Unit & Beds availability: 1 Unit with 40 Beds

Teaching & Non Teaching Faculty and PG Students

Department facility / Infrastructure

General Facilities:

Nomenclature Museum Research Lab. Clinical Demonstration Room Duty Room for Resident Doctors & Students Laboratory for Routine Examination Examination & Treatment Room Store Room for Linen Ward Pantry
Male Female    
Size (Area) 25m2 50m2 20 m2    20 m2 20 m2 15 m2 15 m2 15 m2 15 m2

 Office Space:

Nomenclature Dept. Office Professor / Head of the Dept. Professors Associate Professor Assistant Professor Senior Resident Junior Residents
Size (Area) 20m2 20m2 20m2 20m2 20m2 20m2 21m2


– ECT Medicines                               

– Equipment’s for Psychological evaluation

  1. Wechsler adult performance intelligence scale (WAPIS)
  2. MISIC
  3. Bhatia battery of performance intelligence test
  4. CPQ (Children’s Personality Questionnaire) Form-A
  5. CPQ (Form-B)
  6. Eyesenk personality questionnaire
  7. Thematic apperception test (tat)
  8. Medico-psychological questionnaire
  9. Seguin form board
  10. Emotional intelligence
  11. Sentence completion test
  12. 16 PF- A
  13. 16 PF- B
  14. 16 PF- C
  15. 16 PF- D
  16. 16 PF- E
  17. PGIBBD
  18. Cube construction test


  • Bio-feedback instruments (sets)
  • ECG machine
  • EEG machine
  • Lithium analyzer
  • Thin layer chromatography
  • Alcohol breath analyzer


Area of Department Library:    30m2

No. of Books Available:

            Central Library:      231                 

            Departmental Library:        160     

Departmental Museum:

  • Space: 25 Sq. Meter
  • of specimens 5             
  • Charts/ Diagrams. Psychiatry history photo gallery

Publications & Research Projects


  1. Chee KY, Tripathi A, Avasthi A, Chong MY, Sim K, Yang SY, Glover S, Xiang YT, Si TM, Kanba S, He YL, Lee MS, Chiu HF, Kuga H,Mahendran R, Udormatn P, Kallivayalil RA, Tanra AJ, Maramis M, Shinfuku N, Shen WW, Tan CH, Sartorius N. International study on antidepressant prescription pattern at 40 major psychiatric institutions and hospitals in Asia: A 10-year comparison study. Asia Pac Psychiatry. 2015 Feb 23.[Epub ahead of print]
  2. Grover S, Avasthi A, Shah S, Lakdawala B,Chakraborty K, Nebhinani N, Kallivayalil RA et al. Indian Psychiatric Society multi centric study on assessment of health-care needs of patients with severe mental illnesses as perceived by their family caregivers and health-care providers. Indian J Psychiatry 2015;57:181-9
  3. Kallivayalil RA. Late J.K. Trivedi: A Noble Soul and a Great Human Being. Mens Sana Monogr 2014; 12: 4-7.
  4. Kallivayalil RA, Punnoose VP. Social Psychiatry: Past, Present and Future. Indian J Social Psychiatry (2014) 30 (1-2) 5-6.
  5. George S, Kallivayalil RA, Jaisoorya TS. Gambling addiction in India: Should psychiatrist care?. Indian J Psychiatry 2014; 56: 111-2.
  6. SmithaRamadas, PraveenlalKuttichira, C J John, Mohan Isaac, Kallivayalil RA, Indira Sharma, T V Asokan, AsimMallick, N NMallick, Andrade C. Position statement and guideline on media coverage of suicide. Indian J Psychiatry 2014; 56(2):107-10
  7. Kallivayalil RA. Retaliatory aggression on psychiatric patients and the issue of closed wards. Indian J Psychiatry 2013; 55(1):94-5.
  8. Jacob KS, Kallivayalil RA, Mallik AK, Gupta N, Trivedi JK, Gangadhar BN, Praveenlal K, Vahia V, Rao TSS. Diagnostic and statistical manual-5: Position paper of the Indian Psychiatric Society.Indian J Psychiatry 2013; 55(1):12-30.
  9. Jacob K S, Kallivayalil R A, Mallik A K, Gupta N, Trivedi J K, Gangadhar B N, Praveenlal K, Vahia V, Rao TS. Reply to Indian contribution to the cultural formulation interview and the DSM-5: Missing details. Indian J Psychiatry 2013;55:308-9
  10. Kallivayalil RA: Mental health concepts in India: Providing valuable insights. Indian J Psychiatry. 2013 January; 55(Suppl 2): S133
  11. Rao TSS, Manickam LSS, Kallivayalil RA. Indian Mental Cocepts: Looking forward. Indian J Psychiatry. 2013 January; 55(Suppl 2): S134–S135.
  12. Kallivayalil RA, Dalal PK. Prof JK Trivedi. Indian J Psych. 2013 Oct-Dec; 55(4): 311–312
  13. Kallivayalil RA, Kumar PNS. Education in person-centered medicine: Indian perspectives. International J of Person-centered Medicine 2012; 2 (2): 155-158
  14. Kallivayalil RA: The importance of psychiatry in undergraduate medical education in India. Indian J Psychiatry 2012; 54(3):208-16.
  15. Kallivayalil RA. Indian Psychiatric Society: a powerful force in world psychiatry. Indian J Psychiatry 2012; 54(1):4-5.
  16. Rao TSS, Kallivayalil RA, Andrade C. Covert medication – Do the ends justify the means? Indian J Psychiatry 2012; 54(3):203-5.
  17. Andrade C, Shah N, Tharyan P, Reddy MS, Thirunavukarasu M, Kallivayalil RA, Nagpal R, Bohra NK, Sharma A, Mohandas E. Position statement and guidelines on unmodified electroconvulsive therapy. Indian J Psychiatry 2012; 54(2):119-33.
  18. Kallivayalil RA, Punnoose VP: Person-centered medicine and primary healthcare: academic perspectives. International Journal of Person Centered Medicine, 2011, 1 (3): 433-434
  19. Joice Geo. Abraham Varghese, Roy Abraham Kallivayalil. Gender Identity Disorder as a Co-morbidity in Bipolar Mood Disorder: A Report of Two Cases. Pushpagiri Medical Journal. Vol.3(1). July-Dec 2011. P 55-56.
  20. Trivedi JK, Kallivayalil RA, Pongsupap Y, Jilani AQ: South Asian person-centered healthcare projects: an exploratory review. International Journal of Person Centered Medicine, 2011, 1 (3): 468-474
  21. Kallivayalil RA, Chadda RK. Culture, Ethics and Medicine in South Asia. The International J of Person Centered Medicine 2011; 1 (1) : 56-61
  22. Kallivayalil RA, Punnoose VP. Somatic symptoms of depression. World Psychiatric Association Bulletin on Depression, 2011; Vol 17- N 47: 3-7
  23. Kumar PNS, Jayakrishnan, Kumari A, Kallivayalil RA. A Case controlled study of suicides in an agrarian district in Kerala. Indian J Social Psychiatry (2011) 27 (1-2) 9-15.
  24. Kumar PNS, Bijlee R, Kallivayalil RA. Comparative assessment of drug compliance behavior, severity of illness and quality of life. Indian J Soc Psych (2011) 27(3-4) 53-59.
  25. Kallivayalil RA, Chadda RK, Mezzich JE. Indian psychiatry: Research and international perspectives. Indian J Psychiatry. 2010; 52(Suppl 1):S38-42.
  26. Kallivayalil RA, Punnoose VP. Understanding and Managing Somatoform Disorders: Making sense of non-sense. Indian J Psychiatry 2010; 52(Suppl 1):S240-5.

Ongoing Research Projects:

  • Anxiety and depressive disorders in antepartum and postpartum period- A prospective study
  • A study on the characteristics of suicide attempters and their intent – a follow-up study
  • A study on the pathways to care in child and adolescent clinic
  • Teachers’ assessment of ADHD symptoms among affected children

Services provided by the Department

(a)  ECT

(b)  Special clinic

(c)   Psychological & IQ Testing

(d)  Bio feedback

(f) Other special facilities being provided by the department.

(g) Medico-Legal Services

(h) Facility for care and stay of Acute cases (Emergency case)

(i) Chronic Psychiatry care facility

 – Investigative facilities

 – Speciality Clinics run by the Department 

SlNo Name of the Clinic Days on which held Timings Average No. of cases attended Name of Clinic In-charge
1 Neuro Psychiatry clinic for elderly Monday 11am-12 pm 14 Dr. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil


2 Child guidance clinic Saturday 11am-12 pm 15 Dr. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil
3 Clinic for Senile disorder Monday 11am-12 pm 10 Dr. Fazal Mohammed
4 Psycho Motor clinic Saturday 11am-12 pm 10 Dr. Joice Geo
5 Deaddiction Wednesdays 11am-12 pm 20 Dr. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil
6 Memory clinic Friday 11am-12 pm 7 Dr. Fazal Mohammed
7 Family Counselling Thursday 11am-12 pm 12 Dr. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil

Dr. Joice Geo

Dr. Suresh Ninan

8 Community psychiatry (Help Line) Tuesday 10am-2pm 22 Dr. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil

Dr. Fazal Mohammed

Dr. Suresh Ninan

9 Participation in National Mental Health Program. Mondays to


10am -2pm Dr. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil

Dr.Fazal Mohammed