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Psychiatry Classes at Kings, India’s No. 1 FMGE Coaching Centre

      We are excited to share the news that we have Dr. Mohan Sunil Kumar, a highly regarded expert in psychiatry, to lead our FMGE classes. We strongly encourage all medical students who aspire to become doctors to enroll and benefit from this remarkable opportunity to enrich their understanding and proficiency in psychiatry, ultimately enhancing their chances of success in the upcoming FMGE. At Kings International Medical Academy, we’re dedicated to assisting students in achieving their ambitions of practicing medicine, and this course is just one of the many ways we support them throughout their journey. Let us learn about psychiatry a bit more, shall we?


Father – Johann Christian Reil

Mental Wellbeing:

  • 24/7 happiness
  • Stress – Free
  • Cope w/ stressors or hassles
  • Realizes potential / abilities
  • Be productive
  • Contribute

Mental Illness:

  • Behaviour
  • Emotions
  • Thoughts
  • Distress
  • Dysfunctionality

Based on symptoms:

  1. Neurotic
  2. Psychotic
  • Judgement
  • Insight
  • Personality
  • Reality contact

Based On Brain Involvement:

  1. Organic/ Neurocognitive Disorders
  2. Functional

Based on Epidemiology:

  1. Common:
  • Substance use disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  1. Severe:
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Other Psychosis


Diathesis Stress Model

History Taking:
  • Informants
  • Subjective experiences
  • Distress
  • Dysfunctionality
  • No organicity / Medical conditions
Mental status Examination:
  1. General Appearance & Behaviour
  2. Eye contact
  • Well Kempt
  • Ill Kempt

(Depression Avoid Eye contact – Social anxiety Poor ETEC – Autism)

  1. Rapport – Don’t talk too much about their problems
  2. Psychomotor Activity
  3. Speech
Thoughts: Healthy thinking – Schneider
  • Constancy – stick to topic
  • Continuity
  • Organization – Etiology to prognosis
Thought Disorders:
  1. Thought Form
  2. Thought stream
  3. Thought content
  4. Thought Possession
Thought Form Disorder Schizophrenia:
  • Loosening of Association
  • Word salad (Verbiageration)
  • Neologism
  • Derailment Tangentiality – Deviating from topic
Thought stream Disorder Thought content Disorder:

Thought possession Disorder

  • Schizophrenia
  • OCD

Perceptual Disorders

  • Illusions
  • Hallucinations

Higher Mental Functioning

  • Attention & concentration
  • Orientation
  • Memory
  • Judgement
  • Abstract thinking
  • Concrete Thinking
  • Insight / Epiphany
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