Dr. Amrtavarshini R.

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
DM Child and Adolescent Psychiatry NIMHANS, Bangalore Dec/2022
MD Psychiatry Bangalore Medical College, RGUHS May/2016
MBBS Mysore Medical College, RGUHS March/2012


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Assistant Professor 01/02/23 – till date
NIMHANS, Bangalore Senior Resident Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 01/07 /19 to 30/06/22
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Assistant Professor Dept of Psychiatry 01/09/18 to 06/05/19
Kasturba Medical College Senior Resident Dept of Psychiatry 03/10/16 to 01/09/18


Area of Interest

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Area of Expertise

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Area of Research

Neurodevelopmental disorder, mood disorders, community child and adolescent psychiatry

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Member, Indian Association of Psychiatry.

Frequency, reasons, and factors associated with antipsychotic polypharmacy in Schizophrenia: A retrospective chart review in a tertiary hospital in India.

2020 Shenoy S, Amrtavarshini R, Bhandary RP, Praharaj SK

Asian Journal of Psychiatry. 2020 Jun 1;51:102022.

Parenting in the current COVID-19 reality–understanding and addressing parental concerns using a qualitative methodology

2022 Manohar H, Khanna P, Seshadri S, Rajan TM, Jha A, Amrtavarshini R, Bhagyavathi HD, Neredumilli PK, Kumar R

World Social Psychiatry. 2022 Jan 1;4(1):31

Anorexia nervosa-Binge-eating/purging type in an adolescent boy: A case report

2021 Amrtavarshini R, Ghosh S, Seshadri SP

Journal of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health-ISSN 0973-1342. 2021;17(1):130-6.

A case series of five individuals with asperger syndrome and sexual criminality

2017 Kumar S, Devendran Y, Radhakrishna A, Karanth V, Hongally C

Journal of Mental Health and Human Behaviour. 2017 Jan 1;22(1):63.

Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders and its association with epileptiform activity among children with Intellectual Disability in a tertiary centre

2017 Kumar S, Devendran Y

Journal of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health. 2017 Jan;13(1):26-47.