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Metabolic Clinic

Metabolic Clinic in Psychiatry

 Services provided in the clinic:

The Metabolic Clinic in Psychiatry is a unique special clinical service in contemporary psychiatry that focuses on therapeutic approaches towards the metabolic side effects (cardio-metabolic as well as hyperprolactinemia associated side-effects) due to psychotropic medications in patients with psychiatric disorders. This unique clinical service is a part of the Individualized Schizophrenia Treatment And Reintegration (InSTAR) program. The patients will be assessed only with referral letter from the treating psychiatrist. Prior appointment can be obtained by e-mail to instar.program@gmail.com

Who will benefit?

The patients will undergo comprehensive clinical evaluation with specific investigations focused on metabolic side-effects with special clinical assessments using structured instruments. As per the needs ascertained by these assessments, the patient and the care-giver will be offered comprehensive psycho-education about risk reduction strategies, yoga therapy, adaptive life Style related interventions, and specific pharmacological interventions.

Location: Psychiatry Special Clinics Block, 1st Floor

Day and time

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 9.00 AM – 11.00 AM

Consultants:

Professor B.N. Gangadhar

Dr. G. Venkatasubramanian

Dr. ShivaramaVarambally

Dr. K. Muralidharan

Dr. P.T. Sivakumar

Dr. Naren P. Rao

Dr. Janardhanan C.N.