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Allen Joshua George
Allen Joshua George
Assistant Professor (Grade – II)
  • Humanities and Applied Sciences[at]

  • 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.

  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. 

  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. 

  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. 

  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. 

  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).

  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).

  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).


    • 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