neurology

Psychiatry

The BMH Psychiatry Department imparts comprehensive and compassionate patient care while dealing with child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric mental health.

The Department of Psychiatry provides psychological and pharmacological management for individuals who undergo psychiatric problems, with utmost care. The department extends comprehensive and compassionate patient care while dealing child, adolescent, adult and geriatric mental health issues. We aim to deliver comprehensive services and care to our patients in a high quality, efficient, and compassionate manner by protecting our patients’ confidentiality.

Panel of Doctors

  • Dr. Tess Ann Kurian

    Specialist

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Dr. Tess Ann Kurian MBBS, MD

Specialist

Dedicated and compassionate Psychiatrist Dr. Tess Ann Kurian providing comprehensive mental health care to patients of all ages. Skilled in diagnosing and treating a wide range of psychiatric disorders, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, and substance abuse disorders. Proficient in evidence-based treatment modalities, including medication management, psychotherapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Committed to fostering a supportive and therapeutic environment for patients while collaborating with interdisciplinary teams to ensure holistic care. Possesses therapeutic expertise, adept at patient examinations, an excellent listener, and accomplished in psychopharmacology.

Qualifications

  • MD Psychiatry - Government Medical College Kannur
  • MBBS - Pushpagiri Institute of Medical and Science Research Centre, Thiruvalla

Work Experience

  • Senior Residency - Government Medical College Kottayam.
  • Psychiatrist - Worked in Sacred Heart Hospital Paynkulam, Mailacombu, Idukki
  • Psychiatrist – District Mental Health Programme, Kannur

Skills

  • Therapeutic expertise
  • Patient Examinations
  • Excellent listener
  • Accomplished in Psychopharmacology

Research & Publications

  • Presentation E-Poster presentation on frequency of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in patients with Dementia of the Alzheimer's type attending the Psychiatry department in a tertiary care hospital of North Kerala at Annual National Conference of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry, Hyderabad (December 6 2020).
  • Dissertation "Frequency of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in patients with Dementia of the Alzheimer's type attending the Psychiatry department in a Tertiary care hospital of North Kerala" was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Yesudas K.F Professor and HOD, GMC Kannur.
  • Publication A cross-sectional study on the Frequency of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in Alzheimer's Disease in a Tertiary care hospital of North Kerala/Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare/Volume 8/Issue 24/June 14,2021'
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Dr. Tess Ann Kurian

Specialist

OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Tue 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Wed 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Thu 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Fri 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Sat 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
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Dr. Tess Ann Kurian
Specialist

Dedicated and compassionate Psychiatrist Dr. Tess Ann Kurian providing comprehensive mental health care to patients of all ages. Skilled in diagnosing and treating a wide range of psychiatric disorders, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, and substance abuse disorders. Proficient in evidence-based treatment modalities, including medication management, psychotherapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Committed to fostering a supportive and therapeutic environment for patients while collaborating with interdisciplinary teams to ensure holistic care. Possesses therapeutic expertise, adept at patient examinations, an excellent listener, and accomplished in psychopharmacology.

  • MD Psychiatry - Government Medical College Kannur
  • MBBS - Pushpagiri Institute of Medical and Science Research Centre, Thiruvalla
  • Senior Residency - Government Medical College Kottayam.
  • Psychiatrist - Worked in Sacred Heart Hospital Paynkulam, Mailacombu, Idukki
  • Psychiatrist – District Mental Health Programme, Kannur
  • Therapeutic expertise
  • Patient Examinations
  • Excellent listener
  • Accomplished in Psychopharmacology
  • Presentation E-Poster presentation on frequency of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in patients with Dementia of the Alzheimer's type attending the Psychiatry department in a tertiary care hospital of North Kerala at Annual National Conference of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry, Hyderabad (December 6 2020).
  • Dissertation "Frequency of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in patients with Dementia of the Alzheimer's type attending the Psychiatry department in a Tertiary care hospital of North Kerala" was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Yesudas K.F Professor and HOD, GMC Kannur.
  • Publication A cross-sectional study on the Frequency of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in Alzheimer's Disease in a Tertiary care hospital of North Kerala/Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare/Volume 8/Issue 24/June 14,2021'
OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Tue 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Wed 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Thu 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Fri 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Sat 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM

Services & Facilities

  • Stress management (Acute and Chronic stress)
  • Counselling (Marital, family and grief) and Psychotherapy Service
  • Management of Schizophrenia and Delusional disorder
  • Panic disorder and OCD treatment
  • Sleep Disorder (Non-organic) management
  • Psychological and Pharmacological management of behavioural problems in Dementia
  • Sexual disorder counselling & treatment services
  • Women’s mental health issues
  • Eating disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia)
  • Personality disorders management
  • Geriatric psychiatry services
  • Psycho-oncology Services
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Psychosomatic medicine
  • Emergency psychiatry
  • De-addiction
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety and stress related disorders