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Interface of Emergency Medicine and Mental Health: Part I

olivia_kakatiOn Thursday 9 March 2017 in the Seminar Room of the Emergency Department (ED), a Guest Lecture was delivered by Shyamanta Das with assist from Olivia Kakati, deliberating upon the psychiatric disorders having implication in the ED setup.


Certificate of Registration

Certificate of Registration from the Office of the Registrar of Newspapers for India (RNI), Government of India is issued to certify that Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS™) has been registered under the Press and Registration of Books (PRB) Act, 1867 (Online Registration Certificate).




Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Psychiatry (OJPAS) has been registered with Registrar of Newspapers for India (RNI) with registration number: ASSENG/2016/70661.



Burnout and healthcare workers

2017-03-03-mmTitled “Burnout and healthcare workers”, this fortnight’s Mind Matters column of Shyamanta Das, MD in Horizon, the supplement with The Assam Tribune talks about the study protocol developed in the Emergency Department of the Gauhati Medical College Hospital, Guwahati and published in the Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences.


Psychological aspects in selecting children for cochlear implants

2017.03.01-2Dr Bornali Das, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Psychiatric Social Work (PSW) and the Secretary of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) was invited as a speaker to deliver on a topic, “Psychological aspects in selecting children for cochlear implants” on 1st March 2017. The workshop was organised by the Composite Regional Centre for Persons with Disabilities, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DIVYANGYAN) under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India in collaboration with Prateeksha Hospital, Guwahati at Grand Starline Hotel, Guwahati.

2017.03.01-1The workshop was attended by around 70 participants from various specialties- Medical, Non-Medical, Paramedical fraternities. There was interactive session with the speaker. Dr Bornali highlighted on various parent-based interventions for the children of cochlear implants. All the participants have well-received and given feedback of benefits from the workshop.


Love and ‘Addiction’

Shyamanta Das, MD wrote on “Love and ‘Addiction’” in Xahitya.Org, an online vernacular (Assamese) language magazine as well as mouthpiece of Bhaxa Xahitya Xanmilani, Axom.