Overview of Department:

  • The department of Psychiatry provides a Comprehensive, Integrated, multidisciplaning service is the management of patients with Psychological & Psychiatric disorders.
  • Empathetic care to the patients and their family members and integrating them into the society
  • Community service
  • An orientation to principals of research methodology.
  • To train Under Graduates & Post Graduates with basic skills in Psychiatry and Scientific foundation in behavioral science
  • Department of Psychiatry caters the needs of primary, secondary and tertiary care to the people of khammam and surrounding districts.

Departmental Faculty:

S. No. Name Designation
1 Dr. M. Pramod Kumar Reddy Professor & HOD
2 Dr. R. Sateesh Babu Professor
3 Dr. G. Ramana Assistant Professor
4 Dr. Gyan Nihal.N Senior Resident

 COURSES OFFERED:   MD Psychiatry

Special Clinics

  • Child guidance clinic
  • Adolescence guidance
  • De-addiction clinic
  • Geriatric and community psychiatry

Clinical Services:

  • Free OPD care with free registration & free consultation in OPD.
  • Multi disciplinary assessments by cross references as and when required.
  • Emergency care.

Community health services: 

  • School mental health camps.
  • Regular Rural mental health camps

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Our Institution has good academicians’ who are strive to impact the best educations possible for students. The team works of the staff gives the best possible outputs academic wise.
  • Ours is leavel-3 tertiary care center with all equipment and manual resources providing the best treatment and care compared to other hospitals with cost effectiveness.

FACILITIES & LEARNING SOURCES OF THE DEPARTMENT

  • Consultation cum examination
  • Provision for Special clinics.
  • Psychometric facilities.
  • Anesthesia assisted ECT.
  • C Seminar hall with aids like LCD projector & laptop.
  • Demo models and charts for counseling.
  • Departmental library with a collection of 139 books.
  • IPD: Closed ward facility for aggressive patients and de-addiction centre
  • E-learning classes to all under graduates and post graduates.
  • Encourage students to actively participate in both state and national level activities academically and non-academically in all kind of activates.
  • Equipped with skilled lab where both post graduates and under graduates are given hands on training skills.
  • Intensive Teaching schedule on all working days for Post graduates.
  • Clinical postings done regularly with ward leaving examinations to under graduates.
  • We update ourselves regular approaches and treatment methods by from of journal club.
  • The departmental library is provided with various journals and recent books- 139

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS (2020-2022) 

  1. Sudheer Bangaru, Ramana Gattavalli, Chandrika Nikitha Chowdary and Koratala Anoop. A study on valuation of mental health among the resident doctors, house surgeons, during the corona virus disease- 2019,pandemic at Teritary hospital, khammam, Telangana. . International Journal of research in Psychiatry. 2022; 2(1):11-13.
  2. V Moulika, Ramana Gattavalli and chandrika Nikitha Chowdary. A study to assess education, knowledge and attitude towards homosexuality in Telangana, International Journal of Psychiatry, 2022;2(1):06-10.
  3. R. Vivek Kumar and Dr. K. S. Charishmaattended the 16th Annual National Conference of Indian Association of Biological Psychiatry 6th& 7th Feb 2021.
  4. R. Vivek Kumar, Dr. K. S. Charishma, Dr. Abdul Rahman and Dr. Bhavesh Dhedhi, attended the Cyber & Workspace security for Women, Workshop conducted by IPS – South Zone Branch, 07-03.
  5. R. Vivek Kumar and Dr. K. S. Charishma attended the 6th Annual CME Programme of Indian Psychiatric Society, Telangana State branch, 11th April 2021.
  6. K. S. Charishma, attended the Child Psychiatry ,Adhd Attended, Online CME, 19th June 2021.
  7. Dr. Bhavesh Dhedhi, attended the 33 ECNP Congress Educational Highlights,Virtual Session, India 2021, 15th May 2021.
  8. Gyan Nihal N, Prashanth Challuri, Mallepalli Pramod Kumar Reddy, Ravulapati Satheesh Babu. Stress and anxiety among medical interns and doctors deputed in COVID duties, a cross  sectional study, Telangana Journal of Psychiatry,  2021;7:122-7.
  9. Lakshmi Shodhana ,Ravulapati Sateesh Babu. Emotional intelligence among medical undergraduates, interns, postgraduates, and medical practitioners : Archives of Mental Health. jan – june 2020; 21(1); 12-5.
  10. Lakshmi Shodhana ,Ravulapati Sateesh Babu. A cross-sectional study of the barriers for seeking mental health care among medical undergraduates : Archives of Mental Health.  jan – june 2020;21(1); 16-20.
  11. Kandula Somabala Charishma, Ravulapati Sateesh Babu. The prevalence and correlates of social phobia among undergraduates medical students: Telangana Journal of Psychiatry.  Jan – jun 2020; 6(1):64-68.
  12. Bhavesh J Dhedhi, Ravulapati Sateesh Babu. Study of sleep quality among residents, interns, staff nuses and medical students: 2020;2(1):05-08.
  13. Vivek Kumar Rachakatla, CH Prashanth. Perceptions of partner drinking problems, regulation strategies, and relationship outcomes: Archives of Mental Health. jan – june 2020; volume 21 (1); 39-42.
  14. Bhavesh J Dhedhi, PrashanthChalluri. Study of sleep quality among residents, interns, staff nurses and medical students: 2020;2(2); 05-08.
  15. GyanNihal N. Depression and anxiety symptoms in cardiac patients:  RFP indian journal of medical psychiatry. jan – june 2020; 3(1)
  16. GyanNihal. Stressors among medical college undergraduates: Archives of mental health. jul-dec 2020;21,(2).
  17. Bhavesh J Dhedhi, GyanNihalN. Study of sleep quality among residents, interns, staff nurses and medical students: 2020; 2,(1): 05-08.
  18. Abdul RahmanBaothman, RamanaGattavalli. A study of attitude towards psychiatry among private medical college undergraduates:  RFP Indian Journal of Medical Psychiatry. Jan-Jun 2020; Vol 3 (1); 9-14.
  19. Vivek Kumar Rachakatla, ManjulaSakamuri. Perceptions of partner drinking problems, regulation strategies, and relationship outcomes. Archives of Mental Health. jan – june 2020;21(1):39-42.
  20. Lakshmi Shodhana, ManjulaSakamuri. Emotional intelligence among medical undergraduates, interns, postgraduates, and medical practitioners. Archives of Mental Health. jan – june 2020; 21(1):12-5.
  21. Lakshmi Shodhana, Manjula Sakamuri. A cross-sectional study of the barriers for seeking mental health care among medical undergraduates: Archives of Mental Health. jan – june 2020;21(1);16-20.
  22. Kandula Somabala Charishma, Manjula Sakamuri. The prevalence and correlates of social phobia among undergraduates medical students :Telangana Journal of Psychiatry. Jan – jun 2020; 6(1):64-68.
  23. Manjula Sakamuri. The role of personality in marital satisfaction among distressed and non distressed married couples: EC Psychology and Psychiatry. 2020;9(10); 64-72.

PROJECTS (2019-2020)

  1. Anxiety, depression, and quality of life in females diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome – Dr. K. S. Charishma.
  2. A study of psychiatric comorbidity in patients with ischemic heart disease – Dr. Abdul rahman Boathman.
  3. Prevalence and correlates of sexual dysfunction in male patients with alcohol dependence syndrome – Dr. R. Vivek kumar.
  4. A study of self stigma and self esteem inpersons with schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder in their remission – Dr. Bhavesh J Dhedhi.

Conference:

  1. Dr. R. Vivek Kumar, Dr. K. S. Charishma, Attended “16th Annual National Conference of Indian Association of Biological Psychiatry” 6th & 7th Feb 2021.
  2. Dr. R. Vivek Kumar, Dr. K. S. Charishma, Dr. Abdul Rahman, Dr. Bhavesh Dhedhi, Attended Workshop on “ Cyber & Workspace security for Women” conducted by IPS – South Zone Branch on 07-03-2021 – 
  3. Dr. R. Vivek Kumar, Dr. K. S. Charishma, Attended 6th Annual CME Programme of Indian Psychiatric Society, Telangana State branch held on 11th April 2021.
  4. Dr. K. S. Charishma, Attended Monthly Online CME on “CHILD PSYCHIATRY , ADHD on 19th June 2021.
  5. Dr. Bhavesh Dhedhi, Attended 33 ECNP Congress Educational Highlights Virtual Session , India 2021 on 15th May 2021.