Dr.Shantha Kamath MD(Psychiatry)

Dr. Shantha Kamath

She is presently the Additional Director of SCARF, Schizophrenia Research Foundation, a voluntary non-Governmental organization working for the mentally ill. Joined this organization as consultant Psychiatrist in 1987 and has dedicated her services to SCARF since then.

Community Service

  • Co-ordinator of the clinical services at SCASRF
  • Incharge its residential center “Bhavishya Bhavan” which houses 65mentally ill women & elderly
  • Rehabilitation of mentally ill is her special interest
  • Active part in post tsunami counseling
  • Helping hand to NGOs like
    • Friends for needy
    • Anbagam
    • Dignity Foundation etc

Member of

  • Regional Committee ( Hyderabad) of Council for Advancement of Peoples Action
  • Rural Technology (CAPART) under aegis of Ministry of Rural Areas and Employment, Govt. of India
  • National Standing committee (NSC) on Disability of CAPART
  • Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS)


Published many papers in National & International Journals & her latest is on Women with Schizophrenia and broken marriages doubly disadvantaged ? Part-II family respective
International Journal of Social Psychiatry


  • Probus club Award of Excellence – 2008
  • Dr.Sanjeevi Award for community Services – 2009

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