Dr. Madhu Rai

Dr. (Ms.) Madhu Rai

Prof. Dr. Madhu Rai

Qualifications:

B.Sc., M.Sc. (Psychology), B.Ed., PhD
Minor Research Project:
Title of project:” Parental Beliefs Contributing to Child’s Attachment to Inanimate Objects”
Year: 2011
Amount sanctioned: Rs. 70,000/-
Project completed and submitted to UGC in August 2013.
 
Papers presented:
 

  • “Treatment of a case of Stammering by Behaviour Therapy Techniques” in 40th Annual Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society held in Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Medical Sciences, B.H.U., Varanasi. January 2-5, 1988. 
  •  Poster presentation: “Parenting Behaviours Contributing to Child’s Attachment to Inanimate Objects” in the Annual Conference of South East Psychology Association (SEPA) held in Atlanta, April, 2003 jointly with Dr. Gabriel Ybarra of University of North Florida, USA.
  • “Behavioural Analysis and Modification of Worry: A Preliminary Exploration” in 5th Annual Staff Seminar of St. Andrew’s College held at St. Andrew’s College on 30/4/2012
  • “Understanding Children’s Attachment to Inanimate Objects: An Indian Perspective”. Paper presented in the 6th Annual Staff Seminar of St. Andrew’s College held at St. Andrew’s College on 26/4/2013
  • “Factors that Influence Child Attachments to Security Blankets”. Paper presented at the 25th Annual Convention of Association for Psychological Science in Washington, D.C., USA on May 24, 2013.
  • “A Study of Worry Pattern among College Students: A Study in Mental Well-Being”. Paper presented in the 2nd International Psychology Conference held at Mumbai, 1-3 December, 2013.
  • “Gender Differences in Worry: An Exploratory Study in Mental Well-Being of College Students”. Paper presented at the two day Interdisciplinary National Conference on “Vision India: The Road Ahead” held on 27th January, 2015.
  •  “Brand Consciousness and Youth”. Paper presented at P.N. Doshi Women’s College in a Seminar on “Trishool-2015: A Psychology Convention” on 28th January, 2015.
  • “Portrayal of Mental Illness: Misrepresentations in Cinema”. Paper presented in the 8th Annual Staff Seminar of St. Andrew’s College held at St. Andrew’s College on 28/4/2015
  • “Understanding Relationship Between Self-esteem and Use of Social Media Among Youth”. Paper presented in the Annual conference of the Bombay Psychological Association on Psychosocial Impact of Social Media  at R.D.National College, Bandra on 7.1.2016.
  • “Facebook and Mental Well-Being: Exploring Relationship Between Facebook Usage and Self-esteem”. Paper presented in the 9th Annual Staff Seminar of St. Andrew’s College held at St. Andrew’s College on 26/4/2016.

 
Publications:

  •  Rai,M.(2014).Behavioural Analysis and Modification of Worry: A Preliminary Exploration. Andrean Research Journal, Volume II, 23-34. ISSN 2278-9294
  • Rai, M. & Ybarra, G. (2014). A Preliminary Study of Indian Children’s Attachment to Inanimate objects: An Overview. Journal of Psychology, Jai Hind College (JOP-JHC). Volume VII, 2014-15. ISSN 2321 – 4023.
  • Rai, M. & Ybarra, G. (2014).Understanding Children’s Attachment to Inanimate Objects: An Indian Perspective. Andrean Research Journal, Volume III, 11-16. ISSN 2278-9294
  • Rai, M. (2015). Gender Differences in Worry: An Exploratory Study in Mental Well-Being of College Students. Proceedings of the Two Day National Conference on Vision India: The Road Ahead. 106-112. ISBN: 978-81-930826-0-7
  • Rai, M. (2015). “Phenomenon of Worry: An Exploratory Study”. Journal of Psychology, Jai Hind College (JOP-JHC). ISSN 2321 – 4023.
  • Rai, M., Rai, K. & Tari, P. (2016). “Investigating Relationship Between Facebook Usage And Self-Esteem Among Youth”.Journal of Psychology, Jai Hind College (JOP-JHC). ISSN 2321 – 4023.                                                                                                                            

 Professional Membership:
Life Member, Bombay Psychological Association.