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Dr Seema Mehrotra

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Dr Seema Mehrotra

Faculty Profile

Designation
Professor
Associated with NIMHANS as faculty since (Month and Year)
Sunday, September 1, 2002
Employment History

Clinical Psychology Faculty in the Dept of Psychiatry and subsequently in the Dept of Clinical Psychology at Kasturba Medical College (KMC) Manipal Periods: From June 1993-March 1994; then February 1995 to September 2002 (Last served as Associate Professor at KMC, Manipal from July 2001 to September 2002)

Educational Qualifications
PhD Psychology, M Phil Medical and Social Psychology (NIMHANS)
Awards, Fellowships and Recognitions, Memberships

Fellow Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists, Professional Member of National Academy of Psychology and Indian Association of Applied Psychology

Contact Information
Dr Seema Mehrotra, Professor, Dept of Clinical Psychology, Govindaswamy Center (3rd Floor) NIMHANS,Bangalore-560029 email: seema@nimhans.ac.in, drmehrotra_seema@yahoo.com Phone: 080-26995192
Areas of Research Interest

Mental Health Promotion, Positive Psychology, Emotional Regulation, Adaptation to major life events.

Research

Status: Ongoing

    Title:
    Youth Engagement program: Development and examination of its psychological outcomes
    Status:
    Ongoing
    Project Start/Completion Date:
    01-Jun-2013 to 30-Nov-2014
    Staff:
    Dr Seema Mehrotra
    Funding Agency:
    Indian Council for Social Science Research
    Research Papers:
     
    Principal Investigator:
    Dr Seema Mehrotra
    Other Investigators:
     

    1. Name: 
      Dr Ravikesh Tripathi
      Institute: 
      Narayana Health City, Bangalore
      Role: 
      Co-Investigator
    Summary:

    There is a dearth of evidence based brief intervention programs in the country for youth that can help enhance youth engagement and thereby result in various positive psychosocial outcomes. The project aims at development of a youth engagement program consisting of an intensive orientation more

Status: Completed

    Title:
    Aggressive driving and anger on roads in two wheeler riding college youth
    Status:
    Completed
    Project Start/Completion Date:
    21-Mar-2011 to 21-Mar-2014
    Staff:
    Dr Seema Mehrotra
    Funding Agency:
    Councilof Scientific and Industrial Research
    Research Papers:
     
    Principal Investigator:
    Dr Seema Mehrotra
    Other Investigators:
     

    1. Name: 
      Dr Neelima Chakrabarty
      Institute: 
      Central Road Research Institute,New Delhi
      Role: 
      Co-Investigator
    Summary:

    This project involved an extensive multi-method exploration of psychological factors associated with road behaviours including risky riding and aggressive behaviours in 1628 motorized two wheeler riding youth in Bangalore and Delhi. Based on the initial phase findings, a preventive intervention more