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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.

Training arow
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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 (Lt Col) Surender Sharma
Dr (Lt Col) Surender Sharma
Senior Resident
Dr (Maj) Sumit Sharma
Dr (Maj) Sumit Sharma
Junior Resident
Dr (Sqn Ldr) P Sweta Ratna
Dr (Sqn Ldr) P Sweta Ratna
Junior Resident
Dr (Sqn Ldr) Rajat Garg
Dr (Sqn Ldr) Rajat Garg
Senior Resident
Dr (Col) Sachin Kumar Saxena
Dr (Col) Sachin Kumar Saxena
Associate Professor & HoD
Dr (Lt Col) Anurag Timothy
Dr (Lt Col) Anurag Timothy
Assistant Professor
Dr (Maj) Arun Kumar Dwivedi
Dr (Maj) Arun Kumar Dwivedi
Assistant Professor

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 (Maj) Sunaina Sood
Dr (Maj) Sunaina Sood
Junior Resident
Dr (Maj) Anshul Meena
Dr (Maj) Anshul Meena
Junior Resident