Research Papers/Topics in Counselling And Psychology

The Effect of Family Socio-Economic Status on Sexual Behaviour Among Adolescent Girls in Fiapre Community in The Sunyani West District

The study was conducted to investigate the effect of family socio-economic status on sexual behaviour among adolescent girls in Fiapre Community in the Sunyani West District. The study focuses on, the extent of sexual activities among female adolescents and influence of parental education on female adolescent sexual behaviour. The study employed a survey design to achieve the objectives of the study. Stratified and simple random was used with a sample size of 100 respondents.  Structu...

Mental Health, a Monster?

We live in a part of the world where a mere mention of mental health puts people to flight.  The phrase “mental health” has so much been negativized to the extent that most people do not want to hear it any more. One stands to wonder why this hypocritical attitude towards mental health.  Paradoxically, almost everybody cherishes health and desires health and longevity but when the adjective “mental” is added, the story changes. Is mental health not a part of the “h...

The Psychosocial Effects of Corporal Punishment on Students in Ghana

Corporal punishment in schools in Ghana has been recently criticized and subsequently banned in schools in Ghana by the Ghana Education Service. This was received with mixed feelings by Ghanaians. Some think corporal punishment is good for instilling discipline among students. Others also think corporal punishment is barbaric and should be avoided in schools in Ghana. The study was conducted to look at the psychosocial effects of corporal punishment on students in schools in Ghana. In ...

The Impact of Emotional and Behavioural Disturbances on Work Output Among Health Workers

Emotional and Behavioral disturbances create problems in everyday life activities and affect both intrapersonal and interpersonal relationships. Such disturbances could manifest cognitively as in forgetfulness, short attention span and negative thoughts and also impact negatively on work output of workers. The study was conducted to assess the impact of emotional and behavioural disturbances on the work output of health workers at Father Thomas Alan Rooney Memorial Hospital, Asankrangwa...

EFFECTS OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION ON GIRL CHILD

   ABSTRACTThe study investigated FGM and girl child education in Bukwo District, Eastern Uganda. The main reason of the study was to establish the effect of FGM on Girl child education and how it can be eliminated to improve the enrollment of the girl child in schools. The study mainly targeted those who are mutilated. Questionnaires (self administrated questionnaires); in depth interview methods were used to get the required information in which 100 respondents were inter...

The power of grit in exploring the pathways to your destiny

The power of grit in exploring the pathways to your destiny{Interest, passion, practice, perseverance, purpose, and rest}Kareem Itunu Azeez                     “The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed,                        a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released              &nbsp...

NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AMONG MARRIED COUPLES AND HOW IT AFFECTS THEIR CHILDRENS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE WITHIN SABON GARI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE NIGERIA

The main aim of the study is to find out the negative effects of domestic violence among married couples and how it affects their childrens academic performance within Sabon Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Chapter one entails the background of the study which has grounded out the negative effects of domestic violence generally in our society as a summary of literature review. The statement of the problem clearly states the research gap that is how domestic violence is negat...

Impact of Nursery Education on Academic Performance of Primary School Pupils in Gwagwalada Area Council, FCT-Abuja

ABSTRACTThis survey research was conducted to find out the impact of “impact of nursery education on academic performance of primary school pupils in Gwagwalada Area Council, FCT-Abuja. The purpose and seven research questions were formulated to guide the study. The population of the study consist of all the primary school students in four selected schools in Gwagwalada Area Council. Though the process of simple random sampling, a total participates in the study. The major instrument used f...

CONFLICT PATTERN AND RESOLUTION IN MARRIAGES AMONG FRESH COUPLES IN OYO WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Lot of factors are responsible for conflict in some homes among which are violence against wife and children which result to broken homes and at times divorce, hence breed criminals and juvenile delinquents in the society. Descriptive survey research design was adopted with a sample size of 100 fresh couples, 50 male and 50 females, three measuring scales were used, five null hypotheses were tested, in which all was significant hence the hypotheses were accepted. To this end it was suggested ...

The Media and Adolescents Risky Behaviour: Implication for Counseling Psychologists

A mass media explosion which occurred in the 20th century revolutionized the way people gain information about their world (Bushman and Anderson, 2001). The  media  plays a central part in the lives of adolescents, as they interact with it on a daily basis in the form of music, television, the Internet, or video games. Media is used for entertainment, information, and communication. Although people do not necessarily seek out violent content, violence is an integral part of the media landsc...

Promoting resilience among Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria as a method of combating psychological disturbance: The case of indigenes of Bakassi in Cross River State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT                                                                    As at 2015, the Internally Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) estimated there are about Two Million, One Hundred and Fifty Thousand internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nigeria. Though some IDPs have returned to their communities between 2016 and 2017 following the intervention of the Nigerian military, escalation of violence in sev...

ETHICS AND ECONOMICS OF HUMAN SEXUALITY: METAPHYSIS OF SEX

Human sexuality plays a major role in everyone's life. Regardless, whether we are young or old, man or woman, American or Nigerian, it is an integral part of what we do and who we are. Human sexuality is the quality of being sexual, or the way people experience and express themselves as sexual beings. This involves biological, erotic, physical, emotional, social, or spiritual feelings and behaviours. Because human sexuality is a broad term, which has varied over time, it lacks a precise...

DOES ATTITUDE INFLUENCE BEHAVIOUR OR VICE VERSA

[ABSTRACTAttitudes are generally positive or negative views of a person, place, thing, or event – this is often referred to as the attitude object. People can also be conflicted or ambivalent toward an object, meaning that they simultaneously possess both positive and negative attitudes toward the item in question (Wikipedia, 2010). Behaviour is the response(s) – the way in which a person, organism, or group responds to a specific set of conditions. While many social psychologists study s...

What I should Know about my Personality (Bashiru E Oyewole)

This is a book on understanding Human personality, from a Psychology point of view. It contains 5 chapters that are all related and accumulates to a moral/motivational conclusion. Thank you and enjoy. 

An Exploration of the International Student's Experiences Coming to Study in One of the UK Universities

                                               Abstract This paper aims to examine circumstances surrounding undergraduate students’ coming from different countries to study in the UK. International students who moved to study in the University of Cumbria participated in the study, using data obtained from online survey making use of open-ended questionnaires. Questions explored the mediating variables which impact place attachment...

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