Dr. Kriithishree S S

Consultant, Psychiatry


MD- Psychiatry, BCCPM (Basic certificate course in Pain and Palliative Medicine

Fellowship & Membership

  • Member of International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS)
  • Life member of Indian Association of Palliative care (IAPC)
  • Life Ordinary Member of Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS)
  • Life Member of the Association of Medical Consultants (AMC)
  • Scientific work: Paper published: “Alcohol-induced Mania - Insights from three cases in a hospital in India” (2015) – Annals of Psychiatry and Mental Health 3(6);1046 Paper presented–“Should the Heart flip or the Mind trip” - Lithium induced cardiac dysrhythmia at therapeutic doses – A case report in IPSOCON 2013 Paper presentation titled – “Tippling to a frenzy - 3 cases of alcohol-induced mania” – in ANCIPS 2015 Paper presentation - Psychiatric morbidity, quality of life and coping among the patients diagnosed with leukemia: a clinical epidemiological study in a tertiary hospital – in Indian Cancer Congress 2017 Paper presented: Anxiety in Pregnancy- A cross-sectional study on women attending antenatal checkup in a tertiary care hospital in India – in ANCIPS 2019 Professional appointments: ·
  • Associate consultant psychiatrist in KMC Hospitals, Mangalore since August 2018. Doing currently Assistant Professor in Department of Psychiatry, SR Medical college, Akathumuri, Varkala, Trivandrum from Nov 2016 to Aug 2018 · Registrar in Department of Psychiatry, Kerala Institute of Medical Science, Trivandrum from July 2016 to Oct 2016 · Senior Resident in Department of Psychiatry, Kasturba Medical College and Wenlock Hospital, Mangalore from June 2015 to May 2016 · Junior Resident in Department of Psychiatry, St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore from April 2012 to April 2015 – During Post Graduate training ‘Resource person’ in the following programs: · Resource person to speak on “Psychiatric aspects of Chronic Pain” at !%th Annual Neuropsychiatric CME on Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry held on 29th June 2019 at SDM College of Medical Sciences & Hospital, Dharwad ·
  • Part of a panel discussion on “Mind & Body issues in women with Breast cancer” at YENMIND-5 & IAPP-KB midterm CME held on 21st January 2019 at Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore · Conducted a CME on “Suicide Prevention” at SR Medical College, Varkala, Trivandrum on Oct 2017 ·
  • Also been Invited Guest Speaker for various public awareness programs on various issues like Stress at workplace, Suicide Prevention, Dementia, Women and mental health and various other issues

Field of Expertise

  • All kinds of Adult Psychiatric Services
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Pain and Palliative Medicine with a special interest in Psycho-oncology

Languages Spoken

  • Kannada
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam
  • Tamil
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