Department of Psychiatry

Brief history of Department

The department of Psychiatry was established in 1982 for teaching and research in mental health.  It also carries out community service in various forms. The department has produce medical graduates who have good grasp of the Psychological aspects of health and ill-health and are able to diagnose and manage common Psychiatry conditions, especially in Primary Care and in Non-psychiatry institutions.

The department has also produce Medical graduates who have proficient knowledge of basic psychology and are proficient enough to apply this knowledge to clinical practice and research.