Research Papers/Topics in Psychology

لاستراتيجيات والفنيات العلاجية في علم النفس الإيجابي

يعتبر علم النفس الايجابي بمثابة " الثورة الكوبرنيكية " في مجال الفكر الإنساني ونظرته إلى علم النفس ،واشكالية الثابت و من يدور حول من. وهذا من خلال طرح جديد يبين جانبا أهم من المرض واللاسواء يستحق من البحث في علم النفس أن يعطيه اهتماما أكبر. فكانت من نتائج هذه الثورة منظومة من...

Organizational Learning, Ethical Leadership and Employees’ Creativity: A Study Among Employees of the Creative Industry in Ghana

ABSTRACT This study aimed at exploring the relationships between organizational learning, ethical leadership and creativity in the creative industry. A total of 124 employees from radio and television stations in Accra were purposively sampled for the study. Sample were employees who were engaged in radio or television presenting, content and program design and technical support. Findings from the study indicate that both ethical leadership and organizational learning established significant...

Relationship Among Sexting Behaviors, Sexual Risk Behaviors and Psychological Wellbeing Among College Students in The Greater Accra Region

 ABSTRACT Research into sexting has yield inconsistent result in terms of sexting prevalence and correlates such as sexual risk behaviours and psychological wellbeing. The present study examined the relationships between sexting, sexual risk behaviours and psychological wellbeing among college students in Ghana. This cross-sectional survey recruited 380 undergraduate students in the Greater Accra Region using a convenient sampling technique. The study revealed that sexting behaviours is...

EMPLOYEE WORK EMPOWERMENT AS PREDICTOR OF ROLE INNOVATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL TRUST

AbstractThe study investigated the role of Employee empowerment on organizational trust and role innovation among 272 employees drawn from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Organization trust was assessed with 32-item scale that addresses five dimensions of trust built from Mishra’s (1996) model for organizational trust, while employee work empowerment was assessed with 12-item empowerment scale developed and validated by Spreitizer (1995). Role innovation was measured with 6-item scale or...

ROLE OF RELIGIOUS COMMITMENT, COPING STRATEGIES AND SOCIAL SUPPORT IN LEARNED HELPLESSNESS AMONG HIV/AIDS PATIENTS

ABSRACTThis study investigated the role of religious commitment, coping strategies and social support in learned helplessness among HIV/AIDS patients. One hundred and eighty seven (187) patients (93 males and 94 females) between the ages of 19-64 (M=37.7, SD 11.55) receiving antiretroviral treatment (ART) at the General Hospital Ogoja participated in the study. A convenient sampling method was employed for the study. Participants completed four instruments: Religious Commitment Inventory...

Health Pscyhology's Role in People's Day to Day Life

Health psychology simply is the branch of psychology which consists of psychological and behavioural processes in health, illness, and healthcare. It is concerned with understanding how psychological, behavioural, and cultural factors contribute to physical health and illness. This research paper will focus on importance of Health Psychology and its role and why it’s important. This research paper will include research on content like how Health Psychology has helped people who have ...

System Analysis of Contributing Factors to Substance Abuse Driven Sexual Violence in Nigeria

AbstractSexual violence is one of the systemic problems facing womanhood throughout the world. From developed to developing countries, aged and young women are being assaulted sexually and raped by married and unmarried boys or men when an opportunity exists. It is a systemic issue because offenders do not commit crimes without the support of other actors, stakeholders, or elements. One of the key drivers of the violence in Nigeria is substance abuse among the youths, most importantly. This s...

INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR SEARCH FOR IDENTITY THROUGH 3D VIRTUAL WORLDS

ABSTRACTIt is a well known fact that people tend to seek places and locations to escape reality. People now get to escape reality right in the comfort of their homes through augmented realities and virtual worlds. This is the report of a quantitative research work done in 2013, with 102 participants responding randomly to the questionnaire. The data explores associations between users of the virtual worlds in Real Life (RL) and their virtual life (VL) in several areas potentially addressing t...

Body Image And Mental Health

The kind of perception or image we've of ourselves (our bodies) goes a long way to affect our mental health. Positive body image build our confidence while negative body image can lead to anxiety, depression and even unhealthy eating habits. 

Transitioning from Face-to-Face to Online Learning & the Impact on Student’s Academic Performance: a Quantitative Study of Honours Students at a Private Tertiary Education Institution

The study aims to determine if the transition from face-to-face learning to online learning during COVID-19 has affected the academic performance of honours students.Table of Contents Introduction.Background Rationale Aim and ObjectivesResearch QuestionsResearch Hypotheses Literature Review Theoretical Framework  The Microsystem  The Mesosystem The Exosystem  The Macrosystem Method  Research Design  Participants. Data Collection Method/Procedure  Data Analysis  Ethical Considerati...

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Mental Health and Wellbeing Among Nigerian Population

ABSTRACT Background and Objective The mental wellbeing of individuals has been exposed to psychological distress as a result of the COVID19 pandemic that resulted in a lockdown and hugely impacted the economy across the world. This study wasconducted to investigate the impact of CO...

Teachers’ Causal Attributions And Their Perceived Self- Efficacy For Controlling Adolescent Health Risk Behaviors In Secondary Schools In Nairobi County, Kenya

The purpose of this study was to establish teachers’ causal attributions and their perceived self-efficacy in controlling adolescent health risk behaviors (bullying, early sex initiation and drug/substance abuse).  Objectives included establishing: the prevalence of health risk behaviors among adolescents; teachers’ causal attributions for adolescent health risk behaviors; gender differences in causal attributions; differences in teacher causal attributions based on teaching e...

School Psychological Environment, Achievement Goals And Learning Strategies As Predictors Of Form Three Students’ Academic Achievement In Nairobi County, Kenya

Secondary school students’ performance in KCSE over the last four years (2013 to 2016) has been skewed towards low grades nationally and Nairobi County specifically. Much research effort has been directed at investigating psychological factors such as weak academic motivation and self-handicapping as possible causes of poor academic performance. Less focus has been on school psychological environment and achievement goals which may contribute towards students’ academic performance. ...

The Relationship Between Contraceptive Use And Risky Sexual Behaviour Among Secondary School Students In Nairobi City County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe effective use of contraceptives among adolescents remains a challenge for most developing countries. Therefore, adolescents, both unmarried and married, are faced with many risky sexual behaviors. Many teenagers are faced with the risk of sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS, unplanned pregnancies, and illegal abortions and even dropping out of school. This study evaluates the relationship between contraceptive use and risky sexual behavior among adolescent. This study...

Effectiveness Of Offender Rehabilitation Programmes In Addressing The Psychological Needs Of Women Offenders Within The Prisons In Kenya

Globally, for the past decade there has been continuous growth of body of research on women in prisons with USA setting the pace. The studies have gained insights on female pathways to prison (see Collica-Cox, 2018; Bloom, Owen & Covington, 2005) necessitating the development and implementation of programs that are gender responsive to specific needs of women offenders. Such programs are those that address issues that may hinder rehabilitative success and eventually t...


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