Janarthanan Balasubramanian, is working as a Faculty in College of Nursing, JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research), Puducherry, India. He has got many academic accolades including, Gold Medal for having acquired the state first rank in B.Sc Nursing Degree. Received the Best Outgoing Student award and stood first in Master Degree in Psychiatric Nursing at Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore – Tamil Nadu. Currently serving as a Contributing Editor for 5 Nursing Journals and contributed chapters in nursing textbooks. Recognized as an Examiner (for both under graduates and post graduates) in 5 pioneer medical universities in South India . Has 30 articles including scientific papers being published in national and international journals.
Primarily Interested in identifying the factors associated with relapse in patients with psychotics with a view to develop “Relapse Prevention Guidelines” (RPG). Also interested in identifying the importance of spirituality in terms of better clinical outcomes in patients with Schizophrenia