PGDMH : POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN MENTAL HEALTH

About This Programme:

he P.G. Diploma in Mental Health is offered by the Discipline of Psychology, School of Social Sciences (SOSS), IGNOU. The Programme aims at providing the learners a sound base in the field of mental health through an in-depth study into a broad range of psychological issues and concerns related to mental health. It is a capacity building programme to train the physical and mental health personnel to take care of the pressing and crucial need of the society to address the mental health and well-being of the people. The P.G. Diploma in Mental Health programme aims at fulfilling the mental health requirements of people keeping in mind the shortage of mental health personnel in India.

Eligibility:

I. Post graduates in Psychology/Social Work/Nursing

OR 
II. Medical graduates(Allopathy/Homoeopathy/Ayurvedic/Unani/Siddha/ Yoga and Naturopathy/Bachelor’s Degree in 
Dental Surgery (BDS) 

Total Fees:

NA 

Duration:

Minimum 1  years and Maximum 2 years; offered in both January and July cycle of admission.

Medium of Instruction:

English 

Programme Co-ordinator(s):

NA 

Syllabus

  • MPC-51 – Fundamentals of Mental Health
  • MPC-52 – Mental Disorders
  • MPC-53 – Mental Health in Special Areas
  • MPC-54 – Services for the Mentally III
  • MPCL-55 – Practical