PG notes in PSYCHIATRY by Cijo Alex



PGNIP2 : PG notes in PSYCHIATRY 2nd Ed




PGNIP2 Book Launch

29 - 06 - 2019

The Press Club, Kottayam

Prof. Sabu Thomas, Hon. Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi University.

Prof. George Chandy, Director & CEO, Believers Church Medical College Hospital.



About the Book

  • Comprehensive - Basic Medical Sciences to Neurology.
  • Exam Oriented - Focus on exam patterns of MD/DNB/DPM Psychiatry.
  • Up to Date - In accordance with ICD 11, DSM 5, MHA 2017 and The 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, Believers Church Medical College Hospital, Thiruvalla, Kerala
  2. Dr. Anly Antony MD Anatomy, Govt. Medical College, Manjeri, Kerala
  3. Dr. Jean Fredrick MD Physiology, JIPMER, Puducherry
  4. Dr. Joban John DM Neurology, 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