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Loneliness, society, and the internet

The fortnightly Mind Matters column of Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), titled “Loneliness, society, and the internet” in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune discusses the original article, “Loneliness, social anxiety, social support, and internet addiction among postgraduate college students” by Abhijeet Singh, CRJ Khess, Mathew KJ, Arif Ali, and Nilesh Maruti Gujar, and published in the January-June 2020, Volume 11 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.

Longer perspective

Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) spoke on “LAi: longer perspective”.

OJPAS® article in PubMed

Profile of distress callers and service utilisation of tele-counselling among the population of Assam, India: an exploratory study during COVID-19” by Mythili Hazarika, Bornali Das, Shyamanta Das, Atanu Baruah, Nivedita Sharma, Chandamita Barua, Jayashree Das, Sandamita Choudhury, Dyuksha Hazarika, Phulen Sarma, and Samrat Singh Bhandari, from the forthcoming issue (January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1) of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) is in PubMed (PMID: 33163629).

OJPAS® article in PubMed

The psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated risk factors during the initial stage among the general population in India” by Mythili Hazarika, Shyamanta Das, Samrat Singh Bhandari, and Phulen Sharma, from the forthcoming issue (January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1) of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) is in PubMed (PMID: 33123627).

OJPAS® article in PubMed

Gearing up to tackle mental health issues in the post-COVID-19 world” by Nikhil Nayar, Shijo John Joseph, Samrat Singh Bhandari, Sanjiba Dutta, and Sheikh Shoib, from the forthcoming issue (January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1) of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) is in PubMed (PMID: 33123628).

Psychology and religion

Titled “Psychology and religion”, this fortnight’s Mind Matters column of the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune, discusses the editorial, “Psychology of religion” by Hemendra Ram Phookun, published in the January-June 2020, Volume 11 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.

Stress: an inevitable part of life

Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) talked on ‘Stress: an inevitable part of life’ as resource person in the workshop on “Job stress and its managements among nursing staff”, organised by the Department of Mental Health Nursing, Regional College of Nursing, Guwahati.