Geriatric care: need for integration


The 14th Annual National Conference of Indian Association for Geriatric Mental Health (GERON 2018) is going to be held at Imphal on 8 and 9 September 2018 with the theme of “Geriatric Care: Need for Integration.”

To commemorate the occasion, a souvenir-cum-scientific update, titled “Geriatric care: need for integration” is planned to be released during the event. The souvenir-cum-scientific update, having RK Lenin Singh and Shyamanta Das as editors, will be a publication with the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) and published by the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) ( in collaboration with the organising committee.

Articles are invited for the same in the following format and kindly mail the article in word file to on or before 21 August 2018.

Word limit: 3000

Abstract should count 200-250 words and have an unstructured form.

Keywords should not repeat the title of the article. Ideally, authors should use keywords selected from the MeSH catalogue.[]

References should be numbered consecutively in the text and listed at the end according to the following style (the Vancouver style):

Das D, Talukdar U, Chisty SJS, Das MK, Das S. Serum prolactin level in patients taking olanzapine. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2015;6:50-8.

Hazarika M, Das S, Talukdar U, Kumar A, Datta A. Role of investigations in diagnosis of dementia with special focus on region-specific MRI-based volumetric analysis. Indian J Psychiatry. 2014;56 Suppl S1:6-15.

Kumar A, Das S, Hazarika M, Datta S, Talukdar S, Baishy A, et al. Recurrent mania: rare or common. J Depress Anxiety [serial online]. 2016 Mar 14 [cited 2017 Jan 20];S2:011. Available from:

Das S, Talukdar U, Dutta B, editors. Psychodermatoses. Guwahati: Academy Publisher; 2016.

Sharma T, Das S. Magnetism and the mind. In: Dey R, Das S, Talukdar S, De P. editors. Women & mental health: scientific update of 26th Annual State Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, Assam State Branch. Guwahati: Academy Publisher; 2016:159-64.

Mental health issues in workplace


Dr. Mythili Hazarika, the President of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) is the guest speaker on ‘Mental health issues in the workplace’ for the government officials of various departments like public health engineering, fire, defense, colleges, rural and panchayat departments, etc. in the Administrative Staff College, Khanapara, Guwahati.