The Department of psychiatry, JSS hospital, was established in the year 1987. It has been dealing with the mental health and neurosciences, providing service to children, adolescents, adults and geriatric population. It has given opportunities for psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, psychiatric social workers, speech and hearing therapists and clinical pharmacists. The department is devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, study and treatment of mental disorders.
Compassionate care and just not cure is the motto of PSYCHIATRY Department.
The department of Psychiatry comprises of 2 units. The department has evolved over a period of years and is known for being compassionate to patients and their attenders, paying attention to holistic development of patient’s personal social and occupational life, updating and using the latest developments in the field, so much so that difficult cases from other places in and around Mysuru district are referred to the department. Apart from diagnosing and treating serious and complicated illnesses, it is also working towards increasing the number of preventive and rehabilitative services offered.
National & International Research Collaboration, a multi-specialty Multinational-Multicentric Clinical Trials: >30Protocols, >2.5 Crores, 200 plus publication & Awards has been done.
Our department has been the Editors office for Official Journal of the Indian Psychiatry since 2004
SEXUAL MEDICINE UNIT has been established which has been a novel concept and one of its kind in a Medical College, since 1997.
We have actively conducted numerous State-Zonal-National & International Conference on Psychiatry, ANCIPS, SAARC PSYCHIATRIC FEDERATION Conference29th, 30th Nov. & 1st Dec. 2013, SASSM annual conference November 2016.
We have 24 hour laboratory services, psychologists, psychiatric social workers, speech and hearing therapists and clinical pharmacists. There is 24 hours access to internet with 2 desktops and 1 laptop in the department.
30 bedded secured wards for females and males are available for psychiatric patient.
OPD runs between 9 AM and 4 PM
4 students are enrolled for Postgraduate programme every year. There are 3 master degree (MD) seats and 1 diploma in psychiatry (DPM) seat in Psychiatry department. The undergraduate students are posted for a period of 15 days in Psychiatry during their course of study. This includes posting in IV semester.
Clinical examinations are conducted at the end of each posting for internal assessment. Theory classes are conducted during III and IX semesters. Seminars are presented by the students under faculty guidance in the IV semester. Theory examinations are conducted at the end of IX semesters for internal assessment. In addition to the teaching curriculum, students are actively encouraged to present projects for the ICMR Short Term Research Studentship.
The post graduate teaching programme (MD and DPM) consists of case discussions, seminars, journal clubs meetings in addition to bed side teaching. Guest lectures for post graduates and protocol discussions are carried out periodically. Family therapy clinic, de-addiction clinic, memory clinic, sexual medicine clinic, geriatric clinic, neuropsychology clinic, child guidance clinics are held regularly.
Post graduates are actively involved in community psychiatry by participating in health camps. They are encouraged to attend conferences and present and publish papers. They are continuously assessed by their presentations in seminars, journal clubs, case discussions, punctuality, sincerity and commitment in caring for patients and also by conducting internal assessment both clinical and theory periodically.
Interns are posted for a period of 15 days during which they become familiar with common procedures and emergency management. Seminars are presented by them under faculty guidance.
The PG Board of studies, JSS University has approved the following
- Fellowship Programme in Sexual Medicine
- Certificate course in Sexual Medicine
- Residency training in Sexual Medicine.
- MPhil in Clinical Psychology 2016
- MPhil in Psychiatry social work 2012
- MINDS initiative- Medication Information for Neuropsychiatric Disorders and Sensitization initiative. It was a joint initiative by departments of Psychiatry and Clinical Pharmacy started in October, 2016.
- JSS DIAL (Doctors interested in alternative learning) is a unique forum initiated by the department which has 500 plus books whereby non-medical books are exchanged between faculty from various departments.
- The department also has a dedicated center for recreation & book library exclusive for caregivers & in-patients. One of its kind in India.
- There is also availability of toys, board games, etc. to aid in the rehabilitation services for child & adolescent in patients.
- History taking and mental status examination
- Follow up of all cases
- Neuro Psychological assessment and interventions
- Psychodiagnostic assessments
- Counselling and Psychotherapy
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
- Mindfulness interventions
- Mental Illness Disability Assessment and Guidance.
- Learning Disability Assessment & Remediation
- IQ Assessment, Projective Tests and other psychological Assessments.
- Diagnosis and management of acute illness
- Psychosocial Assessment and Psychosocial Intervention
- Care of children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients
- Discharge Summaries with all details and follow up advice (Pre Discharge Counselling)
Electro convulsive therapy, bio-feedback, aversion therapy
- Speciality Clinic
- Family therapy clinic
- De-addiction clinic
- Memory clinic
- Sexual medicine clinic
- Geriatric clinic
- Neuropsychology clinic
- Child guidance Clinic
- Suicide Prevention Centre
- Student counselling Centre
- Association with Chamarajnagara hospital
- Association with Suttur residential School
- Continued medical education programmes
- Teachers’ training programmes
- Guest lectures
- Social and Community Oriented Activities: Urban Health Centre, health camps.
Psychiatry wards are well equipped in treating severely ill and complicated illnesses
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|06||THEMATIC APPERCEPTION TEST||2|
|07||BINET KAMAT TEST||3|
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|09||MALIN’S INTELLIGENCE SCALE OF INDIAN CHILDREN||3|
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|16||BHATIA’S BATTERY OF PERFORMANCE TEST OF INTELLIGENCE||4|
|17||SEGUIN FORM BOARD TEST||4|
|18||GESSELLS DRAWING TEST||3|
|19||TOWER OF LONDON TEST||4|
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Project from Indian Council of Medical Research: Completed .
To evolve a module for Identifying the Psychiatric Morbidities Amenable for Identification and Management at Primary Health Centre set up with low cost
Total grant: Rs. 6,30,272.00
New Projects: Concept papers approved
projects under review of ICMR
“An Analysis of the potential effect of depression and antidepressants on male sexual functioning and fertility” (Collaboration with University of Mysore).
A study on Sexual Functioning, Sexual Quality of Life and Sexual disorders among Mentally and Physically Disabled Population.
Interdisciplinary Projects / Ongoing Research Projects
DST Funded (Rs. 58,00,000) Assessing Functional Role of Nrf2 signaling in Vit. D deficiency induced cognitive dysfunction in DM type 2 With Physiology Dept. Biochemistry- Dr. M Kishor –Co Investigator
Rajiv Gandhi Univ Health Science Funded (Rs.50,000) on Sexual Abuse: Psychiatric Problems & Coping Skills among Nursing Students- with JSS college of Nursing- Dr. M Kishor-Co-Investigator
Collaborations and Linkage
International Faculty Exchange Program & Research Initiative
Dr. M Kishor
Under JSS University & AIMST University Malaysia –Partner University
Invited Guest Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, AIMST University, Kedah, Malaysia 2014.
JSS University delegate to Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota USA Nov 2014-Metabolomics-Research Initiated as MD Thesis in 2016 – Substance Use Disorders-Acamprosate
|Sl.#||Department||Name of the Doctor||Qualification||Designation||Mobile||E-mail ID|
|1||Psychiatry||Dr. Rajesh Raman||MBBS, MD||PROF.& HODfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|2||Psychiatry||Dr T.S.S. Rao||MBBS, DPM, MD||PROFESSORemail@example.com|
|3||Psychiatry||Dr Dushad Ram||MBBS, DPM, MD||ASSOCIATE
|4||Psychiatry||Dr. Kishor M||MBBS, MD||ASSO.PROFfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|5||Psychiatry||Dr Shivananda Manohar J||MBBS, DPM, DNB||SENIOR RESIDENTemail@example.com|
|6||Clinical Psychology||Dr Basavarajappa||MA, M.Phil, PhD||PROFESSORfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|7||Clinical Psychology||Dr Nawab Akthar Khan||MSc, M.Phil, PhD||ASSO.PROF.||email@example.com|
|8||Clinical Psychology||Haleemunnissa S||MSc M.Phil||ASST.PROF.||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|9||Clinical Psychology||RithvikSKashyap||MSc, M.Phil||ASST.PROF.||email@example.com|
|10||Psychiatric Social Worker||Mr. Ashok Kumar H||M.S.W M.Phil||ASST. PROFfirstname.lastname@example.org|