Department of Psychiatry, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

  • India

  • Department of Psychiatry, Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Attavar

    575001 Mangalore


Organization profile

Organisation profile

The department of psychiatry started functioning at K.M.C Hospital Attavar as a General Hospital Psychiatry Unit in September, 1993. The psychiatric Unit was functioning earlier at Govt. Wenlock hospital and Dr. TMA Pai-Rotary Hospital Bejai. The department has outpatient and inpatient facilitates catering to the needs of a general hospital patient population as well as the teaching for the MBBS, M.Sc Clinical Psychology, BPT, BSLP and B.Sc MRT students. The department is catering community mental health services by outreach camps and taking charge for consultancy services for corporate organizations. Specialty clinics such as Dementia clinic, child guidance clinic, alcohol DE addiction clinic and liaison psychiatry are the initiatives of the department. The department is actively involved in conducting various public awareness programmes in Psychiatry at various places in and around Mangalore as well as print media, television and radio.

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    Research Output

    • 95 Citations
    • 5 h-Index
    • 16 Article
    • 2 Letter

    Identification of risk factors and metabolic monitoring practices in patients on antipsychotic drugs in South India

    Poojari, P. G., Khan, S. A., Shenoy, S., Acharya, L. D., Shetty, S., Bose, S., Pai, K., Kunhikatta, V. & Thunga, G., 10-2020, In : Asian Journal of Psychiatry. 53, 102186.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Two birds with one stone: How depression and distress in diabetes respond to antidepressants

    Chauhan, H. Y. & Pai, K. K., 01-01-2019, In : Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy. 21, 2, p. 41-47 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Assessment of spectrum of mental disorders in cancer patients

    Prakash Saxena, P. U., Kulkarni, V., Thapar, R., Pai, K., Gupta, A. & Kotian, H., 01-10-2018, In : Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics. 14, 6, p. 1312-1315 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)