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Prof. Dhananjay Kumar

Professor, Department of Psychology
  • Social Cognition and Intergroup Relation
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Health and Councelling
S.NO.YearTitle of the professional development ProgrammeDate and Duration (from – to)
1 2015Understanding Social Reality: Emerging Perspectives and ApproachesFebruary 9 -March1, 2015
2 2016Clinical skill Training on Cognitive behaviour TherapNovember 12-13, 2016
3 2016Structural Equation ModellingFeb 1-2
4 2013Organizational Behavior: Issues and Challenges from August 23-29, 2013
5 2008Current Trends in Cognitive ResearchesFebruary 23-March14, 2008
6 2005Indigenous Psychology in IndiaDecember 18, 2004- January 7, 2005
7 2014Refresher Training Program on ART for Supportive SupervisorsNovember 15
8 2003Social Processes and ApplicationsJanuary 1 -21, 2003
9 2001Orientation Course 20-11-2001 to 17-12-2001
10 2014Refresher Training Program on STI for Supportive SupervisorsNovember 16


UG Experience: 21 Year(s)

PG Experience: 21 Year(s)


Total Research Experience:
  • Social Cognition and Intergroup Relation
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Health and Councelling

Hasan, S.,and Kumar, D. (2019). Useof Social Media in College Going Students.Electronic Research Journalof Behavioural Sciences, Vol-2, 52-65.


Tiwari, S.K., and Kumar, D. (2019). In Group and Out Group Perceived Discrimination in Students of Different Social Categories. Journal of Psychosocial Research, Vol.14No.1, (181-190), ISSN No. 09735410(p), 09763937(e).


Tiwari, S.K., Patel, A.K. and Kumar, D. (2017).Development of Perceived Discrimination Questionnaire: A measure for DifferentSocial Categories. Journal ofPsychosocial research, Vol.12 No.1, 81-88, ISSN No. 09735410(p),09763937(e).


Singh, S., Kumar, D., Patel, A.K., and Tiwari, S.K.(2017). Stereotypes threat and academic achievements in students of varioussocial groups. Indian journal of Healthand Well being, (8)12, 1444-1448, ISSN No: 22295356(p), 23213698(e).


Goswami, V., Singh, D.R. and Kumar, D. (2017).Impact of Mobile Addiction on Personality: A Study on Higher Secondary SchoolStudents. International Journal of  Behavioral Science, 28-31(1-2): 47-54(2013-16). ISSN No: 0971-3190


Rawat, V. P. &Kumar D. (2016). Health Literacy and Health Problems among Literate andIlliterate Women. Journal of IndianHealth Psychology, Vol. 10, No 2, 13-20, ISSN: 0973-5755.


Tiwari, P.S.N., Afroz,S., Tripathi, R. & Kumar, D. (2016). Level of communication and Supportamong the Internet user Adolescents. IndianJournal of Applied Psychology, Vol.53, 44-48. ISSN No: 00195073.


Tiwari S. K., Patel A.K., Kumar D. (2016), Assessment of Explicit and Implicit Self Esteem amongStudents of Different Social Categories, International Journal of IndianPsychology, Vol. 3, Issue 3, No. 6. 157-166. ISSN:2349-3429


Rawat, V. P. &Kumar D. (2015). A Study of Motivational Aspect of Self, Self Motive, SelfEsteem and Individualism-Collectivism in Tribal Groups of North East UttarPradesh. Vidyawarta, , Vol. 01, 11,112-121, ISSN: 2319-9318


Rawat, V. P. &Kumar D. (2015). Self-esteem and Mental Health of Socially Excluded andMarginalized People. Printing area,Vol. 01, issue-06, 54-59, ISSN: 2394-5303


Kumari P., Anita K.& Kumar D. (2015). Development of a Tool to Measure Social Participation. Asian Resonance Vol. 4, Issue 1224-228. ISSN: 2349-9443


 Srivastava A., Kumari P. & Kumar D.,(2015). Development of a Tool to   Measure Adherence to Treatment of Patients with Terminal andChronic  Diseases, Asian Resonance Vol-4, Issue 2, 160-165. ISSN 0976-8602.


 Tiwari, S. K., Rawat, V. P. & Kumar D.(2014). Salience of Cognitive Structure among Different Social Categories.  ShodhPrerak, Vol-4, Issue-01, 215-222. ISSN:2231-413X


 Kumar D. & Rawat, V. P. (2014). Problemsof Palliative Care in HIV/AIDS  Patients. Jigyasa, Vol. 7 No.4, 224-238, ISSN: 0974-7648


Tiwari S., Kumar D. & Pandey V. (2014). Group Favoritism andPerceived Discrimination among Student of Different Social Categories. International Journal of Education &Management Studies; Vol.4, issue 2, 138-141, ISSN: 2231-3671


 Tiwari S. & Kumar D. (2014).Development of Social Stereotypes Tool to Measure In-Group and Out-GroupFavoritism among Different Social Categories. United Journalof Awadh Scholors. Vol.8, No.1,16-23, ISSN: 0974-0503

17 Kumar,D., Afroz, S.  & Rao, M. (2013).Social Identity and Subjective Well-being among Hindu and Muslim community. Indian Journal of Health & Well-Being.Vol.4,Issue 4, 872-874. . ISSN: 2229-5356

 Rawat, V. P. Kumar, D. & Tiwari S. K.(2013). Comparative Salience of Perceived Traits in Tribal and Non Tribal Groups.  Paripreksaya,Vol.6, 43-48, ISSN:2278-0602


Tiwari, S. & Kumar D. (2012). Negative Self-Stereotyping, PerceivedDiscrimination and Well-being in Different Social Categories. Indian Journalof Social Science and Organizational Behavior  Vol. 1, No.2, 110-117 ISSN: 2278-568X


Rawat, V. P., Kumar D., & Tiwari S. (2012), Patterns of Self-Motivesin  Urban Male and Female Students; GorakhpurSocial Scientist, Vol.-3. 65-69 ISSN: 0976-8521


Kumar, D. & Dubey, A. (2012). Empowerment and Sources of Power as Perceived by Women of Eastern Uttar Pradesh; International Journal of SocialScience Tomorrow, Vol.1, No.4. 1-5 ISSN: 2277-6168


Kumar, D. Dubey, A.& Misra, A.  (2011). Social Identity and Job Categories:Effect on Occupational Stress; Indian Social and Psychological Studies,Vol. 4, No. 1, 46-50. ISSN:0974-0503 


 Kumar, D. & Rawat, V. P. (2011).Development of Self-Reflection Task to Measure Motives of Self; UnitedJournal of Awadh Scholors, Vol.5, No.2, 48-54, ISSN: 0974-0503

S.NO.Title of the bookTitle of the chapterNational / internationalYear of PublicationISBN NumberAffiliating InstituteAffiliating InstituteName of the publisher
1 Psyche of Asian Society Social Identity and Acculturation Attitudes among Different Tribal Groups of Jharkhand, IndiaInternational201993-86682-82-6DDU Gorakhpur UniversityDDU Gorakhpur UniversityNew Delhi: Concept Publishing Company
2 Mental Health: Psychosocial Perspectives, Volume Three- The Strength of Human ResourcesHuman Strength: Self RegulationInternational2017978-93-5125-171-2DDU Gorakhpur UniversityDDU Gorakhpur UniversityNew Delhi: Concept Publishing Company.
3 Mental Health: Psychosocial Perspective, Volume-Four: Therapeutic ApplicationsMulticultural Counseling and Therapy in the Wake of GlobalizationInternational2017978-93-5125-172-9DDU Gorakhpur UniversityDDU Gorakhpur UniversityNew Delhi: Concept Publishing Company
4 Cross Cultural Research on Mental Health with Special References to IndiaMental Health : Psycho-Social Perspective, Multi-group AnalysisInternational2015978-93-5125-170-0.DDU Gorakhpur UniversityDDU Gorakhpur UniversityNew Delhi: Concept Publishing Company
5 Health Care Management in India: Psychosocial and Neurological aspects of HIV/AIDS and other Physical and Mental Disorders Vulnerability to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in AdolescentsNational2010978-81-7708-244-9DDU Gorakhpur UniversityDDU Gorakhpur UniversityNew Delhi: New Century Publications

Ex-Member of Executive Council D. D. U. Gorakhpur  University



Member of Academic Council, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University


Ex-Member of Examination Committee D. D. U. Gorakhpur  University



  • Currently Enrolled: 6
  • Awarded:              7

S.NO.Scholar NameThesis TitleYear of Award
1 Madhu A Study of Self-Verification process among Different social Categories  
2 Kumari Anita Negative In- group Stereotyping, Self-esteem and Reactions to Justice among Different Social Categories  
3 Priyanka Kumari Accessibility of Stereotypic Attributes, Social Identity and Social Participation among Different Social Groups  
4 Suman Singh A Study of Stereotype Threat, Perceived Discrimination and Academic Performance among the Students of Different Social Groups  
5 Arpita Srivastava Cognitive Representation of HIV/AIDS, Emotional Reaction and Adherence to Treatment & well Being in HIV/AIDS People  
6 Ved Prakash Rawat A Study of Motives of Self, Social Identity, Strategies of Individual Mobility and Social Change in Tribals of North East U.P.  
7 Shraddhesh kumar Tiwari A Study of Self-Esteem, Social Stereotypes and Discrimination Behavior in Different Social Categories  

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