Dr. Muhammad Ajmal
Centre of Excellence

Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Faculty Profile
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Name Dr. Sobia Masood
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification Ph D (University of Warwick, UK), M.Phil (QAU)
Contact Phone: +92(51)90644018 Fax: +92 (51) 2896012 e-mail: s.masood@nip.edu.pk
Postal Address Room No. 56 National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University (New Campus) shahadra road (off main Murre road) Islamabad, (Pakistan) Post code 45320

Professional Interests

Gender Related Issues: Gender role attitudes, domestic violence, rape, men’s roles in violence reduction, Sexuality.

Health: Mental health of terminally ill patients, Psychological Health of trauma survivors, Reproductive health

Issues of Children and Adolescents: Problem Behaviours in young people, Effects of home environment on children, child sexual abuse.

Organizational Psychology: Human Resource Development, Career Counselling, Consumer Behavior.

Educational Psychology: Educational Need Assessment, creativity, critical thinking

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching - Spring 2015

Level Course Title (Code)
M.Phil / Ph.D Psycho Social Interventions in Disaster Management
M.Sc Cognitive and Affective Processes

Teaching - Fall 2014

Level Course Title (Code)
M.Sc Social Psychology
M.Sc Cognitive and Affective Processes



(2012 Summer). The role of study skill in academic achievement of students: A closer focus on gender. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research, 27(1), 37-51.

(2012). Magical realism as social protest in Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Of Love and Other Demons. Asian Journal of Latin American Studies, 25(3), 47-62.

(2011 Winter). Social competence, parental promotion of peer relations, and lonliness among adolescents. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research 26(2), 217-232

(2011). Gender role attitudes and attribution of blame for spousal violence in married men and women. Pakistan Journal of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 1, 17-32.

(2010). Attitudes about honour killing among men and women— perspective from Islamabad. Journal of Ayub Medical College Abbottabad (JAMC) 22(3), 38-41. Available at http://www.ayubmed.edu.pk/JAMC/PAST/22-3/Masood.pdf

(2009). Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s No One Writes to the Colonel: An event of social protest. NUML Research Magazine, I/2009, 83-96

(2008 Dec). Internet access and utilization for healt information among university students in Islamabad. Journal of Ayub Medical College (JAMC) 20(4) 153-156. Available at http://www.ayubmed. edu.pk/JAMC/PAST/20-4/Irshad.pdf

(2008 Oct). Domestic Violence and Pregnancy – Perspective from Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan 18(10), 662-663. Available at http://www.cpsp.edu.pk/JCPSP/archieve/jcpsp_2008/Oct08/20.pdf (2007 Jan). Prescribing privileges for Psychologists among university students in Islamabad. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association 57(1), 35-36.

(2005 Dec) Road rage behavior: experiences of university students. Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan 15(12), 830-831. Available at http://www.pakmedinet.com/journal.php?id=20&choice=1&month=December&year= 2005&vol=15(12)


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