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Concerns and pain of lockdowns

‘Concerns and pain of lockdowns’ is the title of 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 that focuses on the letter to editor, “Psychological concerns and musculoskeletal pain amidst the COVID-19 lockdown” by Shijo John Joseph, Sheikh Shoib, Thejaswi SG, and Samrat Singh Bhandari, and published in the July-December 2020, Volume 11 Issue 2 of OJPAS®.

Neurobiology of functional pain

Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) spoke on ‘Neurobiology of functional pain’ in Mid Term CME 2021 of Indian Psychiatric Society, Odisha State Branch at Bhubaneswar.

eSouvenir

The 22nd Annual National Conference of the Indian Association of Private Psychiatry (ANCIAPP 2021) is going to be organised by the IAPP Assam State Branch in Hotel Radisson Blu, Guwahati with the theme of “Newer Approaches and Innovations in Clinical Practice” during 18-21 November 2021.

An eSouvenir will be released to commemorate the event. The Souvenir Committee in chaired by Dr. S. Chakravarty with Dr. Shyamanta Das, Dr. Uddip Talukdar, Dr. Simanta Talukdar, Dr. Vijay Gogoi, and Dr. Dipjyoti Bora as members.

Uniformity of Articles

Scientific article on the theme of newer approaches and innovation in clinical practice as well as on subjects of contemporary relevance with recent developments is welcome. We also welcome essay, prose, poem, drawing, and photograph. The article is preferred to be within 2000 words, prepared in word format (.doc or .docx), and send by 8 November 2021 as email attachment to academypublisher@outlook.com with the Vancouver reference style.

Stigma within stigma

Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) in the fortnightly Mind Matters column, titled ‘Stigma within stigma’ in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune discusses the letter to editor, “How the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) could have a quivering impact on mental health?” by Shijo John Joseph, Gunaseelan P, Samrat Singh Bhandari, and Sanjiba Dutta, and published in July-December 2020, Volume 11 Issue 2 of OJPAS®.

Mental Health Day

‘On Mental Health Day, let us recognise trauma caused by fear of evictions’ by Devyani Borkataki and Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) is in EastMojo: “This year the theme is ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World.’ In the unequal world we live in, the people facing forced displacement are even more vulnerable.”

ABCD of childhood and adolescence

The Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das presented the paper, “Affective, behavioural, and cognitive disorders (ABCD) of childhood and adolescence” in the 31st Annual Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, Assam State Branch at Jorhat.

Digital phenotyping for mental health

Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) along with the Managing Editor of OJPAS®, Utpal Bora, chaired the scientific session, “Digital phenotyping for mental health”, delivered by Bijoy Gogoi in the 31st Annual Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, Assam State Branch at Jorhat.

Hysteria of Monon: from Austria to Assam

‘Hysteria of Monon: from Austria to Assam’ by Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) is in the Souvenir for the 31st Annual Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, Assam State Branch, edited by Amlanjyoti Deb and Dipjyoti Bora.

Caring for our caregivers

The fortnightly Mind Matters column of Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune, titled ‘Caring for our caregivers’ highlights the commentary, “COVID-19: saving the saviours should be our priority – is India in the right direction?” by Jashandeep Singh and Shelly Singhal, and published in the July-December 2020, Volume 11 Issue 2 of OJPAS®.

For peace of mind

Titled, “For peace of mind”, 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 commentary, ‘The cacophony of emotions in a mental health professional from the isolation ward during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic’ by Mythili Hazarika and published in the July-December 2020, Volume 11 Issue 2 of OJPAS®.