Department of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry trains medical students. Psychiatry department has experienced faculty and the main objective is to teach and train the medical students so that they can deliver quality medical care to their patients. Training of other health staff in mental health is also done by the members of the department. Services also include psychological assessments and research related to Psychiatry and Psychology
The Department plays a key role in the current medical studies. The research interests of the Department include neuropsychiatry, neuro-imaging, neuropsychology, psychosocial research, economic evaluation, psycho-neuro-endocrinology, psycho-pharmacology, ethics, psychiatric epidemiology, and service delivery, and in early psychosis schizophrenia, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, childhood psychiatric disorders, youth mental health, women’s mental health, dementia and psychiatry of old age.
The attached teaching hospital is equipped with ultra modern diagnostic and therapeutic facilities such as Modified Behavior Therapy machine, Biofeedback Machine, E.E.G, and E.C.T machines. This department is equipped to deal with all of the psychiatric problems just like any other psychiatric department of the top medical colleges in India.