Psychology

Department of Psychology

Established in 1971

The department’s vision is to foster interest in Psychology and create a foundation for higher studies in psychology. The Department offers Psychology as an optional subject in BSc and BA Programs. Through the trainings, the department supports the students to understand the importance of mental hygiene, understand the basic concepts related to human behaviour, creates awareness about various social issues and their psychological impact. Through one of the very well-equipped laboratories, the department trains the students for psychological testing and reaches out to the community with counseling services.

Highlights of the Department

  • Well established laboratory for psychological testing.
  • counseling service for students
  • Outreach programmes
  • Internships/OJT

Elective subjects offered by the department:

Semester

Electives

1 Health and well being
2 Personality Development
3 Positive psychology
4 Employability skills
5 Basics of Counselling
6 Forensic psychology
7 Sports psychology
8 Psychology of internet addiction
9 Psycho-Oncology
10 Psychological assessments
11 Community Psychology
12 Research methodology

Did You Know ?

Ivan V Pavlov was the scientist who obtained Nobel Prize for his study on “Classical Conditioning”

Association & Activities
Community Orientation
Research Output
Scheme & Syllabus

Association & Activities

  • “Cognito” Department Association
  • Save Girl Child Campaign
  • World Suicide Prevention Day
  • Community Programs on World disability day
  • Young Researcher (Research paper presentation competition)
  • Poster Exhibition
  • Workshops, Webinars & seminars
  • Guest lectures

Community Orientation

  • Counselling and talks by faculties of the department on psychological issues.
  • Talks to self-help groups, Anganawadi teachers and parents.
  • Need based IQ Assessment.
  • Need based Counselling.

Community Orientation

  • Counselling and talks by faculties of the department on psychological issues.
  • Talks to self help groups, Anganawadi teachers and parents.
  • Need based IQ Assessment.
  • Need based Counselling.
  • Ph.D. from Mangaluru University, Konaje (2017) on the topic Achievement Motivation, Academic Achievement, Well-Being, Self-Esteem and Self-Efficacy of Dalit Adolescent Girls”
  • Dr. Sudheer, K. V.: Ph.D. from Karnatak University, Dharwad (2018) on the topic “Self Concept, Emotional Competence, Academic Anxiety and Educational Aspiration of Adolescents with Dual Parents and Single Parents”.
  • Dr.Vandana Jain Ph.D. from Mangaluru University, Konaje (2017) on the topic “Achievement Motivation, Academic Achievement, Well-Being, Self-Esteem and Self-Efficacy of Dalit Adolescent Girls”
  • Dr. Sudheer, K. V.: Ph.D. from Karnatak University, Dharwad (2018) on the topic “Self Concept, Emotional Competence, Academic Anxiety and Educational Aspiration of Adolescents with Dual Parents and Single Parents”

Publications

  • Vandana Jain., and Manjula, M.Y. (2015). Subjective Well-being among Dalit Adolescent. Journal of Psychosocial Research 10(2), 189-197.
  • Vandana Jain., and Manjula, M.Y. (2016). Impact of Intervention Programme on Achievement Motivation and Academic Achievement of Dalit adolescent girls. Shodha 5(2), 136-145.
  • Vandana Jain., and Manjula, M.Y. (2016). Psychological well-being among Dalit Adolescent Girls. IER Journal of Health and Demography
  • Vandana Jain., and Manjula, M.Y. (2017). Effect of intervention programme on academic achievement and self-efficacy of adolescent Dalit girls. Art & Education International Research Journal 4(1), 1-3.
  • Vandana Jain., and Manjula, M.Y. (2018). “Impact intervention programme on self-esteem and subjective well-being of Dalit Adolescent Girls”. Psychology: Existing Trends and Emerging Field, India: New United Publishers.(ISBN: 978-93-81195-96-3)
  • Vandana Jain., and Prapai. A. (2018). “Self-esteem and self-efficacy among orphan adolescents and adolescents living with their parents”. Contemporary Research in India, 8(1), 103-107. (ISBN 2231-2131). (UGC Approved Journal (Sr. No. 3430 Journal No. 62441) / NAAS Score 2018: 3.23, GIFactor: 0.9)
  • Vandana Jain., and Ramesh, A (2018). “Self Esteem among Pre University Students”. International Journal of Indian Psychology, 6(4).
  • Kulkarni, S., and Vandana Jain. (2019). “The Impact of intervention programme on Self-Esteem and Achievement Motivation Among Adolescent Girls”. Asian Journal of Multidimensional Research, 8(Spl.Iss 2), 181-188. Impact Factor: SJIF 2018- 6.053 ISSN (online) 2278-4853
  • Antony, J.A., and Vandana Jain., (2019). “Goal Setting Among Indigent Adolescents”. International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR), 6(2), 111-117. E-ISSN 2348-1269, P-ISSN 2349-5138. UGC Approved _Impact Factor:5.75
    Available at: http://www.ijrar.org/viewfull.php?&p_id=IJRAR19K6994 http://www.ijrar.org/IJRAR19K6994.pdf
  • Mathew, A., and Vandana Jain. (2020). “Death Anxiety among civilian Kidney donors”. International Journal of Indian Psychology, 8(3), 58- 63. DIP:18.01.008/20200803, DOI: 25215/08030.008. ISSN 2348-5396 (online) ISSN:2349-3426 (Print)
  • Ashwinin Shetty., and Vandana Jain. (2020). “Perceived social support among alcoholics under first treatment and alcoholics under relapse”. International Journal of Indian Psychology, 8(3), 658- 669. DIP:18.01.008/20200803, DOI: 25215/08030.008. ISSN 2348-5396 (online) ISSN:2349-3426 (Print)
  • Dr. Vandana Jain, Anmol Joy Antony. (2020). Goal Setting and Fear of Failure among Indigent Adolescents. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 17(9), 6069 – 6080. Scopus Indexed Q3 Journal. Retrieved from https://archives.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/5169
  • Sudheer K.V. and Patwardhan S.G. Emotional Maturity of Singleton Adolescents. Shodha. 2017. 7(1); 136-145. ISSN 2249-0396.
  • Sudheer K.V. Academic anxiety and Educational aspiration of Adolescents with Dual Parents and Single Parents. Indian Psychological Review. 2016. 85(1); 45-54. ISSN 0019-6215.
  • Sudheer K.V. Self-concept and Emotional competence of Adolescents with Dual Parents and Single Parents. The Asian Journal of Education and Psychology. 2017. 86 (2); 28-40. ISSN 0971-2909.
  • Sudheer K.V. Emotional maturity of Singleton Adolescents. Shodha. 2017. 7(1); 136-145. ISSN 2249-0396.
  • Sudheer K.V. Self-concept and Emotional competence of Adolescents with Dual Parents and Single Parent. Existing Trends and Emerging Fields. 2018. 1(1); 203-213. ISBN 978-93-81195-96-3.
  • Sudheer K.V. The Relevance of Life skills Training for the enhancement of Self-concept and Emotional competence among Adolescents Living in Single Parent Families. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. 2020. 11(7); 65-70. ISSN 2277-7881.
  • Sudheer K.V. Academic anxiety and Educational aspiration of Adolescents with Dual Parents and Single Parents. Indian Psychological Review. 2016.85(1); 45-54. ISSN 0019-6215.
  • Sudheer K.V. Self-concept and Emotional competence of Adolescents with Dual Parents and Single Parents. The Asian Journal of Education and Psychology.2017.86 (2);28-40. ISSN 0971-2909.
  • Sudheer K.V. Emotional maturity of Singleton Adolescents. Shodha.2017. 7(1); 136-145. ISSN 2249-0396.
  • Sudheer K.V. Self-concept and Emotional competence of Adolescents with Dual Parents and Single Parent. Existing Trends and Emerging Fields. 2018. 1(1); 203-213. ISBN 978-93-81195-96-3.
  • Sudheer K.V. The Relevance of Life skills Training for the enhancement of Self-concept and Emotional competence among Adolescents Living in Single Parent Families. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. 2020. 11(7); 203-213. ISSN 2277-7881.

Faculty attended Webinars

  • Dr. Sudheer K.V., attended a Two-day International Inter-Disciplinary Webinar on the topic “Psychology of crisis and resilience to change”; organized by the department of  Psychology & Business Administration, St.Annes Degree College for Women, Bengaluru on 16th & 17th June 2020.
  • Dr. Sudheer K.V., participated in an National Webinar on the topic “Is online teaching supplementary is substitute for classroom teaching?”; organized by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Sri Mahaveera First Grade College, Moodabidri on 23-06-2020.
  • Dr. Sudheer K.V., attended an International Webinar on the topic “Covid 19- rebuilding and resuming resilience”, organized by the department of Psychology, St. Agnes College, Mangaluru on 26-06-2020.
  • Dr. Sudheer K V,  attended a Ten-days Online Yoga workshop on Healthy body and Helathy mind” organized by the UGC sponsored centre for Yoga, Philosophy and Practice,  in association with the department of Gymkhana and Sports,  B. K. Birla College (Autonomus), Kalyan from 22 nd June to 1st July 2020.
  • Dr. Sudheer K V., attended a Webinar on “Use of digital platforms in e-learning” organized by Science department and IQAC cell, SDM College (Autonomous), Ujire on 09-07-2020.
  • Dr.  Sudheer K.V., participated in an International Webinar on ” Paradigm shift to New Normal: Challenges of Adaptability”. Organized by IQAC cell,  department of Psychology and department of Comerce and Management of Dr. G Shankar government  women first grade College Udupi on 17-07-2020 
  • Dr. Sudheer K V, participated in a Webinar on “Issues and Concerns of Online Mode of Teaching Learning and Evaluation”, Organized by the IQAC, SDM College, Ujire on 06-08-2020. 
  • Dr. Sudheer K V, participated in an National Webinar on “New Education Policy 2020: An Overview”, Organized by the department of Economics, St. Aloysius College, Mangaluru  on 07-08-2020. 
  • Dr. Sudheer K V, participated in an International Webinar on “Identifying Your Strength”, Organized by the department of Psychology and IQAC cell of Sri Bhuvanendra  College, Karkala  on 10-08-2020. 
  • Dr. Sudheer K V attended a National level Webinar on the topic “Impact of Lockdown on Mental Health : Psychological Perspective” on 10-10-2020, organized by LISSAH College, Kozhikode, Kerala.
  • Dr. Sudheer K V attended a National Level Webinar on the topic” Mental health for All during Stressful Pandemic Situation” on 10-10-2020, organized by department of Psychology, SDM College, Ujire.
  • Dr.Sudheer. K.V. participated in a National Webinar on the topic “Working together to prevent suicide” on 10-11-2020, organized by the Post Graduate department of Psychology, SDM College, Ujire.
  • Dr.Sudheer. K.V. participated in a National Webinar on “An awareness on Voluntary Donation- Body, Eye and Blood”, organized by the PG Studies in Social work on 11-11-2020.
  • Dr. Sudheer K.V., attended a Two Days National level Webinar on “An Introduction to the world of Intellectual Property Rights”, organized by SDM College (Autonomous), Ujire (IQAC Paramarsh) & SDM Law College Centre for Post Graduate Studies and Research in Law, Mangaluru on 6th & 7th October 2020.
  • Dr. Sudheer K V attended a webinar on the topic” NAAC-Quality Assurance in Higher Education” on 15-12-2020, organized by St. Joseph’s College(Autonomous), Bengaluru.

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