DR.MEHNAZ ZAFAR
Associate Professor – Psychiatry
 
 
 
 
Educational Qualification  
  • MBBS, MD PSYCHIATRY
 
 
 
Professional Career  
    (July 2008-Feb 2009)
  • Junior Consultant, Department of Psychiatry VidyaSagar Institute of Mental health & Neurosciences(VIMHANS),New Delhi.

  • (Feb,2009-August 2009)
  • Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi.

  • (28th August,2009-24th April,2012)
  • Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry Institute of Human behavior and Allied Sciences (IHBAS) New Delhi.

  • (25th April,2012-31st August,2012)
  • Consultant,Department of Psychiatry Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi.
 
 
 
Achievements & Interests  
    Interests:
    In addition to routine clinical and teaching activities in adult clinical psychiatry settings, the following have been the major areas of interest and work:
  • Community Work and Public Mental Health.
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
  • Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurobehavioural disorders.
  • Gender related trauma and abuse issues and Women mental health.
  • Psychotherapy &Counselling.
  • Drug Abuse Prevention &Treatment.
  • Marital and psychosexual problems
  • Research in field of mental illnesses

  • Membership:
  • Indian Psychiatry Society (Membership no.-LOMM0611).
  • Delhi Psychiatric Society (DPS).
  • Delhi Private Psychiatry Association (DPPA).

  • Publications:
  • Dissertation on “Cognitive functions and Quality of life in post menopausal women” under the guidance of Prof(Dr.) K.Krishnamurthy.
  • Sent case report on “ Neuropsychiatric manifestations of cerebral malaria ” under Dr.K.Krishnamurthy in Indian Journal of Psychiatry.
  • Sent case report on “ Neuropsychiatric manifestations of cerebral malaria ” under Dr.K.Krishnamurthy in Indian Journal of Psychiatry.
  • Have released a video CD including a song on Mental illness in ANCIPS,2010 held at Delhi.
  • Review Article on "Music and Psychiatry; An Overview in International Journal of Psychiatry.
 
 
 
Conferences/Workshops  
  • National Mid Term CME- (27-28th August,05).
  • Indian Psychiatric Society-58th Annual National conference (5-8th Jan,06).
  • Indian Psychiatric Society-NIMHANS CME for postgraduates (25th-26th March,06).
  • Indian Psychiatric Society-CME for postgraduates Chennai(15th-17th May 06).
  • Sahyadri Neuropsychiatric Association- Neuropsychiatry conference (24-25th June,06).
  • Indian Psychiatric Society - South Zone : 39th Annual conference (27-29th Oct,06).
  • CIPCON Annual conference of IPS : (5-6th Oct,07).
  • Workshop on Good clinical Practice : 22nd Nov,07 .
  • Mangalore Psychiatric society: CME on Alcohol Use disorders :25th Nov,07 .
  • Training Programme titled “Knowledge Exchange Programme” between experts from European Psychiatric Association and India as a review committee member for overcoming challenges in clinical practice and selection of treatment options :1st and 2nd May,2010.
  • Won the 1st prize in clinical society meet in Jan 08 “ Neuropsychiatric manifestations of cerebral malaria ” Sent case report for publication under Dr.K.Krishnamurthy in IJP.
  • Paper presentation on Cognitive functions and Quality of life in post menopausal women in CIPCON, 2007.
  • Certified as Master Hypnotherpist by California Institute of Hypnotherapy and VIMHANS in July,2012.