Mrs. Kavitha
Profile Image: 
Select Department: 
College of Nursing
Select Sub-Department Page Type: 
Faculty and Staff
Academic Qualifications: 

Under Graduation: - P.S.G College of Nursing, Dr.M.G.R. Medical University Chennai.(2001)
Post Graduation: - M.Sc., (N) - NIMHANS (Deemed University), Bangalore (2006).

Special Area of Interest: 
Bipolar affective disorder, Family Focused Nursing Interventions, Suicide Prevention, and Self Esteem, Keen interest in reading philosophy.

Learning disability – Learning in a learner’s view published in Pondicherry Journal of Nursing (2009), volume (1) issue – 14 – 17.
A study to assess the effectiveness of nursing intervention on family members’ knowledge about drug compliance among the clients with Schizophrenia published in Pondicherry Journal of Nursing 2008 (2) 29 – 32.
Contributed a chapter on the book “Learning Disability”. Editor – Dr. E.M. Rajan. The name of the chapter is “Learning Disability – A biological perspective”.


“Drinking refusal – self efficacy and coping behavior among ADS clients” at Annual ISPN conference, DMC&H, Ludhiana on 3rd to 5th March 2007.
“Nursing intervention on knowledge of family members about drug compliance among client with schizophrenia“in Scientific and Academic forum on 29/08/2008 at KGNC.
“Principles of psychopharmacology in mental health nursing services” and “Knowledge of primary school teachers regarding the identification of learning disabilities in selected schools at puducherry” on 15-16th April at National conference, KGNC, Puducherry.

Positions Held: 

Sister Tutor at College of Nursing, JIPMER