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PSYCHIATRY AND MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at Muhimbili National Hospital – Mloganzila provides care for patient with mental health problems who are suffering from psychological, psychiatry, neuropsychiatry and addiction disorders in a super specialty manner. The department also provides rehabilitation services which includes psychosocial interventions such as psychotherapies (individually, couple, family or group), occupational therapy, resolving social problems as well as providing long term rehabilitation at Vikuruti rehabilitation village which is situated at Chamanzi area (Mbande).

1.1       PSYCHIATRY SERVICE ALLOCATION

 

1.2       CAPACITY

The department has 54 bed capacity, this includes 8 beds for Geriatrics, 16 beds for Child and adolescents’ patients, 12 beds for acutely ill patients and 18 beds for General Adult Psychiatry. We also provides private/IPPM services.

1.3       STAFF

The Department has clinical staff (Mental health specialist and super specialists, Nurses, Social workers, Clinical Psychologist and occupational therapist.). The department is working together with clinical staff from MNH Upanga as well as academic staff from MUHAS as per memorandum of understanding

1.4       ORGANIZATION

Psychiatry and mental health department is currently organized into

      1. General adult psychiatry

Provides services both inpatient and outpatient services to patients with all mental health problems without special needs. Tuesday and Friday of every week are allocated for OPD services

      1. Liaison, Neuropsychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry

Provides services both inpatient and outpatient services to mentally ill patients with comorbid medical condition, neuropsychiatry disorders and elderly patient with mental and memory problems. Wednesday of every week is allocated for OPD services

      1. Child and Adolescent psychiatry

Provides services both inpatient and outpatient services to patients with childhood pervasive developmental disorders. Thursday of every week is allocated for OPD services

      1. Addiction Psychiatry

Provides services both inpatient and outpatient services to patients with substance use disorders. Monday of every week is allocated for OPD services

      1. Therapeutic and rehabilitation psychiatry (Clinical Psychology, Occupational therapy and Social welfare)

These are daily services for both inpatient and outpatient.

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