Mental disorder: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Vikram Patel won John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award

Professor Vikram Patel has been awarded with 2019 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award for his world-leading research in global mental health, generating knowledge on the burden and determinants of mental health problems in ..

Vikram Patel wins 2019 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award

Prof. Vikram Patel, a psychiatrist and professor of global health at Harvard Medical School, has won the prestigious 2019 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award. Mr. Patel has led research generating knowledge on the ..

Prof N N Wig, doyen of Psychiatry in India passes away

Prof N N Wig, the doyen of Psychiatry in India, has passed away in Chandigarh on July 13, 2018. He led many pioneering studies related to mental health at national and international levels and headed ..

Ministry of Women & Child Development holds first-ever National conclave on Psychological Trauma, Child Protection and Mental Illnesses

The first-ever National conclave on Psychological Trauma, Child Protection and Mental Illnesses was held at J L N Auditorium in AIIMS, New Delhi on March 27-28, 2018. The purpose of the conclave was to provide ..

World Mental Health Day – October 10

World Mental Health Day observed on October 10, 2011 . The Theme of the Year- “The Great Push: Investing in Mental Health” The day was observed on October 10, 2011 with an aim to augment ..