DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY         

 

 

1.     Academic Activity:

 

                              I.       Undergraduate seminars:  4 nos.

                            II.       Case conferences:              3 nos.

 

2.     Scientific Publications:

 

a)     Deb K, Deka K. Perceived stress and coping in patients with head and neck cancer. Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences. 2015; 6(2):122-6.

b)     Deka K and Balachander S :Electro Convulsive Therapy : Research from India in Developements in Psychiatry in India by Malhotra S and Chakrabarty S.  Springer India 2015, Page 533.

c)     Kamala Deka, Sabita Dhingia, Kaberi Baruah, Dhrubajyoti Bhuyan, Parental Handling,Family Functioning and life event in Help Seeking and non Help Seeking Adolescents. J. Indian Assoc.Child Adolesc.Ment Health2016;12(3) :253-274, (Marfatia Award 2015).

 

3. Research work undergoing:

 

a)     ‘Intent, Psychosocial correlates and Psychiatric Diagnosis of patients with Attempted Suicide’- Dr Pallab Kumar Bhattacharjee, Mrs  Manju P  Baruah, Dr  Kamala Deka.

b)     ‘Study on Psychosocial profile of Alcohol Use Disorder in a Tertiary  care center’-Dr Mustakim Ahmed, Mr Daino Basumotary

4. Details of Professional services:

a)     Patient Attendance (1st Jan 2016 - 31st Aug 2016)

b)     Bed Strength increased to 30 no ( 1 unit)

Year-2016

OPD

IPD

January-2016

424

35

February-2016

453

24

March-2016

435

47

April-2016

349

37

May-2016

460

48

June-2016

502

52

July-2016

490

27

August-2016

580

42

 

 

c)     Special clinics:

·       CGC( Child Guidance Clinic) started since 09-02-2016.

·       DDC (Drug Deaddiction Clinic) started since13-01-2016.

·       FCC (Family Counseling Clinic) Started since 18-01-2016.

·       Biofeedback therapy started since 18-05-2016.

5. List of important machinery purchased:

             ● ECT (Electro Convulsive Therapy) Machine purchased on 03-02-2016

             ● Biofeedback Machine purchased on 03-02-2016

 ● Digital Alcohol Breath Analyzer purchased on 03-02-2016.

 ● Boyle,s Apparatus purchased on 28-04-2016.

6. Any other relevant information of the Department

Dr Kamala Deka.

·       Recipient of J.C Marfatia Award for best paper in 13th Biennial Conference of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, held at Pune on 19th November, 2015.

·       Guest speaker in the “National Midterm CME, of Indian Psychiatric Society held at Guwahati, 30th and 31st July2016

Dr Pallab Kumar Bhattacharjee.

·       Presented a seminar on “Endogenous Depression” on 19-04-2016.

·       Presented a lecture on “Persons with disability act” on 23-03-2016 organized by National Institute of Multiple Handicaps, Chennai, in collaboration with NGO, Prerona.

·       Delivered a talk on senile Dementia in an awareness camp on 26-05-2016 organised by a local NGO.

  Dr Mustakim Ahmed

·       Presented seminar on Tobacco Dependence Syndrome and Nicotine Replacement Therapy in association with State Tobacco Control Cell, Assam in Department of Psychiatry on May 6, 2016.

·       Participated in Awareness Camp organized on International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on 26TH June/2016 at Central Jail, Jorhat and counseled the inmates.

·       Presented seminar on Role of Vitamin D3 on Neuropsychiatric Disorder held at Doctors Club Jorhat on 21/05/2016