National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad

Dr. Muhammad Ajmal

Centre of Excellence, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad




Contact & Postal Address

Dr. Haleema Saadia Khan

Assistant Professor


Phone: +92(51)90644018 Fax: +92 (51) 2896012


Room No. 50, National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University (New Campus) shahadra road (off main Murre road) Islamabad, (Pakistan) Post code 44000

Professional Interests

Occupational Health Psychology, Positive Psychology, Psychometrics

Teaching and Supervision


Course Title
Research Methods I
Introduction to Psychology
Applied Areas of Psychology
Practical Lab Experiments in Psychology
Health Psychology
Positive Psychology
Mental Health and Psychopathology II
Advanced Neuro-Psychology II

M.Phil Thesis Supervised

  1. Impact of Emotional Labor on Mental Health Among Special Education Teachers: Investigating the Role of Burnout and Personality Hardiness (in progress) by Farah Jabeen
  2. Impact of Communication Pattern on Marital Satisfaction: Role of Self Disclosure and Emotional Intimacy (in progress) by Ammara Asghar
  3. Antecedents of Phubbing: Exploring the Interplay of Fear of Missing Out, Social Media Addiction, and Personality Factors Among University Students (in progress) by Nimra Ishfaq
  4. Acceptance of Artificial Intelligence ChatBot for Academic Purpose Among University Students: Role of Attitudes and Behavioral Intentions in Adoption of AI ChatBots (in progress) by Hadia Azmat

BS Thesis Supervised

Supervision and Internship in progress for 9 students.


Research Publications

  1. Khan, M. A., Hameed, A., Khan, H. S., Hameed, T., & Khan, A. Q. (2023). Effect of Lumbar Discectomy on the Quality of Life (QOL). Pakistan Journal of Neurological Surgery, 27(3), 225-233
  2. Khan, H.S., Hanif, R., Rauf, N.K., & Hameed, T. (2022). Development of Hospital Hazards Identifcation Checklist. J. Ponte, 78 (1) doi: 10.21506/j.ponte.2022.1.2
  3. Khan, H.S., & Hanif, R. (2021). Exploration of Workplace Hazards Faced by Healthcare Workers in Pakistan. Asian Social Studies and Applied Research: ASSAR, 2 (3), 193-202
  4. Siraj, A., Jami, H., Kanwal, H., & Khan, H. S. (2021). Affect knowledge test: preliminary psychometric evaluation in a Pakistani preschool sample. Elementary Education Online, 20(5), 7314-7314
  5. Hameed, T., Zia, N., Khan, H. S., Zia, A., Ahmed, R., Hameed, A., & Khan, A. Q. (2019). Analysis of level of Satisfaction of Postgraduate Trainees on Surgical Floor. Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad: JAMC, 31(2), 207-213

Conference Papers

  1. Khan, H.S. & Hanif, R (November 2022). Promoting Safety Behaviors Among Healthcare Professionals: Application of Health Belief Model. Paper presented virtually at two-day conference “ACSTM (Asian Conference on Science, Technology, and Management)”
  2. Khan, H.S. & Naqvi, I (November 2014). Impression Management Tactics and Social Anxiety Among College Students. Poster Presented at “5th International Conference on Educational Psychology” at National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
  3. Hassan, A… (April 2012). Organizational Commitment Questionnaire/Scale: Meta-Analytic Review. Poster Presented at “Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Trends, Challenges and Applications” at National Institute of Psychology Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad


Workshop Organized

Title of Workshop Organizing Institute Date and Year Level
Hum Sath Hain, Drug Prevention in Schools National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad January, 2024 National

Professional Awards / Fellowships

  • M.Phil leading Ph.D. Indigenous Fellowship awarded by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan (Phase-II, Batch II)