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Psychiatric training in India

  • Mrigendra Das (a1), Nitin Gupta (a2) and Kavita Dutta (a3)
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With the population of India recently increasing to over 1 billion, the need for personnel to cater to the health services is ever increasing. This article will touch upon various aspects of psychiatric training in India and briefly cover some aspects of psychiatric practice and services in the country.

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Psychiatric training in India

  • Mrigendra Das (a1), Nitin Gupta (a2) and Kavita Dutta (a3)
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