Qualification: 
MSc Nursing
sreejamolmg@aims.amrita.edu

Mrs. Sreejamol M. G. currently serves as an Associate Professor in Department of Mental Health Nursing, Amrita College of Nursing, Health Sciences Campus, Kochi. She joined Amrita College of Nursing as Lecturer in the year 2008.

Education

  • 2014 : Post Graduate Diploma in Child Adolescent Family Counselling (PGDCAFC),
    Kerala University.
  • 2008 : Masters Degree in Psychiatric Nursing,
    Shanmugha College of Nursing, Salem,
    The Tamil Nadu Dr. M. G. R. Medical University, Chennai.
  • 2000 : Graduation
    Institute of Health Sciences, Vidyanagar,
    Mangalore.

Experience

Year Affiliation
January 2017 to Present  Associate Professor - Amrita College of Nursing
May 2011 to January 2017 Assistant Professor - Amrita College of Nursing
16-5-2008 to May 2011 Lecturer - Amrita College of Nursing
February 2005 to February 2006 Nursing tutor - DonBosco School of Nursing, North Paravoor
November 2003 to August 2004 Nursing tutor - School of Nursing, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Kochi-41
May 2000 to November 2003 Staff Nurse - Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Kochi-41

Responsibilities

  • AUMS Co-ordinator, Amrita College of Nursing
  • Research Guide for under graduate nursing students
  • Sports Committee Chairperson, Amrita College Nursing

Membership in Professional Organizations

  • Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses (ISPN)

Workshop/Conference Attended/ Presented paper

Year Affiliation
2018 Dissemination program on ICMR National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical and Health Research involving Human Participants and children
2017 International Conference on Obesity - A multifaceted approach organized by Amrita College of Nursing- Presented papers on Obesity and Breast Cancer (got consolation Prize) , Obesity and Depression (got consolation Prize) , Obesity among Adolescents and Obesity and sexuality.
3rd International Conference of Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses at NIMHANS Bangalore - Attended and presented a Poster
2016 State level workshop on OSCE in Psychiatric Nursing organized by MOSC College of Nursing, Kolanchery.
2015 National Conference on organ transplantation - “Together, towards tomorrow” organized by Amrita College of Nursing. Attended and presented a Poster
2014 13th National Conference of Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses, St.John's College of Nursing ,Bengaluru - Attended and presented scientific paper
2013 12th National Conference of Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses West Fort College of Nursing, Thrissur.
state level conference on " Gender issues , Women empowerment , child problems and Management " organized by TRADA and CMAI at Kottayam- attented and presented a paper on Psycho-social problems in Children.
Workshop on " The arts in psychotherapy organised by department of clinical Psychology AIMS ,Kochi on January 2013.
2010 National Conference on Geriatric Nursing Amrita College of Nursing, AIMS. Kochi - Attended and presented scientific paper
2009 State level conference on "Childrens Issues and chlid councelling" , organized by TRADA insitute of social sciences, Kottayam.
2008 Seminar on "Client adovacy in Mental Health Nursing,organized by Pushpagiri Hospital, Thiruvalla.

Resource Person for Workshops/Conferences Seminars, Workshops and Conferences Organised

Year Affiliation
2017 Organizing Committee Member International Conference on Obesity- A multifaceted approach organized by Amrita College of Nursing, on 1st & 2nd Dec.2017
2015 Conference Organizing Committee Member of National Conference on organ transplantation-“Together, towards tomorrow”
2014 Organizing Committee Member of 3rd National Conference. Infusion Nurses Society- India. Organized by Infusion Nurses Society
2011 Resource person Govt. of India/ DGHS aided State Level CNE Workshop - On Education Technology [Amrita College of Nursing]
2009 Resource person Govt. of India/ DGHS aided State Level CNE Workshop - On Education Technology [Amrita College of Nursing]

Publications

Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2017

Journal Article

R. Margret Mathew, T, A. Philip, and Sreejamol M. G., “Perceived postpartum stress and coping strategies among postnatal mothers at aims, Kochi”, Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, vol. 10, p. 116, 2017.[Abstract]


Objectives: The present study aimed to identify the perceived postpartum stress among postnatal mothers, identify coping strategies adopted by postnatal mothers, find out correlation between the level of perceived postpartum stress and coping strategies among postnatal mothers and find out the association between the level of perceived postpartum stress and demographic variables.Methods: A quantitative descriptive study was conducted among 100 postnatal mothers. Convenience sampling technique was used. Hung postpartum stress scale and coping strategies inventory short form were used for the assessment of postpartum stress and coping strategies.Results: Among the 100 participants, 63% of the postnatal mothers had mild stress, 33% had moderate stress, and only 4% had severe stress. Majority of the mothers were used problem-focused engagement as a coping strategy. There was a positive correlation found between the level of perceived postpartum stress and coping strategies such as emotion-focused engagement and emotion-focused disengagement. There was significant association found between the level of perceived postpartum stress and demographic variables such as age, education, length of marriage, status of pregnancy, method of baby feeding, pregnancy events, intrapartum events, birth weight of baby, child birth experience, status of newborn, and postpartum events.Conclusion: The high proportion and severity of postpartum stress observed among this study group proves that postpartum stress is common and cannot be ignored.

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2017

Journal Article

Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Sreejamol M. G., and Joy, F. Elizabeth, “Exploratory Study on Tobacco Use among Adolescents”, Indian journal of Public Health Research and Development., vol. 8, 2017.[Abstract]


Background of the study: The increasing burden of tobacco-related diseases, particularly oral cancer, in India bears a direct association to the increase in consumption of a wide range of tobacco products. Adolescents are the most vulnerable section of the population exposed to tobacco use. Objective : to explore the extent of use of tobacco use among adolescents, knowledge and attitude of adolescents towards smoking Materials and method: A descriptive survey design was used for the study. The sample consisted of 200 adolescents studying in plus one and plus two of a selected private higher secondary school of Ernakulam District, Kerala. Data were collected using Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) questionnaire. The data obtained was analyzed using descriptive statistics . Results: Out of 200 subjects, 44(22%) subjects used cigarettes even one or two puffs during their life time. Majority 22(50%) of them used tobacco for the first time between the age of 14-15 years. Approximately 22% of the students stated that they live in homes where family members smoke in their presence and nearly half of the students (44%) are around others who smoke in places outside their home. Majority of them 137(68%) have average level of knowledge and 38(19%) have good level of knowledge regarding smoking. More than half of the ever smokers (57.1%) reported that they want to stop the tobacco use but 42.9% said that they don't want to stop tobacco use Conclusion: The findings of the study show that tobacco addiction is emerging as a big threat among adolescents. There is urgent need for implementation of the comprehensive tobacco control program.

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2016

Journal Article

J. P, Prof. Sreedevi P. A., and Sreejamol M. G., “Assessment of Infertility Related Stress and Perceived Social Support Among Women Seeking Treatment for Infertility in a Selected Treatment Centre. Kottayam”, International Journal of Nursing Care, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 38-46, 2016.[Abstract]


Infertility is considered as a crisis in couple's life. The society has a stigmatized view on infertile couples which influences their social support, family and personal life also. It is one of the most stressful experience in a woman's life. The stress associated with it will have a significant impact on their life.

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2016

Journal Article

A. P. Thampi, Sreejamol M. G., and Joy, F. Elizabeth, “Assessment of Adjustment Problems among Adolescents Residing in Orphanage”, International Journal of nursing education, vol. 8, no. 2, 2016.[Abstract]


A descriptive study was undertaken to assess the adjustment problems among adolescents residing in selected orphanage at Kerala, India. This study was aimed to identify adjustment problems of adolescents residing in orphanage as well as to fi nd out the association between adjustment problems of adolescents residing at orphanage with their socio - demographic variables. An information booklet was also developed on adjustment problems of adolescents residing in the orphanage and it’s coping strategies. A quantitative research approach has been used. The data was collected using socio demographic profi le and self administered rating scale on adjustment problems among adolescents residing in the orphanage. The data was analyzed using descriptive (frequency, percentage) and inferential (chi – square test and fi sher exact probability test) statistics. Among 100 adolescents in the orphanage, 71% of subjects had good adjustment and the remaining 29% had moderate adjustment. None of them had poor level of adjustment. There were signifi cant association between three demographic variables, education level of the adolescents ((χ2 = 3.918, df = 1, p< 0.05), parents living (χ2=8.114, df = 3, p<0.05) and visit by parents (p = 0.035). The investigation of adolescent adjustment problems among those residing in the orphanage is warranted to facilitate the development and implementation of established support system that prevents and decrease emotional and behavioural problems among institutionalized adolescents.

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2015

Journal Article

E. Elias, Prof. Sreedevi P. A., and Sreejamol M. G., “Assessment of Knowledge and Attitude of Adolescents Regarding Suicide”, Indian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing, vol. 9, no. 1, 2015.

2015

Journal Article

Sreejamol M. G., “Knowledge of mothers regarding behavioral problems of children in a selected community”, Global Journal of Multidisciplinary studies, 2015.

2013

Journal Article

A. Akhilkumar, A., S. P., and Sreejamol M. G., “Effect of Laughter Therapy on depression of senior citizens residing in selected old age homes”, Journal of Nursing, pp. 29-31 , 2013.

2013

Journal Article

M. Akhil Kumar, Prof. Sreedevi P. A., and Sreejamol M. G., “Effect of Laughter Therapy on depression Among Senior citizens residing in selected old age homes at Ernakulam”, Pondicherry Journal of Nursing , vol. 6, no. 3, 2013.

Publication Type: Presentation

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2015

Presentation

Sreejamol M. G., “Knowledge of adolescents regarding kidney donation”, ational Conference on Organ Transplant: Together, Towards Tomorrow . Amrita College of Nursing in Collaboration with transplant team, AIMS, Kochi, 2015.

Publication Type: Conference Paper

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2013

Conference Paper

Sreejamol M. G., “Psychosocial Problems of Children”, in 12th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses, ISPN and West Fort College of Nursing, Thrissur, 2013.

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