Akhtar Bibi, M.Sc.

Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy
Bochumer Fenster 3/ 18
Massenbergstraße 9-13
D-44787 Bochum

Tel:  +49 (0)234 32 - 23171
Fax: +49 (0)234 32 - 14369








Curriculum VitaeZum Seitenanfang


2013 MS Psychology, International Islamic university, Islamabad

2008 M.Sc. Applied Psychology, Major in clinical psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore

2005 Major in Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore

2003 Major in pre Medical, Science, Federal board, Islamabad



2015 – present                 Researcher, Center for the Study and Treatment of Mental Health, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

2006 – 2009                        Shifa International Hospital Islamabad

2007 – 2011                        Pakistan institute of medical sciences (PIMS)

2011 – 2011                        Pakistan ordinance factories (POF) Hospital Wah Cantt




•  Trauma and Resilience
•  Cognitive behavior therapy
•  Health psychology



Teaching ExperienceZum Seitenanfang

•  Lecturer in psychology at National university of modern language(NUML) , Islamabad (27-08-2014 to date)
•  Visiting Lecturer in psychology at International Islamic university, Islamabad (09-09-2013 to date)
•  Visiting Lecturer in psychology at Foundation university, Rawalpindi (16-09-2013 to 25-01-2014)
•  Visiting Lecturer in psychology at SZABIST, Islamabad(03-02-2012 to 30-12-2012)
•  Lecturer in F.G post Graduate college for women Wah Cantt (12-09-2011 to 31-3-2012)



PublicationsZum Seitenanfang

Bibi, A., Lin, M., Zhang, X.C., Margraf, J. (2020). Psychometric properties and measurement in variance of Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scales (DASS-21) across cultures. International Journal of Psychology, online publication.
DOI: 10.1002/ijop.12671.

Bibi, A., Margraf, J., Blackwell, S.E. (2019). Positive Imagery Cognitive Bias Modification for Symptoms of Depression amongst University Students in Pakistan: A Pilot Study. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, in press (preprint).
DOI: 10.31234/osf.io/fua6x.

Bibi, A.
, Blackwell, S.E, Margraf, J. (2019). Mental health, suicidal ideation, and experience of bullying among university students in Pakistan. Journal of health psychology, 1-12.
DOI: 10.1177/1359105319869819.

Bibi, A.
, Lin, M., Margraf, J. (2019). Salutogenic constructs across Pakistan and Germany: A cross sectional study. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, published online.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijchp.2019.10.001

Bibi, A.
, Masroor, U.,(2013).Depressogenic Dysfunctional Attitude and Demographic Correlates among patients with conversion disorder: An Exploratory study, JPPS ; 10 (1): 25-29.

Bibi, A., Masroor, U., Dastagir,S., Bano, S., (2013).Relationship between Quality of Life and Depression among Diabetic Patients of Rawalpindi/Islamabad Pakistan ,International Journal of Rehabilitation Sciences (IJRS) .
Volume 02, Issue 02, 10-16.

Bibi, A., Masroor, U.,(2014).Role of depressogenic dysfunctional attitudes, and social support among patients with somatoform disorders. International Journal of Rehabilitation Sciences (IJRS) Volume 03, Issue 02, 11-17.






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