Chandigarh: The Punjab & Chandigarh Branch of Indian Psychiatric Society (PUNCIPS) is organising its 25th Annual Conference at Chandigarh from 11th to 12th April. This time the theme is AGEING PUNJAB – A Reality. It is being organised by well known psychiatrists from Chandigarh Dr. Parmod Kumar and Dr. Hardeep Singh along with their team.
Though it may sound strange elderly in Punjab are indeed going through a lot where the young are either immigrating to greener pastures or blowing themselves into drugs or involved in crime and languishing in jails.
Alas the elderly are left alone to deal with this loneliness and associated psychological / psychiatric issues. And on top we have age related problems like Dementia, not to
A gathering of almost 150+ psychiatrists from Punjab and Chandigarh are expected to descend on this conclave. Besides , almost a dozen internationally and nationally acclaimed Psychiatrists shall be throwing light on the above topic including discussing legal aspects of care of elderly.