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The Dept of psychiatry at ACMS and BH Delhi Cantt is at the forefront of mental health care. The Department holds theory and practical classes for the undergraduates and regular clinics are held in the Base hospital, psychiatry ward. The Dept has a Post Graduate DNB programme with a dedicated 55 bedded In patient ward and an OPD load of about 2000 patients a month. There is a dedicated deaddiction facility too.
The facilities available are
In patient and Out patient facility
Counseling including marital counseling
Deaddiction Group Therapy
Yoga/meditation ( a full fledged sarv dharm sthal is available)
Rehabilitation programmes – vocational therapy, recreational facilities, gardening,
Electroconvulsive therapy ( ECT)
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Academics arow
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Theory classes are being held for the 8th and 9th term undergraduate students on various topics as per undergraduate syllabus. Classroom demonstrations to students and weekly presentations by interns are done to make the subject easily understandable and interesting. Theory classes are held by the faculty as per scheduled programme in the dept. after noon sessions are exclusively meant for academic activities from 2- 4.30 pm which involve presentations, Clinical case conference and journal clubs.
Guest lectures on relevant topics by deemed faculty from outside are regularly held and is immensely beneficial to the students. The faculty and students are constantly involved with various research projects with an aim to inculcate scientific temper and understanding of basic research in the students early.

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1. General awareness programmes for all undergraduates on important issues like drug addiction, sexual harassment, stress management etc. are held periodically.
2. Live demonstration of psychotherapeutic techniques by specialists.
3. Exposure to interventions like Therapeautic narcoanalysis, electroconvulsive therapy and RTMS.
4. Administration of various psychometric tests and scales for disorders like depression, anxiety mania, OCD, schizophrenia etc.
5. Exposure to group therapy, marital discord counseling, family therapy and alcohol anonymous in treatment of drug addiction.

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Dr (Col) Debajyoti Bhattacharyya
Dr (Col) Debajyoti Bhattacharyya
Professor & HoD

Dr (Col) Debajyoti Bhattacharyya 

Professor & HOD ( Psychiatry)

Currently appointed as Prof & Head Dept of Psychiatry at Army College of Medical Sciences, Delhi. Also posted as classifiedspecialist & Prof of DNB training in the specialty of Psychiatry at Base Hospital Delhi Cantt; formerly faculty at Armed ForcesMedical College, Pune.MBBS (1986) form Kolkata University and MD (Psychiatry) 1997 from Pune University.

Recognized UG and PG teacher and examiner of NBE & MCI. Life fellow of Indian Psychiatric Society, currently Chairperson of its Administrative Taskforce. Life fellow and director north zone of Indian Association of Industrial Psychiatry.With more than 30 yrs of service and 22yrs of teaching experience, contributed to several publications including 3 international presentations and 4 international publications. 06 years of community mental health activities in North East and J&K.Advisor to different projects of Defense Institute of Psychological Research of DRDO related to building resilience amongst soldiers.Recipient of Marfatia award of Indian Psychiatric Society and United Nations commendation for his contribution as psychiatrist and Level-3 medical chief in UN peace keeping mission (MONUSCO) in Africa.

Key Research Area: Schizophrenia, addiction, suicide, stress management, resilience building and Quality of life.

Dr (Surg  Vice Adm) A A Pawar
Dr (Surg Vice Adm) A A Pawar
Professor
Dr (Col) Sachin Kumar Saxena
Dr (Col) Sachin Kumar Saxena
Assistant Professor
Dr (Lt Col) Anurag Timothi
Dr (Lt Col) Anurag Timothi
Assistant Professor
Dr (Maj) Arun Kumar Dwivedi
Dr (Maj) Arun Kumar Dwivedi
Senior Resident

Dr (Maj) Arun Kumar Dwivedi

MBBS from Armed Forces’ Medical College, Pune (2005) and MD in Psychiatry (2016) from Command Hospital, Kolkata. Served with United Nations (UN) Peace keeping forces at South Sudan (East Africa) for 16 months during the year 2011-12 as Health advisor.Awarded by the Chief of Army Staff (2009) for going beyond the call of duty and taking up leadership role during operations in managing logistics support and perimeter security during high intensity conflict situations, in addition to providing emergency health care support.Conducted a study on Lifetime alcohol consumption and its correlation with severity in cases of alcohol dependence syndrome, published in Industrial Psychiatry Journal, 2017.Co-author of ‘Corneal endothelial changes in Alcohol Dependence Syndrome’, published in British Journal of Ophthalmology, Jan 2018.

Awarded ‘Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card’ for display of courage, dedication, motivation and initiative under high intensity conflict in Jammu and Kashmir in 2009.

Dr Neha Salhotra
Dr Neha Salhotra
Senior Resident

Dr Neha Salhotra

MBBS, DNB (PSYCHIATRY)

Senior resident

Department of psychiatry, ACMS

Key research areas- Anxiety Disorders and Substance Use Disorders

Areas of Interests- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Counseling and Cognitive Behavior therapy

Dr (Sqn Ldr) Arvind Kumar Gautam
Dr (Sqn Ldr) Arvind Kumar Gautam
Senior Resident
Dr (Lt Col) CP Jha
Dr (Lt Col) CP Jha
Senior Resident

Dr (Lt Col) C P Jha

MBBS -1992, From S. S. Medical College & APS University.

Commissioned in Army Medical Corps on 30 Sep 1996.

Trained in DNB Psychiatry from Base Hospital Delhi Cantt.

Has experience of working in different part ofIndia and abroad.

Area of Interest – Role of yoga and meditation in physical, mental and social wellbeing of human being.

He is a keen learner and enthusiastic medical teacher.

Dr (Maj) N Banyal
Dr (Maj) N Banyal
Junior Resident
Dr (Maj) Anuj Yadav
Dr (Maj) Anuj Yadav
Junior Resident
Dr (Maj) Ravi Mohan Sharma
Dr (Maj) Ravi Mohan Sharma
Junior Resident

Dr (Maj) Ravi Mohan Sharma

Dr (Maj) KR Singh
Dr (Maj) KR Singh
Junior Resident
Dr (Maj) Sunaina Sood
Dr (Maj) Sunaina Sood
Junior Resident
Dr (Maj) Anshul Meena
Dr (Maj) Anshul Meena
Junior Resident
Dr(Lt Col) Prateek Yadav
Dr(Lt Col) Prateek Yadav
Assistant Professor

Dr Lt Col Prateek Yadav is a graduate from MLB Medical College Jhansi and Post-graduate from AFMC Pune. He is presently an assistant professor with professional experience of over three years.

Dr(Lt Col) V S Chauhan
Dr(Lt Col) V S Chauhan
Assistant Professor

Dr Lt Col V S Chauhan is a graduate and Post graduate of the prestigious Armed Forces medical College, Pune. He an assistant professor with 05 years of teaching experience. He has published several papers in various national and International journals. He has been awarded twice the prestigious Col Kirpal singh Award for best paper by the Indian Psychiatry Society. He has successfully undertaken 05 AFMRC projects including the present one on BDNF levels in depression.