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Dr. Amna Khalid Assistant Professor Academic RankAssistant Professor


  • Clinical Psychology

Research Interests:

  • Mental health and Well-being among young people


PhD Clinical Psychology (UK), MSc Behavioral Sciences (Pak)
" Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Department of Behavioral Sciences, Fatima Jinnah Women University FJWU, Pakistan from August, 2015 to Feb, 2021. Affiliate at the University of Glasgow UOG, UK from March 2018 to date. Lecturer, Department of Behavioral Sciences, FJWU, Pakistan from November, 2009 to August, 2015
Psychologist (Private Practice) from December, 2014 to 2021.
Member American Psychological Association; Member British Psychological Society, UK; Member Edinburgh Research Group in Developmental Psychopathology EIDP, University of Edinburgh
Principal investigator of a project funded by Higher Education Commission HEC titled “A pilot controlled trail study of life skills classes for young people with low mood and anxiety in Pakistan”. 2019. Coinvestigator in Cultural Adaptation, translation and testing of stress in COVID scale in collaboration with Prof Kay Change, University of Macau.
Khalid, A., Qadir, F., Chan, S. W., & Schwannauer, M. (2018). Parental bonding and adolescents’ depressive and anxious symptoms in Pakistan. Journal of affective disorders, 228, 60-67. Khalid, A., Qadir, F., Chan, S. W., & Schwannauer, M. (2018). Adolescents’ mental health and well-being in developing countries: a cross-sectional survey from Pakistan. Journal of Mental Health, 1-8. Khalid, A., Qadir, F., Werner, P. D., & Green, R.-J. (2014). Urdu translation of the California Inventory for Family Assessment for use in Pakistan. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, XLV(3), 367-387.
"SELECTED:1. Perceived parental criticism, Self-esteem and Socio-emotional well-being among High School Students in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. MPhil 2. The impact of social support on marital adjustment among infertile females: exploring the role of self-silencing. MPhil 3. Assessment and Evaluation for low mood and anxiety among Women: Testing Urdu version of LLTTF intervention MPhil 4. Role of Metacognition in Association between Parental Bonding and Generalized Anxiety Disorder among Adolescents MPhil 5. A pilot study examining the Obsessive compulsive symptomatology and its correlates among youth MPhil 6. Association between parents and peers attachment and adolescent's mental health MPhil 7. Type D personality, Health Behaviours and Subjective Wellbeing among patients with Diabetes and General Population in Pakistan Mphil 8. Parental Attachment, Health Behaviors and Psychological Distress among Adolescents in a General Medical Outpatient Clinic in Pakistan Masters 9. Attachment with Significant others; Emotion Regulation and Quality of Sleep among Youth Masters 10. Parental Attachment, Social Connectedness and Well-being among College Students Under Graduate 11. Self-compassion and well-being among Pakistani adolescents: A pilot study Under Graduate 12. Pilot study examining the psychometric properties of Beck Youth Inventory in Pakistan Under Graduate 13. Fear of Success, Sex-Role Attitudes and Well-Being Among Pakistani Working Adults: A Pilot Study Under Graduate "
My teaching philosphy is student centered. I use innovative approaches to engage students to ask questions, connect theoretical approaches through role plays and vignettes to real life situations. The explanation of the material aimed to involve all students.
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