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Dr. (M/S) Namita Mohanty

Namita Mohanty Name : Namita Mohanty
Designation : Professor
Qualification : Ph.D.
Phone No. : +91-9861094212
E-mail ID : drnamitamohanty(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)in

  • Counselling psychology
  • Life span developmental psychology
  • Mental health
  • Tribal studies
  • Gender studies

  • Basic Psychological Processes
  • Developmental psychology
  • Educational psychology
  • Counselling psychology
  • Health psychology
  • Social psychology
  • Ph.D.  Registration and award
    • Awarded 2
    • Registered 5
  • M.Phil. Registration and award
    • Awarded 18
1 Effects of word order and reversibility on comprehension of Oriya Locative sentences. A. K. Mohanty & Namita Mohanty, Indian Journal of Psychology, 1& 2, 56, 56-59. (1981).
2 Old Age: Characteristics, Problems and Adjustments. Namita Mohanty, Perspectives in Psychological Research, 2, 5, 16-20. (1982).
3 The effect of Visual Stimulation on Attention-getting and attention-holding Processes of Infants. . K. Patra & Namita Mohanty, Perspectives in Psychological Research, 2, 6, 65-68. (1983).
4 The Turn-bias in Infants to Audio-visual stimulation. S. K. Patra & Namita Mohanty, Indian Psychological Review, 3, 26, 20-24. (1984).
5 Social and Psychological Correlates of Alienation among Adolescents. Namita Mohanty, Psychological Studies 2, 29, 147-151. (1984).
6 Psychological Differentiation and School Performance of Tribal and Non-Tribal Children in their Cultural Context. S. Singhal & Namita Mohanty, International Perspectives on Culture and Schooling (Book of research papers), International (Institute of Education, University of London), 392-406. (1994).
7 A Picture of Working Population of Orissa. G. Nayak & Namita Mohanty, Population Profile of Orissa (Book of research articles), 88-112. (1995).
8 Elected Women Representatives to the Village Panchayats ?" Their Role in Rural Development Programs and Environmental Protection: A Critical Appraisal. S. Mohanty, J. K. Pattanaik & Namita Mohanty, Tribal Development: Options (Book of articles), 338-345. (1996).
9 Social Support Mechanism & Legal Provisions to Protect Women against Violence: A Sociological Analysis. S. Mohanty & Namita Mohanty, Police Research and Development Journal, 2, 5-10. (1997).
10 Multidimensional Victimization of Rape Victims in India: A Sociological Analysis. S. Mohanty & Namita Mohanty, The Indian Journal of Criminology and Criminalistics, 3, XIX, 14-20. (1998).
11 Criminological Research in Orissa and its Scope. S. Mohanty & Namita Mohanty, Current Development Reporter, 1, 3, 35-41. (1998).
12 Retirees in the Indian Family. S. Mohanty, J. K. Pattnaik & Namita Mohanty, Loyola Journal of Social Sciences, 2, XII, 187-196. (1998).
13 Women and Education in Orissa. Namita Mohanty & C. Nayak, Women in Development ?" Perspectives from Selected States (Book, B.R.P.C, New Delhi). (1998).
14 Teacher Empowerment and Learning Achievement of Children. S. Singhal & Namita Mohanty, Perspectives in Education (a Journal of the Society for Educational Research and Development, Baroda), 1, 15, 13-24. (1999).
15 School-Type, Psychological Differentiation and Academic Achievement of Tribal and Non-Tribal Children. Namita Mohanty, Psychological Studies, 1 & 2, 45, 100-102. (2000).
16 Social Support Mechanism and the Legal Provisions to Protect Women against Violence: A Sociological Analysis. Samarendra Mohanty & Namita Mohanty, Gender Equality through Women’s Empowerment: Strategies and Approaches, Book of research papers published by Bharat Book Centre, Lucknow, 256-267. (2001).
17 Counseling and Human Welfare. Namita Mohanty, Journal of Community Guidance and Research, 24, 3, 298-303. (2007).
18 Autism with a Difference: A Clinical Study on a Child Prodigy. Namita Mohanty, Perspectives in Psychology (Edited volume of research articles), 64-68. (2007).
19 Teachers’ demographic Characteristics, Attributes and Students’ Cognitive Dimensions: A Correlational Analysis. Namita Mohanty, Edutracks, 9, 6, 34-37. (2007).
20 Empowerment of Tribal Women through Education, Training & Employment. Namita Mohanty, Journal of Community Guidance and Research, Hyderabad, 2, 25, 143-151. (2008).
21 Home Environment Status and Developmental Trend among Children: A Study on Orphanage. Namita Mohanty & Arpita Sahu, Health Psychology and Counsellling (Edited book, papers of International seminar), 387-396, National Discovery Publishing House, New Delhi. (2009).
22 Self-Concept, Personality Type and Ethical Values among Adolescents. Namita Mohanty & Lipsamayee Bal. Journal of Community Guidance and Research: 3, 27, 324-330. (2010).
23 A study on Academic achievement of High school students: Role of Cultural identity and Gender, Namita Mohanty & Jyotirekha Sabat. Perspectives in Psychological Researches: 1, 33, 247-252. (2010).
24 Geriatric depression, Loneliness and Psychological Well-being: Role of Gender and Age. Namita Mohanty & Firdosh Ara Begum. Indian Journal of Psychology & Mental Health: 2, 5, 53-61. (2011).
25 Relationship between Emotional Quotient and Intelligence Quotient: Is there a Gender Difference? Namita Mohanty & Bijaylaxmi Swain. Behavioural Scientist: 2, 12, 189-194. (2011).
26 Promoting Wellness in school children. Namita Mohanty & Jitendra Mohanty, 11, 10, 11-12. (2011).
27 Contemporary issues related to women, children and family welfare. Namita Mohanty. Journal of Community Guidance & Research: 1, 28, 125-332. (2011).
28 A Comparative Study on the Attitudes of Prisoners towards Special Jail and Open Air jail System. Namita Mohanty & Rasmi Rekha Ojha. Social Science International, Interdisciplinary readings: 1, 27, 27-40. (2011).
29 Life skill education for the adolescents: The need of the hour. Namita Mohanty and Nupur Chandgotia. Optimizing positive strengths through Life skills (Edited book): 132-139. (2012).
30 Old Age: The Sunset Years of Life. Namita Mohanty. The Conscious Unconscious: VII, 5-12. (2012)
31 Teachers’ perception of Students’ popularity.  Namita Mohanty. Journal of Community Guidance and Research: 2, 9, 227-242. (2012).
32 Third Gender: Right to life with dignity. Namita Mohanty. Social Exclusion and Gender: Some Reflections (Edited Book), Abhijit Publication, New Delhi. (2012).
33 Module for elementary teachers on Gender Sensitization. Namita Mohanty.  Department of Schools and Mass Education: Government of Odisha. (2012).
34 Attributional style and Well-being among the elderly: An empirical study. Namita Mohanty & Firdosh Ara Begum. Social Science International: 1, 28, 41-58.(2012).
35 Loneliness in the elderly. Namita Mohanty. “Quality of life and Globalization: Effective Self-care Interventions: Prasad Psychological Corporation, New Delhi. (2013).
36 Vocational preference among the undergraduates of social sciences. Namita Mohanty & Mitali Behera. The Conscious and the Unconscious: VII, 50-61. (2013).
37 A study on Perception of control and well-being among the elderly. Namita Mohanty & Firdosh Ara Begum. Indian Journal of Psychology and Mental Health: 1, 7, 1-12. (2013).
38 A study on Academic anxiety among high school students. Namita Mohanty & Debasmita Sahoo.  Students’ Mental Health (Edited Book): 2-22. Akansha Publishing House, Delhi. (2013).
39 Lifestyle Management for Healthy Living.  Namita Mohanty. Dimensions of Health Care System among Tribal and Other Communities: 1-15. (2014).
40 Tribal education: problems and interventions. Namita Mohanty & Nupur Chandgotia. The Conscious and Unconscious: 9, 66-75. (2014).
41 Developmental Status of Preschool children: Role of socio-economic Status and Gender. Namita Mohanty & Mitali Patanaik. Indian Journal of Psychology and Mental Health: 2, 8, 40-49. (2014).
42 The role of crime serials on aggression among adolescents. Sampeet Mohanty, Namita Mohanty & Manisha Mishra. European Journal of Academic Research: 1, III, 853-869, (2015) Impact factor- 3.45.
43 Teachers’ Expectation and Students’ Academic achievement: (Pygmalion effect in Tribal context). Namita Mohanty & Nupur Chandgotia. Journal of Community Guidance and Research: 1, 32, 10-28. (2015).
44 Self-concept and well-being of young adults: an empirical study. Namita Mohanty & Prabhudarsan Sahoo. Indian Journal of Health and Well-being: 1, 6, 8-12, (2015), Impact Factor- 0.47.
46 Effects of School Type and Gender on Self-Concept, Emotional Maturity and Academic Anxiety of Adolescents. Namita Mohanty, SharadaSubhalaxmi Das & Prabhudarsan Sahoo. Behavioral Scientist, 16, 1, 43-50 (2015).
47 Understanding Mental Health of Adolescents; An Empirical Study on School Students. Saswati Jena & Namita Mohanty. Indian Journal of Health and Well-being, 6, 10, 968-972 (2015) Impact Factor- 0.47.
45 Ethical Values and Attitude towards Women of College Students: Role of Age and Gender. Namita Mohanty,Priyanka Dalal&PrabhudarshanSahoo. Journal of Positive Psychology,6,4, 385-388,(2015).

Tips for Promoting Wellness amongst School Children. Promoting Wellness: Developing a Healthier Lifestyle, National/UGC sponsored Seminar, KKSW College, Balasore. (2007).
Infant Mortality in Orissa ?? An Assessment. Infant Mortality, National Association for Population Development, Bhubaneswar. (1998).
Red Cross and Counseling. 170 Birth Centenary of Red Cross Jean Henry Dunant, 26-27, Red Cross Society, Orissa State Branch, Bhubaneswar. (1998).
Remediation and Reading Enhancement through Cognitive Education. Reading Processes and Acquisitions, National Seminar, CAS in Psychology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. (1999).
Depression: A Debilitating Psychological Disorder. Contemporary Lifestyles and Management of Mental Health, 3, National Seminar sponsored by Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, CAS in Psychology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. (2004).
Counseling and Human Welfare. 50 Years of Psychology in Orissa ?? Souvenir, 11-15, National Seminar, PG department of Psychology, Ravenshasw College, Cuttack.
Self-Employment for Housewives:  Challenge in 21st Century. 50 Years of Psychology in Orissa ?? Souvenir, 23-34, National Seminar, PG Department of Psychology, Ravenshaw College, Cuttack. (2004).
Teachers’ Demographic Characteristics, Attributes and Students’ Cognitive Dimensions: A Correlational Analysis. Role of Teachers in Social Development, 83-88, National/UGC sponsored Seminar, K.N.W College, Bhubaneswar. (2006).
Empowerment of Tribal Women through Education, Training and Employment. Empowering Women in India, 75, National/UGC Seminar, Women’s Forum, Ravenshaw Autonomous College, Cuttack. (2006).
Positive Thinking and Pragmatic Leaving. Silver Jubilee Souvenir, 70-71, CAS in Psychology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. (2006).
Let’s Kill Stress Before It Kills Us. Health, Stress and Coping Strategies, 130-131, State/UGC sponsored Seminar, Department of Psychology, Government women’s college, Baripada, Odisha. (2006).
The Learning Clinic: A Stepping Stone in Giving Away Psychology. 50 Years of Progress in Psychology, 25-26, National/UGC sponsored Seminar, Department of Psychology, Bank Autonomous College, Banki, Orissa.(2007).
Home Environment Status and Developmental Trend among Children: A Study on Orphanage. Health Psychology and Counseling: Issues, Opportunities and Challenges, 23, International Seminar, Department of Psychology and Parapsychology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. (2007).
Yoga the Ultimate Therapy for Stress. Combating Stress through Yoga, 41-44, National/UGC sponsored Seminar, P. N. College, Khurda. (2007).
Crisis Intervention in Stress Management: The SAFE-R Model. Disaster Mental Healthy: Canadian and Indian Perspectives, 21-22, National Seminar sponsored by Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, New Delhi, CAS in Psychology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. (2007).
Autism with a difference: A clinical study on a Child prodigy. Autism with a difference: A clinical study on a Child prodigy, 7-8, UGC sponsored National Seminar, K. N. W. College, Bhubaneswar. (2007).
A Clinical Study on Dyslexia: Remediation through Prep. Seminar on Psychological Wellbeing, 16-17, UGC sponsored National Seminar, CAS in Psychology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. (2007).
A Study on Tribal Education and Social Justice. Seminar on Invulnerable Children and Social Justice, 10-11, UGC sponsored National Seminar, K. N. W. College, Bhubaneswar. (2008).
Adolescence: A Journey to Adulthood. Seminar on Promoting Mental Health of Adolescents in the Present Socio-Cultural Scenario, 37-38, UGC sponsored National Seminar, BJB College, Bhubaneswar. (2008).
Capacity Building among Tribal teachers: A Contextual Analysis. Seminar on Capacity Building & Work Culture, 16 ?? 17, UGC sponsored National Seminar, K. N. W. College, Bhubaneswar. (2008).
Benefits of Career Counseling. Seminar on youth ?? Mould your present and secure your future, 19-21, Seminar conducted by Rotary Inner Wheel Club, Cuttack. (2008).
A Study on Self-Concept, Intelligence and Academic Achievements of Adolescents. International Seminar on Adolescent Health, 6, International seminar sponsored by Shastri IndoCanadian Institute, New Delhi & American Psychological Association (CAS in Psychology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar). (2008).
Loneliness in the elderly in clinical and non-clinical setting. Gerontology International Synthesis Conference, Andhra University. (2009).
Teaching Psychology in the classroom: Need for Quality Control. Teaching, practice and Research in Psychology: Challenges and Perspectives, Banki Autonomous College, Orissa. (2009).
Accuracy of Teachers’ perception of Students’ popularity. Frontiers of Positive Psychology, G.M.Autonomous College, Sambalpur, Orissa. (2009).
Contemporary issues on woman, child and family: A critical appraisal. Ranjita Mishra Memorial, Bhubaneswar. Namita Mohanty. The conscious unconscious. (2010).
EQ, IQ and Gender: An Empirical Study. Namita Mohanty. International Seminar on Business and Economics, KITT University, Bhubaneswar. (2010).
Vocational preference among humanities undergraduates. Namita Mohanty. 45th National & 14th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology. (2010).
Let’s kill stress before it kills us. State level UGC seminar on Stress, health and coping strategies, Baripada Govt, Women’s College, Baripada. Namita Mohanty. (2011).
A study on Academic anxiety among high school adolescents. International Seminar on Students ’Mental Health: Issues and Challenges, Pondicherry University. Namita Mohanty. (2011).
Abused women: Issues and Concerns. UGC National Seminar on Female Dignity: Trends and Suggestions. Namita Mohanty. (2011).
Teachers’ Expectation and Students’ Academic achievement: Pygmalion effect in Tribal context. Positive Behaviour: Perspectives and Applications. National Conference Department of Applied Psychology Pondicherry University. Namita Mohanty. (2012).
The Optimistic Outlook of Destitute Women. Positive Behaviour: Perspectives and Applications. Namita Mohanty. (2012).
Life skill Education for Adolescents: Need of Hour. International conference on Life Skill Education. Namita Mohanty. (2012).
Old Age: The Sunset Years of Life. Sensitization programme on senior citizens health care. Namita Mohanty. (2012).
Teachers’ expectations and students’ academic achievement: Pygmalion effect in tribal context. Positive Behaviour; Perspectives and Applications, Pondicherry. Namita Mohanty. (2012).
Counseling: Prevent separation of children from parents and family. Workshop/ Training of Trainers on Non-Institutional Forms of Child Care. Namita Mohanty. (2012).
Psychological care for the aged. Workshop. MADAT: Bhubaneswar. Namita Mohanty. (2012).
Empowering women: Psycho-social perspectives. State Level UGC seminar on Women Empowerment, North Odisha University, Baripada. Namita Mohanty. (2012).
Lifestyle management and healthy living. State level UGC seminar on Lifestyle and Health, Govt. Women’s College, Bolangir. Namita Mohanty. (2012).
Understanding obesity: A holistic approach. Obesity: Contemporary Issues and Challenges. National seminar. Centre for Health Psychology, University of Hyderabad. Namita Mohanty. (2013).
Theories of well-being. Happiness: Life above Zero. UGC State Level Seminar, Maa Mangala College, Kakatpur, Odisha. Namita Mohanty. (2013).
Theories of well-being. Positive Psychology: NAOP, NIT, Rourkella, Odisha. (2013).
  1. Issues, Analysis and Synthesis on Third Gender: A Case Study Approach. Namita Mohanty & Suvarna Sarangi, European Journal of Academic Research, III, 7, 7594-7608, (2015) Impact Factor 3.45.
  2. Understanding Mental Health of Adolescents; An Empirical Study on School Students. Saswati Jena & Namita Mohanty. Indian Journal of Health and Well-being, (2015) Impact Factor- 0.47.
  3. Effects of School Type and Gender on Self-Concept, Emotional Maturity and Academic Anxiety of Adolescents. Namita Mohanty, Sharada Subhalaxmi Das & Prabhudarsan Sahoo, Behavioral Scientist. (2015)
  4. Self-concept and well-being of young adults: an empirical study. Namita Mohanty & Prabhudarsan Sahoo. Indian Journal of Health and Well-being: 1, 6, 8-12, (2015), Impact Factor- 0.47.
  5. Teachers’ Expectation and Students’ Academic achievement: (Pygmalion effect in Tribal context). Namita Mohanty & Nupur Chandgotia. Journal of Community Guidance and Research: 1, 32, 10-28. (2015)
  6. The role of crime serials on aggression among adolescents. Sampeet Mohanty, Namita Mohanty & Manisha Mishra. European Journal of Academic Research: 1, III, 853-869, (2015) Impact factor- 3.45.

1 Psychological Disorders: Text and Cases. Namita Mohanty. Neel Kamal Publications Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad/ New Delhi. (2008).
2 Social Exclusion and Gender: Some Reflections. Namita Mohanty, N. Rath, M. Chinara & A. Mohanty. Abhijit Publication, New Delhi. (2012).
3 Tribal Education: Issues and Challenges. Namita Mohanty. SSDN Publications, New Delhi. (2013).
4 Empowerment of Destitute Women: A Positive Psychological Approach. Nibedita Das & Namita Mohanty. SSDN Publications, New Delhi. (2014).

Chaired session: International conference on health psychology and counselling, Andhra University, 2007.
Chaired session: Gerontology: International synthesis conference, Andhra University, 2009.
Chaired session: Annual convention of National Academy of Psychology, NIT Rourkela, 2013.
Chaired session: Perspectives of women empowerment in India, Khordha Women’s college, 2015.
Coordinator: Course Director, Cognitive psychology and counselling, Revenshaw University, 2007.
Coordinator: Empowering women: A psycho-social perspective, Utkal University, February, 2012.
Coordinator: Refresher course in Psychology, Utkal University, 2014.

1 NET, Junior Research Fellow offered by University Grants Commission, New Delhi, India, 1984.
2 Junior Research Fellowship from Centre of advanced Studies in Psychology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India.
3 National Scholarship in B.A.(Hons).
4 National Merit Scholarship in School Final, HSC.

  • Teaching: 31 years
  • Research: 33 years
Important Activities:
  • Counselling
  • Psycho-educational diagnosis and remediation
  • NSS, Coordinator and Programme Officer, Utkal University
  • Honorary Director of The Learning Clinic, Bhubaneswar.