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Witch hunting and mental health

The 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, titled “Witch hunting and mental health” highlights the editorial, “Witch hunting in Jharkhand: does mental health has any business on it?” by Kamlesh Kumar Sahu from the current issue (July-December 2018, Volume 9 Issue 2) of OJPAS®.

Personality, anxiety, and alcohol

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, titled “Personality, anxiety, and alcohol” discusses the research article, “Personality profile and level of anxiety in patients with alcohol dependence syndrome: a comparative study” by Vikas, Lipika Malik, and Krishan Kumar, and published in the current issue (July-December 2018, Volume 9 Issue 2) of OJPAS®.

Brain and skin

Titled “Brain and skin”, this fortnight’s Mind Matters column of the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das in the Horizon, the supplement with The Assam Tribune discusses the original research paper, “Psychosomatic interface: psychological distress and perceived stress in psoriasis patients in a tertiary care hospital in South India” by Keya Das and TS Sathayanarayana Rao, published in the current issue (July-December 2018, Volume 9 Issue 2) of OJPAs®.

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®.