The Department of Psychiatry & Clinical Psychology at Bhaktivedanta Hospital & Research Institute caters to all – from children to the elderly. It holistically treats patients through full-fledged psychiatric management, psychological testings and therapies. Non-authoritative in its approach, the Department takes patient preferences into consideration and acts in their best interest in the long run. The Department follows good consultation liaison practices with doctors of other departments which helps it with the medical management along with psychiatric aspects.
The Department is licensed to admit patients involuntarily. Facility of 6 beds (3 for male and 3 for female patients) and 2 isolation rooms is assigned for psychiatric treatment at the Hospital. When required patients are admitted whereby supervised medications are given along with other therapies. Usually admission is for a period of maximum 14 days. If prolonged supervised admission is required patients are refered to rehabilitation centres.
We treat regular psychiatric illnesses like:
We provide acute emergency care for suicidal or violent patients, cases of drug abuse and withdrawal or for those who are confused and delirious. Electro Convulsive Therapy is given as and when required.
Helps individuals to deal with their psychological problems in a positive manner to achieve sound mental health. The assessment includes initial interview, diagnosis and psychometric tests conducted by our well qualified and experienced Clinical Psychologists.
Diagnostic Tests available
Treatment Offered without medicine through alternative therapies
All standardized Psycho diagnostic tests are used like:
Every adult who cares for children has a responsibility to guide, correct and socialize children toward appropriate behaviours. These adult actions often are called child guidance and discipline. Services offered at our Child Guidance Clinic include:
Psycho Diagnostic Tests conducted for children
Special Education makes it possible for children to achieve academic success in the least restrictive environment despite their learning disabilities – mental, physical, behavioral or emotional. It involves a specific program or class for your child, access to specialists and modifications in the educational program such as curriculum and teaching methods. Services provided at our Special Education Clinic include:
For those psychiatric patients who believe in higher powers or have existential crisis or are at the end-stage of life as in Cancer patients, the Department offers Spiritual Counselling.