Hand cleanliness

The Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das, in fortnightly Mind Matters of Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune, titled “Hand cleanliness” highlights the original paper (research article), “Knowledge of hand cleanliness among medical students and nurses at tertiary healthcare centre: a cross-sectional study” by Bandana Mahanta, DK Das, Pollov Borah, Putul Mahanta, and Malamoni Dutta, and published in the January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.

ICD-11

Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) has participated in the Internet-Based Field Studies for ICD-11 Mental, Behavioural and Neurodevelopmental Disorders as a member of the Global Clinical Practice Network (GCPN).

Nosophobia of COVID-19

Titled “Nosophobia of COVID-19”, 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, highlights the original article: research paper, “Nosophobia, hypochondriasis, and willingness of people to seek healthcare amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in Calabar Metropolis of Cross River State, Nigeria” by Nta Obono Okoi and John John Etim, and published in the January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.

Psychological impact of COVID-19

In the fortnightly Mind Matters column, titled “Psychological impact of COVID-19” of Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune, Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) highlights the original paper: research article, “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, published in the January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.

Psychosocial impact of COVID-19 lockdowns

Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), in the fortnightly Mind Matters column, titled “Psychosocial impact of COVID-19 lockdowns” of Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune, highlights the original paper (research article), “An online cross-sectional study of the psychosocial impact of COVID-19 lockdown on general population of Haryana, India” by Prashant Srivastava, Aastha Madan, Savita Chahal, and Ashish Aggarwal, and published in the January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.

From community psychiatry to public psychiatry in India

Conceptual framework of psychiatric care in India: moving from community psychiatry to public psychiatry” by Barikar C Malathesh, Narayana Manjunatha, Channaveerachari Naveen Kumar, Suresh Bada Math, and Jagadisha Thirthalli is the new Advance Online Publication of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®).

Comparison of attitude and regard towards mental illness and medical conditions

Evaluation of attitude and regard towards mental illness in comparison with chronic medical conditions among final year nursing students” by Chandraprakash Poornima, Beesanahalli Shanmukhappa Sachin, Anjana Krishna Kumar, Ipsita Debata, and Vedalaveni Chowdappa Suresh is the new Advance Online Publication of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®).

COVID-19-related stigma towards doctors

COVID-19-related stigma towards doctors in India: an online cross-sectional study” by Srikrishna Nukala, Archana Vinnakota, Venkata Abhilash Garapati, Srinivas Singisetti, Shvetha Chilukuri, Vidya Sanapala, and Lakshmana Rao Nambaru is the new Advance Online Publication of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®).

Attitudes towards psychiatry

The Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das in the fortnightly Mind Matters column, titled “Attitudes towards psychiatry” in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune highlights the original article: research paper, “Comparison of attitudes toward psychiatry among undergraduate and postgraduate medical students” by Prosenjit Ghosh, Monu Doley, Nibedita Dutta, and Ankur Bhattacharya, and published in the January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.

Testing stress in medical interns

Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) in the fortnightly Mind Matters column, titled “Testing stress in medical interns” in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune highlights the original paper: research article, “Personality and coping styles in medical internees: a cross-sectional study” by Harish Kulkarni, Sudarshan CY, and Shamshad Begum, and published in January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.