Suresh Bada Math, MD, DNB, PGDMLE, PGDHRL, PhD in Law (NLSIU) joins the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) as Ombudsman to enrich the journal’s endeavour by guiding in legal and ethical issues through expertise in the field of forensic psychiatry. Dr. Suresh is Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry; Chief of Tele-Medicine & Community Psychiatry; Consultant, Forensic Psychiatry and OCD, In-charge of Legal Aid Clinic; National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore, India.

Addictive Behaviours and Impulse Control Disorders


The World Health Organization, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse recognises that Shyamanta Das (the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences [OJPAS®]) has participated in the Internet-Based Field Study for ICD-11 Mental and Behavioural Disorders: Disorders Due to Addictive Behaviours and Impulse Control Disorders.

Editors meet


Founding Editor of Asian Journal of Psychiatry, Matcheri Keshavan from Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA gave useful feedback to the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das while receiving the print version of the current issue (July-December 2018, Volume 9 Issue 2) of OJPAS® during the 19th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry (ANCIAPP 2018) at Taj Krishna, Hyderabad.