The Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour (IPHB) was established as an independent entity on 8th December 1980, after amalgamation of the Mental Hospital which was functioning under the Directorate of Health Services since July 1957, and the Department of Psychiatry of the Goa Medical College functioning since 1968.
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 and college, Goa Medical College, Bambolim Goa.
MESSAGE FROM DIRECTOR
The Institute of Psychiatry & Human Behaviour is based in Bambolim & strives to promote mental health. It gives me immense pleasure to be Dean/Director of Institute of Psychiatry & Human Behaviour, Bambolim - Goa that the department has started a Official Website for the benefit & easy way to locate & get the information about our institution on the fingertips.
I appreciate the dedicated efforts of the Institute of Psychiatry & Human Behaviour Team as well as all the contributors to this online website.
IPHB has been awarded a Center of Excellence Scheme by the Ministry of Health and family Welfare, New Delhi (Government of India). Construction of a new 100 bed wing is underway. Three new departments are also being created (Department of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychiatric Social Work & Department of Psychiatric Nursing).