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  • Siddiqua Aamir, Ph.D.

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    College of Sciences and Human Studies

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    Core Humanities & Social Sciences

My name is Siddiqua Aamir. I am from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. I obtained my PhD Degree from University of Peshawar in 2005. I have been associated with PMU since 2012. Currently, I am teaching capstone series courses, namely, Learning Outcome Assessment I, Learning Outcome Assessment II, and Psychology, in addition, I also taught Communication, and University courses, that are hallmarks of PMU. I am more inclined towards clinical based research in Psychology.


  • Ph.D (Psychology) December 2005 University of Peshawar, Pakistan
  • MA (Psychology) 1991 University of Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • BA (Psychology & Political Science)1988 University of Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • HSSC 1985 Federal Board of intermediate & secondary education, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Secondary school certificate 1983 Federal Board of intermediate & secondary education.






  1. Aamir. S. (2005). Stressful life events in the onset of dissociative (conversion) disorders. Journal of Pakistan Psychiatric Society; 2 (2): 65–68.
  2. Aamir. S,  Jahangir, S.F,  Farooq. S. (2009). Family functioning among depressive and dissociative (conversion) patients. Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan; Vol 19 (5): 300-303
  3. Aamir. S. (2009). Systematic review of management of conversion disorder. Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry; 18 (2): 33-39.
  4. Aamir. S. (2010). Reverse culture shock among returnee high school students. Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry; 19 (1): 10-14.
  5. Aamir. S & Aisha . (2010) Co-Morbid Anxiety and Depression among Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients. Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan, Vol. 20 (10): 703-704
  6. Aamir.S & Zainal.N.Z . 2011. Cognitive behavior therapy in depression. Journal of Pakistan Psychiatric Society; 8 (1):29-32.
  7.  Aamir. S, Farooq. S, Jahangir. S.F. (2011).A comparison of life events in depressive illness and dissociative (conversion) disorders.  Journal of Pakistan Psychiatric Society; Vol 8 (2)  54-61.
  8. Aamir. S, Zainal.N.Z, Loh E.C & Beng. T.S. (2012). Correlation between anxiety, depression, family functioning and quality of life, in palliative care cancer patients.  International journal of medicine and medical sciences, ISSN: 2167-0404 vol. 2 (10), pp. 204-208. www.internationalscholarsjournals.org.
  9. Aamir.S, Hamayon. S & Sultan. S. (2011). Behavior therapy in dissociative convulsion disorder. Journal of Depression & Anxiety, Vol 1 (1), 1-4.
  10. Aamir.S, Latif. N & Basit. A. (2016). Role of Counselling to Facilitate Compliance to the Dots for the Treatment of Tuberculosis. Archives of Pulmonology and Respiratory Care, 2(1): 028-031. Available online at www.peertechz.com/Pulmonology-Respiratory-Care/pdf/APRC-2-113.
  11. El Alaoui, K., Mulhem, H., Pilotti, M. A. E., Amir, S., & Tallouzi, E. (2017). Arabic-English bilingual speakers’ reactions to the statements of the new general self-efficacy scale. The International Journal of Learner Diversity and Identities, 24(2), 21-38. www.thelearner.com
  12. El Alaoui, K., Pilotti, M. A. E., Tallouzi, E. A., Aamir, S. & Rzhavskaya, E.  (2017). Self-Efficacy in the presence of “small talks” in college: The harms and the needs of the tongue. Journal of Global Research in Education and Social Science.10(3), 112-116. http://www.ikpress.org
  13.  Dinu , D & Aamir, S. (2018) Motivational Factors Leading to Academic Success. An Analysis Conducted on the Female Campus at PMU University in Al- Khobar, Saudi Arabia.  Humanities and Social Sciences Review, 08(01):45–52: CD-ROM. ISSN: 2165-6258.
  14. Pilotti, M. A. E., Aamir, S., Al Ghazo, R., & Al Kuhayli, H. A. (2019). Explicit conditional reasoning performance: An examination of educational past, processing load, and self-efficacy. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education,31(3): 402-412 ISSN 1812-9129.http://www.isetl.org/ijtlhe
  15. Aamir, S & Winkel, C (2021)The Impact of Covid-19 on Saudi Arabian Female Students: An Application of the CES-D Depression Scale.Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2021-0003






  1. Aamir, S., Ahmad Tallouzi, E., El Alaoui, K., & Pilotti, M. (2016). The new general self-efficacy scale: A matter of language. Paper presented at the 1st Asia Pacific Conference on Advanced Research.
  2. Pilotti, M., El Alaoui, K., Aamir, S., & Ahmad Tallouzi, E. (2017). General self-efficacy, language and customs. Paper presented at the 24th International Conference on Learning.
  3. Pilotti, M., El Alaoui, K., Ahmad Tallouzi, E., & Aamir, S. (2018). Self-Efficacy in the Presence of “Small Talks”: The Harms and the Needs of the Tongue in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Paper presented at the 16th International Conference on International Studies.


























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  • Assistant Professor Core Program February 2012 till date
    Employer: Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Assistant Professor Department of Psychology September 2010- Till February 2012
    Employer: Foundation University Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Senior Lecturer Department of Psychological Medicine Faculty of Medicine Aug 2009- Aug 2010
    Employer: University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Teacher/Students’ Counselor Aug 2008-Aug 2009
    Employer: Sheikh Zayed international Academy, Islamabad,  
  • Assistant Professor Department of Psychology June 2007-April 2008
    Employer: Frontier Women University, Peshawar, Islamabad. 
  • Clinical Psychologist May 1992- June 2007
    Employer: Department of Health, Government of NWFP.


Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Social Psychology, Child Psychology & Education.