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IPS - Social Security Scheme

The Social Security Scheme of the Indian Psychiatric Society is an effort to safeguard the fututre of the members of the society. The scheme endevours to provide insurance to members and their families, in times of unforeseen adversities.

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The IPS

The Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS) is the oldest & largest organization of Psychiatrists & allied mental health professionals of India.

Organization

The IPS commands an extensive national network, with 5 major Zonal Branches, 29 State Branches, & greater than 80 sub-sections.

Membership

The IPS Membership details are available here. Kindly download the Updated Membership Form to join the Society.

IPS President’s Message

Dr. NN Raju,
President, Indian Psychiatric Society,
2022

Dear Colleagues,

It is my great previledge and honor to lead IPS for the year 2022. I thank you for all your support. Despite the continuing pandemic of the COVID-19, the Indian Psychiatric society has indeed performed a commendable work, in the field of academics, research and advocacy under the able leadership of the outgoing Hon. Office Bearers of the year 2021. I congratulate them for a succesful term in the IPS. 

However, the time has come to move onward with zeal and passion for the future development of the society. For the year 2022, I request support of each and every member of the society to come forward to action.

Let us all work together and make IPS a force that dispells stigma and usher in the new era of mental health.

Thanking you
Dr. NN Raju – President IPS.

News & Notices

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

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 ...
Modification in Medicine lists in Tele-medicine Practice Guideline.

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

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

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 ...

The IPS Journal

Indian Journal of Psychiatry is the official publication of the Indian Psychiatric Society which publishes articles in all fields of Psychiatry and allied disciplines. ​The journal is indexed with:DOAJ, EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, Indian Science Abstracts, IndMed, PubMed Central, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded, Web of Science.

Impact Factor® as reported in the 2020 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2021): 1.759

Editor, Indian Journal of Psychiatry – Dr. Om Prakash Singh

The IPS Archive

All notices, announcement and events of the IPS are now archived for future reference and are availabe in a searchable format for registered members of the society.