Department of Psychology

Official Publications

Jagannath University Journal of Psychology (JnUJP)

Jagannath University Journal of Psychology (JnUJP) is an official scientific research journal of the psychology department of Jagannath University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The journal is regularly published once a year in every December as a single volume. Paper and articles on original scientific research, review, theory, and inventions fundamentally related to the widespread subject matter of psychology. JnUJP is a peer-reviewed publication that welcomes empirical and theoretical papers created by researchers and scholars in the field with international quality and standards. It also includes research summaries and book reviews on relevant subject areas. Currently, the editorial committee is working on its 5th issue to publish.

MONOKOTHA- A Psychological Awareness Magazine

Department of Psychology, Jagannath University also publishes a psychological awareness magazine called MONOKOTHA in Bangla once a year. The department has published two issues of MONOKOTHA so far in which professional psychologists, academicians, scholars, and students are contributing as authors of its articles.

Brochure of the Department of Psychology

Department of Psychology, Jagannath University has occasionally published an official brochure that includes information about the department, ongoing programs, current academic activities such as Seminars, workshops, Training held, projects, grants, scholarships, and awards received by the scholars and faculty members. The department has published two brochures, i.e. Brochure 2012, and Brochure 2013.


Publications in Scopus Indexed and Impact Factor Journals


  1. Baroi, B., & Himi, S. A. (2024). Teenage Executive Functioning Inventory (TEXI): Factor structure and measurement invariance in Bangladeshi adolescents. Applied Neuropsychology: Child, (IF- 1.613).
  2. Bairagi, A., Baroi, B., Hossan, M. R., Muhammad, N., Rathi, S. R., & Saha, A. K. (2024). Psychological well-being of Indigenous people and Settlers: An interaction effect of race, profession, education, and income. Trends in Psychology (IF- 0.93). 


  1. Muhammad, H., Uzzaman, M. A., & Zungu, L. (2023). Basic psychological needs assessment of university students in Bangladesh. Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 1, 1-17.
  2. Rahal, R. M., Fiedler, S., Adetula, A., Dirnagl, U., Feld, G. B., Himi, S. A., Horner, A. J., Lonsdorf, T. B., Schönbrodt, F., Sila, M. A., Wenzler, M., & Azevedo, F. (2023). Quality research needs good working conditions. Nature Human Behavior.
  3. Karim, A. K. M. R., Tanzia, M., & Himi, S. A. (in press). From multimodal perceptual learning to unimodal skills: The mechanisms and factors underlying crossmodal transfer and reproduction of multimodally acquired linguistic knowledge in children. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.
  4. Rahaman, H. M. S., Kwan, H. K., Babalola, M. T., & Chen, H. (2023) Put customer service at risk: Why and when family ostracism relates to customer-oriented behaviors. International Journal of Hospitality Management, (IF: 10.427) (ABDC list   “A*”)
  5. Rashid, M. M., Hossan, M. R., & Menih, H. (2023). Cyberbullying victimization and perpetration among university students in Bangladesh: Prevalence, impact and help-seeking practices. Journal of School Violence.


  1. Himi, S. A., Stadler, M., von Bastian, C., Bühner, M., & Hilbert, S. (2022). Limits of near transfer: Content- and operation-specific effects of working memory training. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.
  2. Himi, S. A., & Ferdous, F. (2022). Decay or interference accounts of forgetting: A replication of Waugh and Norman’s (1965) study. Cognition, Brain, and Behavior. An Interdisciplinary Journal, 26(3), 159-172.
  3. Himi, S. A., Volber, G., Bühner, M., & Hilbert, S. (2022). Individual differences in everyday multitasking behavior and its relation to cognition and personality. Psychological Research.
  4. Khan, S., & Haque, S. (2022). Autobiographical memory and future episodic thinking among trauma‚Äźexposed Rohingya refugee people. Applied Cognitive Psychology.
  5. Rahaman, H. M. S. (2022) Formalization and employee thriving at work: A moderated mediation model including work engagement and centralization, Personnel Review (IF: 3.228) (ABDC list “A”)
  6. Rahaman, H. M. S., Stouten, J., Decoster, S., & Camps, J. (2022) Antecedents of employee thriving at work: The roles of formalization, ethical leadership and interpersonal justice. Applied Psychology: An International Review (IF: 5.414) (ABDC list “A”)


  1. Uzzaman, M. A., Xulu-Kasaba, Z. N., & Haque, M. E. (2021). Personal safety and fear of sexual harassment among female garment workers in Bangladesh. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, 13406.
  2. Himi, S. A., Bühner, M., & Hilbert, S. (2021). Advancing the understanding the factor structure of executive functions. Journal of Intelligence, 9(1), 16.
  3. Himi, S. A., Akter, D., & Zaman, F.T.Z.B. (2021). Child abuse scale: Factor structure and psychometric properties evaluation in Bangladeshi context. Psychological Studies, 15, 1-10.
  4. Khan, S., Akter, S., Khan, T., Shariar, G., & Miah, M. A. A. (2021). Psychological distress among Bangladeshi physicians: Roles of perceived stigma, fear of infection and resilience in the context of COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Social Distress and Homelessness, 1-10.
  5. Khan, S., & Haque, S. (2021). Autobiographical memory impairment among Rohingya refugee people: Roles of direct and indirect trauma exposures and PTSD symptom severity. Cognition and Emotion, 1-15.
  6. Khan, S., Kuhn, S. K., & Haque, S. (2021). A systematic review of autobiographical memory and mental health research on refugees and asylum seekers. Front Psychiatry, 12, 658700.
  7. Tay, A. K., Miah, M. A. A., Khan, S., Mohsin, M., Alam, A. M., Ozen, S., ... & Ventevogel, P. (2021). A naturalistic evaluation of Group Integrative Adapt Therapy (IAT-G) with Rohingya refugees during the emergency phase of a mass humanitarian crisis in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. EClinicalMedicine, 100999.
  8. Khan, S., & Haque, S. (2021). Trauma, mental health, and everyday functioning among Rohingya refugee people living in short- and long-term resettlements. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 56(3), 497-512.
  9. Todorova, I., Albers, L., Aronson, N., Baban, A., Benyamini, Y., Cipolletta, S., Khan, S., . . . Zlatarska, A. (2021). “What I thought was so important isn’t really that important”: International perspectives on making meaning during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, 9(1), 830-857.
  10. Rahaman, H. M. S., Camps, J., Decoster, S., & Stouten, J. (2021) Ethical leadership in times of change: The role of change commitment and change information for employees’ dysfunctional resistance. Personnel Review (IF: 3.228) (ABDC list “A”)


  1. Himi, S. A., Bühner, M., Schwaighofer, M., Klapetek, A., & Hilbert, S. (2019). Multitasking behavior and its related constructs: Executive functions, working memory capacity, relational integration, and divided attention. Cognition, 275-298.
  2. Rohner, R. P., Uddin, M. K., Khaleque, A., Roy, K.,  Aktar, R., Hossain, M. A. et al. (2019). Psychological maladjustment mediates the relation between remembrances of parental rejection in childhood and adults’ fear of intimacy: A multicultural study. Cross-Cultural Research53(5), 508–542.
  3. Mahmuda, M., Miah, M. A. A., Elshazly, M., Khan, S., Tay, A. K., & Ventevogel, P. (2019). Contextual adaptation and piloting of Group Integrative Adapt Therapy (IAT-G) among Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh. Journal of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Conflict-Affected Areas, 17(2), 149–159.
  4.  Tay, A. K., Miah, M. A. A., Khan, S., Badrudduza, M., Alam, R., Balasundaram, S., et al. (2019). Implementing Integrative Adapt Therapy with Rohingya refugees in Malaysia: A training-implementation model involving lay counselors. Journal of Mental Health and Psychosocial              Support in Conflict-Affected Areas, 17, 267.
  5. Tay, A. K., Miah, M. A. A., Khan, S., Badrudduza, M., Morgan, K., Balasundaram, S., et al. (2019). Theoretical background, first stage development and adaptation of a novel Integrative Adapt Therapy (IAT) for refugees. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 1–8.
  6. Tay, A. K., Rees, S., Miah, M. A. A., Khan, S., Badrudduza, M., Morgan, K., et al. (2019) Functional                   impairment as a proxy measure indicating high rates of trauma exposure, post-migration living difficulties, common mental disorders, and poor health amongst Rohingya refugees in Malaysia. Translational Psychiatry, 9(1), 213. 


  1. Uzzaman, M. A., & Karim, A. K. M. R. (2016). The psychometric properties of the school engagement scale in Bangladeshi culture. Journal of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, 42(1), 143-153.
  2. Khaleque, A., Uddin, M. K., Shirin, A., Aktar. R., & Himi, S. A. (2016). Cognitive and contextual factors mediating the relation between interparental conflict and adolescents' psychological maladjustment. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25(2), 669-677.