List of Professor Malik Badri’s Publications

February 12, 2021


  1. “The influence of cultural depravation on the Goodenough Quotients of Sudanese children”, J. of Psychology, USA., 1963.
  2. “Human-figure drawings in relation to modernization in Sudan”, J. of Psychology, 58, 1964.
  3. “Drawing a man in the Sudan”, Middle East Forum, Vol. XI, No., 5, 1964.
  4. “Influence of modernization on the Goodenough Quotients of Sudanese children”, Perceptual and motor skills, 20, 1965.
  5. “The use of finger drawing in measuring the Goodenough Quotients of culturally derived Sudanese children”, J. of Psychology, 59, 1965.
  6. “A new technique in systematic desensitisation of pervasive anxiety and phobic reactions”, J. of Psychology, USA., 1966. (This study is considered as one of the precursors for cognitive therapy. It is referred to in a number of books and journals on behaviour and cognitive therapy such as Meyer, Behaviour therapy in clinical psychiatry, Penguin books, 1971 and Lynn Rehim, Behaviour therapy for depression, Academic Press, 1981. I have now developed this therapy into a new technique that I called “Cognitive systematic desensitization”.)
  7. “Vivid imagination and its relation to the speed and outcome of systematic desensitisation therapy”, Sudan Medical Journal, 1971.
  8. “Customs, Traditions and Psychopathology”, Sudan Medical Journal, Vol. 10 No., 3, 1972.
  9. “Muslim psychologists in the Lizard’s hole”, Journal of Muslim Soc. Scientist, USA., 1978 translated to Arabic and published in Al–Muslim al–Muasir.
  10. “The essentials of mental health for the Muslim child”, an article published in Ri’ayat attufoolah fil Islam (Child rearing in Islam) Published by the University of Emirates, 1982, pp. 98-135.
  11. “Islamic Social Psychology in the aid of AIDS prevention”, Presented in the second AIDS Conference in Kuwait. Ahfad University Journal, 1987.
  12. “Counselling and psychotherapy from an Islamic Perspective”. AlShajarah: Journal of ISTAC, 1996, Vol. 1, No. 1&2.
  13. “A scientific justification for an Islamically oriented AIDS prevention campaign: Is HIV a wild tiger, a pussycat, or a pussycat transformed into a tiger?” This research paper was published in the inaugural issue of the journal of FIMA, the Federation of Islamic Medical Associations, 1996.
  14. “Training of psychosocial and medical practitioners in fighting substance addiction in Muslim and Arab cultures”, The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, 1998, Volume 15, No. 4, pp. 1 to 18.
  15. “Islamic versus Western Medical Ethics: a moral conflict or a clash of religiously oriented Worldviews?” FIMA Yearbook 2002, Published by the Federation of Islamic Medical Associations.
  16. “A tribute to Mawlana Mawdudi from an autobiographical point of view”. The Muslim world. Vol.93.No.3&4. July/October 2003. Blackwell Publishing Ltd. pp. 487-503. This article was translated to Urdu and Published in Turjuman Al-Qur’an Journal.
  17. “The psycho-social problems caused by the increasing population of the elderly in modern societies: an Islamically oriented study”, Al-Shajarah 2005, Vol 10, No.1, pp.21-51.
  18. “The harmful aspects caused by the submissive approach of Muslim psychologists to Secular Western psychology” (In Arabic) in AT-Tajdid Journal published by IIUM, 2008, Vol.12, 23rd issue, pp. 189-216.
  19. “The Islamization of Psychology: Its “Why”, its “What”, its “how” and its “Who”, in Psychology from an Islamic Perspective, Edited by Noraini Mohd Noor, IIUM Press , 2009, pp.13-41,”.
  20. “Comparative Study on the lives and contributions of Ibn Hindu and Abu Zayd l-Balkhi”, The great Books of Islamic Civilization, Muhammad Bin Hamad Centre for Muslim Contributions to Civilization, Qatar: 2010.
  21. “Innovative treatment of a rare exaggerated obsessive-compulsive reaction to smell”. ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 14 (1). January 2013.
  22. “Why Western psychotherapy cannot be of real help to Muslim patients”, The Sudanese Journal of Psychiatry: Published by the Sudanese Association of Psychiatrists, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 2012. “Emotional Blasting: A psychotherapeutic technique invented by early Muslim physicians”, The Sudanese Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 4. Issue No. 2, August, 2014.
  23. Psychological reflections on Ismail Al-Farouqi’s life and contributions, The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, Washington: Vol. 31: No. 2, 2014.
  24. Cognitive Systematic Desensitization: an Innovative Therapeutic Technique with special Reference to Muslim patients, The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, Vol. 31, No. 4, 2014.
  25. An interview with Professor Malik Badri about his contributions to the Islamization of Psychology, conducted by Professor Rahmatullah Khan, Published in Intellectual Discourse Journal, Vol.23, 1, 2015, pp.159-172.
  26. Some issues Concerning the Islamization of University Curricula in Muslim Countries, published in Arabic in Arabic in Attajdid Journal. Printed in the International Islamic University Press, Voi. 20 No. 39, 2016, pp. 11-57.


  1. The Development of Girls Education in Sudan, Published in Arabic by al–Fath Publishers, Beirut, 1968 (out of print).
  2. Recall of Proverbs as indicator of cultural orientations, in the American University of Beirut Festival Book AUB., 1966.
  3. The Psychology of Arab Children’s Drawings, (in Arabic) Published by Al–Fath Publishers Beirut, 1966. This book was reprinted in 1998 by a grant from the University of Zarqa, Jordan.
  4. Islam and Psychoanalysis, Emirate’s Yearbook, 1973 “This was an annually published yearbook of papers by distinguished authors”.
  5. Educational Psychology, A textbook in Arabic published by the University of Riyadh Press, 1974.
  6. General Psychology, Textbook in Arabic published by the University of Riyadh Press, 1975.
  7. Organization of Mental Health services in Developing Countries, Report of the WHO Expert committee on mental health, technical series 564, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1975.
  8. Islam and Alcoholism, American Trust Publications, Washington, 1976.
  9. The Dilemma of Muslim Psychologists, M.W.H. Publishers, London 1978, republished as a new edition in Malaysia in 2015 (translated to Arabic, Bahasa Malay, Turkish, and Indonesian and in the Press in Urdu).
  10. The promotion and development of traditional medicine, technical report series 622 World Health Organization, Geneva, 1978.
  11. “Psychology from an Islamic perspective”, Published by IIIT in Arabic in 1987 as part of the proceedings of a conference on the Islamization of the behavioural sciences. التفكر من المشاھدة إلى الشھود ,insight to perception from Tafakkur• Khartoum University Press and International Institute of Islamic Thought, Khartoum and Aman, 1991.(In Arabic; translated to English, Bahasa Indonesian and Turkish).
  12. Use and abuse of human sciences in Muslim Countries, Islamic Intellectual Discourse Series, Published by International Islamic University Press, Kuala Lumpur,1992.
  13. The Wisdom of Islam in Prohibiting Alcohol, Published in Arabic by IIIT in 1996 and is being translated to English and Bahasa Indonesian.
  14. The AIDS Crisis: an Islamic socio-cultural perspective was published by ISTAC in 1997. It was widely distributed and quickly sold out by Barnes & Noble that gave it the highest 5-star rating of bookselling. Its second and third editions published by the title, The AIDS Crisis: A Natural product of Modernity’s sexual Revolution were published by the Islamic Medical Association of South Africa that conferred upon it the award of the best contribution to Islamic Medicine for the year 2000. In Sudan, it received the Shahid Zubair Prize in the year 2004. This is the highest award for academic excellence. The book soon achieved an international status and Muslim scholars realized the need for its translation. It is now published in Arabic by the International African University in Sudan, in Bosnian by el-Kalem publishers in Sarajevo, in Russian by the International Institute of Islamic Thought and in the press in Indonesian and Swahili. It is now sold online by the British Human Behaviour Academy.
  15. The AIDS Dilemma: A Progeny of Modernity, Published by The Islamic Medical Association of South Africa on the occasion of its 18th Annual Convention, Quilbert, 1998.
  16. Contemplation: an Islamic psychospiritual study, Translation of my book on Taffakur. The English translation is expanded with added material. It was translated by Professor Lu’Lu’ah and published by IIIT, London and Printed by Cambridge University Press, 2001. The book is now translated to a number of languages including Indonesian, Malayalam of South India and Albanian.
  17. The human rights of the elderly, A booklet in Arabic, Published by the Islamic Organization of Medical Sciences (IOMS) as part of the proceedings of the conference held in Kuwait, 2001.
  18. Abu Zayd Al-Balkhi: Sustenance of bodies and souls. A book in Arabic, on the matchless contributions of an ancient Muslim scholar, Abu Zayd Albalkhi, It was published in Arabic by King Faisal Research Institute for Islamic Studies, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2004). It was co-authored with Professor Mustapha Achoi.
  19. Islam and AIDS: Between scorn, pity and justice, (with other authors) Book edited by Farid Isack and Sara Chidy, One Word Publishers, Oxford, England, 2009. مختصر التأصیل الإسلامي لعلم النفس .Psychology indigenizing and Islamizing• A book in Arabic Published as a reference to postgraduate students. Kuala Lumpur: Medeena Books. 2009.
  20. Use and abuse of human sciences in Muslim countries. A booklet published by the International Islamic University, Kuala Lumpur: 1992.
  21. Psychology of personality (With other authors). Book edited by Amber Haque and Yasien Mohamed. Australia: Cengage Learning Asia Pte. Ltd. 2009.
  22. Sustenance of the Soul: The Cognitive Behavior Therapy Of A Ninth Century Physician. This book is my English translation from Arabic to Abu Zayd al-Balkhi’s Ninth Century manuscript which I annotated with footnotes. It was published by IIIT London in 2013. This important book was translated to Norwegian by Dr. Arne Repal of the Norwegian Association of Cognitive Behavior Therapy and published in 2015. The
    book is expected to change the whole history of modern psychology as Dr. Arne Repal documented. I was invited by this Norwegian Association to launch it in Oslo and in Bergen.
  23. Cyber-counseling for Muslim Clients, Published by The Other Press, Kuala Lumpur, 2015.
  24. Cultural Adaptation and Islamization of Psychology: A book of collected papers, Published by Human Behaviour Academy, Manchester, England, 2017. And sold online in Goodread since 2016.
  25. Co-author of Dictionary Annafssany: Psychiatry and Psychology, Arabic, English and French Dictionary of psychiatric and psychological terms. Edited and published by The Arab Federation of Psychiatry and the Arab Foundation of Psychological Sciences, 2017.

And Professor Malik Badri’s forthcoming book will be published by International Institute of Islamic Thought with Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, Turkey. Further information about this book is in the link below:

Credits to International Institute of Islamic Thought