Department of Psychology




Details of Dr. Afroza Hossain (on leave)

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.