Online training

Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Mythili Hazarika, the President of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL), and Bornali Das, the Secretary of SoMHiL were the resource persons in the online training programme on stress management relating to COVID-19 pandemic through ZOOM from the conference hall of the Principal, Gauhati Medical College Hospital. It was the initiative of Dr. N. Lalsim, Additional Director of Health Services cum State Nodal Officer (SNO), National Mental Health Programme (NMHP), Assam, as desired by Government of Assam, for the District Mental Health Programme (DMHP) team (District Programme Officer [DPO], Clinical Psychologist, Psychiatric Social Worker, and Community Nurse). Visit:

https://youtu.be/QZidrHrS24Y

https://youtu.be/SaKz-A6wXFg

Telemedicine webinar

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The Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das joined and participated in the webinar on telemedicine by Dr. Suresh Bada Math (Professor & Head of Forensic Psychiatry Services, Head of Tele-medicine Centre, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India) focusing on the Telemedicine Practice Guidelines notified by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India.

Impact of corona on mental health

2020.03.31-suresh_chakravartyThe Advisory Board Member of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Suresh Chakravarty wrote on “Impact of corona on mental health” (page 1 & page 2) in Dainik Asam.

Corona, lock-down and their social impact

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Suresh Chakravarty, the Advisory Board Member of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) wrote on “Corona, lock-down and their social impact” in Amar Asom.

Novel coronavirus and mental health

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How the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) could have a quivering impact on mental health?” by Shijo John Joseph, Gunaseelan P, Samrat Singh Bhandari, and Sanjiba Dutta is the new Advance Online Publication of the Open Journal of Psychiatry& Allied Sciences (OJPAS®).

COVID 19 and mental health

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The Editorial Assistant of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Rijusmita Sarma wrote “COVID 19 and mental health” in The Sentinel.

Online only

global_psychiatryAs a preventive step from the pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the upcoming January-June 2020, Volume 11 Issue 1 of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) will have only the online version without the print edition.