OPD Services

  • OPD Room No. 24 & 25, Ground floor, SMIMER Hospital
  • Timings: 9am to 1pm (morning) 3pm to 5pm (afternoon)
  • Services: First/follow-up consultation for patients with all psychiatric disorders, OPD based pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy.
  • Patient is advised to come with a close relative (esp. during the first consultation) and get a case paper issued from the case window before coming to the OPD room.
  • Referring physician is advised to send a referral note with the patient.

Indoor Services

  • Psychiatry ward (separate male and female cublicles) on 6th floor, SMIMER Hosptial.
  • Special rooms on 6th floor, SMIMER Hospital.
  • ECT treatment is given on the 2nd floor at Septic OT.

Treatment available for

Symptoms / Disorders Presentation
Sleep disturbances Not able to get sleep, Wake up early in morning
Poor quality of sleep
Depression Crying spells, Sadness of mood, Lack of interest in every activity, loss of appetite/sleep, irritability
Use of alcohol / nicotine / opioids / cannabis / benzodiazepines Continuous / heavy consumption, Difficulty to quit, Intoxication, Withdrawal features, wants Deaddiction therapy
Anxiety disorders Phobia, Panic attacks, Obsessive Compulsive disorder, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Generalized anxiety disorder
Schizophrenia Hallucinations, Delusions, Disorganized speech/behavior, severe self-neglect, loss of contact with reality
Mood disorders Mania, Extremes of / Fluctuating mood
Personality disorders Long standing depression/mood problems/interpersonal disturbances, self harm, disturbed family
Epilepsy with behavioural problems Simple/complex partial/generalized seizures associated with behavioural problems
Alcohol withdrawal delirium Sudden deterioration in higher functions (cognition) due to alcohol withdrawal
Unexplained medical symptoms Symptoms persists in spite of normal physical examination and investigation reports
Tension headache Generalized, continuous, associated with stress
Psychosomatic problems Stress associated chronic real medical conditions like Asthma, Hypertension, Diabetes, IHD, IBS, Peptic ulcer, GERD
Sexual complaints / concerns Dhat/Loss of semen, Loss of libido, Erectile dysfunction, Premature ejaculation, Anxiety about size / shape of sexual organs, Nocturnal emission
Memory disturbances Significant memory loss especially in old age
Conversion disorder Pseudo-neurological presentation associated with stress (older term ‘hysteria’)
Mental retardation Delayed milestones, Poor performance in school
Childhood disturbances ADHD, Autism, Learning disorders, Pica, Behavioural problems, Poor school performance, Conduct disturbances, Nocturnal enuresis, Stress

Emergency/Acute Care services:

  • Suicide risk / attempt
  • Acute behavioural disturbance / violence
  • Psychotropic drug reactions / side effects
  • Panic attacks
  • Acute stress disorder
  • Brief (acute) psychotic disorder
  • Delirium due to alcohol
  • Substance intoxication
  • Substance withdrawal
  • Conversion disorder (Hysteria)
  • Catatonia/Severe self neglect
  • Severe physical/sexual abuse

Treatment services

  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Electro-convulsive therapy (E.C.T.)
  • Deaddiction (Alcohol, tobacco, opioid, cannabis, benzodiazepines, etc.)
  • Group therapy (for various disorders)
  • Biofeedback, Relaxation, Stress management

Special Clinics

Name of the Clinic Days on which held Timings
Psycho Motor clinic Monday 3pm-5pm
Neuro Psychiatry Clinic for Elderly Monday 3pm-5pm
Tobacco Cessation Clinic Tuesday 3pm-5pm
Memory Clinic Thursday 3pm-5pm
Clinic for Senile Disorder Thursday 3pm-5pm
Sexual Health Clinic Thursday 3pm-5pm
Deaddiction / SUGAM clinic Friday 3pm-5pm
Family Counselling Everyday 11am-1pm
Child Guidance Clinic (Paediatrics Dept) Everyday 9am-5pm