IPS Secretariat Articles

IPS-NIMHANS Collaborative eBook: Mental Health Challenges During COVID-19 Pandemic – Guidance for Psychiatrists

Psychiatrists are leading the current health care response to tackle mental health impact of the COVID-19. Alongside, they face the daunting task of continued-care for the mentally ill, in a period of heightened risk, given the unprecedented infectious disease...

Modification in Medicine lists in Tele-medicine Practice Guideline.

The board of Governors in a super-session of Medical Council of India have included drugs used in Psychiatry in a modification of the Tele-Medicine guidelines. The drugs, Clonazepam, Clobazam and Phenobarbitone can now be used for first consult as well as for...

IPS: State-wise list of Professionals Volunteering for Online Mental Health Services.

EDIT-2 (15th April, 2020): Further addition to the list of volunteer mental health professionals, as updated on 15th April, 2020. Current list of professionals volunteering across the country stands at 656. EDIT (11th April, 2020) : IPS thanks all its members and...

IPS survey: Mental health issues faced by Health Care Workers involved in COVID-19 treatment.

Dear Friends, Indian Psychiatric Society extends its support to you during this COVID-19 pandemic. It is not unknown that the current COVID-19 crisis has been taking a toll on the mental health of the Health Care Workers (HCWs). Keeping this in mind, the Indian...

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