The Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour (IPHB) was established as an independent entity on 8th December 1980 and the Department of Psychiatry of the Goa Medical College was amalgamated into one single Department of the Government at Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour.
The IPHB was shifted from Altinho, Panaji to a newly built premises admeasuring 27.6 Hect. of land on 28th May 2001, in close proximity with the tertiary care hospital, Goa Medical College, Bambolim Goa.Read More
Citizen’s Charter for the Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour, has been prepared in order to ensure transparency, extend accountability and carry out the services effectively and courteously.
The charter seeks to provide a frame work which enables our users to know:
1.Kind of services offered at I.P.H.B.
2.The quality of Services they are entitled.
The means through which complaints regarding denial or poor quality service will be redressed.
The main objectives of setting up of this Institute were:
(1)To provide optimal tertiary level Mental Health Care Services in the State of Goa which includes therapeutic and rehabilitative services;
(2)To impart Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate teaching courses in Psychiatry and related discipline, conducted by the Goa University to which the Institute is affiliated;
(3)To offer training and research in various disciplines of Psychiatry
(4)To provide preventive and therapeutic psychiatric community services.
At present bed strength of the Hospital is 190. The IPHB primarily seeks to provide preventive, curative and rehabilitative mental health services.
Currently IPHB has 05 male and 04 female wards for patients. In addition there are separate wards for patients coming from the prisons.
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