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Transgenders and parenting

In the Mind Matters column, “Transgenders and parenting” in today’s Horizon, the supplement with The Assam Tribune, Shyamanta Das, Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) discusses the original research paper, titled “A study on perceived parenting style among transgender” by Akanksha Mohta, Prasanta Kumar Roy, and Pradeep Kumar Saha, and published in the current issue (July-December 2017, Volume 8 Issue 2) of OJPAS®.

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Meaningful relationships

Bornali Das, Secretary of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) wrote on “Meaningful relationships” in today’s Horizon, the supplement with The Assam Tribune.

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Clinical research

With the patronage of Professor Hemendra Ram Phookun, HOD and the initiative of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Dr Niyati Prasad conducted a workshop on “Clinical research” in the Seminar Room of the Department of Psychiatry, Gauhati Medical College Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Dr Niyati is the Medical Director of Vertex from Paddington, London and in the workshop she covered study design, randomised controlled trial, sample size, and drug development in different phases. Dr Jyotismita Choudhury convened the workshop and the event was made lively by the participation of the following:

  1. Prof Shailendra Kumar Talukdar
  2. Dr Bobby Hmar
  3. Dr Shyamanta Das
  4. Dr Utpal Bora
  5. Dr Simanta Talukdar
  6. Dr Bishnu Baishyal
  7. Dr Bornali Das
  8. Hemanta Sharma
  9. Dr Juhi Gupta
  10. Dr Rajnikant Mehar
  11. Dr Sanjay Singh
  12. Dr Sanju Borgohain
  13. Dr Suranjita Mazumdar
  14. Dr Arundhati Bhagabati
  15. Dr Jita Baruah
  16. Dr Jyotismita Choudhury
  17. Dr Rajvardhan Narayan
  18. Dr Amlanjyoti Deb
  19. Dr Chayanika Chaudhury
  20. Dr Nilofar Rahman
  21. Dr Porinita Chutia
  22. Dr Priyam Sharma
  23. Dr Sasanka Kumar Kakati

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Prodrome, temperament, and mania

Prodromal symptoms and temperamental characteristics in first episode psychotic mania: re-looking the cynosure

Sandeep Motichand, Daya Ram, Sujit Sarkhel, Varun Shantilal Mehta, Samir Kumar Praharaj

Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2017 Aug 17. [Epub ahead of print]. Available from: http://www.ojpas.com/get_file.php?id=32226517&vnr=142895

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Liaison psychiatry

Liaison psychiatry” is the title of this fortnight’s Mind Matters column of Shyamanta Das, Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) published in the Horizon, the supplement with The Assam Tribune. The column discusses the original research paper, titled “Clinical and demographical profile of inpatient psychiatry referrals in a multispecialty teaching hospital” by Vijay Niranjan and Bharat Udey from the current issue (July-December 2017, Volume 8 Issue 2) of OJPAS®.

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Adult psychiatric inpatient

Predominant diagnoses, gender, and admission duration in an adult psychiatric inpatient hospital in United Kingdom

Carlo Lazzari, Ahmed Shoka, Basavaraja Papanna, Kapil Kulkarni

Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2017 Aug 3. [Epub ahead of print]. Available from: http://www.ojpas.com/get_file.php?id=32192337&vnr=994892

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ABCD of child psychiatry

Shyamanta Das, Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) attended the Mid Term CME of the Meghalaya Branch of the Indian Psychiatric Society at Shillong as a speaker on the topic, “ABCD of child psychiatry- a newer understanding”.

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