Dr. Muhammad Ajmal
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PSYCHOLOGY
Centre of Excellence

Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Faculty Profile
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Name Naeem Aslam
Designation Research Associate cum Lecturer
Qualification M.Phil
Contact Phone:+92(51)90644154 Fax: +92 (51) 2896012
e-mail: naeemaslam@nip.edu.pk, psy_naeeem@yahoo.com
Postal Address Room No. 125, National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University (New Campus) shahadra road (off main Murre road) Islamabad, (Pakistan) Post code 44000
   

Professional Interests

Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychopathology, Substance Abuse, Psychotrauma, Postttraumatic Growth, Historical and contemporary issues in Psychology

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching - Fall 2013

Level Course Title (Code) Session
No. of Students
M.Sc Historical and contemporary issues in psychology Fall, 2013
47
M.Sc Developmental Psychopathology Fall, 2013
11

M.Sc Internship

4 M.Sc Students

Publications

Peer reviewed journal articles (International)
  • Aslam.N. (2014). Use of Cognitive Therapy for Management of Nocturnal Panic. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine. 60(2):206-207. DOI:10.4103/0022-3859.132353
  • Aslam.N (2014). All eyes on me? Role of Negative Parenting in the Development of Social Anxiety Disorder among Children and Adolescents, International Journal of School and Cognitive Psychology, Vol. 1(1), 1-2.
  • Zeeshan.M & Aslam.N (2013) Resilience and Psychological Well- being among Congenitally blind, Late blind and sighted individuals. Journal of Educational Research and Studies Vol.1 (1), pp.1-7.
  • Talat, K., & Aslam. N. (2012). Fear of negative evaluation and psychological distress among patients with drug addiction. Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, Vol 39( Special issue), 44-54.
  • Aslam. N (2012). Management of Panic Anxiety with Agoraphobia by using Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Indian Journal of psychological medicine, Vol 34 (1) 84-86.
  • Aziz. S & Aslam. N. (2012). Psychiatric Morbidity and Work and Social Adjustment among Earthquake Survivors Extricated from under the Rubble. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicines. 34 (4), 346-49
  • Aslam. N. (2012).Stuttering among Children Exposed to (family) High Expressed Emotions. Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research, Vol 3(3), 469-470.
  • Khalid.A & Aslam.N. (2011). Psychological Distress among Patients with Epilepsy, Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine. Vol 33, Issue 1,45-48.
Peer reviewed journal articles (National)
  • Rauf. N. K., Haq, A., Aslam, N., & Anjum, U. (2014). Characteristic Symptoms and Adaptive Behaviors of Children with Autism. Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan , Vol. 24 (9): 658-662
  • Aslam.N. (2014). Writing for High Profile Peer Reviewed Journals: Prerequisites for Effcetive Scientific Writing. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 25(1-2),3-4
  • Aslam, N., & Kamal, A. (2014). Frequency of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Among Flood Affected Individuals. Pak Armed Forces Med Journal, 64 (1): 100-104.
  • Aslam N. (2014). The Cost Associated with the Supernatural Explanation of the Natural Diseases: Dual Responsibility of the Doctors. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 24 (2), 150-150
  • Aslam. N. & Kamal, A. (2013). Gender difference in distress responses, rumination patterns, perceived social support and posttraumatic growth among flood affected individuals. Journal of Pakistan Psychiatric Society 10 (2), 86-89
  • Khawar, M., Aslam, N., Aamir.S (2013). Perceived social support and death anxiety among patients with chronic diseases. Pakistan journal of Medical Research, 52(3):75-79
  • Aslam.N., Kamal.N. (2013).Light at the End of the Tunnel; Posttraumatic Growth among Individuals Exposed to Flood 2010 in Pakistan. JPPS ; 10 (1): 34-37, 34-37.
  • Aslam.N. (2013). Do Emotional Expressive Parents Produce General Emotional Distress and Guilt among the Children. Pak J Med Res Vol. 52, No. 2, 29-30.
  • Aslam. N (2013). Need for Provision of Voluntary HIV Counselling and Testing (VCT) to Injecting Drug Users (IDUs). Journal of Physicians & Surgeons, Pakistan. Vol. 23 (5), 378-380.
  • Aslam, N (2013). Attachment Styles as a Predictor of Emotional Expression among Depressed and Non Depressed Individuals. Journal of behavioural Sciences, Vol 23 (1).102-117.
  • Aslam.N (2012). “What Doesn’t Kill Me Makes Me Stronger” Are the Adverse Life Events the Prerequisite For Maturation and Growth? J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad;24(2), 1-2
  • Khalid.J, Aslam.N (2012). Role of Perceived Parenting in the Relationship of Psychological Distress and Resilience among Adolescents. Pakistan Journal of Psychology, Vol 43(2) 57-71.
  • Aslam. N. (2012). Need For Provision of Psychosocial Support Services to Nurses Working in Emergency Sectionsof Government Hospitals. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 23(4), 1-2
  • Khan, M. J., Aslam. N., Riaz. N. (2012). Leadership Styles as Predictors of Innovative Work Behavior. Pakistan Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, Vol 9( 2)
  • Abid, A., & Aslam, N. (2011). Internalizing and externalizing problems in children: a comparison of street and non-street children. Pakistan Journal of Clinical Psychology, 10(2) 16-29.
  • Sabir,M & Aslam, N. (2011). Impact of suicide bombing on Cogitations of Victims. Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 21(1), 109-125.
  • Aslam. N., Kamal, A., & Ahmed, I. (2011).Letter to editor, Demographic profile and etiological factors of starting drugs among drug addicts. Journal of Physicians & Surgeons, Pakistan.
  • Ejaz. F. Aslam. N., Zahra.S.T (2010).Test anxiety and coping strategies among college students. Journal of gender & Social Issues.Vol 9(2). 19-28.
  • Sartaj.B. & Aslam.N (2010) Role of Authoritative and Authoritarian parenting in home, health and emotional adjustment. Journal of Behavioral Sciences, Vol 20(1), 47-66.
  • Aslam.N., & Tariq. N. (2010) Trauma, depression, anxiety and stress among earthquake affected and non affected individuals, Pakistan Journal of psychological Research , 25(2), 13-48
Conference Presentations (International)
  • Tariq .N and Aslam.N (2010).Psychological Disorders and Resilience among Earthquake Affected Individuals, Psycho-Behavioral Science and Quality of Life, the 6th International Postgraduate Research Colloquium in Malaysia, IPRC; 01/2010
Conference Presentations (National)
  • Aslam, N., Kamal, A., Malik, J. A. (2014). Post Traumatic Growth Trajectory among Flood Exposed Individuals: Evidenced from a Longitudinal Study. Two Days International Conference on Social Psychology, Department of Psychology GC University, Lahore from 20th - 21st May, 2014
  • Aslam N (2014). Psychological Counseling and Human Nature. International Conference of Clinical Psychology, clinical Psychology outside Clinic, at University of Punjab, Lahore, 2nd -3rd April, 2014
  • Aslam N & Kamal. A. (2013). Stress, Anxiety, Depression, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Among Individuals Exposed to 2010 Floods in Pakistan” 4th Annual Public Health Conference 3 & 4 December, 2013
  • Aslam N & Kamal, A (2013). Gender Differences on Rumination Styles, Psychological Distress, Perceived Social Support, and Posttraumatic Growth among Flood Affected Individuals. Paper Presented in the 5th National Symposium on Depression on 31 August, 2013.
  • Aslam.N. Kamal.A. & Malik. J.A (2012). Identifying Potential Antecedents of Post-traumatic Growth in Flood Affectees. International Conference of Applied Psychology (ICAPP)
  • Khawar A. & Aslam. N. (2012). Perceived social support and death anxiety among patients with chronic illness. International Conference of Applied Psychology (ICAPP), University of Punjab, Lahore
  • Aslam. N. (2012). It Is Panic Anxiety, Not the Black Magic: Treating the Client of Nocturnal Panic by Using Cognitive Therapy. Conference of cognitive psychology, Lahore
  • Samreen, A., & Aslam.N (2010) Emotional Problems in Street Children. Conference Proceeding, Ist International Conference on Forensic psychology: issues and Interventions G.C University, Lahore.
  • Mawish.B & Aslam. N (2010) Impact of suicide bombing on the cognitions of victims, published in the abstract booklet of 3rd National conference in NIP
  • Paper presented on the topic of Depression, Anxiety and stress in earthquake affected individuals in Two –day International Seminar on “Earthquake Hazards Pakistan: Post-October 08, 2005 Muzaffarabad Earthquake scenario” summer campus Baragali.
  • Sartaj.B. & Aslam.N (2010) Role of Authoritative and Authoritarian parenting in home, health and emotional adjustment. Paper presented in 2nd international conference in NIP
  • Aziz, S & Aslam, N. (2012). Paper presented in 13th National conference of Pakistan Psychological Association Conference. Psychiatric Morbidity and Work and Social Adjustment among Earthquake Survivors Extricated from Under the Rubble.
  • Aamir,S & Aslam, N (2012). Relationship of Suicidal Ideation and Resilience among Adolescents; Role of Attachment Styles, presented in First International Conference on Mental Health , organized by Islamic University , Islamabad.
  • Talhat & Aslam, N (2012). Fear of negative evaluation and psychological distress among drug addicts. presented in First International Conference on Mental Health , organized by Islamic University , Islamabad.
Articles Published in Conference Proceedings and Newsletters
  • IF YOU THINK, YOU CAN (A book review) Vol 32(3). NIP Newsletter July-September, 2013
  • Aslam. N. (2012). Terrorism: A Cognitive behavior Theory Perspective; Impact; Pakistan Association of Cognitive Therapists Impact. Terrorism psychoanalysis
  • Aslam. N. (2012). Positive psychological perspective on trauma: An integrative psychosocial framework. NIP Newsletter, issue 3 volume 29
  • Aslam. N. (2012).Virtue of The Work Life: What Makes a Meaningful Work Life. NIP Newsletter, issue 4 volume 29
  • Samreen, A., & Aslam.N (2010) Emotional Problems in Street Children. Conference Proceeding, Ist International Conference on Forensic psychology: issues and Interventions G.C University, Lahore.
  • Mawish. B & Aslam. N (2010) Impact of suicide bombing on the cognitions of victims, published in the abstract booklet of 3rd National conference in NIP
  • Aslam. N. (2010) Terrorism: A Psychological Analysis, NIP newsletter, issue No (1), Vol (29), 2010
  • Aslam. N (2010) Defeat negative thinking with Positive imaging, NIP newsletter, issue No (2), Vol (29), 2010
Poster presentations in Conferences
  • Aslam. N & Sabiah .F (2008) Poster presented on Trauma in 1st International Conference on psychotrauma, Convention centre Islamabad.
  • Aslam. N & Mushtaq. A. (2008). Poster presentation on “trauma” in 1st International Conference on psycho trauma, Convention centre Islamabad.
  • Abid. S & Aslam .N (2010). Poster presented in 3rd international conference on street Children
  • Sabir M & Aslam .N (2010) Impact of suicide on cognition of victims, 3rd national conference in National Institute of Psychology, Islamabad
  • Abid.S & Aslam. N (2010). Impulsivity, immaturity, guilt and aggression among street and nonstreet children, 3rd national conference in National Institute of Psychology, Islamabad
Non Empirical Articles
Wrote several Urdu articles on different social and psychological issues including Trauma, terrorism, aggression and violence, unrealistic optimism, depression, feeling of deprivation, drug addiction: nature of disease of drug addiction, 12 step recovery program, psychological wellbeing of children, marital conflicts, Role of teachers in education setup, effective parenting, diabetes and its hazards, depression, panic anxiety or the black magic and suicide etc. These articles published in different Urdu magazines & news papers ( i.e. Nawae-Waqt, Daily Pakistan, Voice of Pakistan, Shifa International news etc
Research Supervisions
  • Impact of Authoritarian and Authoritative Parenting in Home, Health, Social and Emotional Adjustment (2008) By Beenish Sartaj.
  • Test Anxiety and Coping Strategies among College Students. (2008) By Faiza Ijaz
  • Emotional Problems in Street Children. (2009) By Samreen Abid
  • Leadership Styles and Innovative Work Behavior ( 2009) By Muhammad Jamshed
  • Psychological Wellbeing and Resilience In Blind And Sighted Individuals (2009) By Muhammad Zeeshan
  • Impact of Suicide Bombing on The Cognitions of The Victims (2009) By Mawish Sabir
  • Impact of Suicide Bombing on Behavior and Victims (2009) By Rabia
  • Psychological Distress and Familial Social Support Among The Patients With Diabetes And Epilepsy (2010) By Nazia
  • Psychological Distress Among The Patient of Epilepsy (2010) , By Asma Khalid
  • Perception of Personality Traits Among Partners; Comparison Between Newly-Wed And Long-Term Married Couples (2010) By Sadaf Mughal
  • Attachment Styles as a Predictor of Emotional Expression Among Depressed And Non-Depressed Individuals (2010) By Ammara Anwar
  • Relationship Between Fear of Negative Evaluation and Psychological Distress Among Drug Addicts and Non Addicts (2010) By Kanwal Talat
  • Psychiatric Morbidity and Work and Social Adjustment among Earthquake Survivors Extricated from Under the Rubble. by Aziz, S (2011).
  • Relationship of Suicidal Ideation and Resilience among Adolescents: Role of Attachment Styles. by Saadia Aamir (2011).
  • Role of Perceived Parenting in the Relationship of Psychological Distress and Resilience among Adolescents by javeria Khalid (2011).
  • Relationship between learning styles, Academic achievement and decision making styles among college students by Anum Butt (2011)
  • Forgiveness and Psychological Wellbeing Among Adults: Mediating Role of Future Time Perspective (2013) by Ghazala Qurban
  • Relationship of Rumination styles, Psychological distress, and Posttraumatic Growth in Type II Diabetics (2013) by Syeda Rida Kazmi.
  • Effect of Television Programs on Children’s Prosocial and Aggressive Behavior (2013) by Tehmina Rafi.
  • Anger Expressions and Coping strategies among Patients with Cardiac Illnesses (2013) by Faryal Farid
  • Impact of Marital Conflicts of Parents on Adolescent’s behavior and Social competence (2013). By Ayesha Tariq
  • Obesity, Depression and Quality of Life in College/University Students (2013) by Salma Bibi
  • Role Ambiguity and Role Conflict as the Predictor of Work-Family Conflict (2012) by Faiqa Sana
  • Coping Styles and Perceived Social Support Among addicts and Non Addicts (2013) by Anum Aman
  • Psychological distress, rumination Patterns and Posttraumatic Growth among Kidney Patients (2013) by Zainab Furrakh
Project Evaluation
Evaluated the Plan Pakistan’s (NGO) Project “psychosocial support and rehabilitation project” in upper Siran valley in NWFP.
Projects working
UNDP project on Provision of psychosocial support to flood affectees
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