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M.D. Psychiatry

Doctor of Medicine in Psychiatry

M.D Psychiatry is a specialization course which can be pursued after successful completion of MBBS and its internship. The course can be completed in 2 - 3 years and there are many colleges and institutes including some good government organizations which are offering this course at reasonable fee structure.

Course Name: M.D. Psychiatry
Group: M.D.
Stream: Healthcare & Medical Science
Course Category: Medical
Duration: 2-3 years

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.

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M.D. Psychiatry - Colleges & Admission Notifications

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College Name
A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences and research Center, Karnataka
Academy of Medical Sciences, Kerala
Alluri Sitarama Raju Academy of Medical Sciences, Andhra Pradesh
Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Kerala
Andhra Medical College, Andhra Pradesh
Armed Forces Medical College, Maharashtra
Assam Medial College, Assam
B J Medical College, Gujarat
Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute, Karnataka
Bharati vidhyapeeth Medical College, Maharashtra
Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College & Hospital, Maharashtra
Bhaskar Medical College, Telangana
Burdwan Medical College & Hospital, West Bengal
BVU Medical College, Maharashtra
Byl Nair Medical General & T N Medical College, Maharashtra
C.U Shah Medical College, Gujarat
Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences, Andhra Pradesh
Chengalpattu Medical College, Tamil Nadu
Chirayu Medical College And Hospital, Madhya Pradesh
Christian Medical College, Tamil Nadu
Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Punjab
Dean D Y Patil Medical College, Maharashtra
Decan College of Medical Sciences, Telangana
Dr P.S.I. Medical College, Andhra Pradesh
Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Maharashtra
Dr. Panjabrao Alias Bhausaheb Deshmukh Memorial Medical College, Maharashtra
Dr. Somervel Memorial Mission CSI Hospital & Medical College, Kerala
Dr. Vasantrao Pawar Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Maharashtra
Era's Lucknow Medical College And Hospital, Uttar Pradesh
Father Muller Homeopathic Medical College, Karnataka

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Course overview

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.

Course contents

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.

M.D. Psychiatry Admissions for 2024 - 2025 Academic Year

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