Profile of Dr. Afroza Hossain

... Name Dr. Afroza Hossain
Designation Associate Professor
Last Degree PhD in Psychology (University of Pune, India), MSc in Psychology (University of Dhaka)

Afroza Hossain

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Dhaka

Mobile Phone: +880 1715 007760



Ph D in Psychology (Awarded 2001), University of Pune, India

MSc in Psychology (1988), University of Dhaka, Result: First Class First

BSc (Honours) in Psychology (1987), University of Dhaka, Result: Second Class First (None stood for 1st class)


1. Hossain, A., Karmakar, C. (2014). Parental Acceptance-Rejection and Social Responsibility of Young Adults. Dhaka University Journal of Psychology, 38:79-87.

2. Yasmin, S., Hossain, A. (2014).  Relation of Parental Rejection with Self-esteem and Life Satisfaction of Young Adults. Dhaka University Journal of Biological Sciences. Vol.23 (1): 69-76 (January).

3. Sarkar, A. P., & Hossain, A. (2013). Self–esteem, Achievement Motivation and Social Interaction Anxiety of Women. Dhaka University Journal of Psychology, 37. pp. 31-40.

4. Bose, D., & Hossain, A. (2013). Relationship of Social Responsibility, Locus of Control and Life Satisfaction of Adults. Dhaka University Journal of Psychology, 37. pp. 127-134.

5. Nahar. L., Hossain, A., Rahman, A., Bairagi, A. (2013). The relationship of Job Satisfaction, Job Stress, Mental Health of Government and Non-Government Employees of Bangladesh. Scientific Research. Psychology vol.4, No.6, 520-525. DOI:10.4236/psych.2013.46074.

6. Roy, K., Hossain, A. (2011). Altruistic behaviour and locus of control of urban and rural pre-adolescents. Dhaka University Journal of Psychology, 35, pp. 45-54.

7. Nirobe, N.N., & Hossain, A. (2008). Locus of Control and its Relation to Job Satisfaction and Job Performance of the Garments Workers in Dhaka City. Dhaka University Journal of Psychology, 32. pp. 35-45.

8. Hussain, M. A., & Hossain, A. (2007). Family Relations and Anxiety Level of Drug Addicts and non-Drug Addicts. Journal of Center for Development Research, Vol. 3, December, 2007& Vol.4 Decembed 2008: pp 87-97. (Published in November 2010)

9. Hossain, A. (2006). Psychological Aspects of Low Socio-economic School Children in Bangladesh. Abosar: Dhaka.

10. Hossain, A. (2006). Shiksha-Monobijnan. Protik: Dhaka. (Books In Bengali).

11. Hossain, A. and Begum, H. A. (1992). “Psychological Factors Associated with Social Mobility: An Intergenerational Study in a Bangladesh Village.” Bangladesh Psychological Studies, Vol.2, July, 1992; pp 106-119.

12. Hossain, A and Khan, S.I. (1991). “Performance of Task as a Function of Distraction of Attention.” Bangladesh Journal of Psychology, Vol.12, pp.41-44.

Current Research

Awarded research grants jointly for the project titled “Relation of Living Arrangements, Social Support and Mental Health with Life Satisfaction among Older Adults” in the year of 2016-2017.