Dr. D. Dhanalakshmi

Assistant Professor
DegreeSpecializationUniversity / InstitutionYear of Completion
1Ph.D.PsychologyOsmania University2002
2M.Phil.PsychologyMadras University1994
3M.A.PsychologyOsmania University1993
4B.A.PsychologyMadras University1991
Total Experience: 
16 Years
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

Health Psychology

Publications (in last 3 years): 
  1. Work-Family conflict, Work Satisfaction, sense of coherence and general health among teachers. (2015). Indian Journal of Psychology and Education. January 2015, Vol 5, No 1, pp 12-17, ISSN 2231-1432.
  2. Depression, cognitive distortion and health among college students (2014). Indian Journal of Positive Psychology, December 2014, Vol 5, Issue 4, 493-495. ISSN- 2229-4937.
  3. Perceived loneliness, depression and health among school students (2015). Indian Journal of Health and Well-being, Feb 2015. Vol 6, Issue 2, pp 216-218, ISSN: 2229-5356.
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Participated(Last 3 Years): 
  1. Participated and presented a paper on “Significance of Salutogenetic Approach in Healthcare” in an International conference on Women Empowerment and Social Sciences organized by the International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation at American Medical College, Madurai from 5th to 7th March 2015.
  2. Participated and presented a paper on “ Need for psychological interventions to alleviate shame and self- criticism among students” in a National conference on Stress and Resilience: In children, adolescents, women and support group, organized by Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajahmundry on 14th and 15th November 2014.   
  3. Participated and presented a paper on Significance of early diagnosis of Non Verbal Learning Disorders in a 2 day National Conference on “Praxis in Disability Studies” organized by the Department of Social Work, Pondicherry University, Puducherry on 26th and 27th July 2013.
Honours / Awards (if any): 

‘Best Poster Award’ in the ‘International Conference of Psychology in Mental Health’, organised by NIMHANS, Bangalore in 2007.

UGC Research Awardee 2014-2016

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