Department of Psychiatry
Psychiatric care center in State
Books in Dept library
Associated de-addiction centre
MD seats for each year
The Department of Psychiatry at SMIMS was established in 2001 and it offers undergraduate teaching for MBBS students, post-graduate training in Psychiatry for MD students and students of other allied branches.
The department deals with the study of epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of mental and behavioural disorders. The diseases that a psychiatrist commonly deals with are schizophrenia, depression, several types of anxiety disorders, substance used disorders, personality disorders and can be as varied as dementia, disorders of sexual function, or childhood disorders such as mental retardation, autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
The department is also actively involved in research and has several ongoing research projects including ICMR funded projects. Community outreach is one of the department’s commitments to the people of Sikkim and also provides free of charge services to various drug de-addiction centres in the state.
A state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing can be achieved by identifying and knowing the different illnesses and ways for effective cure and our
Dr Sanjiba Dutta
The area of research include: • Alcohol dependence syndrome • Opioid dependence syndrome • Depression in the community • Increasing rates of suicides and suicide attempts • Eating disorders in student population
The campus has first-rate facilities like laboratories, workshops and practice school for hands-on learning. There are also cafeterias, and transport facility for students' ease.
The experience is of lifetime. College education gave me immense knowledge about Psychiatry. This beautiful college has helped me set goals to lead my life
Sikkim Manipal University has truly inspired my choice of career and has helped me to be motivated in every situation.”
SMU means something great for me since it provides me such a big chance to explore the field of education.”
The strength of academic work, the clinical experience and the diversity of patient population are some of the enviable characteristic of this Psychiatry department
DR. BHIM PRASAD DHAKAL JOINS SMIMS AS ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Gangtok, Sikkim