Media exposure and PTSD

This fortnight’s Mind Matters column in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune, of Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), titled “Media exposure and PTSD” covers the original research paper, “Media exposure to earthquake-related content in its aftermath as a risk factor for acute stress disorder” by Harshavardhan Sampath, Geeta Soohinda, Arunima Sharma, and Sanjiba Dutta, and published in the current issue (July-December 2018, Volume 9 Issue 2) of OJPAS®.

Substitute addictions

Titled, “Substitute addictions”, in this fortnight’s Mind Matters column of Horizon, the supplement with The Assam Tribune, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das wrote about the case study, “Pornography as a replacement for substance use: an emerging approach to understand addiction mechanism” by Ashwini Tadpatrikar and Manoj Kumar Sharma, and published in the current issue (July-December 2018, Volume 9 Issue 2) of OJPAS®.

Parenting stress

In the Mind Matters column of this fortnight, “Parenting stress” of Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das wrote about the Research Article, titled “Parenting stress among mentally retarded children with normal control” by Nishant Kumar, Lokesh Kumar Ranjan, Rishi Panday, and Manisha Kiran, and published in the current issue (July-December 2018, Volume 9 Issue 2) of OJPAS®.

Mass psychogenic illness

In this fortnight’s Mind Matters column, titled “Mass psychogenic illness” of Horizon, the supplement with The Assam Tribune, Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) discusses the research article, “Mass psychogenic illness among school children: a descriptive study of demographic and clinical variables” by Prosenjit Ghosh, that is published in the current issue (July-December 2018, Volume 9 Issue 2) of OJPAS®.

ADHD in school children

ADHD in school children” 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 supplement with The Assam Tribune, where the research article, “Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among primary school children in Cachar, Assam, North-East India” by Prosenjit Ghosh, Hasina Anjuman Choudhury, and Robin Victor, that is published in the current issue (July-December 2018, Volume 9 Issue 2) of OJPAS®, is discussed.

Mental illness in female prisoners

Titled “Mental illness in female prisoners”, this fortnight’s Mind Matters column of Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) in Horizon, the supplement with The Assam Tribune discusses the research article, “A cross-sectional comparative study of insomnia, depression, and suicidality between male and female prisoners of Guwahati Central Jail” by Bhaktishree Raha, Swapanjit Sarma, and Hemendra Ram Phookun, and published in the current issue (July-December 2018, Volume 9 Issue 2) of OJPAS®.

Students in stress

The Mind Matters column of this fortnight, titled “Students in stress” by the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das in the Horizon, the supplement of The Assam Tribune, discusses the research article, “A cross-sectional comparative study of coping distress in medical and non-medical students” of Shiva Kumar BK, Jibin Babu K, and Krishnamurthy CN, and published in OJPAS®.