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Trauma, memory and mental health among the refugee population

1992 …2023

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Professor Shamsul Haque is a cognitive psychologist with extensive teaching and research experience. He has published his works in leading peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes. His current research interests focus on the retrieval of self-defining memories; lifespan distribution of autobiographical memories; construction of autobiographical memories in psychiatric patients; trauma, narrative identity and mental health among refugee populations; and generational identity and memory of war veterans.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Cognitive Psychology, PhD, Investigating the retrieval of autobiographical memories, University of Bristol

1 Oct 199630 Sept 1999

Award Date: 5 Oct 1999

Psychology, MSc (I/O Psychology), Organizational environment and category of organization: A study of job satisfaction, job involvement and personality of mid-level managers, University of Dhaka

1 Jun 199130 May 1993

Award Date: 6 Jul 1993

Psychology, BSc (Psychology), Feeling of fatigue, workload and strain as related to the nature of job and employees’ skill level, University of Dhaka

1 Jul 19861 Jan 1991

Award Date: 26 May 1991

Research area keywords

  • autobiographical memory
  • Trauma & resilience
  • identity
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Refugee Health
  • war memoirs

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