alcohol Use Disorder Patients 2020 72nd Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, 22nd January, 2020 at Kolkata. Dr. Veji Odedara
Dr. Urvika Parekh
Dr. Rakesh Gandhi
29 Chronic Organophosphate Induced Neuropsychiatric Disorder: A Rare Case  2020 72nd Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, 22nd January, 2020 at Kolkata. Dr. Shivangi Aggarwal
Dr. Chirag Barot
30 Study of a Delusional Themes as a Diagnostic Aid among Psychotic Patients 2020 72nd Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, 22nd January, 2020 at Kolkata. Dr. Shivangi Aggarwal
Dr. Kalyani Bhukar
Dr. Rajat Oswal
 

 

Ongoing Research Projects

1 Quality of Life and Caregiver Burden- Comparative study between Schizophrenia and Depressive Disorders Dr. Harman Singh Bhatia,
Dr. Rakesh Gandhi
2 Body image concern & psychological impact among breast cancer patient. Dr. Chintan Savani,  Dr.Rajat Oswal
3 Study of presence of suicidal ideas and attempts in first episode psychosis and assessment of risk factors for the same Dr. Shivangi Aggarwal,
Dr. Chirag Barot
4 Severity, aetiology and outcome of delirium in indoor patients referred to consultation liaison psychiatry. Dr. Veji Odedara,
Dr. Mahesh Suthar

• Paper sent for publication:
Sr. No. TITLE AUTHORS
1 Functional Somatic symptoms in drug free patients suffering from Major Depressive Disorder  Dr.Amir Pathan, Dr. Anu Patel, Dr.Dhruv Chaudhary 
2 Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder: Prevalence, Quality of life and disability due to illness among medical and para-medical students Dr.Pooja Thakrar, Dr.Rajat Oswal, Dr.Kalyani Bhukar
3 Depression, Anxiety and burden of care in caregivers of children with thalassemia Dr. Raviraj Khadiya, Dr.Prashant Mangla, Dr.Kishan Patel, Dr.Rajat Oswal, Dr.Porusasp Vesuna
4 Quality of life in euthymic bipolar patients compared to general population Dr.Sangram Dhalgade, Dr.Harita Darji, Dr.Harman Singh Bhatia, Dr.Rajat Oswal
5 Psychological Impact of Novel Corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic among Resident doctors at a tertiary care hospital Dr. Chintan Savani, Dr. Chirag Barot

• Post-graduate Teaching Schedule:
 
Sr               TOPIC
1 Classification, History taking points
2 MSE, MMSE, BG test, concept of normality
3 Medical and Neurological examination
4 Classification of drugs in general
5 Typical sign and symptoms of psychiatric illness defined
6 Delirium, Dementia
7 Epilepsy
8 Antiepileptic
9 Learning Theories
10 Neuroanatomy
11 Mood disorder, Back and Hamilton scales
12 Antidepressant & Mood stabilizer
13 Perception
14 Neurophysiology & Neurochemistry
15 Psychotic disorder, PANSS
16 Antipsychotic & Anticholinergic
17 Cognition
18 Neuroimaging, Headache
19 Substance abuse disorders
20 Common substance use disorders (alcohol, opioid)
21 Emotions
22 Organic psychiatric disorders
23 Anxiety disorder, HARS, YB-OCD scales
24 Psychological examination
25 Neuropsychiatry, Neuroendocrinology
26 Somatoform disorders
27 Cognitive therapy
28 Aggression, Death, Dying and bereavement
29 Suicide
30 Impulse control disorder, Eating disorders
31 Freud, Défense mechanism
32 Basic science of sleep, EEG
33 Sexual disorder, Sleep disorder
34 HIV counselling, Biofeedback
35 Theories of personality, other psychodynamic schools
36 Psychosomatic medicine
37 Personality disorders, MMPI, Rorschach, TAT, CAT, other
38 Psychoanalysis, Brief psychotherapy
39 Memory
40 Amnestic disorder
41 Dissociative disorders, Factitious disorders
42 Hypnosis, Narcoanalysis, ECT
43 Piaget, Erikson, Bowlby
44 Genetic and Neuropsychiatry in Mental retardation
45 Mental retardation & IQ test, Bhatia battery
46 Psychiatric aspect of day-care
47 Learning disorders, communication disorders, PDD, Motor skill disorders
48 ADHD, Tic disorders, Feeing and Eating disorders
49 Forensic psychiatry
50 Mental health act
51 Benzodiazepines, Nonbenzodiazepines
52 Behaviour therapy

Unit/Department wise beds distribution.

Unit: One
Total Beds: 40

 

 

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