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BNU Institute of Psychology Shines at 14th International Conference by Pakistan Psychological Association

The esteemed faculty and students of the Institute of Psychology at Beaconhouse National University (BNU) showcased their intellectual prowess and commitment to psychological research at the 14th International Conference organized by the Pakistan Psychological Association (PPA) on November 25th and 26th, 2023.

The conference served as a platform for experts, researchers, and students to exchange insights on various facets of psychology, fostering a collaborative environment for the advancement of the field. The contributions of BNU's Institute of Psychology were particularly noteworthy, reflecting the institution's dedication to the pursuit of knowledge and excellence.

Key Highlights:

Guest of Honor Address by Dr. Ruhi Khalid:
Dr. Ruhi Khalid, the esteemed Director of the Institute of Psychology, graced the conference as a Guest of Honor. In her enlightening address, she delved into the topic of "The Social Responsibility of Psychologists for National Solidarity of Pakistan." Dr. Khalid's insights shed light on the crucial role psychologists play in fostering national unity and solidarity.

Scientific Session Chaired by Dr. Farhat Nadeem:
Dr. Farhat Nadeem, an eminent faculty member, took the helm as the chairperson of a scientific session focused on "Substance Abuse." Her expertise and leadership added significant value to the discourse on this pressing issue, contributing to the collective understanding of psychological aspects related to substance abuse.

Outstanding Student Research Presentations:
The Institute of Psychology at BNU took pride in the impactful research presentations delivered by its students, Mariam Saeed and Mahnoor Ijaz.

Mariam Saeed presented a thought-provoking research paper titled "Perceived Parental Acceptance/Rejection and Guilt Sensitivity in Adults Diagnosed with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder." Her work explored the intricate relationship between parental dynamics and guilt sensitivity in individuals grappling with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Mahnoor Ijaz captivated the audience with her research paper titled "Adverse Childhood Experiences, Parental Attachment, and Difficulties in Emotional Regulation Among Young Adults." Her study shed light on the critical impact of early life experiences and parental attachment on emotional regulation in young adults.

The Institute of Psychology at BNU remains committed to advancing the frontiers of psychological knowledge and contributing meaningfully to the betterment of society. The participation and contributions made at the 14th International Conference underscore BNU's dedication to academic excellence and its pivotal role in shaping the future of psychological research in Pakistan.

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