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RNI E-Filing

RNI E-Filing for Annual Statement in respect of newspaper entitled OPEN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY & ALLIED SCIENCES for the period ending 31st March 2017 is done.



UGC Approved

The University Grants Commission (UGC)-approved List of Journals includes the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®).



Morbid jealousy

This Friday’s (26 may 2017) Mind Matters column of Shyamanta Das, Editor of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), titled “Morbid jealousy” in Horizon, the supplement with The Assam Tribune discusses the Original Research Paper, “Phenomenology and predisposing factors of morbid jealousy in a psychiatric outdoor: a cross-sectional, descriptive study” by Satyajeet Kumar Singh, Samrat Singh Bhandari, and Pramod Kumar Singh, and published advance online in OJPAS®.



Under the Secretary-ship of Dipa Das, the Gopal Krishna Naamghar Unnayan Xamiti organised the 19th annual Mohapaalnaam at its premises situated in Ambari Railway Colony, Guwahati-781001. The Secretary’s speech on the occasion was printed by Academy Publisher.



Involuntary hospitalisation

The Original Research Paper, titled “Predictors of involuntary hospitalisation of patients suffering from schizophrenia” by Ivana Stasevic Karlicic, Milena Stasevic, Igor Grbic, Slobodan Jankovic, Zoran Bukumiric, and Slavica Djukic Dejanovic, and published in the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) as Advance Online Publication is discussed by Shyamanta Das, the Editor of OJPAS® in his Mind Matters column published in today’s Horizon, the supplement with The Assam Tribune, titled “Involuntary hospitalisation“.


Leslie Marneau joins Editorial Board

leslie_marneauLeslie Marneau, Clinical Psychologist and Consultant on Mental Health and Autistic Spectrum Disorders joins the Editorial Board of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®). She is from France.

After her Master of Psychology of Child Development from the University Paris, she had University Degree on Developmental Disorder from the same university. Leslie also holds Professional Development Training Certificate, France as well as had undergone Humanitarian Project Management and Design from BioForce Institut.

Her professional experiences include Psychosocial Desk in French Red-Cross where she formalises data collection tool and database on Excel as well as offers training for psychosocial activities in Cameroun, Severe Acute Malnutrition Program. Leslie is consultant trainer in mental health, France, Laos, Thailand. She is founder and manager of “A Bus for Autism” (Development and Research on care for ASD in South East Asia). In Vientiane Autism Centre, Laos, Leslie looks after proposal and project management of “Diagnostic Clinic” where her work covers diagnostic consultations and assessments for children, training of staff, training of trainers. She is psychologist in France, Spain, Laos, Thailand. In addition, Leslie does management and coordination, short term respite care for adults with special needs.

She participated in the International Conference on Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorder, World Health Organization, Shuchona Fondation, Bhutan (2017), International Journal of Child Development Conference, Rajanagarindra Institute, Thailand (2016), and Conference on Traditional Thai Medicine for Developmental Disorder, Rajanagarindra Institute, Thailand (2015).

Leslie authored “Adaptation of assessment for autism in countries with lower income”, published in the International Journal of Child Development and Mental Health as well as the Guest Editorial, titled “About some problems in the epidemiological studies of autism”, published in OJPAS®.


Cognitive dysfunction in elderly

Cognitive dysfunction in urban elderly people: an exploratory study using neuropsychological and neuroimaging perspective

Sreerupa Ghose, Sanjukta Das, Anup Sadhu

Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2017 May 9. [Epub ahead of print]. Available from: http://www.ojpas.com/get_file.php?id=31944657&vnr=810349



The altruist in the auto

Remembering Dr. Subhendu Dhar: the altruist in the auto

Himabrata Das

Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2017 May 5. [Epub ahead of print]. Available from: http://www.ojpas.com/get_file.php?id=31933988&vnr=931692



Army Institute of Nursing

Shyamanta Das, Editor of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), formerly Dysphrenia talked on ‘psychiatric emergencies during postpartum and puerperium’ during the workshop on ‘Obstetrical emergencies’ held in the Army Institute of Nursing, Basistha, Guwahati.


OJPAS® in Hinari

“Hinari Programme set up by WHO together with major publishers, enables low- and middle- income countries to gain access to one of the world’s largest collections of biomedical and health literature.”


The Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), formerly Dysphrenia is now in Hinari (http://extranet.who.int/hinari/en/browse_publisher.php?n=100000&all=true&pub=86).