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Panelist in skill training on guidance and counselling

Mythili Hazarika, Deputy Editor of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS™) was invited to be a panelist in the National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD) for a programme on “Skill training on guidance and counselling for teachers of government schools of greater Guwahati, Assam” on 18 November, 2016 in its premises at Jawahar Nagar, Guwahati. The training was attended by more than 40 senior teachers of Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhijan (RMSA) of greater Guwahati. Her emphasis on tools to detect learning problems in Assamese medium schools which her team is working on was well received and the teachers had expressed their solidarity and support if required.

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Mental health and social work

bornali_dasDr Bornali Das of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) was invited to be the resource person in the Rajiv Gandhi Central University for conducting a full day workshop on mental health, stress management, and life skills, and importance of mindfulness. Beneficiaries were students and faculties from the Department of Social Work in the premises of the Rajiv Gandhi Central University in Doimukh, Rono Hills, Arunachal Pradesh on 18 November 2016. The training was attended by 40 participants. Emphasis was laid on various student issues, and psychological and positive mental health. The entire team was well received and they expected long term association. A study on knowledge, attitude, and perception on mental illness was also conducted.

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Index Copernicus

The Index Copernicus Value (ICV) of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS™) in 2015 is 70.57. Please visit: http://journals.indexcopernicus.com/Open+Journal+of+Psychiatry+andamp+Allied+Sciences,p24783829,3.htmlic_ojpas_2015

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Advance Online Publication

2016-11-15Bora D, Banerjee I, Deuri SP. Marital quality in wives of persons with alcohol dependence syndrome. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2016 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print] Available from: http://www.ojpas.com/get_file.php?id=31436731&vnr=700858

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Mental health awareness camp

somhil-google_imageThe Indian Psychiatric Society, Assam State Branch (IPSASB) under the stewardship of Dr Utpal Bora, MD in association with Proyax, an initiative of the Pathan Hazarika Charitable Trust organised a mental health awareness camp at Khetri. Dr Bornali Das, PhD from the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) as well as Dr Mythili Hazarika, PhD and Dr Shyamanta Das, MD, the Deputy Editor and Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS™) were among the resource persons.

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Advance Online Publication

2016-11-12-2Bhuyan D, Nayek S, Saikia H. A comparative study of nature and types of hallucination across different kinds of psychosis. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2016 Nov 12. [Epub ahead of print] Available from: http://www.ojpas.com/get_file.php?id=31428406&vnr=351373

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Advance Online Publication

2016-11-12-1Bhagabati D, Kumar A, Borbora SA, Bora U, Sharma H. Assessment of the effectiveness of yoga therapy as an adjunct in patients with alcohol dependence syndrome. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2016 Nov 12. [Epub ahead of print] Available from: http://www.ojpas.com/get_file.php?id=31428405&vnr=521539

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Children and parental alcohol use

2016-11-11-mmShyamanta Das, Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS™), in his Mind Matters column in Horizon, the supplement with today’s (Friday 11 November 2016) The Assam Tribune, titled “Children and parental alcohol use” wrote about the paper “Children of persons with alcohol dependence syndrome: risks and resilience, theories and interventions” by Mutharaju Arelingaiah, R Dhanasekara Pandian, and E Sinu that is published advance online in OJPAS™.

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Advance Online Publication

2016-11-08Das H. A wrap-up of the 26th Annual State Conference of the Indian Psychiatric Society- Assam State Branch held at SilcharOpen J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2016 Nov 8. [Epub ahead of print] Available from: http://www.ojpas.com/get_file.php?id=31418735&vnr=570303

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Advance Online Publication

2016-11-05Gogoi D. Fundamental concepts of phenomenology and descriptive psychopathologyOpen J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2016 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print] Available from: http://www.ojpas.com/get_file.php?id=31409283&vnr=344661

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