Inpatient Services


Registration in the OCD clinic is essential prior to admission. Requirement for inpatient care will be determined by the doctors after detailed evaluation.

Following services are offered for inpatients:

1) Detailed evaluation

2) Medication treatment

3) Cognitive behavior therapy/behavior therapy.

Usual length of stay for intensive inpatient treatment of OCD that includes medications and cognitive behavior therapy is about 6-8 weeks. Some patients may require an even longer stay.

Inpatient treatment is generally recommended for those :

1) who are not responding satisfactorily to outpatient treatment
2) who have other co-occurring psychiatric disorders that may complicate or interfere with the treatment of OCD
3) with severe OCD

Hospital Rule:

During hospital stay, a family member is required to stay with the patient. In some special circumstances, patient may stay alone but suitability for admission without an attendant will be determined by the consultant of the clinic.

Hospital charges and room allotment:

Kindly consult the following NIMHANS webpage for details regarding room allotment, guest house availability, and hospital charges:



General information:

NIMHANS is about 8 km from the Bangalore City Railway Station and about 35 km from the Bangalore Airport. Taxi and city buses are available.

Contact Details:

For booking room in Special Ward/ Laxmi Mittal Guest House

The Resident Medical Officer
Hosur Road, Post Bag No 2900
Bangalore 560029
Email: rmo@nimhans.kar.nic.in
Telephone: 080-26995203 / 26995204
Fax: 080-26562121

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