Attitudes towards psychiatry

The Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das in the fortnightly Mind Matters column, titled “Attitudes towards psychiatry” in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune highlights the original article: research paper, “Comparison of attitudes toward psychiatry among undergraduate and postgraduate medical students” by Prosenjit Ghosh, Monu Doley, Nibedita Dutta, and Ankur Bhattacharya, and published in the January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.

Testing stress in medical interns

Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) in the fortnightly Mind Matters column, titled “Testing stress in medical interns” in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune highlights the original paper: research article, “Personality and coping styles in medical internees: a cross-sectional study” by Harish Kulkarni, Sudarshan CY, and Shamshad Begum, and published in January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.

Neurobiology of functional pain

The Indian Psychiatric Society, Odisha State Branch (IPSOSB) acknowledges the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das for speaking on neurobiology of functional pain in the continuing medical education (CME) of IPSOSB held at Bhubaneswar on 31 October 2021 on the theme of understanding pain- a neuropsychiatric approach.

Tele-counselling during COVID-19

In the fortnightly Mind Matters column, titled “Tele-counselling during COVID-19” in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune, Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) discusses the original paper: research article, “Profile of distress callers and service utilisation of tele-counselling among the population of Assam, India: an exploratory study during COVID-19” by Mythili Hazarika, Bornali Das, Shyamanta Das, Atanu Baruah, Nivedita Sharma, Chandamita Barua, Jayashree Das, Sandamita Choudhury, Dyuksha Hazarika, Phulen Sarma, and Samrat Singh Bhandari, and published in January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.

Sportspersons amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

The Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das discusses the review article, ‘Psychological ramifications of detraining effects in sportspersons amidst the COVID-19 pandemic: a consensus compendium’ by Jerrin Shaji Kizhakkekara, Shijo John Joseph, and Guru S Gowda, and published in the January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1 of OJPAS® in this fortnight’s Mind Matters column, titled “Sportspersons amidst the COVID-19 pandemic” in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune.

Vision Psy 2030

The Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das was one of the judges along with Shiv Gautam, Hemendra Ram Phookun, and Simanta Talukdar in “Is bioequivalence ‘sufficient’ for comparing original drugs, branded generics and generics? – Dialog between Pharmaceuticals & Rx’ers”, titled Vision Psy 2030 and moderated by Jayanta Das at the 22nd Annual National Conference of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry (ANCIAPP 2021) in Radisson Blu, Guwahati.

ePoster of ANCIAPP 2021

Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) and Abhijit Kalita chaired the ePoster session of the 22nd Annual National Conference of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry (ANCIAPP 2021) in Radisson Blu, Guwahati.

Case vignette – child psychiatry

Advisory Board Member of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Dipesh Bhagabati and the Editor-in-Chief of OJPAS®, Shyamanta Das chaired the ‘Case vignette – child psychiatry’ by Johann Philip in the 22nd Annual National Conference of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry (ANCIAPP 2021) at Radisson Blu, Guwahati.

eSouvenir of ANCIAPP 2021

The eSouvenir of the 22nd Annual National Conference of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry (ANCIAPP 2021) is released during the inaugural ceremony. Suresh Chakravarty (Advisory Board Member of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences [OJPAS®]), Shyamanta Das (Editor-in-Chief of OJPAS®), Uddip Talukdar (Executive Editor of OJPAS®), Simanta Talukdar, Vijay Gogoi, Dipjyoti Bora, and Samrat Singh Bhandari (Associate Editor of OJPAS®) are the editors of the eSouvenir.

Novel approach for novel threat

This fortnight’s Mind Matters column of the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das, titled “Novel approach for novel threat” in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune focuses on the Editorial, “A novel approach to address the novel threat” by Mythili Hazarika, Bornali Das, Shyamanta Das, Suresh Bada Math, Samrat Singh Bhandari, Lakshmanan S, Kailash Karthik, Pomi Baruah, Najeeb Hazarika, Hardeep Singh Bambrah, Kanika Suri; the Monon: Assam Cares programme, and published in the January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.