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Psychological distress and stigma in frontline workers amidst COVID-19

An exploration of psychological distress and stigma in frontline workers amidst COVID-19 from Andhra Pradesh, India” by Keya Das, Bhavya Sree R, and Madhu Sekhar C is the new Advance Online Publication of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®).

Childhood OCD

In the fortnightly Mind Matters column of the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamnata Das in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune, titled “Childhood OCD”, the case study, “Adaptation of cognitive behaviour therapy in childhood obsessive-compulsive disorder” by Sampurna Chakraborty and Susmita Halder, and published in the January-June 2020, Volume 11 Issue 1 of OJPAS®, is highlighted.

Dyadic adjustment and marital communication in depression

Dyadic adjustment and marital communication of persons with depression” by Prasad Kannekanti, Dipanjan Bhattacharjee, Daya Ram, and Hariom Pachori is the new Advance Online Publication of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®).

Depression and anxiety amongst resident doctors during the COVID-19 pandemic

Screening of depression and anxiety amongst resident doctors at a tertiary care hospital in Gujarat during the COVID-19 pandemic: an online survey” by Chintan Savani and Chirag K. Barot is the new Advance Online Publication of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®).

Gender and sex

Titled, “Gender and sex”, the fortnightly 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 highlights the case study, “Intra-psychic disarray of gender identity and sexual orientation: in the process of coming out as transsexual” by Budhiswatya Shankar Das and Soumitra Ghosh, and published in the January-June 2020, Volume 11 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.

Verbal learning in schizophrenia

Verbal learning in schizophrenia in remission, first-degree relatives, and correlation to symptoms” by Sunny Chattopadhyay, Om Prakash Singh, and Sayanti Ghosh is the new Advance Online Publication of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®).

Stigma and discrimination

In the fortnightly Mind Matters column, titled “Stigma and discrimination” 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 highlights the original article, “Stigma and discrimination in patients suffering with schizophrenia and depression: a comparative study” by Srikrishna Nukala, Srinivas Singisetti, Shvetha Chilukuri, Archana Vinnakota, and Lakshmana Rao Nambaru, and published in the January-June 2020, Volume 11 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.

OJPAS® article in PubMed Central

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, and published in the January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1 of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) is in PubMed Central (PMCID: PMC7644027).

OJPAS® article in PubMed Central

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, and published in the January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1 of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) is in PubMed Central (PMCID: PMC7591145).

OJPAS® article in PubMed Central

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, and published in the January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1 of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) is in PubMed Central (PMCID: PMC7591143).