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This section of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) in two issues per year would contain maximum of five articles only per issue, very limited and restricted to quality of the work. This would include the following types of submissions:
1. A case report or case series by residents/case conference by resident
2. Art and psychiatry section
3. Innovative ideas in mental healthcare by residents
4. Academic discussion by a senior teacher/professor/senior resident
5. Miscellaneous section
Kindly note that original research etc. can be part of the normal submissions, not here.
Because of the pandemic of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the lockdown, the January-June 2020, Volume 11 Issue 1 and the July-December 2020, Volume 11 Issue 2 of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) had only the online versions without the print editions. Now, as we approach the new normal through gradual unlocking, the print editions of both the issues are released.
Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), formerly Dysphrenia is edited by Shyamanta Das and published by Academy Publisher in collaboration with Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) on behalf of Academia Dysphrenia.
Selected citations of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) in PubMed:
Hazarika M, Das B, Das S, Baruah A, Sharma N, Barua C, Das J, Choudhury S, Hazarika D, Sarma P, Bhandari SS. Profile of distress callers and service utilisation of tele-counselling among the population of Assam, India: an exploratory study during COVID-19. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2021 Jan-Jun;12(1):7-12. doi: 10.5958/2394-2061.2021.00001.x. PMID: 33163629
Hazarika M, Das S, Bhandari SS, Sharma P. The psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated risk factors during the initial stage among the general population in India. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2021 Jan;12(1):31-35. doi: 10.5958/2394-2061.2021.00009.4. PMID: 33123627
Nayar N, Joseph SJ, Bhandari SS, Dutta S, Shoib S. Gearing up to tackle mental health issues in the post-COVID-19 world. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2021 Jan;12(1):65-66. doi: 10.5958/2394-2061.2021.00002.1. Epub 2020 Oct 26. PMID: 33123628
Hazarika M. The cacophony of emotions in a mental health professional from the isolation ward during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2020 Jul-Dec;11(2):130-132. Epub 2020 May 5. PMID: 32782933
Hazarika M, Das S, Das B, Dutta M, Bhandari SS. Out of the closet. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2020 Jul-Dec;11(2):73-76. Epub 2020 Apr 7. PMID: 32782932
Joseph SJ, Shoib S, Sg T, Bhandari SS. Psychological concerns and musculoskeletal pain amidst the COVID-19 lockdown. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2020;11(2):137-139. Epub 2020 Jun 12. PMID: 32775694
Joseph SJ, Gunaseelan P, Bhandari SS, Dutta S. How the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) could have a quivering impact on mental health? Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2020 Jul-Dec;11(2):135-136. Epub 2020 Mar 27. PMID: 32671226
Talukdar S, Das S, Bhandari SS, Talukdar U, Borkataki D. Ten. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2019 Jul-Dec;10(2):97-100. PMID: 31453367
Sharma B, Bhandari SS, Dutta S, Soohinda G. Study of sociodemographic correlates, anxiety, and depression among opioid dependents admitted in treatment centres in Sikkim, India. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2019 Jul-Dec;10(2):139-145. PMID: 31263773
Bhandari SS, Das S. Policy of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) related to plagiarism. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2019 Jan-Jun;10(1):1-2. PMID: 31032428
Hazarika M, Choudhury P. Reflections on and discussions about ‘Luminous Life: A New Model of Humanistic Psychotherapy’. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2019 Jan-Jun;10(1):87-90. PMID: 31008258
Das S, Bhandari SS, Talukdar S, Dutta A, Barman N, Bhagabati D. An exploratory study from eastern India on neurological soft signs and spontaneous movement disorders in schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2019 Jan-Jun;10(1):3-8. PMID: 30868105
Hazarika M, Bhagabati D. Father and son attachment styles in alcoholic and non-alcoholic families. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2018 Jan-Jun;9(1):15-19. PMID: 30899788
Singh SK, Bhandari SS, Singh PK. Phenomenology and predisposing factors of morbid jealousy in a psychiatric outdoor: a cross-sectional, descriptive study. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2017 Jul-Dec;8(2):129-135. PMID: 31304242
Bhandari SS, Bhagabati D. Prevalence of spontaneous dyskinesia in first episode, drug naive schizophrenia, and its relation to the positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2017 Jul-Dec;8(2):113-123. PMID: 31304241
Das S, Das B, Hazarika M. Global psychiatry: a LAMIC perspective. Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2017 Jul-Dec;8(2):105-106. PMID: 31008259
Hazarika M. Social cognitive deficits and need for social cognitive remediation in schizophrenia. Dysphrenia. 2014 Jul-Dec;5(2):87-90. PMID: 31179248
Kumar D, Kumar P, Singh AR, Bhandari SS. Knowledge and attitude towards mental illness of key informants and general population: a comparative study. Dysphrenia. 2012 Jan-Jun;3(1):57-64. Epub 2011 Dec 25. PMID: 32905487
Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) in the fortnightly Mind Matters column, titled “Parenting, temperament, and childhood anxiety” in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune, highlights the original article, “Parenting styles, temperament, and anxiety in children: preliminary findings in the Indian population” by Sahithya BR and Vijaya Raman, and published in the January-June 2020, Volume 11 Issue 1 of OJPAS®.
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