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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India Medicine & Life Sciences
Depression Medicine & Life Sciences
Oral Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Cross-Sectional Studies Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Anxiety Medicine & Life Sciences
Sense of Coherence Medicine & Life Sciences
Fenclonine Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1995 2019

  • 87 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 15 Article
  • 2 Letter

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
Antidepressive Agents
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Blood Glucose

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
Mental Disorders
2 Citations (Scopus)