The first edition of PG notes in PSYCHIATRY by Cijo Alex was launched in late 2015. The editorial panel included Drs. Abel Samuel, Anoopa Benny, Ceena Alex and Jose Mathew. Foreword was by Prof. Roy Abraham, Secretary General, World Psychiatric Association.

The first edition had 6 sections and 50 chapters, through which all topics ranging from basic medical sciences to neuropsychiatry was dealt with reasonable detail. It was designed to act as a single source of reference for the exam going PG resident in psychiatry.

PG notes in PSYCHIATRY was an online exclusive book, and was available across leading online stores including Amazon, Flipkart and Paytm Mall. Within the first few months of launch itself, it topped the academic book sales chart in both Amazon and Flipkart. In addition, it consistently received 5 star ratings and reviews  across sales platforms.

By mid 2016, PG notes in PSYCHIATRY received a  positive review by The Kerala Journal of PsychiatryBy 2017, three out of every four psychiatry PG resident in India had a copy of PG notes in PSYCHIATRY, as per publisher statistics. 

PG notes in PSYCHIATRY - 1st Edition continues to retail across leading online stores.