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Private Practice in Psychiatry in India–Development and Seasonal Variations

Keywords : India, Private practice, Psychiatry,Development

Citation Information : Private Practice in Psychiatry in India–Development and Seasonal Variations. Ind J Priv Psychiatry 2018; 12 (1):15-19.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10067-0012

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 00-06-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018 Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Sixteen years records of a private practice clinic have been analyzed. A total number of patients increased to three times while new patients increased to one and a half times. The reasons for a steady increase have been highlighted. The clinicians will need to improve communication as well as care for the needs and sensitivities of the patients. Seasonal variation was observed at the time of change of season. Lowest attendance was seen in February. There is a need to develop a database so that future clinicians could be guided properly.


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