The President of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL), Mythili Hazarika with Research Assistant, Devyani Borkataki introduced and discussed the items to be developed for Specific Learning Disability (SLD) assessment with five teachers of various classes in Assam Jatiya Bidyalay. The school will be a part of the project in providing with experts and for the pilot phase of data collection. They were very proactive and motivated to be a part of the same.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has established Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics (CARE) for creation and maintenance of “Reference List of Quality Journals” (named as CARE List). The Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) is included in the UGC-CARE List.
“Loneliness, social anxiety, social support, and internet addiction among postgraduate college students” by Abhijeet Singh, CRJ Khess, Mathew KJ, Arif Ali, and Nilesh Maruti Gujar is the new Advance Online Publication of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®).
“Study of sociodemographic correlates, anxiety, and depression among opioid dependents admitted in treatment centres in Sikkim, India” by Bishnu Sharma, Samrat Singh Bhandari, Sanjiba Dutta, and Geeta Soohinda, and published in the current issue (July-December 2019, Volume 10 Issue 2) of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) is the sixth OJPAS® article to be included in PubMed (PMID: 31263773) and PubMed Central (PMCID: PMC6602083).