West Bengal: Its Contribution to Indian Psychiatry

by Ranjan Bhattacharyya, Kaustav Chakraborty, Rajarshi Neogi

The title of the book West Bengal: Its Contribution to Indian Psychiatry is unique in every perspective. The book is a brainchild of its editor. It is perhaps the first monograph which is going to showcase the rich contribution of renowned psychiatrists of West Bengal to the world community. The epidemiological studies, development of psychiatry institutes from its nascent stage till date have been beautifully summarized in this book. The researches on community psychiatry, schizophrenia, culture-bound syndrome, child and adolescent psychiatry, somatoform disorders, addiction psychiatry, psychotherapeutic approaches, the role of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in shaping mental health services have been narrated in a nutshell. This book has been an endeavor to script the contribution of stalwarts. The documented and evidence-based research works have been cited in this book. This book will be very useful as a ready reference for the practitioners, postgraduate students, researchers, mental health professionals and all the stakeholders in years to come.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Bhattacharyya Ranjan
Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India
2. Chakraborty Kaustav
College of Medicine and JNM Hospital, Nadia, West Bengal, India
3. Neogi Rajarshi RG Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
ISBN 9789389188868
Speciality Psychiatry
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18344
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 230
Book Type Professional

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