Curriculum of psychiatry contains following topics: Introduction and history of psychiatry,Mental Health, Psychology, Psychological testings, Psychological theories, Basic science: Neuro-anatomy, Neuro-physiology, Neuro-biochemistry, genetics-epigenetic, Neuro-immuno-endocrinology, neuro-embryology, Neuro-pathology, Neuro-infections, Neuropsychiatric investigations esp imaging and electroencephalogram(EEG), Neuro cognitive disorder, Psychotic spectrum disorder,Mood disorder (depression and mania), Anxiety spectrum disorder, obsessive compulsive spectrum disorder, Substance use disorder, Psychosexual disorder, Somatoform disorder, Neurodevelopmental disorder, Personality disorder, Stress trauma related disorder, Sleep and eating related disorder, Forensic psychiatry, Treatment modalities, Pharmocotherapy, Psychotherapy, others
Functional and behavioural neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology and Neurochemistry. Neuro Chemistry. Psychoneuroendocrinology, Neurogenetic disorder. Classification in psychiatry. Case presentation (Including history taking, Neurological examination, Mental Status Examination etc.). Neurodevelpmental disorder- MR, Autism, ADHD, CD. Psychology- Theories of Learning, Emotion, Intelligence, Personality, Memory, psychological testing. Schizophrenia spectrum disorder and other psychotic disorder. Bipolar and related disorder. Depressive disorders. Anxiety disorders. Obsessive compulsive and related disorders. Trauma and stress related disorders. Dissociative disorders. Somatic symptom and related disorders. Feeding and eating disorders. Elimination disorders. Sleep wake disorders. Gender dysphoria, Sexual dysfunctions and Paraphillic disorders. Disruptive, impulsive-control and conduct disorders. Substance related and addictive disorders. Neurocognitive disorders. Personality disorders. Community psychiatry. Consultation-liaison psychiatry. Culture bound syndromes, Trans-cultural psychiatry. Psychopharmacology. Non psychopharmacological Management. Brain Stimulation Therapy- ECT and other. Emergencies in psychiatry- Suicide management and medico-legal aspect. Ethics in psychiatry. Forensic and legal psychiatry (including Indian Lunacy Act, Mental Health Act 1987, MHCA 2017, PWD ACT , NDPS ACT). Miscellaneous : Non-Compliance, Malingering, Antisocial behaviour, Borderline Intellectual functioning, Age related cognitive decline, Bereavement (including death), Academic problems, Occupational problems, Identity Problems, Religious or spiritual Problems, Acculturation problems, Phase of Life Problems, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ETC). Movement disorders (Including Medication induced movement disorders, etc.). Organic psychiatry (including amnestic disorders, Catatonic disorders, cerebrovascular disorders, Delirium, Dementia, Endocrine Epilepsy, Head injury, Headache, HIV -AIDS, Infections, etc. Neuropsychology (including Psychological Features of cerebral Disorders, Clinical Assessment etc.) Reproductive psychiatry. Bio-statistics/Research Methodology. Rehabilitation of psychiatric patients.