M.D. in Psychiatry is nothing but Doctor of Medicine in Psychiatry. In this course, students will learn about Psychology - the human behavior. It includes theoretical and practical classes for 2 to 3 years depending upon candidate’s prior qualifications.
After the completion of course, candidate will be having many job opportunities with good salary compensation. They may get job in schools and universities as councilors, hospitals and other mental development agencies. They may open their own counseling centers for youth guidance, rehabilitation centers and many more.
If they want to have career in corporate sectors then they may join industries as advisor who works to improve the working environment and employee efficiency.
It is a post graduate level course specially design for MBBS holders who want to study further in the field of Psychiatry. This course is focused to make candidates able in recognizing the importance of mental health. They also learn about principles of professional ethics. The course also teaches them identify social, environmental, biological and emotional determinants of mental health.
If we talk about subjects, these are Biology, Learning Theories, Information Processing - Brain Models of Mind, Experimental Animal Research and Implications for Mental Disorders and Clinical Psychiatry.
The syllabus includes theory, practical and teaching sessions.
Under theoretical part, candidates will learn about General Guidelines. They will get an idea about the Patient – Doctor Relationship, human development throughout the lifecycle. They will have chapters explaining The Brain and Behavior, Functional and Behavioral Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology and Neurochemistry, Neuroimaging, Electrophysiology, Psychoneuroendocrinology, Psychoneuroimmunology, and Chronobiology and Neurogenetics.
This part will include detailed history of patient. It also include study of ECT, Psychological Testing, I.Q Test, Memory Test, Personality Test, Psychological Treatment, Psychotherapy, Behavior Therapy, Cognitive behavior therapy, detailed neurological assessment and findings of CT, MRI.
During Teaching sessions, they will need to do complete case studies, conduct seminars, central sessions etc. All these activities will be supervised by faculty members.
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