Diploma in Psychiatry

MAHARASHTRA UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
In Nashik

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Nashik
Vani Road, Mhasrul, Nashik , 422004, Maharashtra, India
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Course programme

Diploma in Psychiatry

OBJECTIVES
1) Therapeutic :
a) To examine, diagnose and treat psychiatric disorders.
b) Consultation - Liason psychiatry in general hospital.
2) Preventive and Promotive
a) Prevention of relapses and complication of psychiatric disorders and addictive
behaviour.
b) Rehabitation of mentally ill patients.
c) Promotion of mental health in the population in terms of improving mental well
being & Quality of life.
3) To inculcate an empathic attitude that allows an integration of humanistic and
Ethical approach in medicine.
4) To Apply Research Methodology in the field of psychiatry
5) To be aware of Knowledge of recent advance in psychiatry.

a) KNOWLEDGE:
1. BASIC SCIENCES AS APPLIED TO PSYCHIATRY
· NEUROANATOMY
 Developmental
 Central peripheral autonomic
 Principles of Brain imaging
· NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
o Normal sleep
o Basic cell
o Of thought ,cognition mood and Motor function
· NEUROCHEMISTRY
o Neurotransmitters
o In emotion, memory,behaviour
· Applied Neurophysiology., Neurochemistry., Neuroanatomy in relation to
physical factors affecting psychiatric disorders.
PSYCHOLOGY
 Basic principles e.g. Learning, memory, motivation, emotion and stress
etc.
 Applied psychology - behaviour science
 Sensory processes and perception
 Thinking and language
 Social perception, Influences and relationships
 Attitudes and beliefs
 Developmental psychology child development
 Personality structure
 Psychological assessment and testing (IQ and cognition)
 EEG
 Genetics
2. PSYCHIATRY, NEUROLOGY, NEUROPSYCHIATRY AND
BEHAVIOURAL MEDICINE
PSYCHIATRY
· Introduction to mental health and psychiatric disorders
· History taking and clinical examination in psychiatry
· Classificatory systems.
· History of Psychiatry
· Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders.
· Mood Disorders
· Anxiety and Somatoform and dissociative disorders
· Substance related disorders
· Sexual disorders
· Sleep disorders
· Eating disorders
· Psychiatric disorders due to General Medical Consumption including HIV
· Disaster and Psychiatry
· Special population in psychiatry
· Personality disorders
· Impulse control disorders
· Adjustment disorders
· Relational problems
· Psychiatric emergencies
· Deliberate self harm / Suicide
· Transcultural psychiatry
· Child and adolescent psychiatry
· Family psychiatry
· Geriatric psychiatry
· Community psychiatry in relation to India (NMHP)
· Forensic psychiatry (Mental Health Act)
· Ethics
· Human rights
· Rehabilitation.
· Psychosomatic disorders including stress
· Therapies
a) Biological - ECT and Psychopharmacology
b) Psychosocial interventions
c) Psychotherapy
d) Behaviour therapy
e) Therapies based on Indian philosophy
NEUROLOGY, NEUROPSYCHIATRY
· Clinical history and CNS examination
· Head injuries
· Alcohol and substance
· Toxic & metabolic & endocrine Disorders
· Nutritional
· Dementias
· Delirium
· SOL
· Infections and inflammatory diseases including HIV
· Movement disorders
· Epilepsy
· CVA
· Investigations
MEDICINE AS RELATED TO PSYCHIATRY
Consultation liason psychiatry
Medicine and allied
Surgery and allied
Gynecology and Obstetrics and allied
b. SKILLS
· Communication skills
· History taking and interview
· Mental status evaluation & Physical Examination with neurological
examination
· Diagnostic formulation and comprehensive plan of management
· Appraisal of Psychometry ie Intelligence , personality
· Handling emergencies and liaison services
· Psycho-education skills
· Ethical discharge of duties
· Tackling medico legal issues
· Psychotherapy and counseling
· Behavior Therapy
· Interpretation of EEG, C T, MRI
· Biological therapies including ECT & Psychopharmacology
c. ATTITUDES AND VALUES
· For professional and ethical conduct
· Humanistic and empathic relationship with patients, relatives and colleagues.
d. TEACHING LEARNING METHODS
Cognitive:
· Lectures
· Tutorials
· Seminars
· Symposium
· Didactic Small group teaching
· Workshop
· Self study
· Inter disciplinary conference
· Research forum
Skills:
· Demonstrations
· Case conference
· Research project
· Workshops
· Bedside clinics
· Journal review
· Psychotherapy and Behavior Therapy session
Attitude:
· Roll play
· Audio-visual
· Workshops
· Demonstration
EVALUTION: (As per Direction No. 01/2008 dtd. 26/05/2008 & practical scheme is as
per revised practical marksheet.)
Dissertation /Thesis
 Time spent should be one year
 Supervision
 Evaluation mandatory
Log book of all the academic activities of students
· Attitude:
· Structured evaluation and Scales
· Group Discussion
· Log Book
· Clinical - patient relationship
RECOMMENDED BOOKS AND JOURNALS:
· Psychology - Morgan King
· Anatomy - Snelles
· Physiology - Guyton
· Symptoms in the mind - Sims
· Comprehensive Textbook of psychiatry - Kaplan
· Postgraduate psychiatry - Niraj Ahuja( Indian text book)
· Oxford Text book of Psychiatry
· Organic psychiatry - Lishmann
· Indian Journal of Psychiatry


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