The Ocd Clinic NIMHANS In-Patient and Out-Patient services
Patients coming to NIMHANS for the first time are registered at the Screening block in the Outpatient Department (OPD) between 8.00 AM and 11.00 AM. Please register at the screening block of the OPD complex before consulting at the OCD clinic. You will be directed to the clinic after registration. Inform at the registration desk that you have come to consult at the OCD clinic. This will prevent delay in reaching the clinic. It is advisable to register before 9 AM so that there is enough time for detailed evaluation.
Please note that your initial assessment will be carried out by a junior resident or a mental health professional before you meet the consultant (s) of the clinic. This is the standard procedure of the clinic. Detailed evaluation may take up to 2-3 hours.
Following services are offered for In-Patients:
Usual length of stay for intensive inpatient treatment of OCD that includes medications and cognitive behavior therapy is about 6-8 weeks. Some patients may require an even longer stay.
Inpatient treatment is generally recommended for those :