ADULT PSYCHIATRY UNIT
Our Adult Psychiatry Unit at King Khalid University Hospital provides a wide range of services to adult and geriatric patients, including comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, individual psychotherapy, medication management, coordination with primary care physicians, consultations to other providers, and referrals for hospitalization.
The vision of the Adult Psychiatry Unit is to become a leading academic and clinical unit in providing exceptional clinical care, conducting research, managing advance mental health issues, alleviating the burden of stigma and training outstanding clinicians.
The Adult Psychiatry Unit of King Khalid University Hospital is committed in providing the utmost level of care to clients, conducting research that meets ethical standards, and educating the future leaders in the field of psychiatry.
This unit deals with a variety of psychiatric problems such as:
- Anxiety Disorder
- Psychotic Disorder
- Personality Disorder
- Sleep Disorder
- Sexual Disorder
- Other Psychosocial Problems
We are equipped and secured with eleven-bed (11) male wards and twelve-bed (12) female wards with future plan of expanding or opening an open ward. This unit is run by 3 to 4 Adult Psychiatry Inpatient Teams [APIT], where each team is headed by a Psychiatric Consultant, and consists of a Multidisciplinary Team.
We offer an Assessment Clinic for new patients, and a regular Follow-up Clinic for stable patients and recently discharged patients from either inpatients or emergency department patients.
Referrals are received from Family and Community Clinics, and other specialized clinics. They deal with patients aging between 16 to 65 years old.
To make a referral please call the Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic at +966 11 467-2402/1721/1722