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Professional Qualifications

  • PhD in Nursing

Areas of Research Interest

  • Adolescent health.
  • Online learning.

Current Research Publication (last 5 years)

  • Vijayarani M, Balamurgan G. A Brief Report on the Sociodemographic Profile and Attitude of the Caregivers of Children with Intellectual Disability in Rehabilitation Settings. Indian J Psy Nsg [serial online] 2020 [cited 2021 Feb 11];17:95-9. Available from:
  • Balamurugan G, Sangamesh N, Vijayarani M. Common Medicines Used for Self-Medication in Rural India–A Descriptive Study. Research & Reviews: A Journal of Pharmacology. 2020; 10(3):
  • Khatiwada B, Balamurugan G. A correlational study to assess the relationship between Internet Addiction and Depression among adolescents, Bangalore. International Journal of Medical Science and Innovative Research (IJMSIR) 2020; 5(6), 198-205. URL:
  • Vijayarani M, Balamurugan G. Chatbot in mental health care. Indian J Psy Nsg 2019;16:126-8 DOI: 10.4103/IOPN.IOPN_34_19
  • Balamurugan G. Online learning – Are Indian nurses ready?. Indian J Psy Nsg 2019;16:129-30. DOI: 10.4103/IOPN.IOPN_36_19

Professional Membership

  • World Federation of Mental Health (WFMH)
  • International Stress Management Association (ISMA)
  • Indian Society for Psychiatric Nurses (ISPN)
  • Society of Indian Neuroscience Nurses (SINN)
  • Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI)