The Department of Psychiatry has been established in 2002. Currently the department functions in a inpatient block with 30 bed strength. Outpatient services are being offered on all days except Sunday. The following are the outpatient services catered to the public: Child guidance clinic, adolescent clinic, de-addiction clinic, suicide prevention clinic, Geriatic clinic and counseling services for marital and sexual problems. Patients are treated with multimodal approach based on biopsychosocial model. Pharmacotherapy, Psychotherapy, Electroconvulsive therapy and cognitive behavior therapy are being offered to patients. In addition, consultation services are also being offered to patients. In addition, consultation services are also being offered in liason with other specialities. Emergency psychiatry services are being offered round the clock on call basis.
STAFF PATTERN (AS PER MCI NORMS FOR 150 MBBS students)
||Dr. Y. Arul Prakash
||Dr. L. Sriram
||One SR adjusted