Archives of Mental Health

: 2017  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 73--75

Authorship in manuscript writing

P Srinivas Rao1, P Vijayalakshmi2 
1 Assistant Professor Physiology Dr PSIMS and RF
2 Consultant Psychiatrist Vijayawada

Correspondence Address:
P Vijayalakshmi
Sparsha Psychiatric centre Bharathi Health Centre, Vijayawada 520010

Authorship in a manuscript has become important with the Medical Council of India making publication of papers mandatoryfor promotions. They have further said that the first author and corresponding author only will be considered for promotions.This article talks of the different types of authorship, and also whom to consider as an author.

How to cite this article:
Rao P S, Vijayalakshmi P. Authorship in manuscript writing.Arch Ment Health 2017;18:73-75

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Rao P S, Vijayalakshmi P. Authorship in manuscript writing. Arch Ment Health [serial online] 2017 [cited 2021 Sep 17 ];18:73-75
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