Indian Journal of Private Psychiatry (IJPP) is the official publication of the Indian Association of Private Psychiatry. The journal publishes two issues in a year i.e., January-June and July-December. It is a peer-reviewed open-access journal that publishes articles related to mental health and neurosciences. The aim of the journal is to encourage research and scientific studies in the field of neuropsychiatry so that we can promote newer developments in clinical psychiatry. The primary focus is to publish articles that have implications for clinical practice in the field of mental health. By publishing newer developments in clinical applications of psychiatry, we endeavor to enrich the knowledge and skills of practitioners of psychiatry and allied mental health professionals. The journal publishes various kinds of articles including editorials, review articles, original research articles, short research communications, case reports, letters to the editor, Continuing Medical Education (CME) articles and Viewpoint articles.
Indian Journal of Private Psychiatry is owned and managed under the auspices of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry, and published by Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.
Indian Association of Private Psychiatry
Over the years, medical care has evolved in India with more than 75 % of the population being catered to by the private sector. This is a sizable number, given the population of our country is the second largest in the world. Thus, the need for a professional organization to take care of the professional and academic interests of the private sector was born. Some felt that their specific needs require special emphasis, which is not possible in a mainstream organization.
In January 2000, during a symposium in Kochi, some colleagues highlighted the imperative need for such an organization. Thus began a series of consultations by Dr. Kala, founder president of the Indian Association of Private Psychiatry (IAPP) with various psychiatrists across the country. Many had similar ideas and keenly supported the idea. Thus, in April 2000, the IAPP was formally formed with the 1st conference in Delhi. It was inaugurated by the then Health Minister of India. The subsequent conferences were at Jodhpur, Cochin, Varanasi, and at Chennai. In addition to this, the Mid Term CMEs have been conducted across the country on various topics close to the hearts of private practitioners. Other notable initiatives were Symposiums on Attempted Suicide, a Workshop on Art of Psychiatry & Research Strategies for the Clinician in the 21st century.
IAPP is a fast-growing organisation both in terms of membership and activities. This has been possible because of the enthusiastic efforts of our fast-growing fraternity.
In the coming years, new initiatives are planned in the areas of ethics, regulatory system, govt. policy vis a vis private sector, accreditation of CME programs, treatment guidelines & data bank.
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Indian Journal of Private Psychiatry publishes bi-annually focussing on all aspects of mental health and neurosciences.
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