Research Papers/Topics in Psychology

EFFECTIVENESS OF HUMAN RELATIONS IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY

INTRODUCTIONHuman Resource is a management approach that is aimed at understanding how psychological and social process interacts with the work situation to influence performance. Human relations are the first major approach to emphasize information work relationship and work satisfaction.As global workplace becomes a reality, companies, both large and small require human resource. The oppressive nature or informal, email and mobile phone now ensures that a manager is continually fed with inf...

IMPACT OF ORPHANAGE HOME ON THE CHILD PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT

INTRODUCTIONThe orphanage home is one of the numerous social institution that have emerged over the year to carter for some of the social needs  of orphanage associated with such problems. Motherless  babies  have nowadays  become common because of the moral decadence of the society young people who cannot cater  for themselves find themselves  put in the   family  way they end  up find abandoning those innocent helpless babies.  The incr...

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SELF-ESTEEM AND LOCUS OF CONTROL AMONG WELL FUNCTIONING ADOLESCENTS

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the relationship between self-esteem and locus of control among well-functioning Adolescents. A total of 100 Adolescents (55 males and 45 females) selected from senior secondary school were used. The participants were within the age range of 15-19 years with a mean age of 17 years. Three set of instrument comprising self-esteem test (Adenyo & Oyefoso 1985) Locus of control test (Criag, Franklin & Andrew 1984) and Kohn, Brien-wood, pukening & Decicco...

INFLUENCE OF GENDER AND LOCALITY ON THE ATTITUDE OF ADOLESCENTS TOWARDS AIDS

ABSTRACTThis study investigated Influence of Gender and Locality on the Attitude of Adolescent Towards ADIS. 100 were Adolescent randomly selected from urban and rural area for the study. The age range was between 15-19 years with a mean age of 17years. Attitude towards AIDS scale Comoluabi 1995 was used for data collection. 2ï‚´2 factorial design was used and a two way ANOVA was also adopted as a statistical test, findings showed no significant gender difference. Male and female share si...

EFFECT OF GENDER AND LOCALITY ON ALTRUISTIC BEHAVIOR AMONG ADULTS

ABSTRACTThis study investigated gender and locality on altruistic behavior among adults. A total of 100 participants comprising 50 males (25 rural and 25 urban), 50 females (25 rural and 25 urban) were used. The  participants who were within the age range of 25-55 years has a mean age of 41 years. A 15 tem questionnaire designed to measure-altruistic behavior was used. A 2 x 2 factorial design was adopted based on 2 levels of gender as factor; male/female, and 2 level of locality as a fa...

STUDY OF FACTORS INFLUENCING DIVORCE

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the Study of Factors Influencing Divorce. There are many factors in a marriage that can influence a divorce, this study revealed that marital infidelity plays a remarkable role in divorce among couple. It also showed that other causes of divorce ranges from childlessness, cruelty, undue interference from mother In-law and poverty.  They also asserted that sexual deprivation is among the factors that can influence divorce.  A total of 100 participants ...

BEHAVIOURAL PROBLEMS IN THE SOCIETY

BACKGROUNDBehavioural problems are bad, unacceptable behavioural in a given society. Behavioural problems (maladjustment)is defined as bad or unsatisfactory adjustment of behaviour (Webster Encyclopedia unabridged dictionary, 1994). Ross (1980) views behavioural problems to be presented when a child emits behaviour that deviates on arbitrary and relative social norm in that it occurs with a frequency or intensity that authoritative adults in the child’s environment judge under the circ...

THE ATTITUDE TO INFERTILITY BY COUPLES AND ITS EFFECT ON MARRIAGE STABILITY

Table of contentCHAPTER ONE1.0   INTRODUCTION1.1   Background to Study1.2   Statement of Problem1.3   Purpose of the Study1.4   Research Questions 1.5   Research Hypotheses1.6   Significance of the study1.7   Scope of the Study1.8   Operational Definition of TermsCHAPTER TWOREVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE2.0    Introduction 2.1    Concept of attitude 2.1.1 Characteristics of attitudes 2.1.2 Components of attitud...

INFLUENCE OF GENDER AND SELF – ESTEEM ON DEPRESSION AMONG DIABETIC PATIENTS

ABSTRACTThis study investigated influence of gender and self-esteem on depression among diabetic patients. One hundred and thirty (130) diabetic patients (77 with low self-esteem and 53 with high self-esteem) were used. Males and females were 65 each. Self-rating depression scale Zung (1965) and index of self-esteem Hudson (1982) were used. A 2x2 factorial design was adopted while two way ANOVA statistics was used for data analysis. Gender was found to significantly influence depression among...

Transformational Leadership Style As A Catalyst For Change In The Nigerian Academia

AbstractEducation is the bedrock of every society and a tool for nation building (Adegbesan, 2011). The development of any nation is therefore engendered by the effectiveness of the various institutions that make up its educational sector. The university (also referred to as the academia) is the highest institution in the educational sector in any nation of the world. Oxford advanced learner dictionary (2011) defined the university as the highest level of education where students study for a ...

THE INCLUSIVE ROLES OF THE PUBLIC LIBRARY TO THE DISABLED

ABSTRACTThe excluded are the library patrons with disabilities.  They are the disadvantaged group who are most of the time denied access to library services.  They can only benefit maximally from the services of the public library if there is a conscious effort to include them.  The disabled ones in this paper include the deaf and the dumb, visually impaired, physically and mentally challenged, etc.  The public library has the mandate right from conception to serve both th...