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Teaching and training in psychiatry in India: potential benefits of links with the Royal College of Psychiatrists

  • P. Kulhara (a1) and A. Avasthi (a1)

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Education in modern medicine in India began in 1835 with the establishment of the Madras Medical College, in what is now Chennai. Initially the growth of new medical schools was slow but it gathered pace after independence in 1947. In the past decade or so, the growth in terms of the creation of new medical schools has been phenomenal.

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Agarwal, A. K. & Katiyar, M. (2004) Postgraduate psychiatric training in India. II: Status of psychiatric education at postgraduate level. In Mental Health: An Indian Perspective, 1946–2003 (ed. Agarwal, S. P.). Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Kulhara, P. (2004) Postgraduate psychiatric training in India. I: Current status and future directions. In Mental Health: An Indian Perspective, 1946–2003 (ed. Agarwal, S. P.). Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Srinivasan, K. (2004) Undergraduate psychiatric education reforms and training of general practitioners in primary level mental health care. In Mental Health: An Indian Perspective, 1946–2003 (ed. Agarwal, S. P.). Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

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  • P. Kulhara (a1) and A. Avasthi (a1)

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