ABSTRACTThe practice of journalism comes with its challenges in
every part of the world today. In Nigeria journalists suffer different types of
abuse in the course of carrying out their duties, these abuses range from,
unlawful arrest and grueling interrogation during detention, imprisonment,
assassination, harassment, rape, maiming and other forms of physical and
emotional abuseThe theoretical framework that will be used for this study
is the psychometric paradigm which assumes that ch...