Trained Professional and Service Opportunity Gap in India in the Field of Mental Health: The Enigma
Sunil KG Patil, Mahesh R Gowda, Somashekhar Bijjal, Rajani Parthasarathy, Khushboo Dewani
Mental health field, Professional, Service opportunity gap
Citation Information :
Patil SK, Gowda MR, Bijjal S, Parthasarathy R, Dewani K. Trained Professional and Service Opportunity Gap in India in the Field of Mental Health: The Enigma. Ind J Priv Psychiatry 2022; 16 (1):48-49.
Murthy RS. National mental health survey of India 2015–2016. Indian journal of psychiatry 2017;59(1):21. DOI: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_102_17.
Garg K, Kumar CN, Chandra PS. Number of psychiatrists in India: Baby steps forward, but a long way to go. Indian J Psychiatry 2019;61(1):104–105. DOI: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_7_18.
Gururaj G, Varghese M, Benegal V, et al. The NMHS of India, 2015–16: prevalence, patterns and outcomes. Bengaluru: National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences; NIMHANS Publication No. 129; 2016. p. 90–121. [Accessed on 10, October, 2021].
India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative Mental Disorders Collaborators. The burden of mental disorders across the states of India: the global burden of disease study 1990–2017. Lancet Psychiatry 2020;7(2):148–161. DOI: 10.1016/S2215-0366(19)30475-4.
Demyttenaere K, Bruffaerts R, Posada-Villa J, et al. Prevalence, severity, and unmet need for treatment of mental disorders in the World Health Organization world mental health surveys. JAMA 2004;291(21):2581–2590. DOI: 10.1001/jama.291.21.2581.
The Mental Healthcare Act. 2017. Available from: https://egazette.nic.in/WriteReadData/2017/175248.pdf.
Ransing RS, Agrawal G, Bagul K, et al. Inequity in distribution of psychiatry trainee seats and institutes across Indian states: a critical analysis. J Neurosci Rural Pract 2020;11(2):299–308. DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1709973.
National Medical Commission. Available from: www.nmc.org.in [Last accessed on October 8, 2021].
Available from: www.natboard.edu.in [Accessed on October 10, 2021].
Available from: http.mentalhealth.karnataka.gov.in [Accessed on October 10, 2021].
Available from: www.censusindiagov.in [Accessed on October 10, 2021].
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Making mental health count. OECD Health Policy Studies; 2014.
Math SB, Gowda GS, Basavaraju V, et al. Cost estimation for the implementation of the Mental Healthcare Act 2017. Indian J Psychiatry 2019;61(Suppl. 4):S650–S659. DOI: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_188_19.