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Psychiatry and Behavior Medicine

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The Department of Psychiatry and Behavior Medicine provides comprehensive mental health services ranging from psycho-social treatments like counseling and psychotherapy to biological treatment modalities including pharmacotherapy and electroconvulsive therapy. It provides sub specialty services in general psychiatry and de-addiction services as well and is ably supported by the departments of clinical psychology and social work in providing neuro-psychological and psycho-social services. The department has experienced and dedicated faculty who also include senior psychiatrists with many years of experience as educators and clinicians in premier medical institutions in the state. A number of interdisciplinary research programs are underway in diverse areas like community psychiatry, neuropsychiatry and psycho endocrinology. An inspiring and stimulating academic environment, excellent clinical and diagnostic services embedded in a remarkable basic science environment are what define the Department of Psychiatry and Behavior Medicine in AIMS.

Services Offered

  • General Adult Psychiatry Services
  • Consultation-Liason Psychiatry Services
  • Geriatric Psychiatry Services
  • De-addiction Services
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services
  • Neuropsychiatry Services
  • OP Services
  • IP Services - We have a 30-bedded psychiatry ward

Therapy Sessions

Family and Marital Therapy

Psychoeducation and Alcohol Group Therapy



Facilities and Equipments

  • EMG Biofeedback
  • Multi Behavior Sex Therapy
  • Stammer Suppressor
  • Aversion Therapy
  • Brain Polariser
  • Electro Sleep Apparatus
  • GSR Biofeedback
  • Brief Pulse E.C.T.

Awareness Videos

Ways to Relieve Stress - Dr. Lakshmi K P

Taking Care of the Mental Health of the Elderly During COVID Pandemic -
Dr. Arya Jith



Phone : 0484 - 6688490, 0484 - 2858490
Email : psychiatry@aims.amrita.edu

Doctors / Faculties-Psychiatry and Behavior Medicine