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Prof. Dr. Rukhsana Kausar
Research Publications:-

1. Ali, N. & Kausar, R. (2016). Social Support, and Coping as Predictors of Psychological Distress in Family Caregivers of Stroke Patients. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research (X Category), In Press.

2. Batool, S. & Kausar, R. (2016). Protective Factors, Drug Use and Depression in Young Drug Users. Journal of Behavioural Sciences (X Category), In Press.

3. Asad, S., Saeed, S. & Kausar, R. (2016). Level of Frustration Tolerance and Coping Strategies used by Women with Conversion Disorder Vs those with General Medical Conditions. Journal of Pakistan Psychiatric Society, Vol. 13(2), 35-38, (X Category).

4. Yosuf, M., & Kausar, R. (2016). Self-Care, Coping Strategies and Quality of Life of Individuals with Diabetes. Journal of Behavioral Science, Vol. 26(1), 17-31, (X Category).

5. Yosuf, I., Zafar, N., & Kausar, R. (2016). Perceived Inter-Parental Conflict, Emotional Security and Self-Discipline in Adolescents. Journal of Behavioral Science, Vol. 26(1), 98-112, (X Category).

6. Ahmad, S., Arshad, T., Kausar, R. (2015). Psychological Correlates of Distress in Rescue 1122 Workers in Pakistan. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health and Human Resilience, Vol. 17(2), 486-494, ISSN 1522-4821 (IF = 3.63).

7. Khan, N., Kausar, R., Khalid, A. & Farooq, A. (2015). Gender Differences among Discrimination & Stigma Experienced by Depressive Patients in Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, ISSN: 1682-024x; Vol. 31(6), 1432-1435, (IF = 0.231).

8. Shoukat, J., Zafar, N., & Kausar, R. (2015). Self-compassion and Positive Psychological Functioning in Women with Primary and Secondary Infertility. Bahria Journal of Professional Psychology, Vol 14 (2), (Z Category).

9. Naz, F & Kausar, R. (2015). Parental Neglect, Self-Esteem, Emotional Instability and Depressive Symptoms in Adolescents with Somatic Symptoms. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.35 (1), 25-36, (Y Category).

10. Zafar, N & Kausar, R. (2015). Psychosocial Implications of Early Father Separation for Adolescents and their Mothers. Institute of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore. Journal of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (JIAAP), ISSN: 0019-4247; Vol. 41(2), 323-334.

11. Tariq, O., & Kausar, R. (2015). Parental Acceptance-Rejection and Interpersonal Problems in Patients with Conversion Disorder. Journal of Behavioural Sciences, Vol. 25 (1), 19-38.

12. Khalid S., & Kausar, R. (2015). Health Related Behaviors and Medication Adherence in Patients with Hepatitis C. Journal of Behavioural Sciences, Vol. 25 (1), 172-186.

13. Naz, F & Kausar, R. (2015). Translation and Validation of Interpersonal Relationship anxiety Questionnaire. FWU Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.9 (1), 117-125.

14. Javed, A., Kausar, R. & Khan, N. (2014). Effect of School System and Gender on Moral Values and Forgiveness in Pakistani School Children. Malaysian Online Journal of Education Sciences (MOJES), Vol 2, Issue 4. http:/moj-es.net.

15. Naz, F & Kausar, R. (2014) Childhood Abuse and Parental Acceptance-Rejection in Adolescents with Conversion Disorder. Pakistan Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, Vol.12 (2), 3-9, ISSN 1727-4931.

16. Zafar, N & Kausar R. (2014). Social and Emotional Problems in Divorced and Married Women. FWU Journal of Social Sciences, 8 (1), 31-35.

17. Najam, N., Kanwal, R. H., Kausar, R. & Fatima, H. (2014). Focus Group Discussions: Exploration of Psychological and Neurological Functioning of Elderly in Gilgit & Lahore, Pakistan. European Scientific Journal (special edition) Vol.2, 331-350, ISSN:1857 7881 (Print) e-ISSN 1857 7431 (IF = 8.25).

18. Najam, N., Hussain, S., Kanwal, R. H., Malik, F., & Kausar, R. (2014). Parental Power, Prestige, and Acceptance as Predictors of Young Adults’ Psychological Adjustment in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Journal of Cross-Cultural Research, Special Issue, Vol.48, No.3 (online version http:ccr.sagepub.com/content/early/ 2014/04/20/1069397114528676) (IF = 0.647).

19. Malik, F., Butt, M., Kausar, R., Najam, N., & Rasool, F. (2014). Parental Acceptance and Power/Prestige as Predictors of Psychological Adjustment among Pakistani Adolescents. Journal of Cross-Cultural Research. Special Issue Vol.48, No.3. (online version http:ccr.sagepub.com/ content/early/ 2014/04/20/ 1069397114528676) (IF = 0.647).

20. Naz, F & Kausar, R. (2014). Parental Rejection, Personality Maladjustment and Anxiety Symptoms in Adolescents with Somatoform Disorders. Journal of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (JIAAP), Y Category, ISSN: 0019-424724 (1), 145-164.

21. Naz, F & Kausar, R. (2013). Parental Rejection, Personality Maladjustment and Depressive Symptoms in Female Adolescents in Pakistan. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (JOSR-JHSS). e-ISSN. 2279-0837, ISSN 2279-0845. Vol 14 (1, July-August), 56-65. www.Iosrjournals.Org.

22. Zaidi, G., Zafar, N., Huda, N. Zubair, R., Farooq, S., & Kausar, R. (2013). Quality of Life and Adjustment Among Type II Diabetes Patients With and Without Lower Limb Amputation. Journal of Behavioural Sciences, Vol.23, No.3, 72-86.

23. Kausar R., Awan B. & Khan N. (2013). Gender Differences in Risk Perception and Emotional Distress in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (JIAAP). Y Category, ISSN: 0019-4247. Vol. 39, No.2, 222-227.

24. Kausar R., & Faiza R. (2013). Inclination Towards Religion and Post-Traumatic Growth Post Cancer Onset. Indian Journal of Psychology, Special Issue: Contributions of Women Researchers. ISSN-0019-5553.

25. Antonio Lasalvia, Silvia Zoppei, Tine Van Bortel, Chiara Bonetto, Doriana Cristofalo, Kristian Wahbeck and all the ASPEN/INDIGO Study Group Prof. Dr. Rukhsana Kausar, (2012). Global pattern of experienced and anticipated discrimination reported by people with major depressive disorder: a cross-sectional survey, the Lancet (www.thelancet.com Published online) October 18, 2012 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61379-8 (IF = 39.207).

26. Kausar R., Khan N., Rasool F., Yusuf S., & Spielberger C. D., (2012). Translation and Adaptation of State Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI-Y) in Urdu. Journal of Behavioural Sciences. X Category, ISSN: 1028-9097. Vol. 22, No. 3, 132-146.

27. Naz F., & Kausar R. (2012). Parental Rejection and Childhood Abuse in Adolescents with Somatoform Disorders. Journal of Behavioural Sciences. X Category, ISSN: 1028-9097. Vol. 22, No. 2, 67-82.

28. Naz F., & Kausar R. (2012). Parental Acceptance Rejection and Comorbid Disorders in Adolescents with Somatization Disorder. Journal of Behavioural Sciences, Special Issue on Parental Acceptance Research in Pakistan. X Category, ISSN: 1028-9097. Vol. 22, No. 1, 125-142.

29. Najam N., & Kausar R. (2012). Father Acceptance Rejection, Father Involvement, and Socio-Emotional Adjustment of Adolescents. Journal of Behavioural Sciences, Special Issue on Parental Acceptance Rejection Research in Pakistan. X Category, ISSN: 1028-9097. Vol. 22, No. 1, 1-22.

30. Khan, N., Kausar, R & Choudhry (2011), H. R. Demographic Characteristics and Implications of Dhat Syndrome in Pakistan. Indian Journal of Clinical Psychology, 38 (1), 69-78. Y Category. ISSN: 0303-2582.

31. Khan, N., & Kausar, R. Choudhry, H. R. (2011). Psychological distress and manifestation of Dhat syndrome in relation to parental strictness. FWU journal of Social Sciences, 5(2), 40-55. Y Category, ISSN: 1995-1272.

32. Khan, N. & Kausar, R. (2011). Psychometric Properties of Revised Dhat Syndrome Symptom Checklist. Journal of Behavioural Sciences, 21 (2), 47-58. X Category, ISSN: 1028-9097.

33. Khan, N., Kausar, R., Flach, C., & Howard, L. (2011), Psychological and Gynecological Morbidity in Women Presenting with Vaginal Discharge in Pakistan. International Journal of Mental & Cultural Health, 1-13 (UK, Rutledge, Taylor and Francis Group).

34. Kausar, R., & Yousaf, S. (2011). State Anxiety and Coping Strategies Used by Patient with Hepatitis C in Relation to Interferon Therapy. Pakistan Journal of Clinical and Social Psychology, 9, 57-61. Y Category, ISSN: 1727-4931.

35. Ahmed, S., & Kausar, R. (2011). Comparison of Study Habits and Academic Performance of Pakistani British and White British Students. Pakistan Journal of Clinical and Social Psychology, 9, 21-26. Y Category, ISSN: 1727-4931.

36. Kausar, R., & Kazmi, S. R. (2011). Perceived Parental Acceptance Rejection and Self-concept of Pakistani Adolescents. Journal of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, 37 (2), 224-232, Y Category, ISSN 0019 4247.

37. Kausar, R. & Anwar, T. (2010). Perceived Stress, Stress Appraisal and Coping Strategies Used in Relation to Television Exposure of Terrorism. Pakistan Journal of Clinical and Social Psychology. 8 (2), 119-131, Y Category, ISSN: 1727-4931.

38. Kausar, R., &. Rashid, A. (2010). Self Concept and Emotional Intelligence of Adolescents from orphanage vs those living with parents. Proceedings of Congress of International Acceptance and Rejection: Social, Emotional and Educational Context, held in Crete, Greece. Brown Walker Press / University Publisher, Inc, Florida, USA.

39. Kausar, R., & Bibi, B. (2010). Coping Strategies and Psychological Distress in Amputated Survivors of 8/11 Earthquake in Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Psychology, 41(2), 121-132. Y Category, ISSN: 0030-9869.

40. Kausar, R., & Khan A. Q. (2010). Stress Appraisal and Psychological well being of Medical Professional working in emergency Units. Journal of Behavioural Sciences, 20 (2), 49-62, Y category, ISSN: 1028-9097.

41. Kausar, R., & Kanwal, S. (2010). Psychological Effects of Terror Attacks on Children: Acute Stress Symptoms. Indian Journal of Clinical Psychology, 37 (2), 158-162, Y Category, ISSN: 0303-2582.

42. Kausar R., & Saghir, S. (2010). Posttraumatic Growth and Marital Satisfaction after Breast Cancer: Patient and Spouse Perspective. Pakistan Journal of Clinical and Social Psychology, 8 (1), 3-17. Y Category, ISSN: 1727-4931.

43. Jabeen, S., & Kausar, R. (2010). Development of Indigenous Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Symptom Checklist. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research, 25 (1), 1-18. X category, ISSN: 1016-0664.

44. Kausar, R., (2010). Perceived Stress, Academic workload and Coping Strategies used by University Students. Journal of Behavioural Sciences, 20 (1), 31-46, Y Category, ISSN: 1028-9097.

45. Kausar, R., & Sharaf, S. (2010). Personality Characteristics and Psychosocial adjustment problems of women prisoners in Pakistan. In Munaf. S (ed.). Pakistani Women: Psychological and Social Issues (pp. 111-128). Karachi: BCC & T Press, University of Karachi.

46. Haq, H., & Kausar, R. (2010). Resilience, Stress appraisal and Coping Strategies used by Traffic Wardens in Relation to Terror Attacks. Proceedings of Ist International Conference on Forensic Psychology: Issues and Interventions, Organized by Government College University, Lahore, Pakistan, Pp. 15-25, 31st March – 3rd April, 2010.

47. Iqbal, A., & Kausar, R. (2010). Marital Conflicts and related Demographic Variables as Determinants of Psychological Distress in Infertile Couples. Proceedings of Ist International Conference on Forensic Psychology: Issues and Interventions, Organized by Government College University , Lahore, Pakistan, Pp. 66-78, 31st March – 3rd April, 2010.

48. Nasar, T., & Kausar R. (2009). Psycho-education and the Family Burden in Schizophrenia: a randomized control trial. Annals of General Psychiatry, 8: 17. Article URL httep://www.annals-general-psychiatry.com/content/8/1/17. X category, (IF = 1.56).

49. Nasar, T., & Kausar R. (2009). Effects of Family Psycho-education on Relapse Prevention of Schizophrenia patients in Pakistan. Journal of Pakistan Psychiatric Society, 6(2), 73-78. Ulrich

50. Kausar, R., & Akram, S. (2009). Life Satisfaction in Relation to the use of Coping Strategies by Older Adults. In Jaffar L S. and S. McCarthy (Eds.). Building Asian Families and Communities in the 21st Century: Selected Proceedings of the 2nd Asian Psychological Association Conference, Kaula Lumpur, Malaysia, June, 2008, UK: Cambridge Scholar Publishing, Pp.431-443. ISBN (10): 1-4438-1358-3, ISBN (13): 978-1-4438-1358-7, British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data.

51. Kausar, R., & Zehra, S. K. (2009). Stress, Anxiety and Depression in Mothers of Children with Beta Thalassemia. Surgimed Medical Dental Journal, 1(1), 24-28.

52. Kausar, R., Hampson S., Fife-Schaw, C., & Van-den Broek M. (2009). Head injury Rehabilitation Outcome in Relation to the Carers’ Psychological Functioning. Asia Pacific Disability Rehabilitation Journal, 20 (1), 99-111. Z category.

53. Kausar, R., & Munir, B. (2008). Pakistani Adolescents’ Socio-Emotional Adjustment: Comparison of Single parent Adolescents with those from Intact Families. Indian Journal of Psychology and Mental Health, 1 (2), 9-21.

54. Khalid, T. & Kausar, R. (2008). Quality of Life and Depression in Caregivers of Stroke Patients in Pakistan. Asia Pacific Disability Rehabilitation Journal, 19(2), 103-110. Z category.

55. Kausar, R., & Shafique, N. (2008). Gender differences in Perceived parenting styles and Socio-Emotional Adjustment of Adolescents. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research, 23(3-4), 93-106. Y Category, ISSN: 1016-0664.

56. Smith J. L., Kausar, R., & Holt-Lunstad J. (2007). Stigma consciousness in the classroom: A comparison of Pakistani women’s academic experiences in science and non-science fields of study. Sex Roles, (USA), 57 (1-2), 3 - 13. W category, ISSN: 1573-2762 (electronic version).

 57. Khan, N., & Kausar, R. (2007). Efficacy of Behaviour Therapy with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Single Case Study. Pakistan Journal of Psychology, 38 (1), 3-10. Y category, ISSN: 0030-9869.

58. Kausar, R., & Jamal, A. (2006). Change in Eating Habits and Health Related Behaviours in Female patients with Osteoporosis. Proceedings of 64th Convention of International Council of Psychologists (ICP), Kos, Greece, Shaker Verlag, Germany, 299-309.

59. Kausar, R., & Anas, M. (2006). Gender Differences in Health Related Behaviours and Readiness to Change in Diabetic Patients. Proceedings of 64th Convention of International Council of Psychologists (ICP), Kos, Greece, Shaker Verlag, Germany, 158-165.

60. Khan, N., & Kausar, R. (2006). Efficacy of Token Economy with Schizophrenia in Pakistan: A Single Case Study. Proceedings of 64th Convention of International Council of Psychologists (ICP), Kos, Greece, Shaker Verlag, Germany, 252-260.

61. Khan, N., & Kausar, R. (2006). Psychotherapeutic Intervention for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders: A Single Case Study. Proceedings International Conference Earthquick10/8 Social, Human &Gender Issues Organized by Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi and University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzzafarabad, January 15-17, 2006, 145-155.

62. Khan, N., & Kausar, R. (2005). Efficacy of Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Panic Disorder: a Single Case Study. Pakistan Journal of Psychology, 36(2), 11-22. Y Category, ISSN: 0030-9869.

63. Khan N., Kausar, R., & Chouhdhry, H. R. (2005). Factor Structure of Dhat Syndrome Symptom Checklist. Conference Proceedings (Volume 2), “Applied and Community Psychology: Trends and Directions” Gurukul Kangri University, Vishwanidyalaya, Haridwar (Uttaranchal), India, Sarup and Sarup Sons, New Delhi-11002, 596-600.

64. Raana, T., & Kausar, R. (2005). Effect of Ambient Pollution on Memory of Children. Conference Proceedings (Volume 2), “Community Psychology: Trends and Directions”, Gurukul Kangri University, Vishwanidyalaya, Haridwar (Uttaranchal), India, Sarup and Sarup Sons, New Delhi-11002, 531-537.

65. Raana, T., & Kausar, R. (2005). Effect of Environmental Pollution on the Visuo-Spatial abilities of Children. Conference Proceedings “International conference in Home Economics Organized by Home Economics College for Women, Lahore, Pakistan, 135-141.

66. Kausar, R., & Munir, R. (2004). Pakistani Adolescents’ Coping with Stress: Effect of Loss of a Parent and Gender of Adolescents. Journal of Adolescence (UK), 27(6), 599-610. IF 1.20, W category, ISSN: 0140-1971.

67. Raana, T., & Kausar, R. (2003). Effect of Fluoride in Drinking water on Cognitive Functioning of Children. Journal of Behavioural Science, 14 (1-2), 17-28. ISSN: 1028-9097.

68. Kausar, R., & Farooq, M. (2001). Cognitive Appraisal and Coping Strategies: How Mothers Cope with the Care of a Mentally Retarded Child. Indian Journal of Clinical Psychology, 28(2), 216-222. Y category, ISSN: 0303-2582.

69. Kausar, R. (2001). Cognitive Appraisal, Coping and Psychological Distress in Carers of Physically Disabled People in Pakistan. Journal of Behavioural Sciences, 12 (1-2), 47-68. ISSN: 1028-9097.

70. Kausar, R. (2001). Women as Carers, Conference Proceedings “New Directions in Research for Women” organized by the Department of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

71. Kausar, R., & Ilyas, F. (2000). A Longitudinal study of anxiety in cancer patients before receiving Chemotherapy. Journal of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, 26(1-2), 57-63. ISSN 0019 4247, Y category, ISSN: 0019 4247.

72. Kausar, R. (2000). Informal Caregiving and its Psychological Implications: A Brief Review of Research. Journal of Research (Humanities) (Pakistan), XXXIV (1-2), 49-68.

73. Kausar, R., & Powell, G. E. (1999). Coping with Caring: Cognitive Appraisal of Post-onset Personality and Physical Changes in Patients with Neurological Disorders. Asia Pacific Disability Rehabilitation Journal (India), 10(2), 58-63. Z category.

74. Kausar, R., & Powell, G. E. (1999). Coping and Psychological Distress in Carers of Patients with Neurological Disorders. Asia Pacific Disability Rehabilitation Journal (India), 10(2), 64-68. Z category.

75. Kausar, R., Alam, S., & Jamila, S. (1999). A Study of Effect of parental Death and Gender of the Child on their Psychological Functioning. Journal of Behavioural Sciences. 10(1), 51-66. ISSN: 1028-9097.

76. Kausar, R., & Iqbal, A. (1999). Gender differences in Psychological Health and Marital Relationship of Infertile people. Journal of Behavioural Sciences, 10(2), 47-58. ISSN: 1028-9097.

77. Kausar, R., & Akram, M. (1998). Cognitive Appraisal and Coping of Patients with Terminal versus Non-terminal Diseases. Journal of Behavioural Sciences, 9(1-2), 13-28. ISSN: 1028-9097.

78. Kausar, R., & Aslam, S. (1998). Depression in Wives in relation to Marital Aggression. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research, 13(1-2), 1-11. ISSN: 1016-0664.

79. Kausar, R., & Powell G. E. (1996). Subjective Burden on Carers of Patients with Neurological Problems as a Consequence of precise Objective Symptoms (Objective Burden). Clinical Rehabilitation (UK), 10, 75-81, W category, ISSN: 0269-2155 (IF = 2.239)

80. Kausar, R. (1996). Head Injury and its Psychological Implications: A Literature Review. Pakistan Journal of Neurology, 2, 17-20.

81. Kausar, R., & Sarwar, F. (1996). A Study of Misconceptions in Pakistani Population about Etiology and Treatment of Mental Disorders. Proceedings, Second Muslim Psychology Conference, 47-51.

82. Kausar, R., & Powell, G. E. (1995). Personality and Behaviour Changes in Stroke Patients: A carer view. Pakistan Journal of Neurology, 1 (9), 20-32.

83. Kausar, R., & Powell, G. E. (1994). Carers’ Coping with Post-onset Personality and Physical Changes in Patients with Neurological Disorders. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research, 9 (1- 4), 1-11. ISSN: 1016-0664.