Research Papers/Topics in Psychology

Domestic violence and its relationship with depression, anxiety and quality of life: A hidden dilemma of Pakistani women

Objectives: To find out the relationship of domestic violence with depression, anxiety and quality of lifein married women in hospitals of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.Methods: This co-relational study was conducted in Rawalpindi Institute of Health Sciences from January2019 to December 2019. All the females’ patients who were the victim of domestic violence were thepopulation of the study. Consecutive non-probability sampling technique was used for selection of samplingfrom the target populati...

Investigating the Similarity of Telepathy Experiences Among Students of a Mystical Meditation Class in Iran

This article is about the statistical analysis of a questionnaire that is the product of the experiences of telepathy meditation students. This questionnaire is the collection of their common experiences which has been organized through interviews. The purpose of the research is to determine the extent of similarity between reported common experiences. Therefore, draw the attention of researchers to conduct further research on the aforementioned experiments. The hypothesis of Iranian...

Attachment Theory

Attachment theory presents different propositions for comprehending how children behave in the classroom. While in their infant stage, children start developing expectations of the way their needs will be met by the caregiver through continuous interaction. There are higher chances that children are exposed to traumatic events when in their early childhood. Due to these traumatic events they experience, children face instabilities in relation to domains that comprise the emotional basis...

DEMOGRAPHICS AND SOCIAL ISOLATION AS PREDICTORS OF YOUNG ADULTS AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR

ABSTRACTThe study examined demographic variables and social isolation as predictors of young adults’ aggressive behavior. Three hundred and twenty-four (324) participants made up of one hundred and forty-seven (147) males and one hundred and seventy-seven (177) females were drawn from six (6) faculties; forty-five (45) participants were selected from the faculty of Social Sciences, forty-six (46) participants were selected from the faculty of Arts, sixty-three (63) participants were selecte...

PHYSICAL APPEARANCE RELATED COMPARISON AS A PREDICTOR OF BODY IMAGE DISSATISFACTION AMONGST SCHOOL OF HEALTH FEMALE STUDENTS NASARAWA STATE

ABSTRACTThis study examines physical appearance related comparison as a predictor of body image dissatisfaction among school of health female students Nasarawa state Keffi. The study used a survey design, a total of 50 participants were selected randomly from school of health and technology, Keffi. Physical appearance comparison (PAC-R) developed by Schaefer and Thompson (2014) was used to elicit responses from the respondents. The results indicate that there is significant positive relations...

THE EFFECTS OF STRESS ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF UNIVERSITY SCHOOL STUDENTS.

ABSTRACTThe main purpose of this research work was to assess the effects of stress on the academic performance of University school students in Nasarawa State using Keffi Local Government Area as a case study. Four research questions were developed. The research questions were tested by administering 100 copies of (16) item questionnaire to University school students selected from five department in keffi Local Government Area. The data generated were analyzed using percentages and the findin...

THE EFFECT OF MULTISENSORY TECHNIQUE ON THE READING PERFORMANCE OF CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA.

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the effect of multisensory technique on reading performance of children with dyslexia. A total of ninety-nine (99) participants comprising of fifty-three (53) dyslexic participants and forty-six (46) normal participants. The study employed a within subject or repeated measure design as participants served as their own control. A pretest and post-test was given to participants. The instrument used in the study for the collection of data was phonological t...

Self-esteem and Parent-Child Communication on Sexuality as Aelected Factors Associated with Risky Sexual Behaviour among Late adolescents in Obafemi Awolowo University.

ABSTRACTThis study assessed Risky Sexual Behaviour and its relationship to Self-esteem and Parent-child communication among Late Adolescents in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. It also ascertained the demographic determinants of Self-esteem, Parent-child communication and Risky Sexual Behaviour of the students. These were with a view to providing information on the role of Self-esteem and Parent-child communication on Risky Sexual Behaviour of the students in the study area.The study empl...

CLASSROOM GOAL STRUCTURE, STUDENT MOTIVATION AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

This study investigated Classroom goal structure, student motivation and academicachievement   among   secondary   school   students.   Two   hundred   and   ninety-eight(298) participants comprising 135 males and 163 females participated in the study.Participants were randomly selected from 3 secondary schools. Their ages rangedbetween   10   to   24   years   wit...

Exploring the Perceptions and Experiences of Homosexuals in Lagos

ABSTRACTThis research posed the question "How do homosexuals in Lagos live their lives knowingwho they are and navigating a life where they might not be accepted by its majority?" Therehas been a lack of previous research on this topic, no community for the lesbian, gay,bisexual, and transgender (LGBT), as well as homophobic attitudes within the Nigeriansociety. Because of conflicting social identifiers (Is it possible for one to be both homosexualand African?) and the non-existence of gay bl...

Empirical Appraisal of Mental Health Status of Some Displaced Boko Haram Adolescent Victims in Nigeria.

IntroductionThe concept of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) has gained popularity in Nigeria in recent times, due primarily to the Boko-Haram insurgency predominantly isolated to the Northern part of the country. Oladeji (2015) stated that armed conflicts, always leads to a massive incursion of refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).These refugees and IDPs are always affected by the psychosocial consequences of crisis and war. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 2.0px 0.0px; fon...

The influence of personality, emotional intelligence and marital satisfaction on domestic violence among couples

This study investigated influence of personality, emotional intelligence and marital satisfaction on domestic violence among couples. It adopted expost facto design. The independent variables are Personality, emotional intelligence and marital satisfaction while dependent variable is domestic violence. The study was conducted in Ibadan North local government. Purposive sampling technique was used to sample 259 participants consisting of 112 males and 138 females who responded to quest...

The Influence of e=Ethical Leadership Behavior, Leader-Member e=Exchange on e=Employee Job Involvement and Organizational Commitment

ABSTRACT This present study aims to examine the influence of ethical leadership behavior, leader-member exchange on employee job involvement and organizational commitment. A total of 250 participants from private owned organizations in Lagos state where use in the study, and 250 questionnaires were collected after the completion.  Data were collected using Ethical Leadership Scale (Brown Trevino, & Harrison, 2005), LMX-multidimensional scale (Liden & Maslyn, 1998), Job Involvement Q...

Remuneration and job satisfaction among Lagos state government teachers

ABSTRACT This present study investigated remuneration and job satisfaction among Lagos state government teachers. A total of 100secondary school teachers in both government and private schools (Alimosho Junior and Senior Grammar School, Eminent Comprehensive College, Dansol High School, Bachel International College, Abesan High School and Community Secondary School) Iyana Ipaja, Lagos state were used in the study, therefore a total 100 questionnaires were collected after the complet...

The Influence of Performance Appraisal on Employee Motivation and Productivity

ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to examined the influence of performance appraisal on employee motivation and productivity in the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Apapa, Lagos. The study was carried out in Nigerian Ports Authority, Apapa, Lagos State. A total of 150 questionnaires were distributed and gotten back after completion. Data were collected using Employee Productivity Scale, (EPS) (Chen and Tjosvold, 2008), Performance Apprasal Scale (PAS) (Pearce and Porter, 1986) and The ...


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