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Ruhaya Binti Hussin

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Waikato
  • Master of Human Sciences in Psychology - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Human Sciences (Psychology) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Ruhaya Binti Hussin (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

ABDULHAMID ABUSULAYMAN KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


ruhaya@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Ruhaya Hussin is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Her previous affiliations include University Science Islam Malaysia (2005-2007) and University Malaysia Terengganu (2003-2005). Before joining the academia, Ruhaya has been in the field, practising counseling as a Student Counselor at UMT.
Ruhaya has articles and book chapters to her credit published by IIUM Press, USIM and UMS. She is also the co-author of Teori Kaunseling dan Psikoterapi, which has won several awards such as Highest Royalty Award 2015 (Malay Book category) and Best Selling Award 2015 (Malay Book Category from USIM. Ruhaya has also presented papers at national and international conferences, both in Malaysia and overseas, including New Zealand.
Ruhaya is currently affiliated with a number of professional bodies such as the Malaysian Psychological Association (life member), Malaysian Counseling Association (member), and New Zealand Positive Psychology Association (member). 13436602195195
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Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Psychology ~ Organisational and Industrial Psychology - Work and family, Coping, Psychological health and well-being


Teaching Responsibilities


CONSULTANCY SKILLS IN INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 2022/2023 2020/2021
CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR & MARKETING 2015/2016
CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY 2015/2016
CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOSOCIAL PROBLEMS 2018/2019
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 2013/2014 2007/2008
EXPERIMENTAL AND NON-EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN AND ANALYSIS 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022
EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 2017/2018 2016/2017
FINAL YEAR PROJECT 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
HUMAN FACTORS 2019/2020
INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 2024/2025 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 2014/2015 2008/2009 2007/2008
LAB-BASED STATISTICS 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016
PERSONNEL PSYCHOLOGY: RESEARCH AND PRACTICE 2023/2024 2022/2023
PRACTICUM I : INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANISATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 2020/2021 2019/2020
PRACTICUM I:INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANISATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 2018/2019
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 2024/2025
RESEARCH PAPER I 2022/2023 2020/2021 2019/2020
RESEARCH PAPER II 2022/2023 2020/2021
RESEARCH PROJECT I 2023/2024
RESEARCH PROJECT IN I/O PSYCHOLOGY II 2023/2024
SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 2024/2025 2023/2024 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2008/2009 2007/2008
UNDERGRADUATE PRACTICUM 2015/2016 2014/2015
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROJECT 2016/2017


Supervision


An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis Of Urban Low-Income Working Mothers.
Ph.D In Progress Supervisor Supervisory Committee
The Role Of Strategic Decisions And Moral Values In Influencing Employers' Intention To Pay A Living Wage.
Ph.D In Progress Main Supervisor
An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis Of Urban Low-Income Working Mothers.
Ph.D In Progress Main Supervisor
An Adapted Trauma-Focused Therapy for Malaysian Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse A Case Study.
An Adapted Trauma-Focused Therapy For Malaysian Adult Survivors Of Childhood Sexual Abuse A Case Study.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
Conceptualization, Construction And Assessment Of The Psychological Impact Of The Kashmir Conflict On Native Kashmiris.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis Of Urban Low-Income Working Mothers.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
The Relationship Between Maternal Parenting Stress And Child Behaviour Problems Among Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Role Of Maternal Parenting Behaviour And Social Support.
Master Completed 2023 Co-supervisor
The Relationship Between Neuroticism, Extra Version, And Psychological Well-Being In Sudanese Undergraduate Students Between Different Gender And Age Cohort.
Master Completed 2020 Co-supervisor
The Relationship Between Neuroticism, Extra Version, And Psychological Well-Being In Sudanese Undergraduate Students Between Different Gender And Age Cohort.
Master Completed 2020 Co-supervisor
The Relationship Between Stress, Coping, Emotional Intelligence, Job Search Behaviour, And Psychological Well-Being: A Study On Involuntary Job Loss In Indonesia.
Master Completed 2019 Main Supervisor
The Relationship Between Types Of Casual Attributions And Coping Strategy Among Families With Mental Health Patients.
Master Completed 2019 Co-supervisor
The Relationship Between Stress, Resilience And Psychological Distress Among Individuals Experiencing Involuntary Job Loss.
Master Completed 2018 Main Supervisor
Cyberbullying Victimisation, Suicidal Ideation, And Coping Among Adolescents In India: A Mixed Method Study .
Master Completed 2018 Main Supervisor
The Relationship Between Psychosocial Safety Climate, Job Demands, And Job Satisfaction Among Employees Of A Public Financial Institution In Aceh.
Master Completed 2018 Co-supervisor


Research Projects


Completed
2019 - 2022 Transferring Psychological Knowledge and Skills on Coping with Academic-Related Issues among Primary School Students ion Rural Area to the Student Leaders at Sekolah Rendah Kebangsaan Belimbing Dalam, Durian Tunggal, Melaka
2016 - 2019 A Study on Citizenship Participation through Project-Oriented Problem Based Learning
2016 - 2019 Gum Arabic As Health Supplement For Patients With Renal Impairment The Study of Health Psychology Well-Being and Marketing Perspectives
2015 - 2018 A Framework for Coping with Job Loss: A Study on Muslim Employees
2013 - 2015 Work- Family Facilitation, Social, Support, Work- Family Friendly Policies, and Well- Being among Malaysian Employees
On-Going
2020 - Present Kajian Psikologi Konsumer di Kalangan Pengguna Akasia Senegal dan Akasia Seyal di Malaysia


Award & Recognition


28 Nov, 2016 INTAN RESEARCH FAIR 2016 (3RD PLACE FOR POSTER PRESENTATION) - INSTITUT TADBIRAN AWAM MALAYSIA (INTAN) National


Publications


Article

2024 Utilizing decision tree machine model to map dental students’ preferred learning styles with suitable instructional strategies. BMC Medical Education, 24 (1) pp. 1-13
2023 A phenomenological study on the lives of low-income working mothers during the COVID-19 pandemic. IIUM Journal of Human Sciences, 5 (2) pp. 1-15
2023 Virtual vitality: unveiling the attitudes of Malaysian consumers towards online dietary supplement purchases. Jurnal Pengguna Malaysia, 39 (2) pp. 157-175
2022 A SWOT analysis on the concept of spirituality among Muslim support staff in a faith-based higher learning institution in Malaysia. IIUM Journal of Human Sciences, 4 (2) pp. 1-14
2021 Perceived stress and coping as predictors of hopelessness and psychological distress during the COVID-19 pandemic: Implications on social policies. International Journal of Social Policy and Society, 18 (1) pp. 102-120
2021 The application of the theory of planned behaviour among gum Arabic consumers in Malaysia. IIUM Journal of Human Sciences, 3 (1) pp. 48-56
2021 The role of peer in increasing work performance and productivity. Buletin Psikologi & Kaunseling Perkhidmatan Awam Negeri Sarawak, (2 (Edisi Khas Tahun 2021)) pp. 17-20
2020 Development and validation of knowledge, attitude and practice questionnaire on the consumption of gum Arabic among users in Malaysia. Asian Journal of Research in Business and Management, 2 (2) pp. 31-42
2020 Make knowledge relevant in the new spirit of time. Islamicity.org, 2 December 2020 () pp. 1-5
2020 Of MCO, EMCO, and CMCO following COVID-19 pandemic: practicing 3S in organizations. IIUM Emotional and Psychological Support Site, 19 May 2020 () pp.
2020 Revise breastfeeding policy for working mothers. New Straits Times, 5 December 2020 () pp.
2020 The importance of fiqh al-aulawiyyāt (jurispudence of priorities) in observing obedience to Malaysian government’s conditional movement control order (CMCO) during COVID-19 pandemic: a social psychological perspective. IIUM Emotional and Psychological Support Site, 19 May 2020 () pp.
2020 Using 3S method to work safely. New Straits Times, 18 May 2020 () pp.
2020 Vital to balance work and family. New Straits Times, 24 December 2020 () pp.
2018 Becoming socially responsible: the implementation of project-oriented problem-based learning. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 5 (2) pp. 103-112
2017 Work-family conflict and well-being among employed women in Malaysia: The mediating role of work-to-family facilitation. Jurnal Psikologi & Kaunseling Perkhidmatan Awam Malaysia, June 2017 (12) pp. 179-201
2015 Work-family facilitation, job satisfaction and psychological strain among Malaysian female employees. Jurnal Kemanuasiaan, 24 (2) pp. 78-87
Conference or Workshop Item

2022 Development of personalised learning model for dental students through machine learning application. In: International University Carnival on E-Learning 2022,
2022 Personalised learning for undergraduate dental students: a pilot study. In: International Medical Education Conference (IMEC 2022),
2021 Perceived stress, avoidant coping, hopelessness, and psychological distress among undergraduate students during Covid-19 pandemic. In: Psychology Research Symposium 2021,
2021 The relationship between work-family conflict, accommodative and indulgence personality, and job satisfaction among Malay employees during the Covid-19 Pandemic. In: 17th International Postgraduate Research Colloquium,
2021 The relationship between work-family conflict, coping, and life satisfaction among female employees in Malaysia during COVID-19 Pandemic. In: The 17th International Postgraduate Research Colloquium,
2018 A systematic review on mental health literacy among working women in Malaysia. In: The 15th International Postgraduate Research Colloquium (IPRC2018),
2018 Stress appraisals and resilience as predictors of psychological distress among individuals experiencing involuntary job loss in Malaysia. In: The 15th International Postgraduate Research Colloquium (IPRC2018),
2018 Work-family conflict, work-family facilitation, and coping as predictors of family satisfaction among female employees in Malaysia: a longitudinal study. In: The 15th International Postgraduate Research Colloquium (IPRC2018),
2016 Work-family facilitation, job satisfaction & psychological strain among Malaysian female employees. In: INTAN Research Fair 2016,
Book

2021 2020 tracer study report. IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-26178
2019 2019 Tracer Study Report. Alumni Relations Division, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 2710-737X (ISSN)
2019 Teori kaunseling dan psikoterapi, edisi kelima. USIM Publisher, ISBN: 978-967-440-609-7
2013 Teori kaunseling dan psikoterapi, edisi 4. USIM, ISBN: 978-967-0393-84-1
2012 Teori kaunseling dan psikoterapi, edisi 3. USIM, ISBN: 978-967-5295-904
2010 Teori kaunseling dan psikoterapi, edisi kedua. USIM Publisher, ISBN: 978-967-5295-13-3
2008 Teori kaunseling dan psikoterapi. Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, ISBN: 978-983-2950-66-0
Book Section

2021 Development of interventions to provide psychosocial supports for frontliners of Covid-19. In: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed knowledge & Human Sciences, IIUM & Majlis Keselamatan Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-19812-0-7, pp. 64-70
2021 Development of interventions to provide psychosocial supports for frontliners of Covid-19. In: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed knowledge & Human Sciences, IIUM & Majlis Keselamatan Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-19812-0-7, pp. 64-70
2021 Of MCO, EMCO, and CMCO following Covid-19 Pandemic: practicing 3S in organizations. In: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge & Human Sciences, IIUM & Majlis Keselamatan Negara, ISBN: 978-967-19812-0-7, pp. 47-50
2021 Of MCO, EMCO, and CMCO following Covid-19 Pandemic: practicing 3S in organizations. In: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge & Human Sciences, IIUM & Majlis Keselamatan Negara, ISBN: 978-967-19812-0-7, pp. 47-50
2021 The importance of Fiqh al-Aulawiyyāt (jurispudence of priorities) in observing obedience to Malaysian Government’s Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) during Covid19 Pandemic: a social psychological perspective. In: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge & Human Sciences, IIUM & Majlis Keselamatan Negara, ISBN: 978-967-19812-0-7, pp. 55-60
2021 The importance of Fiqh al-Aulawiyyāt (jurispudence of priorities) in observing obedience to Malaysian Government’s Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) during Covid19 Pandemic: a social psychological perspective. In: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge & Human Sciences, IIUM & Majlis Keselamatan Negara, ISBN: 978-967-19812-0-7, pp. 55-60
2021 The relationship between cyberbullying, moral disengagement, and psychological health among muslim university students in Malaysia. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-491-052-5, pp. 87-100
2021 The relationship between cyberbullying, moral disengagement, and psychological health among muslim university students in Malaysia. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-491-052-5, pp. 87-100
2021 The relationship between work-family facilitation and well-being among Malay Muslim working women in Malaysia: a longitudinal study. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-491-052-5, pp. 57-69
2021 The relationship between work-family facilitation and well-being among Malay Muslim working women in Malaysia: a longitudinal study. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-491-052-5, pp. 57-69
2009 Gender issues in Malaysian higher learning institutions: implications for the future workforce. In: IIUM Press and IPPTN, ISBN: 9789675272066, pp. 131-145
2008 Intercultural conflict management : the integration of psychological and Islamic approach. In: Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, ISBN: 978-983-2950-95-0, pp. 1-10
2007 Work-family conflict, coping and well-being in nurses. In: International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-983-3855-17-9, pp. 131-163
2006 Work-family conflict and well-being : implications for the future. In: Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, ISBN: 978-983-187-571-1, pp. 41-57
Monograph

2018 The implementation of project oriented problem based learning in a psychology course. In: ,