Dr. Arun K

Designation :
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department :
Psychiatry and Behavior Medicine
Email :
Qualification :
MD (Psychiatry)

Dr. Arun K. completed his MBBS from Government Medical College, Thrissur in 2008 and MD Psychiatry from Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (IMS-BHU) Varanasi in 2014. He then worked as a Senior Resident in the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (IMS-BHU) from 2014 to 2017. Currently, he is appointed as Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.

Areas of Interest

  • General psychiatry
  • Addiction psychiatry
  • Community psychiatry
  • Role of yoga in the management of psychiatric disorders

Educational and Professional Experience

  • 2014-2017 - Senior Resident in Psychiatry, IMS, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • 2011-2014 - MD Psychiatry, IMS, BHU, Varanasi
  • 2009-2010 - Junior Medical Officer, Community Health Centre, Palakkad
  • 2002-2008 - MBBS, Government Medical College, Thrissur

Additional Qualifications

  • Done diploma in Yoga Sciences (DYS) 2015 from Yoga Sadhana Centre, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi


  • Prevalence and correlates of suicidal ideation and attempts in patients with bipolar mood disorders. Journal of behavioural health, a periodical from Turkey in November 2013
  • A case report of atypical neuroleptic malignant syndrome, Indian Journal of Psychosocial sciences ISSN 2231-3036 volume 6,April 2016
  • Clinical and Psychological factors associated with tobacco use among children Activitas Nervosa Superior DOI: 10.1007/s1470-017-005-0 2017
  • Review article – Community program for management of epilepsy Indian Journal of Psychosocial Sciences April 2017 volume 7 2017
  • A study on community memory screening, Indian Journal of Psychosocial Sciences April 2017,volume 7 2017
  • Comparative study of depressive disorders in elderly from rural and semi urban areas of Varanasi, Indian Journal of Psychosocial sciences April 2017,volume 7, 2017
  • A Study on Tobacco Use Among School Children, Community Mental Health Journal, February 2018 DOI 10.1007/s10597-018-0241-0


  • Indian Psychiatric Society, Life Ordinary Member