Dr. V Vithya

Dr. V Vithya

Name: Dr. V Vithya
Designation: Assistant Professor & Head i/c
Phone: 91- 99947 13182
Email: vvithya@cutn.ac.in


Biographic Sketch:
Dr. Vithya V is presently working as Assistant Professor and Head i/c of the Department of Applied Psychology. She had completed her PhD from University of Madras in 2015. She holds a master’s degree Clinical Psychology and M. Phil Degree. Her field of Specialization are Clinical Psychology, School Psychology, Media and Mental Health, Disaster Mental health, maternal Mental health and Adolescent Mental health. She has 8 years teaching experience and 14 years of research experience in the field of Psychology. She had received young scientist award in 2018 from the Governing Council of Indian School Psychology Association and the award is instituted by Prof. Erika Vogit, School Psychologist, Germany. She had received Prof. Durgan and Sinha Dissertation Award by National Academy of Psychology (NAOP) in 2018. She is a life member of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology and Indian School Psychology Association.

Research Highlights :

Dr. Vithya V has completed two funded projects ICSSR IMPRESS Project entitled The Impact of natural Disaster on the Mental Health of Rescue Workers from April 2019 to March 2020.
UGC Stride Internal Project (2022) Ocean warming and Sustainable Fishing: Communication Strategies to Minimize Ecological Impact and Promote Effective Management.
Have guided 1 M.Phil. and 27 PG Dissertations. Currently guiding 4 Ph.D. Scholars.

Recent Publications :

Neema Ann Philip & Vithya V (2023). Impact of Flooding on Mental Health and Resilience of adolescents in Kerala. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Article number- 103926) (Impact Factor 5) Scopus indexed. (Accepted).

Vithya, V., Neethu P S & Amala Sudarsan (2023). The Impact of Natural Disaster on the Mental Health of Rescue Workers. Fifth World Congress on Disaster Management: Vol IV, Published April 27, 2023 by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. 4 Park square, Milton park, Abingdon, Oxon, OX 14, 4 RN, Chapter 51, 455-465, ISBN 9781032355511.

Vithya, V., Boobalakrishnan, N., Francis, P Barclay., & Velmurugan P S (2023). Exploring the Impact of Climate Change on Fishing Practices and Fisheries Regulations among the Fishermen in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu. Impact of Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. SSDN Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi ISBN 978-93-9279-803-0

Amala Sudarsan, Neethu P S & Vithya V (2022). Corona Anxiety, Corona Obsession and Psychological Well-being among Adults. Indian Journal of Psychology. UGC Care listed (ISSN - 001 5553)

Neema Ann Philip & Vithya V (2021) Loneliness and risk behaviours among adolescents during COVID-19 Pandemic: Indian Pandemic. Indian Journal of Psychology. UGC Care listed (ISSN - 001 5553)

Karunanidhi, S., Vithya V & Sasikala S (2020). Predictors of Psychological Well-being of School going adolescents in Chennai. Journal of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (Scopus indexed). Vol 46, No 2, 282-289. UGC Journal No: 20719

Vikram, R., Vithya V & Vigneshwaran, K (2019). Emotional Intelligence and Marital Quality among the wives of Alcohol dependents. Indian Journal of Psychological Science. Vol II, No 2. ISSN No: 0976 9218 (Impact Factor 6.696); indexed in Web of science.

Vithya, V & S. Karunanidhi (2019). Prevalence of Emotional Problems among both Male and Female adolescent students of low socio-economic status in Chennai. Behavioural Scientist (Bi-annual). 20 (2), 93-100. (UGC Listed Journal No: 40778). ISSN No: 0972-5911)

Udhaya Kumar, P., Vithya, V & Srinivasan, P (2019). Emotional Intelligence of rural undergraduate students. IAHRW International Journal of Social Sciences Review. 7(2), 206-208. ISSN: 2347-3797; UGC Journal No 41948, NAAS Rating- 2.72.

Mamman. J. C., Vithya. V., Neethu P. S., Panneer. S. (Eds.). Health and Wellbeing in a Multi-Sectoral Perspective; Recent Trends, Challenges and Opportunities. Bloomsberry: New Delhi. ISBN: 9789388134996

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