Dr. Parwinder Singh

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 Name: Dr. Parwinder Singh
 Designation: Assistant Professor (Psychology)
 Contact Number: 01881-242122
 Address: 217, Transit Campus - I, IIT Ropar

Areas Of Research

  • Broad Areas: Counselling, Personality and Positive Psychology (Applied Psychology).
  • Specific Areas: Emotion Regulation, Aggression, Health-Risk Behaviour, Depressive Symptomatology, Mobile/Internet Addiction

Short Biography

Parwinder Singh received his PhD in Counselling Psychology. He started his career as a counselling psychologist and provided his services for almost five years in the Department of Psychology, Punjabi University, Patiala. From 2011 to April 2018, he served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at a constituent campus of Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar. His research work mainly includes planning, devising, executing and evaluating various psychological interventions targeting different facets of maladaptive behaviour. He studies social-cognitive aspects of adaptive and maladaptive behavioural patterns, primarily focusing on behaviour modification and optimum utilization of human potential. Presently he is working on aggression, depression & emotion regulation and exploring how various risk and protective factors associated with these phenomena can be manipulated in order to reduce, control and regulate these phenomena. He aspires to focus on characterizing emotion regulation's cognitive architecture and understanding how dysfunctional cognitions lead to an inability to regulate ones' emotions effectively. Exploring various risk and protective factors associated with specific behavioural phenomena and applying appropriate intervention characterize his research designs.



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