Attitude towards psychiatry

The fortnightly Mind Matters column of the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das, titled “Attitude towards psychiatry” in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune, highlights the original paper (research article), “A cross-sectional study of attitude towards psychiatry among undergraduate medical students” by Shiva Kumar BK, Neeraj Raj B, and Vinay HR, and published in January-June 2021, Volume 12 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.

QTc prolongation with antipsychotics and antidepressants

The Associate Editor of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Samrat Singh Bhandari and Simanta Talukdar presented the symposium, ‘An overview of QTc prolongation with antipsychotics and antidepressants’ in the 73rd Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS) 2022 at Visakhapatnam.

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®.

OJPAS® this issue

OJPAS® this issue” by Shyamanta Das, Samrat Singh Bhandari, and Mythili Hazarika is the new Advance Online Publication of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (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®).