Sex and depression

In the fortnightly Mind Matters column, titled “Sex and depression” 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 original article, “A study of sexual dysfunction in patients with major depressive disorder” by Riddhish K Maru, Bindoo S Jadhav, Bharat R Shah, and Hemangee S Dhavale, and published in the current issue (January-June 2019, Volume 10 Issue 1) of OJPAS®.

OJPAS® article in PubMed Central (PMC)

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“An exploratory study from eastern India on neurological soft signs and spontaneous movement disorders in schizophrenia spectrum disorders” by Shyamanta Das, Samrat Singh Bhandari, Simanta Talukdar, Arunima Dutta, Nabanita Barman, and Dipesh Bhagabati becomes the first article from the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) to be included in the PubMed Central (PMC) (PMCID: PMC6411054).

Digital learning in psychiatry

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Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) spoke on “Digital learning in psychiatry: the pros and the cons” during the Indian Association of Private Psychiatry (IAPP) East Zone CME in The Gateway Hotel EM Bypass, Kolkata.

Family counsellors

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The President of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL), Mythili Hazarika shared her knowledge on family structure, family dynamics, and relationships with 37 family counsellors from West Bengal, Orissa, Sikkim, and other Northeastern states of India, organised by the Regional Centre, Guwahati of National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD) at its premises at Jawaharnagar, Khanapara, Guwahati.

Medical students: quality of life

In the fortnightly Mind Matters column, titled “Medical students: quality of life” in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune, Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) discusses the original article, “A study on the quality of life of undergraduate medical students” by Saurav Biswas, Rajshekhar Bipeta, Umashankar Molangur, and Lakshman Rao Reshaboyina, and published in the current issue (January-June 2019, Volume 10 Issue 1) of OJPAS®.