Biomedical and psychosocial research facilities are available at IMHANS. Qualified and experienced faculty members are available to guide Ph.D. theses.

Research Areas at Present 

  1. Clinical and community studies in Women’ Mental Health
  2. Cognitive Neurophysiological Studies
  3. Community-Based intervention in Dementia
  4. Genetic Studies in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  5. Mental Health Surveys
  6. Neuropsychological Studies
  7. Mental Health Nursing
  8. School mental health
  9. Solution Focused therapies
  10. Tribal Mental Health interventions
  11. Suicide Prevention

Research (Ph.D.) Guides (under the Kerala University of Health Sciences) 

  1. Dr. P. Krishnakumar (Director)  – Head of the Department of Child Development
  2. Dr. Seema P Uthaman  (Principal)  & Head of the Department of Psychiatric Social Work
  3. Dr. Jaseem. K – Head of the Department (I/C) of Clinical Psychology
  4. Dr. Reena George –  Head of the Department of Psychiatric Nursing
  5. Dr. G.Ragesh – Department of Psychiatric Social Work