Mohita Junnarkar

Mohita Junnarkar completed her Ph.D. in Psychology from IIT Bombay in 2013. She has about 4 years of research experience and 2 years of teaching experience. She has completed her post-doctoral fellowship in the area of positive psychology focusing on assessment and validation of psychological scales from IIT Delhi in 2014. Her key teaching areas are positive applied positive psychology, psychometric, adolescent development and cognitive psychology and her research areas are eyewitness testimony, psychometric and adolescent development. She has published about 14 research papers in national and international peer reviewed indexed journals in the area of psychometric validation of positive psychology constructs and has a book chapter and two books to her credit. Currently she is also serving as a reviewer for Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology.

Latest Articles By Mohita Junnarkar

Can Children Be Influenced To Commit Suicide?

In India, about 46,000 suicides occurred each in 15–29 and 30–44 age groups in 2012 – or about 34% each of all suicides and it was executed through Poisoning (33%), hanging (26%) and self-immolation (9%) primarily (Registrar General of India, Government of India). In 2012, 80% of the suicide victims were literate, higher than the national average literacy rate of 74%.

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