Behaviour Therapy : There are 2 Clinical psychologists working on contract basis. Depending on availability it is possible to reinsit more posts.
Psychological Assessment is done through administration of Psychological tests of Intelligence, personality, Interpersonal relationship, Neuropsychological tests, Memory tests etc.
Psychological therapies are conducted e.g. counselling, psychotherapy, behaviour therapy etc.
Participating in teaching programme of IPHB by taking lectures in psychology for post graduate students in psychiatry, undergraduate medical students, nursing students etc.
Clinical Psychological Section:
Intelligence tests : Seguin Form Board Test, Binet Kamat Test of Intelligence, Vineland & Social Maturity Scale, Raven’s coloured & Standard Progressive Matrices Test, Bhatia’s Battery of Performance, Test of Intelligence, Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children etc.
Personality Test :
1.Thematic Apperception Test (T.A.T).
2. Children Apperception Test (CAT).
3. Sacks Sentence Completion test (S.S.C.T ).
4.16 Personility Factors Inventory (16 P.F.).
& other personality Questionnaire etc.
Memory test: Wechsler Memory Scale, Boston Memory Scale, P.G.I
Memory Scale etc.
Organic test: (Neuro-Psychological Test) (Assessment of Organicity) used in Cognitive Deficits, viz Bender Visual Motor, Gestalt Test, Benton Visual Retention Test, Nahor Benson Test, Luria’s Neuro Psychological investigation etc.
Psychiatric Social Worker:
The Outpatients from OPD and Inpatients are referred to the Psychiatric Social Worker for social help. The patients/patients relatives are provided guidance as per their requirements for:
Placements in various missionaries of charities, Homes for the aged running under Provedoria, Orphan age homes and other destitute homes run by the NGOs.
Provide necessary information regarding financial assistance schemes provided by the Government.
Necessary guidance regarding Legal matters are provided to the patients.
When patient is admitted through magistrate Order, and if the patient is not giving the history, the same is obtained on home visit by the Psychiatric Social Worker. Some times the relatives of the patients do not turn up they are convinced by the Psychiatric Social Worker giving home visit whenever required.