The Child Guidance Clinic was set up in NIMHANS in 1957. Organized services in the area of Mental Retardation (The Mental Retardation clinic) started in 1968. The two services were amalgamated and subsumed under the Child and Adolescent Services in 1987. Separate inpatient services were established in 1967.The services have been functioning on a multi-disciplinary team basis since 1975. At present, the core team consists of 4 Consultant Psychiatrists (Prof. Shoba Srinath, Prof. Satish Chandra Girimaji, Prof. Shekhar P Seshadri and Dr. K. John Vijay Sagar), 2 Consultant Clinical Psychologists (Prof. Uma Hirisave and Dr. B. N. Roopesh) and 1 Psychiatric social work Consultant (Dr.Janardhana).
=> Doctor of Medicine (DM Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)
=> Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF) in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Bangalore - 560029,
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