Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) discusses the original article, titled “Study of comorbid psychiatric diagnoses in premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction” by Ashish Hanmantrao Chepure and Apurva Karmveer Ungratwar, and published in the current issue (January-June 2019, Volume 10 Issue 1) of OJPAS® in the fortnightly Mind Matters column, titled “Sexual dysfunctions” in Horizon, the Friday supplement of The Assam Tribune.
The July-December 2019, Volume 10 Issue 2 of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) is inaugurated by the Editorial Assistant, Devyani Borkataki. OJPAS®, formerly Dysphrenia, with this issue, completes a decade (2010-2019) of publication.
“Low incidence of metabolic syndrome in patients taking atypical antipsychotic in Eastern India” by Siddharth Sankar Dash, Jayaprakash R Ravan, Bhaskar Thakur, Sandesh Pasumarthy, Sumit Kumar, Sudipta Kumar Das, and PC Chowdary is the new Advance Online Publication of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®).
“‘White handkerchief’: a patient of attenuated psychosis syndrome” by Sachin Arora, Dipesh Bhagabati, Shyamanta Das, Hemendra Ram Phookun, Mythili Hazarika, and Shailendra Kumar Talukdar, and published in the Journal of Rural and Community Psychiatry, is now in both PubMed Central (PMCID: PMC6583808) and PubMed (PMID: 31218246).
The Assam Tribune in the City page covered as news (“Workshop held”) the workshop on “Research: What and How? From framing research questions to reference styles” organised by the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) in collaboration with the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) in The Space (located at 123 Guwahati, i.e. Rajgarh bye lane 1, House no. 2, Flat no. 3) on 5 June 2019 where Prof. Anurag Srivastava, Professor and Head, Department of Surgical Disciplines, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (A.I.I.M.S.), New Delhi was the resource person. The workshop was followed by a discussion on the development of a research project on the LGBT community.