SIBNATH DEB Professor

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  • Department of Applied Psychology
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • sibnath23@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 DSc Child Protection University of Calcutta 2013
2 PhD Applied Psychology University of Calcutta 1993
3 LLM Labour Law and Taxation University of Calcutta 1989
4 M.Sc Applied Psychology University of Calcutta 1986
5 B.Sc. Psychology (Hons.) University of Calcutta 1983

Area of Specializaion

Clinical and Social Psychology, Child Safety, Students Mental Health, Adolescent Health, Research Methodology, Monitoring and Evaluation

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Prof. Suhrit Chandra Mitra Memorial Plague NATIONAL The Asiatic Society - an Institute of National Importance under Ministry of Culture, GOI 2018 Nil
2 Prof. Anima Sen Memorial Lecture Award 2017 NATIONAL The Indian Science Congress 2017 Five thousand
3 Endeavour Executive Award 2009 INTERNATIONAL The Australian Government 2009 Four months fellowsh
4 Best Book Award 2009 NATIONAL IAAP & PPA 2009 Nil
5 Executive Councillor Award, 2008 INTERNATIONAL The International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) 2008 Nil
6 Prof. B.Viswanatham Best Paper Award 2008 STATE PPA 2008 Nil
7 Best Book Award 2007 NATIONAL PPA & IAAP 2007 Nil
8 Distinguished Leadership Award, 2001’ INTERNATIONAL American Biographical Institute, Inc, USA 2001 Nil

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Professor Applied Psychology Pondicherry University
2 Associate Professor Applied Psychology University of Calcutta
3 Visiting Faculty School of Public Health Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Research Officer CINI Chetna Resource Center CINI Chetna Resource Center Rehabilitation of Children in Disadvantaged Condition
2 Asst. Research Officer CINI-Child in Need Institute CINI-Child in Need Institute Rehabilitation of Children in Disadvantaged Condition - an action research project
3 Research Fellow Dept. of Applied Psychology University of Calcutta Drug Abuse Prevention Laws Research Project
4 Post Doctoral Fellow Community Health Research and Training Centre University of Western Australia Qualitative Research and HIV/AIDS

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work
1 Senior Research Manager TNS Mode - A Professional Research Company Research and Consultancy for Government and Industry

Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 The dynamics of sibling relations in adolescent development: Understanding the protective and risk factors Kumar Aneesh, Thomas Shinto & Deb Sibnath Indian Journal of Positive Psychology 6(4), 439-443 2015 Nil
2 Perceived academic stress of university students across gender, academic streams, semesters and academic performance Banu, Parveeu, Deb, Sibnath, Vardhan Vishnu, Rao Tirupati Indian Journal of Health and Well-being 6(3), 412-416 2015 Nil
3 The dynamics of sibling relations in adolescent development: Understanding the protective and risk factors Kumar Aneesh, Thomas Shinto & Deb Sibnath Indian Journal of Positive Psychology 6(4), 439-443. 2015 Nil
4 Incidence of violence experienced by the college students during childhood and its association with income: A retrospective study 11. Saha, Ria, Giressan Anjali & Deb, Sibnath Indian Journal of Health and Wellbeing 5(6), 1-7 2014 Nil
5 Children with special needs: An exploration of child care from the perspective of their guardians and service providers Gireesan, A., Kumar, A. V., & Deb, S. Indian Journal of Positive Psychology 4(4), 472. 2013 Nil
6 Academic Performance of University Students and Role of Social Support 72. Anjali Gireesan, Kalaivani. R, Premjith. M & Sibnath Deb Indian Journal of Psychology and Education 3, 2, 1-9. 2013 Nil
7 Students’ Perception of Abuse and Neglect 12. Kumar Aneesh, Gireesan Anjali & Deb Sibnath Indian Journal of Positive Psychology 4, 3, 1360-1365 2013 Nil
8 Adolescents Perceived Family Environment and Parental Care & Support Services 86. Bhattacharyya Banhishikha & Deb Sibnath Indian Journal of Psychology and Education 2, 2, 149-160 2012 Nil
9 Self-concept of Adolescent Boys and Girls of 11 and 12 Standard of Kolkata City: A Comparative Study Bhattacharyya Banhishikha & Deb Sibnath Indian Journal of Positive Psychology 3 (1), 1-5. 2012 Nil
10 Students’ Academic Stress and Welfare As Perceived by the Teachers 74. Deb Sibnath, Garesion Anjali, Bhattacharyya Banhishikha & Sun Jiandong Indian Journal of Positive Psychology 3, 3, 245-249 2012 Nil
11 Parents’ Perception about Children’s Academic Stress and Child Care Related Issues 73. Deb Sibnath, Aneesh Kumar, Bhattacharyya Banhishikha & Sun Jiandong Indian Journal of Health and Wellbeing 3,3, 608-612 2012 Nil
12 Adolescents Perceived Family Environment and Parental Care & Support Services Bhattacharyya Banhishikha & Deb Sibnath Indian Journal of Psychology and Education 2, 2, 149-160 2012 Nil
13 Indian Journal of Positive Psychology 88. Deb Sibnath & Chatterjee Pooja Indian Journal of Psychology and Education 1, 1, 112 2011 Nil
14 Sexual Abuse of Adolescents and Its Relation with High-risk Behaviour 21. Deb, Sibnath & Chakraborty, Tanusree The Indian Journal of Criminology and Criminalistics XXXI, 2,19-28 2010 Nil
15 Impact of Sexual Abuse on Personality Disposition of Girl Children 25. Deb, Sibnath & Mukherjee, Aparna Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology 35, 1, 113-120 2009 Nil
16 Problems Encountered by Tribal Population of Interior Villages and Prioritization of Their Needs: A Situation Analysis Study Deb, Sibnath Social Science International 23, 1, 19-33. 2007 Nil
17 Suicidal Tendencies among Depressive Patients 92. Bhattacherjee, Anjana & Deb, Sibnath Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology 33, 2, 213-218. 2007 Nil
18 Stress of Traffic Police Officers and Traffic Constables under Kolkata Police: A Comparative Study 78. Deb, Sibnath, Chakraborty Tanusree, Chatterjee Pooja Chatterjee & Srivastava Neerajakshi Indian Police Journal LIII, 4, 50-61. 2006 Nil
19 Are West Bengal Police Officers Stressed? 77. Deb, Sibnath, Chakraborty Tanusree, Chatterjee Pooja Chatterjee & Srivastava Neerajakshi Indian Police Journal L II, 1, Jan.-March, 2005, 63-72. 2005 Nil
20 Psychological Stress of Traffic Police Officers, Causal Factors behind the Same and Their Coping Strategies 76. Deb, Sibnath, Chakraborty Tanusree, Chatterjee Pooja Chatterjee & Srivastava Neerajakshi Indian Police Journal L II, 3, July-Sept.2005, 16-30 2005 Nil

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Happiness, Meaning, and Satisfaction in Life as Perceived by Indian University Students and Its Association with Spirituality Deb Sibnath et al., Journal of Religion and Health 1-17 2019 0.945
2 Quality of Life and Spirituality in Indian University Students Deb, S., & Strodl, E. Applied Research in Quality of Life 1-16. 2018 1.025
3 Qualitative Inquiry into Quality of Life among Older Adults in Bhutan Dorji, Nidup, Dunne, Michale, Seib, C.,Deb, Sibnath Biomedical Journal of Scientific and Technical Research 5,4, 1-8. 2018 Nil
4 Quality of Life among Senior Citizens in Bhutan: Associations with Adverse Life Experiences, Chronic Diseases, Spirituality, and Social Connectedness Dorji, N., Dunne, M. P., Seib, C., & Deb, Sibnath Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health 29(1), 35-46 2017 1.459
5 School corporal punishment, family tension, and student’s internalizing problems: Evidence from India Deb, Sibnath, Kumar, Aneesh, Holden, W.George & Rowe, Lorelei Simpson School Psychology International 38 (1), 60-77. 2017 1.447
6 Incidents of sexual violence against adolescents in Kolkata, India, and Its Effect on Mental Health Deb, Sibnath, Bhattacharyya, B., & Thomas, S. Annals Forensic Research and Analysis 3(2),1029 2016 Nil
7 Violence against the Adolescents of Kolkata: A Study in Relation to the Socio-economic Background and Mental Health Deb, Sibnath, Ray, Mrinalkanti, Bhattacharya, Banhisikha & Sun, Jiandong Asian Journal of Psychiatry 19, 4-13. 2016 0
8 Child Rights As Perceived by the Community Members in India Deb, Sibnath, Sun, Jiandong, Gireesan Anjali, Kumar Aneesh & Majumdar Anindita International Law Research 5 (1), 1-15 2016 0
9 Spirituality in Indian University students and its associations with socioeconomic status, religious background, social support, and mental health Deb, Sibnath, Kevin McGirr, and Jiandong Sun Journal of Religion and Health 1-19 2016 0.945
10 Evidence concerning potential risk behavior and psychological distress of Indian emerging adults Thomas, Shinto & Deb, Sibnath International Journal of Applied Research 2(8);01-12 2016 5.200
11 Depression among Indian university students and its association with perceived university academic environment, living arrangements and personal issue Deb, Sibnath, Banu, P. R., Thomas, S., Vardhan, R. V., Rao, P. T., & Khawaja, N. Asian Journal of Psychiatry 23, 108-117 2016 0
12 Efficacy of family-based care as compared with institutional care: A Careful review Bhuvaneswari, K. & Deb, Sibnath Institutionalized Children Explorations and Beyond 3, 2, 161-181 2016 Nil
13 Male circumcision for HIV prevention in India: emerging viewpoints and practices of health care providers Sinha, A., Chandhiok, N., Sahay, S., Deb, Sibnath, Bharat, S., Gupta, A., ... & Paranjape, R AIDS care 27(9), 1196-1198 2015 1.902
14 Metacognitions Mediate HIV Stigma and Depression/Anxiety in MSM living with HIV Strodl, Esben, Stewar, Lauren Stewar & Deb Sibnath Health Psychology Open 1-11 2015 1.826
15 Academic stress, parental pressure, anxiety and mental health among Indian high school students. Deb, S., Strodl, E., & Sun, J. International Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences 5(1), 26-34. 2015 0.521
16 Resilience Capacity and Support Function of Paniya Tribal Adolescents in Kerala and Its Association with Demographic variables Saranya T.S. & Deb, Sibnath The International Journal of Indian Psychology 2, 4, 76-87 2015 Nil
17 Parental care and support services as perceived by the paniya tribal adolescents of Kerala: An empirical study Saranya T.S. & Deb, Sibnath IAHRW International Journal of Social Sciences Review 3(3), 325-330. 2015 Nil
18 Academic-related Stress among Private Secondary School Students in India Deb Sibnath, Strodl Esben & Sun J. Asian Education and Development Studies 3, 2, 118-134 2014 0
19 Community and healthcare providers’ perspectives on male circumcision: A multi-centric qualitative study in India Sahay Seema, Nagarajan Karikalan, Mehendale Sanjay, Deb Sibnath, Gupta Abhilasha, Bharat Shalini, Bhatt Shripad, Bijesh Kumar Athakopom, Kanthe Vidisha, Sinha Anju, & Chandhiok Nomita PLOS ONE 9, 3, e91213 2014 3.360
20 Children’s Rights in India: Parents’ and Teachers’ Attitudes, Knowledge and Perception Deb, Sibnath & Mathews Ben International Journal of Children’s Rights 20, 1-24. 2012 0
21 Impact of Physical, Psychological, and Sexual Violence on Social Adjustment of School Children in India Deb, Sibnath & Walsh, Kerryann School Psychology International 33, 4, 391-415. 2012 1.447
22 Relationships between Parental Pressure for Better Academic Performance and Mental Health Variables of Adolescents of 11th and 12th Standard Deb Sibnath & Bharracharya Banhisikha International Journal of Education and Management 2(1), 1-16 2012 Nil
23 Aggression in sexually abused trafficked girls and efficacy of intervention Deb, Sibnath, Mukherjee, A., & Mathews, B Journal of Interpersonal Violence 26(4), 745-768. 2011 2.443
24 Background and Adjustment Capacity of Sexually Abused Girls and their Perceptions of Intervention. Deb, Sibnath & Mukherjee Aparna Child Abuse Review 20, 213-230 2011 1.534
25 Prevalence of Violence against Children in Families in Tripura and Its Relationship with Socio-economic, Cultural and Other Factors Deb, Sibnath &Modak, Subhasis Journal of Injury and Violence Research 2, 1, 5-18 2010 Nil
26 Anxiety among High School Students in India: Comparisons Across Gender, School Type, Social Strata and Perceptions of Quality Time with Parents Deb, Sibnath, Chatterjee, Pooja & Walsh, Kerryann Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology 10, 18-31. 2010 0
27 Child Protection: Scenario in India Deb, Sibnath International Journal of Child Health and Human Development 2, 3, 339-348. 2009 0
28 ISPCAN Child Abuse Screening Tool Children’s Version (ICAST-C): Instrument Development and Multi-national Pilot Testing Zolotor Adam, Runyan Desmond, Dunne Michael, Jain Dipty, Peturs Helga, Ramirez Clemencia, Volkova Elena, Deb Sibnath, Lidchi Victoria, Muhammad Tufail, Isaeva Oksana Child Abuse and Neglect 33, 833-841. 2009 2.397
29 Short and Long-Term Problems Faced By the Trafficked Children: A Qualitative Study Chatterjee Pooja, Chakraborty Tanusree, Srivastava Neerajakshi, and Deb Sibnath Social Change 22, 1, 167-182 2006 0
30 Processes of Child Trafficking in West Bengal: A Qualitative Study Deb Sibnath, Srivastava Neerajakshi, Chatterjee Pooja, & Chakraborty Tanusree Social Change 35, 2, 112-123 2005 0
31 Child Trafficking in South Asia: Dimensions, Roots, Facets and Interventions. Deb, Sibnath Social Change 35,2, 143-155 2005 0
32 Child Trafficking in South Asia: Dimensions, Roots, Facets and Interventions Deb, Sibnath Social Change 35,2, 143-155 2005 0
33 Rehabilitation of Destitute Children: An In-depth Study Deb, Sibnath Social Change 50, 148, 47-61 2001 0

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Social Psychology in Everyday Life Deb, Sibnath, Gireesan, Anjali & Prabhavalkar, Pooja Sage 2019 9781506357515
2 Childhood to Adolescence: Issues and Concerns Deb, Sibnath et al. Pearson 2019 978-93-534-3692-6
3 Delivering Justice: Issues and Concerns Deb, Sibnath & Subhalakahmi, G. Routledge 2019 In press
4 Upholding Justice: Social, Psychological and Legal Perspectives Deb, Sibnath, Subhalakahmi G. & Chakraborty, K. Routledge 2019 In press
5 Disadvantaged Children in India: Empirical Evidence, Policies and Actions Deb, Sibnath et al. Springer 2019 in press
6 Distance Education: Prospects, Challenges and Way Forward Deb, Sibnath & Veeraraghavan, Vimala Pearson 2019 978-93-530-6695-6
7 Positive Schooling and Child Development: International Perspectives Deb, Sibnath Springer 2018 9811300763
8 An Empirical Investigation into Child Abuse and Neglect in India: Burden, Impact and Protective Measures Deb, Sibnath Springer 2018 9811074526
9 Child Safety, Welfare and Well-being: Issues and Challenges Deb, Sibnath Springer 2016 8132224256
10 HIV/AIDS: A Public Health Approach on Contemporary Trends Deb, Sibnath & Shukla, Archana Global Vision Publishing House 2015 978-81-8220-688-5
11 Test of Manhood: Male Sexual Problems, Taboos and Pathos Chatterjee, Anindita & Deb, Sibnath Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi 2013 9788183703581
12 Students’ Mental Health Deb, Sibnath et al., Akansha Publishing House 2013 8183703410
13 Reproductive Health Management Deb, Sibnath Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi 2009 9788183701914
14 Styles of Parenting Adolescents: The Indian Scenario Chaterjee, Pooja & Deb, Sibnath Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi 2008 9788183703582

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 The Volatile Situation in Kashmir and Its Impact on the Mental Health of Common People Dar, Aehsan Ahmad & Deb, Sibnath Upholding Justice Social, Psychological and Legal Perspectives Routledge 2019 In press
2 Delivering Justice: An Introduction Deb, Sibnath & Subhalakshmi, G. Delivring Justice: Issues and Concerns Routledge 2019 In press
3 Protecting Child Rights: The Paramount Rule of Law For A Healthy and Prosperous Society Sunny, Aleena Maria & Deb, Sibnath Delivring Justice: Issues and Concerns Routledge 2019 In press
4 Parental Separation and Its Implications on Child Welfare and Wellbeing Deb, Sibnath & Sunny, Aleena Maria Delivring Justice: Issues and Concerns Routledge 2019 In press
5 Upholding Justice for Ensuring Equity and Equality Deb, Sibnath, Subhalakshmi, G. & Chakraborti, Kaustuv Upholding Justice Social, Psychological and Legal Perspectives Routledge 2019 In press
6 Protection of Rights and Dignity of Third Gender in India: Need of the Hour Sunny, Aleena Maria & Deb, Sibnath Upholding Justice Social, Psychological and Legal Perspectives Routledge 2019 In press
7 The Rights of the Children of Commercial Sex Workers: A Situational Analysis Swathisha. P & Deb, Sibnath Upholding Justice Social, Psychological and Legal Perspectives Routledge 2019 In press
8 From Subjection to Liberation: The Shifting Scenario and Current Status of Women in the Indian Society Soni, Shikha & Deb, Sibnath Upholding Justice Social, Psychological and Legal Perspectives Routledge 2019 In press
9 Secret Marriage of Individuals with Mental Health Challenges: Analyzing its Legal Aspects Deb, Sibnath Upholding Justice Social, Psychological and Legal Perspectives Routledge 2019 In press
10 Positive Schooling: Concept, Characteristics, Situation Analysis and Implications Deb, Sibnath Positive Schooling and Child Development: International Perspectives Springer 2018 978-981-13-0077-6
11 Heroes Begin Early: Parenting and the Development of Character Strengths Majumdar, Bishakha & Deb, Sibnath Character Strength Development: Perspectives from Positive Psychology Sage 2018 9789352807772
12 Efficacy of Reproductive and Sexual Health Education for School-Going Adolescents Deb, Sibnath Positive Schooling and Child Development: International Perspectives Springer 2018 978-981-13-0077-6
13 Distance Education in India: Current Scenario, Prospects, Challenges and Suggested Measures for Effective Functioning Deb, Sibnath Distance Education: Issues, Challenges and Way Forward Pearson 2018 in press
14 Students’ Perception about Personal Contact Program (PCP) Classes and Study Materials of Pondicherry University under Distance Mode Deb, Sibnath Distance Education: Issues, Challenges and Way Forward Pearson 2018 in press
15 Health and Illness Concerns of Children in India: Issues and Challenges Deb, Sibnath, Gireesan, Anjali & Kumar Aneesh Psycho-social Aspects of Health and Illness Concept Publishing Hose, New Delhi 2017 10: 9351252760
16 Child Abuse and Neglect in India: Risk Factors and Protective Measures Deb, Sibnath & Ray, Mrinal Kanti Child Safety, Welfare and Well-being: Issues and Challenges Springer 2016 978-81-322-2424-2
17 Dynamics of Sexual Problem among Students: An Exploratory Study Chowdhury Anindita & Deb Sibnath HIV/AIDS in India: A Public Health Approach on contemporary Trends Global Vision Publishing House, New Delhi 2016 978-81-8220-688-5
18 Introduction –Child Safety, Welfare and Well-being: Need of the Hour Deb, Sibnath Child Safety, Welfare and Well-being: Issues and Challenges Springer 2016 978-81-322-2424-2
19 Depression and Suicidal Ideation among HIV/AIDS Infected Persons and Its Association with Knowledge about Prognosis, Disclosure, Clinical Stage and Di Deb, Sibnath, Roy Soma & Sun Jiandong HIV/AIDS in India: A Public Health Approach on contemporary Trends Global Vision Publishing House, New Delhi 2016 978-81-8220-688-5
20 Capacity Enhancement of ICTC Counsellors through Intensive Residential Training on HIV/AIDS Deb Sibnath, Sun Jiandong, Mitra Chirasree Mitra, & Majumdar Bishakha HIV/AIDS in India: A Public Health Approach on contemporary Trends Global Vision Publishing House, New Delhi 2016 978-81-8220-688-5
21 Stress and Resilience Capacity of Students: A Burning Public Health Issue Deb, Sibnath, Kumar, Aneesh & Gireesan, Anjali Positive Psychology: Applications in Work, Health and Well-being Pearson 2015 9332541310
22 Contexts of Risks and Exploitation Deb, Sibnath & Gireesan, Anjali The SAGE Handbook of Early Childhood Research Sage 2015 9781473920859
23 Dynamics of Sexual Problem among Students: An Exploratory Study Chowdhury Anindita & Deb Sibnath HIV/AIDS: A Public Health Approach on Contemporary Trends Global Vision Publishing House, New Delhi 2015 978-81-8220-688-5
24 Capacity Enhancement of ICTC Counsellors through Intensive Residential Training on HIV/AIDS Deb Sibnath, Sun Jiandong, Mitra Chirasree Mitra, & Majumdar Bishakha HIV/AIDS: A Public Health Approach on Contemporary Trends Global Vision Publishing House, New Delhi 2015 978-81-8220-688-5
25 Depression and Suicidal Ideation among HIV/AIDS Infected Persons and Its Association with Knowledge about Prognosis, Disclosure, Clinical Stage and Di Deb, Sibnath, Roy Soma & Sun Jiandong HIV/AIDS: A Public Health Approach on Contemporary Trends Global Vision Publishing House 2015 978-81-8220-688-5
26 Legislation Concerning Reporting of Child Sexual Abuse and Child Trafficking in India: A Closer Look Deb, Sibnath Mandatory Reporting Laws and the Identification of Severe Child Abuse and Neglect Springer 2014 9789401796842
27 Burden of Child Abuse and Neglect with Special Reference to Socio-legal Measures: A Comparative Picture of India, Philippines and Japan Deb Sibnath & Bernadette Madrid Child Abuse and Neglect: Worldwide PRAEGER, California, USA 2014 978-1-4408-0091-7
28 Students’ Mental Health: A Dimension of Positive Psychology Deb Sibnath Spirituality and Positive Psychology RKM Institute of Culture 2013 NA
29 Burden of Child Abuse and Neglect in India and Government Response: A Secondary Data-based Study. Deb Sibnath Social Inclusion and Women Health: Perspectives and Issues The Women Press 2013 8189110373
30 Stress among students before board examinations and admission to the next level: A qualitative study. Mitra Chirasree & Deb Sibnath Students’ Mental Health Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi 2013 NA
31 Socio-legal Measures for Protection of Child Rights in India: A Review Deb, Sibnath Child Abuse and Neglect: Challenges and Opportunities Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Pvt Ltd. 2013 9789350904497
32 Effect of parental interference on anxiety, adjustment, self-concept and self-confidence of adolescents: A Kolkata-based study Bhattacharyya Banhishikha & Deb Sibnath Students’ Mental Health Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi 2013 NA

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.

Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Consultant for social science research TNS Mode April - Oct 1999 One lakh twenty thou 1999

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Psychological Distress of University Students - a cross study between School of Psychology, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia and Dept of Applied Psychology, Pondicherry Univers Syndicated study 2013-2014 Two lakhs 2013
2 Academic Stress And Its Impact On Mental Health of School Students University Grants Commission, New Delhi 2012-2015 Six lakhs 2012
3 Academic Stress and Its Impact on Mental Health of School Students Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi 2012-2015 Eight lakhs 2012
4 Global Funds Project to Fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis, Round-7 (Counseling sub-component) Global Fund 2009-2015 One crore twenty fiv 2009
5 UGC SAP Project, Dept of Applied Psychology, University of Calcutta University Grants Commission, New Delhi 2008 - 2013 Rs.40 lakhs 2008
6 Evaluation of Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Programme of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India covering Six North East States Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India 2008 Four lakhs 2008
7 A Study on Reproductive and Sexual Health Education for Adolescents: A Multi-centric National Level Study Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi 2006-2009 Fifteen lakhs 2006
8 Evaluation of Performance of HIV/AIDS Counsellor in West Bengal West Bengal State AIDS Control and Prevention Society 2006 One lakh twenty five 2006
9 Development of Rehabilitation And Resettlement Plan For The Project Affected People in Bishunpur Block of Gumla District, Jharkhand HINDALCO, Jharkhand 2005 Two lakhs fifty thou 2005
10 Mid-term Evaluation of Orientation and Refresher Courses of the Academic Staff Colleges of Eastern India viz., University of Calcutta, Burdwan University and Guwahati University University Grants Commission, New Delhi 2005-2006 Four lakhs 2005
11 A Study on Psycho-social and Economic Problems Encountered by the CSWs with HIV/AIDS in Kolkata Department of Women and Child Development, The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of Indi 2005 Two lakhs fifty thou 2005
12 International Training Project ISPCAN (ITPI) for the Professionals and Community Leaders on Child Maltreatment Oak Foundation, Switzerland through ISPCAN, USA 2004-2006 Ten lakhs 2004
13 International Dating Violence Study – A Cross-Cultural Collaborative Study with the University of New Hampshire, USA covering 60 Universities of 50 Countries. Prof. Murray Straus of the Family Rese Syndicated study 2004 Fifty thousand 2004
14 Evaluation of Various Community Development Programmes run by the Indian Aluminum Company The Indian Aluminum Company 2001 Two lakhs fifty thou 2001
15 A Situation Analysis Study. The broad objective of the study is to understand the basic problems encountered by various tribal groups living in remote villages in Jharkhand and prioritization of their The Indian Aluminum Company 2001 Two lakhs 2001
16 Developed two concept papers on community-based intervention programme with regard to Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) CARE-West Bengal 2000 Two lakhs 2000
17 Baseline survey on Breast and Complementary Feeding Practices in Bihar (both qualitative and quantitative). Catholic Relief Services, Patna, Bihar 2000 Ten lakhs 2000
18 Evaluation of a Training Programme on ARI, Diarrhoea, Malnutrition/Anaemia and Fever (Qualitative). CARE-West Bengal 2000 Three lakhs 2000
19 Study on Flow of Funds between Rural and Urban Areas in Orissa (both Qualitative and Quantitative). National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) 1999 Five lakhs 1999
20 A Study on Maternal Mortality (Quantitative) Department for International Development (DFID) 1999 Fifteen lakhs 1999
21 A Study on Traditional Birth Attendants (both Qualitative and Quantitative Department for International Development (DFID) 1999 Twelve lakhs 1999
22 Impact Assessment Study (Quantitative). Parivar Seva Sanstha, New Delhi 1999 Four lakhs 1999
23 Baseline Survey on Reproductive Health (both Qualitative and Quantitative). Parivar Seva Sanstha an NGO affiliated to Marie Stopes International 1998 Five lakhs 1998

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2017 M.SC 5 Dept. of Applied Psychology
2 2016 M.SC 5 Dept. of Applied Psychology
3 2015 M.SC 5 Dept. of Applied Psychology
4 2014 M.SC 5 Dept. of Applied Psychology
5 2013 M.SC 5 Dept. of Applied Psychology
6 2012 M.SC 4 Dept. of Applied Psychology
7 2011 M.SC 5 Dept. of Applied Psychology

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Thesis Title Date Awarded
1 Tanisree Chakraborty An Investigation on Risk Behaviour of Adolescents of Kolkata 19-11-2008
2 Parveen Banu R. Mental Health of University Students 23-08-2016
3 Aparna Mukherjee Impact of Sexual Abuse on Mental Health of Children 10-07-2006
4 Saranya, T.S. Mental Health of Paniya Adolescents in Kerala 11-06-2018
5 K.Bhuvaneshwari Mental Health of Children Under Institutional Care 09-04-2018
6 Rajrupa Paul Violence against Elderly People and Its Impact on Mental Health 16-09-2013
7 Pooja Chatterjee Quality Parenting of Adolescents: An Empirical Study 07-07-2008
8 Anindita Chatterjee A Study on Male Reproductive Health Problems 08-10-2012
9 Anjali Gireesan Mental Health of Children with Learning Disability 17-04-2017
10 Ria Saha A Retrospective Study on Child Abuse and Neglect 26-09-2014
11 Subhasish Modak Violence against Children in Tripura 14-07-2009
12 Banhishikha Bhattacharyya, A Study on Adolescent Mental Health 19-09-2011
13 Nidup Dorji Quality of Life of Elderly People in Bhutan 12-12-2016
14 Lina Mathew A Critical Review of Indian Legislation Pertaining to Child Sexual Abuse 06-02-2017
15 Aneesh Kumar An Empirical Study on Child Abuse and Neglect in Kerala 29-09-2016
16 Anjana Bhattacharyya An Epidemiologcial Study on Depression 06-02-2006
17 Shinto Thomas Risk Behaviour among Emerging Adults in Kerala 20-03-2018
18 Kathakali Mitra Creativity and Cognitive Ability of Street Children 05-09-2005
19 Soma Roy Mental Health of People Suffering from HIV/AIDS 08-07-2010

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion

Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Parental Conflict and Absence International Conference on Parenting, Child Wellbeing and Development Doha International Family Research Centre, Doha, Qatar International 23-10-2018 24-10-2018 2018
2 Research Methods: Issues and Challenges Special Lecture for PhD Scholars Christ University, Bangalore State 13-07-2018 13-07-2018 2018
3 Protection of Child Rights and Its Association with National Prosperity Indian Science Congress Indian Science Congress International 03-01-2017 07-01-2017 2017
4 Legislative and Social Measures for Protection of Child Rights in India: Strengths and Weaknesses International conference on contemporary trends in clinical psychology: Training, research and Practice National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences International 17-11-2017 19-11-2017 2017
5 Preserving Childhood happiness and its instrumentality in reducing global burden of mental health pr 1st Asia-Specific Conference of Rajasthan Psychology Academy on Pursuit of Happiness: A Journey to Healthy Living Dept of Psychology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur Asian Conference 01-03-2016 02-03-2016 2016
6 Exploring Horizons in Teacher Education Workshop Kamala Devi Sohan Raj Singhvi Jain College of Education and West Bengal University of Teachers’ T International 04-03-2016 05-03-2016 2016
7 Positive Schooling and Its Impact on Children 4th international conference on Psychology and Allied Sciences The Indian Association of Health, Research and Welfare International 16-01-2016 18-01-2016 2016
8 Suicide Prevention: A Psychological Approach Seminar Mother Theresa PG and Research Institute of Health Sciences State 12-09-2016 12-09-2016 2016
9 Harmony and Happiness in Peer Group Seminar Sri Aurovindo Centre for Advanced Research, Puducherry National 20-03-2016 20-03-2016 2016
10 Adolescent Growth and Development: Challenges and Risk Factors National Conference on Adolesent Development: Issues and Challenges Psychology Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata National 29-01-2015 30-01-2015 2015
11 Well-being of Adolescents and Emerging Adults National Conference Dept of Psychology, Tripura University (A Central University) National 23-03-2014 24-03-2014 2014
12 Attitude, Knowledge and Perception towards Child Rights among Parents, Teachers and Community Member International Conference On Child Protection: Issues and Challenges Dept of Applied Psychology, Pondicherry University International 17-01-2013 18-01-2013 2013
13 Ethical Issues in HIV/AIDS Seminar Dept of Microbiology,Jawharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) State 02-03-2013 02-03-2013 2013
14 Violence against children International Seminar On Psychology of Trauma: Women And Children In Violence Conflict Dept of Psychology, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi International 13-03-2013 14-03-2013 2013
15 on Violence against Women in India: Denial of Justice by Society and 2nd International Conference On Psychology and Allied Sciences Centre for Behavioural Research and Intervention, Guru Jambheshwar University Of Science & Technolog International 21-03-2013 22-03-2013 2013
16 Spirituality and Health National Seminar On Spiritual Psychology: Recent Trends In Research, Theory, Practice and Training Dept of Psychology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh National 23-03-2013 25-03-2013 2013
17 Strengths of Women and Challenges Faced First National Seminar on Psychology of Women: Emerging Research and Strategies Dept of Psychology in association with Women’s Study Centre, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Ti National 08-03-2013 09-03-2013 2013
18 Students’ Mental Health: A Dimension of Positive Psychology National Conference The Ramkrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Golpark, Kolkata National 30-10-2012 30-10-2012 2012
19 Keynote Address in the 3rd International Conference on Positivism: Foundation for Human Behaviour International conference The Amity University Rajasthan, Jaipur International 06-08-2012 08-08-2012 2012
20 Delivered Keynote Address on Child Protection: Issues and Concerns Asia Specific Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect International 06-10-2011 09-10-2011 2011

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Tow-day National Conference on Role of Law Enforcement Agencies and Government in Upholding Justice ICSSR and Pondicherry University Convention-cum-cultural Centre, Pondicherry University, Two-day Conference National 02-03-2018 03-03-2018 2018
2 Two-day National Conference on “Distance Education in India: Emerging Challenges and Prospects ICSSR and Pondicherry University Convention-cum-cultural Centre, Pondicherry University, Two-day Conference National 08-09-2016 09-09-2016 2016
3 Three-day International Conference on ‘Protection of Child Rights: Issues and Challenges ICSSR and Pondicherry University Convention-cum-cultural Centre, Pondicherry University, Three-day Conference International 18-01-2013 21-01-2013 2013
4 Two-day International Conference on ‘Students’ Mental Health’ ICSSR and Pondicherry University Convention-cum-cultural Centre, Pondicherry University, Two-day Conference International 25-07-2011 26-07-2011 2011

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 One-day National Workshop for Coordinators of Twinning Program, Spot Admission Centres of DDE, Pondi Pondicherry University Executive Council Hall National 24-03-2017 24-03-2017 2017
2 Six-day Workshop on Research Methodology for the SC/ST PhD. scholars ICSSR Convention-cum-Cultural Centre, Pondicherry University, Six days Regional 06-01-2014 11-01-2014 2014
3 ’12 Day Induction Training for ICTC and ART Counsellors Global Fund Lecture Hall, Calcutta University Ballygung Science College Campus, Regional 06-09-2010 17-09-2010 2010
4 Six Day Workshop on Research Methodology with Special Emphasis on Qualitative Research’ for the Ma Mauritius University Mauritius University, six days National 28-11-2004 03-12-2004 2004
5 Six-day Multidisciplinary Training Programmes’ (first time in India) on ‘Child Protection’ for The International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, USA and OAK Foundation. Police Training Centre, Salk Lake, Kolkata State 05-07-2004 10-07-2004 2004
6 One Day Workshop on Adolescent Reproductive Health’ Indian Council of Medical Research and West Bengal State AIDS Prevention and Control Society Lecture Hall, Calcutta University Science College at Rajabazar Regional 04-10-2004 04-10-2004 2004
7 South Asian Workshop (Three Day) On Child Abuse and Neglect for the Paediatricians UNICEF, New Work Government Medical College, Nagpur International 03-09-2003 06-09-2003 2003
8 One Month Orientation Programme’ for the University and College Teachers The University Grants Commission, New Delhi Academic Staff College, Calcutta University, one month Regional 01-08-2000 30-08-2002 2000

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Indian Academy of Applied Psychology Life Member 2010
2 Indian Association of Social Science and Health Life Member 2007
3 International Soceity for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Council Member 2004

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Chairman, Pre-primary School and Day Care Centre, Pondicherry University Two year six months Looking after the administration
2 Director (I/C), Directorate of Distance Education, Pondicherry University Two year nine months Looking after the administration
3 Dean (I/C), School of Law, Pondicherry University One year eleven months Looking after the administration
4 RTI Appeliate Authority for Distance Education Two years Addressing RTI issues
5 Governing Board Member of Kendriya Vidyalaya 1 and 2 in Puducherry Two years Guidance
6 Institutional and Departmental Advisory Board Member of NCERT, New Delhi Three years Guidance
7 Member of the Executive Council of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Legal Educaiton Society Two years Giving inputs in the meeting
8 Nodal Officer Two years Uploading and updating university rules and regulations
9 Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Bri Six years Collaboratove research, guidance to PhD scholar, writing joint articles and supervision of field work of international students
10 NAAC Resource Person Two years Visiting Higher Learning Institutions for assement as NAAC peer team member
11 Member of Scientific Committee of Doha International Conference on Parenting, Child Wellbeing and De Four months Developing Concept Papers and Finalisation of Themes of the Conference

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Governing Board Member of Satya Special School - an NGO working for disabled children Three years Giving inputs

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

S.No Collaborator Name Institution/Industry Nature of Collaboration Details of Collaborative Research/Teaching

E-Lecture Details

S.No E-Lecture Title Development of e-content/e-learning/delivering Member of Editorial Bodies Reviewer/Referee of
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