Dr. Muthuvenkatachalam S.

Dr. Muthuvenkatachalam S.

Associate Professor, COLLEGE OF NURSING

Designation : Associate Professor

Qualification :

(Chronologically): Ph.D, MSN (AIIMS)

Email :

Research Profile

Area of Interest

  • Elder mistreatment,


    Aggression management,

    patient safety.


  • Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI),

    Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses (ISPN),

    Nursing Research Society of India- North Zone.

Honors / Awards

  • Received Sarla Kapoor Award for best research paper in ISPN Conference 2016.
  • Received International travel Grant from Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for presentation of research paper at Fourth International Conference on Workplace Violence in Health Sector at Miami, Florida, USA on 22-24, October 2014.
  • Received Full sponsorship from conference organizers for presentation of research paper at Sixth International Conference on Workplace Violence in Health Sector at Toronto, Canada in October 2018.
  • Received the most promising author award in 2022.

Books / Chapters


  1. Sukhpal Kaur, Muthuvenkatachalam S. Nursing Research and Statistics. 1st New Delhi: CBS Publishers & Distributors, 2024.
  2. Srinivasan M, Venugopal A. Target High: Staff Nurse Recruitment Exam. 7th New Delhi: CBS Publishers & Distributors, 2023. Print.
  3. Srinivasan M, Venugopal A. Target High MSc Nursing Entrance. 1st New Delhi: CBS Publishers & Distributors, 2022. Print.
  4. Srinivasan M, Venugopal A. Target CHO. 2nd New Delhi: CBS Publishers & Distributors, 2020. Print.
  5. Srinivasan M, Jyoti. Textbook of Behavioural Sciences for Nurses. New Delhi: CBS Publishers & Distributors, 2020. Print.


  1. Srinivasan M, Gupta S. Prevalence of mistreatment of older persons and their associated psychological distress in selected population of Northern India. In: Shankardass, Mala Kapur, Rajan, S. Irudaya (Eds.). Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly in India. Springer Singapore; 2017.
  2. Srinivasan M, Gupta S. Prevention and management of Abuse and Maltreatment of Older persons. In: Training Modules for Elderly Health Care Providers Under NPHCE. Ministry of Health and Family welfare, Government of India.



  1. Srinivasan M, Gupta S. Attitude of family towards elder mistreatment: cultural perspective in rural north India. Delhi Psychiatry Journal. 2015;18(1):119-25.
  2. Srinivasan M, Chetana, Kaur H, Joshi P, Negi S, Sonika P. Effectiveness of Aggression management training programme for staff nurses and ward attendants working in a selected psychiatric hospital. Journal of psychiatric nursing. 2014;3(1):9-13.
  3. Srinivasan M., Gupta S. Mistreatment of Older Adults and associated psychological distress: Findings of a Pilot Study. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2018;8(3):329-32.
  4. Srinivasan M. Psychological Distress among Spouses of Alcoholic men in Rural Uttarakhand. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2015; 5(4):482-6.
  5. Srinivasan M, Gupta S. A Retrospective Study to Assess the Effectiveness of complementary and alternative therapy in treatment of patients having mental disorders. Indian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing. 2011 Feb;2(1):23-4.
  6. Srinivasan M, Gupta S. Understanding aggressive and violent behaviour in psychiatric patients. Indian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing. 2013 Jan;5(1):42-6.
  7. Kumar B, Prakash R, Prakash K, Srinivasan M. Effectiveness of an awareness program about the harmful effects of tobacco and alcohol on knowledge and self reported practice of adolescent students studying in a selected school of Dehradun india. International Journal of Nursing Science. 2013;3(3):57-61. Available from: http://article.sapub.org/10.5923.j.nursing.20130303.01.html
  8. Kumawat A, Sharma R, Srinivasan M. Effectiveness of an instructional package on first aid management for professional drivers on their competency in providing first aid to victims. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2013;3(4): 201-6.
  9. Srinivasan M, James G. Importance of clinical decision making by nurses in care of patients in acute care settings. Journal of Nursing Science and Practice. 2014;4(1):9-13.
  10. Srinivasan M, Sharma U, Godhiyal J, Rawat A, Khan R, Sarkar T, et al. Impact of social networking on psychosocial and academic wellbeing of nursing students: a retrospective study. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2014;2(2):131-134.
  11. Reena VT, Gopichandran L, Sinha S, Muthuvenkatachalam S. Comparison of Glutamine Enriched Feed over normal Routine feed in Traumatic brain Injury Patients: A Randomized double blind Controlled Trial. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2016 Oct 1;6(4): 485.
  12. Dhasmana P., Singh GM, Srinivasan M., Kumar S. Anger and psychological well-being: A correlational study among working adults in Uttarakhand, India. Int J Med Sci Public Health 2018;7(4):296-300.
  13. Dhasmana P, Singh G, Srinivasan M, Kumar S. Perceived Impact of Anger on QOL of Working Adults in a Selected Institute of Dehradun. International Journal of Nursing Education. 2020 Jan 1;12(1).
  14. Pradhan C, Sharma RK, Srinivasan M. Effectiveness of Lecture Cum Demonstration and Lecture Cum Video Assisted Teaching Method on Knowledge and Skills of Undergraduate Nursing Students of Selected Nursing Educational Institution of Dehradun, India. International Journal of Practical Nursing. 2018;6(3):113-116.
  15. Sharma T, Varghese L, Srinivasan M. (2020). Assessment and Comparison of Cognitive Function and Depression level among patients with Chronic Liver Disease and Healthy Controls. Journal of Integrated Health Sciences. Doi: 10.9790/1959-0904010109.
  16. Sharma, K. K., Kaur, R., Srinivasan, M., Sarkar, S., Mani, K., Sharma, Y., & Gupta, S. (2021). Impact of COVID-19 on mental health of healthcare professionals working in COVID-19 designated clinical areas in India. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, 8(3), 1406–1414. https://doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20210835
  17. Srinivasan, M., Sharma, K., Sarkar, S., Kaur, R., Sharma, Y., Venkatesan, L., Gupta, S., & Venugopal, A. (2023). Depression, anxiety, insomnia, and distress among health-care workers posted in COVID-19 care. Indian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing.
  18. Venkatesan L., Sharma K., Arora S., Mary C., Muthu Venkatachalam, Varghese F., et al. Effectiveness and Implications of a Structured Hands-on Training on osce for Nursing Faculties: a pilot Project by Trained Nurse’s Association of India. Nursing Journal of India. https://doi.org/10.48029/NJI.2022.CXIII502
  19. Srinivasan M, Gupta S. Sagar R. Quality of initial therapeutic alliance as a predictor of violent behaviour among psychiatric inpatients: A prospective cohort study. In: Needham I, Kingma M, McKenna K, Frank O, Tuttas C, Kingma S, et al.(Eds). Violence in the Health Sector: Towards safety, security and wellbeing for all. Paper presented at the fourth international conference on workplace violence in health sector, Miami, Florida, USA, 22-24 October (pp. 320-25). Netherlands, Kavanah.