PG notes in PSYCHIATRY by Cijo Alex

PG notes in PSYCHIATRY - 2nd Ed


PG notes in PSYCHIATRY series by Cijo Alex

PGNIP2 - The second edition of PG notes in PSYCHIATRY retains the core features of first edition:  Comprehensive, Exam Oriented and Up to Date.

Comprehensive - PGNIP2 covers every subject required for a Psychiatry Resident, ranging from Basic Medical Sciences to Neuropsychiatry.

Exam Oriented - Everything you need to pass your MD/DNB/DPM Psychiatry exam.

Up to Date - In accordance with ICD 11, DSM 5, MHA 2017 and Maudsley Guidelines 2018.

About the Author

Cijo Alex hails from the small plantation town of Pala in the Central Travancore region of Kerala. He was born as the second child to Olickal Jospeh Chandy and Ponnamma Chandy. He is married to Anoopa Benny and they are blessed with a daughter Norah Alex. His father, wife and brother in law are all psychiatrists, while his sister Ceena Alex is a GP doctor in the UK.

Cijo Alex completed his UG and PG medical studies from Tribhuvan University, Nepal and Pondicherry University respectively. He is currently a Consultant Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor at Believers Church Medical College Hospital, Thiruvalla, Kerala. His areas of interest include addictions and geriatric psychiatry. He can be contacted at


Panel of Editors

1. Dr. Abel K Samuel MD Community Medicine, Asst. Professor, Believers Church Medical College Hospital, Thiruvalla, Kerala

2. Dr. Anly Antony MD Anatomy, Asst. Professor, Govt. Medical College, Manjeri, Kerala

3. Dr. Jean Fredrick MD Physiology, Senior Resident, JIPMER, Puducherry

4. Dr. Joban John DM Neurology, Consultant Neurologist, Believers Church Medical College Hospital, Thiruvalla, Kerala

5. Dr. Nandita Maini MD Biochemistry, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab

6. Dr. Shinto Devassy MD Forensic Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi

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