Psychiatry

Overview

The Department of Psychiatry treats with all kinds of behavioural and emotional problems which include child psychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, substance dependency, mood disorders such as dysthymia and depression, and anxiety spectrum disorders. The consultants take detailed psychiatric history, mental status examination and perform psychological evaluation of patients. Pharma-therapy and counselling services are provided to patients and attendants by therapists and counsellors. With the help of faculty of Choithram College of Nursing we have started a Multi-Disciplinary Behaviour Intervention Unit for the benefit of patients. The Department of Psychiatry provides the following services: 

  • De-addiction Programme

  • Stress Management

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Psychodynamic Therapy

  • Neuropsychiatry – evaluation and treatment for patients with organic brain lesions

  • Outpatient Behavioural Services

  • Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment

  • Pharmacotherapy (individual & group therapy)

  • Milieu Treatment