Global Vision Publishing House


Twenty-first Century Psychology: Spirituality, Behaviour and Wellness


Author : Edited by Akbar Husain
ISBN : 978-81-8220-264-1
Edition : 1st
Year : 2009
Size : 21×14
Publisher : Global Vision Publishing House
Price : INR 750


About the Book

The Book entitled Twenty-first Century Psychology: Spirituality, Behaviour and Wellness covers the whole spectrum of psychological thoughts, research and practice. This book has been divided into two sections and each section contains eight chapters. The chapters included in this book added a greater depth and meaning to the psychological concepts, theories and practices. Chapters related to spirituality and religiosity are emphasizing that the relationship between the two constructs in implicit. The whole field is vast and the directions, challenges and issues are clear, only the initiative is needed.

About the Author

Dr. Akbar Husain is Professor and Coordinator, UGC–SAP (DRS-I) at the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Psychology from the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (INDIA) in 1981. Professor Husain was awarded the D.Litt. degree in Psychology in 2015 for his work on Explorations and Applications of Spirituality in Psychology. He has over thirty six years of teaching and research experience. He has successfully supervised 10 M.Phil. dissertations and 25 Ph.D. theses at the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He has authored, co-authored and edited 31 books, and contributed 215 research papers, theoretical articles and book chapters in National and International Journals and Books. Prof. Husain has attended and presented papers, gave Invited Talk/Lecture and Keynote Addresses in the several National and International Conferences and Seminars. He was Editor of the Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (2002-2005) and Journal of Educational Research, University of Malaya (2009). Prof. Husain is also reviewer of various National and International Journals of Psychology. He has standardized numerous psychological tests and completed four research projects. He is a Life Member and Annual Member of various National and International Associations. Prof. Husain has visited several countries for attending conferences and teaching assignments. In recent years he has been involved in conducting the researches on various topics such as spiritual values/virtues, spiritual fitness, spiritual personality, spiritual support, spiritual distress, etc. related to the area of Spiritual Psychology. In addition to this his current areas of research are: Health Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and Positive Psychology. 


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