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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2005  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 227-230

Community psychiatry clinics at Sundarban: A clinical and cultural experience


1 Institute of Psychiatry, Diamond Harbour Sudivision, South 24 Parganas District
2 Health & Family Welfare, Diamond Harbour Sudivision, South 24 Parganas District
3 Swiss Tropical Institute

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A N Chowdhury
Professor, Institute of Psychiatry, 7 D. L. Khan Road, Kolkata - 700025

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PMID: 16479903

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A series of Community Psychiatric Clinics were conducted in different blocks of Sundarban region of West Bengal. One of the primary objectives of this was to collect clinical epidemiological data on psychiatric morbidity in the region. A total of 26 clinics were conducted in Sagar, Kakdwip, Canning and Gosaba block of the Sundarban region during the period from end 1998 to end 2000. A total of 451 psychiatric cases with diagnostic categories (male 239, female 212) and 215 non-psychiatric cases (male 107 and female 108) were seen in these clinics. Diagnostic Interview Schedules (SCID) and Clinical rating scales like Hamilton Depression Rating Scale and Brief Psychiatric Rating Scales were used to ascertain clinical diagnosis quantitatively. Special emphasis was given on common psychiatric disorders.


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