Psychiatry

jsshospital-psychiatry

Overview

The department of psychiatry JSS hospital was established in 1987. It has been dealing with the mental health and neuroscience, 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, JSS Hospital.

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 Mysore 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  editors office for Official Journal of 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 patien.

OPD runs between 9 AM and 4 PM

Features

Student Profile:

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 15days 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 postgraduate 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 clinic are held regularly.

Postgraduates are actively involved in community psychiatry through health camps. They are encouraged to attend conferences and present and publish papers. They are continuously assessed by presentations in the 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.

Services Offered

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 500plus 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.

OPD services

  • History taking and mental status examination
  • Follow up of all cases
  • Neuro Psychological assessment and interventions
  • Investigations
  • Psychodiagnostic assessments
  • Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Mindfulness interventions
  • Psycho-Education
  • Mental Illness Disability Assessment and Guidance.
  • Learning Disability Assessment & Remediation
  • IQ Assessment, Projective Tests and other psychological Assessments.

IN PATIENT

  • Diagnosis and management of acute illness
  • De-addiction
  • 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)

Procedures Done

Electro convulsive therapy, biofeedback, aversion therapy

  • Speciality Clinic
  • Family therapy clinic
  • De-addiction clinic
  • Memory clinic
  • Sexual medicine clinic
  • Geriatric clinic
  • Neuropsychology clinic
  • Child guidance Clinic

Extension activities

  • 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.

INFRASTRUCTURE

Psychiatry wards are well equipped in treating severely ill and complicated illnesses

Sl. No EQUIPMENT QUANTITY
01 ECT 2
02 BIOFEEDBACK 5
03 AVERSION THERAPY APPARATUS 1
04 STAMMER SUPRESSION APPARATUS 1
05 RORSCHACH INKBLOT TEST 4
06 THEMATIC APPERCEPTION TEST 2
07 BINET KAMAT TEST 3
08 WECHSLER’S ADULT PERFORMANCE INTELLIGENCE SCALE 2
09 MALIN’S INTELLIGENCE SCALE OF INDIAN CHILDREN 3
10 NIMHANS INDEX OF SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITY 4
11 CHILDRENS APPERCEPTION TEST 3
12 16 PF QUESTIONNAIRE 1
13 RAVEN’S PROGRESSIVE MATRICES – SPM, CPM, APM 20
14 PGI-BATTERY OF BRAIN DYSFUNCTION 1
15 PGI MEMORY SCALE 1
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
20 OBJECT SORTING TEST 1

Research and Development

The department actively engages in National & International Research Collaborations including multi-specialty Multinational-Multicentric Clinical Trials: >30Protocols, >2.5 Crores, 200 plus publication & Awards.

  • T.S. Sathyanarayana Rao
  • Rajesh Raman
  • Dushad Ram
  • Kishor M
  • Shivanand Manohar
  • Dr Basvarajappa
  • Nawab Akhtar Khan
  • Ms Haleemunisa
  • Mr Rithwick kashyap
  • Ashok

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: 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 / On going 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( Rs50000 ) on Sexual Abuse: Psychiatric Problems & Coping Skills among Nursing Students- with JSS college of Nursing- Dr M Kishor-CoInvestigator

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

INFRASTRUCTURE

Sl.# Department Name of the Doctor Qualification Designation Mobile E-mail ID
1 Psychiatry Dr. Rajesh Raman MBBS, MD PROF.& HOD 9880026214 drrajesh_2u@yahoo.co.in
2 Psychiatry Dr T.S.S. Rao MBBS, DPM, MD PROFESSOR 9845282399 tssrao@yahoo.com
3 Psychiatry Dr Dushad Ram MBBS, DPM, MD ASSOCIATE

PROFESSOR

9008740965 drdushadram@hotmail.com
4 Psychiatry Dr. Kishor M MBBS, MD ASSO.PROF 9449347072 drkishormd@gmail.com
5 Psychiatry Dr Shivananda Manohar J MBBS, DPM, DNB SENIOR RESIDENT 8105438462 drshivman@gmail.com
6 Clinical Psychology Dr Basavarajappa MA, M.Phil, PhD PROFESSOR 9243503232 bsvrajappa@gmail.com
7 Clinical Psychology Dr Nawab Akthar Khan MSc, M.Phil, PhD ASSO.PROF. 8792384587 nawab409@gmail.com
8 Clinical Psychology  Haleemunnissa S MSc M.Phil ASST.PROF. 8088588415 halimatazeem@gmail.com
9 Clinical Psychology RithvikSKashyap MSc, M.Phil ASST.PROF. 9611314087 rithvikkashyap@gmail.com
10 Psychiatric Social Worker Mr. Ashok Kumar H M.S.W M.Phil ASST. PROF 9748978824 ashokshimoga31@gmail.com