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All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: MBBS, MD, DNB 
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        Areas of expertise
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Membership & Training:

  • Life Ordinary Member Indian Psychiatric Society
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Member Bombay Psychiatric Society 
  • Member, Bombay Psychiatric Society


  • Vaidyanathan S, Jaiswal SV. Tardive Dyskinesia: Prevention and newer management strategies. Annals of Indian Psychiatry. 2020; 4(1): 10 – 19.
  • Gambhire P, Thanage R, Mohite A, Zanwar V, Vaidyanathan S, Jain S, Subramanyam A, Rathi P. Role of Relaxation Therapy in Diarrhea Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Tropical Gastroenterology. 2019. 40 (4): 124 – 131.
  • Kamath R, Shah H, Vaidyanathan S. A comparative study of Quality of Life and factors affecting it in children diagnosed with Attention – deficit/ hyperactivity disorder versus Bronchial asthma. Indian Journal of Mental Health. 2019; 6(2) 170 – 177
  • Vaidyanathan S, Rupesh E, Subramanyam AA, Trivedi S, Pinto C, Kamath R. Disability and caregiver burden: Relation to elder abuse. Journal of Geriatric Mental Health. 2018; 5(1): 30 – 34
  • Vaidyanathan S, Shah H, Gayal T. Sleep disturbances in children with Attention – Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Comparative Study with Healthy Siblings. Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2016; 25(3): 145 – 151.



  1. “Sleep hygiene” at ‘Exploring Brain and Mental Health’ – a collaborative program by Nehru Science Center, McLean Hospital and Dr. N. S. Vahia Foundation at Nehru Science Center, Mumbai on 17th February, 2019.
  2. “Tardive Dyskinesia: Prevention and Newer Management Therapies” at 50th Annual Conference of IPS – WZB at CIDCO Convention Centre, Navi – Mumbai on 12th October, 2019.
  3. “Progression of Teaching and Learning Process” on 18th October, 2019 and “Principles of Giving and Receiving Feedback” on 19th October, 2019 at first Faculty Development program organised by Centre for Medical Education Technologies, AIIMS Nagpur
  4. “Can I?” –Priming for Self Directed Learning session at national level conference cum workshop on “Demystifying Self Directed Learning” organized by Centre for Medical Education Technologies, AIIMS Nagpur on 14th December, 2019.
  5. “Schizophrenia & Toxoplasma gondii” at clinical meet organized by Psychiatric Society Nagpur on 26th March, 2021.
  6. “The current classification systems in psychiatry are the best way forward” – for the topic in “Manthan Debates in psychiatry” on 25th April, 2021.

Honors & Awards: 

  1. Smt. Shwetha Tiwari Memorial Young Researcher Award in Geriatric Mental Health of the Indian Association for Geriatric Mental Health for 2013 as co – author at the 9th Annual National Conference Geron 2013 held at Lucknow.
  2. Dr. C. Pinto Best Research Paper Award for exemplary research work (2013).
  3. 3rd Prize for Dr. P. C. Shastri Award Paper as principal and presenting author at the D. Y. Patil Symposium on Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 8th March 2015.
  4. J. C. Marfatia Award for the best paper presented at the 14th Biennial Conference of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health as co – author at Kolkata from 10th – 12th November, 2017

Total number of publications: 6