dr-k.p.m. kulathunga



Dr.  K.P.M. Kulathunga

Dr. K.P.M. Kulathunga

Senior Lecturer Grade I
Department of Psychiatry

Telephone - Office : +94 11 2758000 Ext: 4551     
E-mail : manojakulatunga@yahoo.co.uk




  1. ST Kathriarachchi, KRD De Silva, M Kulatunga, S Umayal, Validation of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) for an elderly Sri Lankan clinic population - 2010 - Indian Journal of Psychiatry
  2. Umayal S, Kulathunga M, Somaratne S, Srikanth S, Kathriarachchi S, De Silva KRD Validation of a Functional Screening instrument for Dementia in an Elderly Sri Lankan population: Comparison of modified Bristol and Blessed Activities of Daily Living scale -2010 - BMC Research Notes
  3. Senanayake H, De Silva D., Premaratne E.D.S.P., Kulatunga M., Psychological reactions and coping strategies of Sri Lankan women carrying fetuses with lethal congenital anomalies - Ceylon Medical Journal
  4. Kathriarachchi S, Kulatunga M, Mudalige IUK. The importance of through assessment of patients on antipsychotic medication, presenting with neck movements. Abstracts of annual academic sessions of Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists, 2008; 20-21
  5. Chandrasinghe SK, Dissanayake SY, Jayah FQ, Warnacula GM, Wijayasiri WAA, Kulatunga KPM, Jayasuriya MVF Characteristics, interventions and factors associated with treatment outcome among autistic children attending selected treatment centres / clinics for autism in the Colombo district. Annual academic sessions of Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists 2014; 26
  6. Wijayabandara GDVD, Seneviratne RMAVL, Wijetunge WJPS, Hettiarachchi DB, Marcellin RD, Wijesiri HGVW, Kulatunga M Audit on monitoring of metabolic parameters among patients treated with clozapine at follow-up care. Annual academic sessions of Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists 2014; 29
  7. Balasooriya NS, Padmakumara NBN, Gunarathne NP, Seneviratne RMAVL Wijesiri HGVW, Kulatunga M Audit onthe pattern of benzodiazepine prescribing at the out-patient clinic, University Psychiatry Unit, Colombo South Teaching Hospital (CSTH). Annual academic sessions of Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists 2014; 29



Editing of Publications


  1. Hand out on Activities for Persons with dementia - Lanka Alzheimer’s Foundation 2012
  2. "Manasuwa Piyasa" - Annual Magazine of the Unit 2010, 2011, 2012
  3. News paper article on Dementia - "Dinamina" 16th December 2010





  1. Fifth Annual Scientific Academic Sessions, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura "Abuse and Deliberate Self Harm in Psychiatric patients in a clinic based study"



Completed Research Supervision


  1. Supervisor Post MD dissertation of Dr. T. Gamethige; "The Study of the Impact of Schizophrenia on principle caregivers in a teaching hospital psychiatry unit" 2012



Supervision / Assessment of Research


  1. Supervisor Post Graduate diploma in Health Development 2008
  2. Supervisor Undergraduate research "Characteristics, interventions and factors affecting functioning of autistic children" 2012
  3. Member of Expert panel for the validation of Social Functioning Scale August 2011