The Department of Psychiatry provides comprehensive care for a wide variety of psychiatric disorders & psychological problems. This department also offers effective de-addiction services to help patients with alcohol and other substance abuse. It offers help to children with various developmental disorders, emotional problems and learning & scholastic difficulties.

It also has excellent liaison services with other medical and surgical departments for the interdisciplinary management of psychosomatic (mental/emotional) disorders. This includes counseling services for cardiac and surgical cases and the management of psychiatric co-morbidity in patients with physical disorders.

The department provides specialized services in the following fields:

  • Depression
  • Diagnostic and Treatment Services for all Psychiatric and Neuro - psychiatric disorders
  • Schizophrenic spectrum disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Delirium, Dementia and cognitive disorders
  • Mental health problems of elderly
  • Sleep disorders
  • Psycho-sexual disorders
  • Mental health problems of adolescents
  • Somatoform disorders
  • Other non-specific disorders
  • Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
  • Stress Management Programmes (for students & corporates)
  • After Care of Head Injury Victims
  • Behaviour Therapy for Anxiety, Phobia, Addictions, etc.

We also have a special Child Guidance Clinic which takes care of the special needs of children in this field. The activities at this centre include Evaluation and treatment and family counseling related to disorders mentioned bellow:

  • Bed wetting, thumb sucking, nail biting
  • Hyperactive child (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)
  • Eating disorders
  • Childhood over anxious disorders
  • Conduct disorders
  • Autism & Pervasive Developmental disorders

For details of our Child Guidance Clinic please click here.