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Allen Joshua George
Allen Joshua George
Assistant Professor (Grade – II)
Area:
  • Humanities and Applied Sciences

allenjoshua.george[at]iimranchi.ac.in


Qualifications
  • PhD. Psychology (Central University of Karnataka)
  • M.A. Psychology 
  • B.A. Psychology

Teaching Areas

Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology, Positive Psychology


Training & Consulting Areas:

Clinical and counselling psychology, Mindfulness-based interventions, Relationship counselling, Systematic Literature Review


Research Areas

Positive Psychology, Mindfulness, Eudaimonia, Mindfulness-Based Positive Psychology Interventions, Well-Being Studies


Current Research Interests:

Mindfulness-Based Eudaimonic Enhancement, Time Affluence, Savoring, Leisure, Hedonic-Eudaimonic Orientation


Professional Affiliation:

Peer reviewed articles for international Scopus-indexed journals including ‘Health Psychology Open’, a U.S. based Sage journal (Scopus cite score, 2.85; Q2); ‘Mortality’, Taylor & Francis journal (Scopus cite score, 1.09; Q1); ‘Death Studies’ by Taylor & Francis (Impact Factor 2.9; Q2); ‘Counselling & Psychotherapy Research’ by Wiley-Blackwell (Scopus cite score, 1.4); ‘BMC Health Services Research’, journal by Springer Nature (Scopus cite score, 3.5; Q2); and ‘Psychology & Health’ by Taylor & Francis (Scopus cite score, 4.8; Q1);


Publications/ Articles/ Cases

Scopus indexed:

  1. Allen, J. G., Romate, J., & Rajkumar, E. (2021). Mindfulness-based positive psychology interventions: A systematic review. BMC Psychology, 9(1), 116. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40359-021-00618-2

  2. George, A. J., Rajkumar, E., John, R., Lakshmi, R., & Wajid, M. (2021). Mindfulness-based Eudaimonic enhancement for well-being of individuals with alcohol-dependence: A pilot randomized controlled study. The Open Psychology Journal, 14(1), 167–178. https://doi.org/10.2174/1874350102114010167 

  3. Jesline, J., Romate, J., Rajkumar, E., & George, A.J. (2021). The plight of migrants during COVID-19 and the impact of circular migration in India: A systematic review. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 8(1), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-021-00915-6 

  4. Reshma, P., Rajkumar, E., John, R., & Allen, J. G. (2021). Factors influencing self-care behavior of socio-economically disadvantaged diabetic patients: A systematic review. Health Psychology Open, 8(2), 205510292110414. https://doi.org/10.1177/20551029211041427 

  5. Agnus Tom, A., Rajkumar, E., John, R., & George, A.J. (2022). Determinants of quality of life in individuals with chronic low back pain: A systematic review. Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, 10(1), 124–144. https://doi.org/10.1080/21642850.2021.2022487 

  6. Wajid, M., Rajkumar, E.,Romate, J., George, A.J., R. Lakshmi, & Simha, S. (2021). Why is hospice care important? An exploration of its benefits for patients with terminal cancer. BMC Palliative Care. 20(70). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12904-021-00757-8

  7. Wajid, M., Rajkumar, E., Romate, J., George, A.J., & R. Lakshmi.(2021). Exploring the problems faced by patients living with advanced cancer in Bengaluru, India. Heliyon 7(4). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e06686

  8. Tresa Sebastian, A., Lal, B., Anupama, J., Varghese, J., Agnus Tom, A., Rajkumar, E, George, A.J., Jeyavel, S., Pandey, V., Wajid, M.,& John, R. (2021). Exploring the opinions of the YouTube visitors towards advertisements and its influence on purchase intention among viewers. Cogent Business & Management8(1), 1876545.

  9. Anusree, K.B, Kajal, U.K., Sindhu, D.M., Rajkumar, E., R. Lakshmi, J. Romate, Abraham, J., George, A.J., & Rajashekaran, L. (2021). Emotional Abuse in Intimate Relationships: A Qualitative Study among Married People. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 25(3). 

 

Other peer reviewed publication:

  1. Ramachandran, K., Rajkumar, E., George, A. J., & John, R. (2021). Predictors of Anxiety, Sleep Disturbances and Somatic Symptoms among Caregivers of Cancer Patients-A Systematic Review. Indian Journal of Health Studies3(1).


Accepted manuscript under publication process

 

  1. Daniel, M., Romate, J., Rajkumar, E., George, A.J., & John, A.“Cognitive Style and Working Memory among Adolescents with Specific Learning Disability”. Journal of Education and Health Promotion (Wolters Kluwer). 

 

Major papers under publication process:

  1. George, A.J., John, R., Rajkumar, E., Wajid, M., & Lakshmi, R. “Eudaimonia and Mindfulness as Predictors of Alcohol-Dependence: A Pilot Study” (Manuscript under review). Cogent Psychology (Taylor & Francis).

  2. Sebastian, A.T., Rajkumar, E., John, R., & George, A.J. “Factors Influencing Physical and Emotional Self Care among Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review” (Manuscript under review). Health Psychology Open (Taylor & Francis).


Awards

    • University second rank for Post Graduation in Psychology
    • Short listed for the best paper session at the International Conference of Indian Academy of Health Psychology-2019
    • Deepak Bhat award for best paper at the International Conference of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology-2020