Telangana Journal of Psychiatry

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Telangana journal of psychiatry


Volume : 5, Issue : 2

  • M. Sarada Menon

  • Article : Open Access

  • Article Type: The Stalwarts

  • Subject : Psychiatry, Mental Health, Psychology

  • Year : 2019

  • Author : Siva Anoop Yella

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  • Page From : 164

  • Page To : 166

  • Page No : 164-166

  • Article View : 294

  • Article Download : 222

  • DOI : http://doi.org/10.18231/j.tjp.2019.035
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  • Abstract  

    Dr. M. Sarada Menon is the first woman psychiatrist in India internationally reputed Psychiatrist, and passionate about rehabilitation who held the post of Superintendent of the Institute of Mental Health, Chennai for over 18 years. She was the founder of SCARF (Schizophrenia Research Foundation). She was largely instrumental in getting the annual grant from the State Government and the land to construct the day care center. Dr. Sarada Menon stepped down from the post of Director in 1995, making way for Dr. Thara, the present Vice Chairman. She received many awards for her many outstanding works in the field of mental health. Padma Bhushan was awarded to Dr. Sarada Menon by the President of India in the year 1992.

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  • How to cite this article:   Yella S A, M. Sarada Menon. Telangana J Psychiatry. 2019;5(2):164-166.
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