Research Papers/Topics in Sociology And Psychology

Marital Conflict among Couples: The Case of Durbete Town, Amhara Region of Ethiopia

ABSTRACTThis study explored the prevalence, causes, consequences and coping strategies of marital conflict in Durbete town. The study employed mixed approach with cross- sectional descriptive survey research design. A total of 390 people were participated: 386 (193 men and 193 women couples) as survey respondents and four interviewees. Survey respondents were selected through stratified and proportional random sampling technique. Four interviewees were purposely selected from elders, lawyers,...

Work-Family Conflict and Personality as Predictors of Organizational Commitments Among Hospital Workers in Enugu, Nigeria

ABSTRACTThis study investigated work-family conflict and personality as predictors of organizationalcommitments among hospital workers in Enugu, Nigeria. A cross-sectional design and MultipleRegression was used for the data analysis. A total of 300 copies of the questionnaire were distributed tothe Sectional Heads of the hospitals. Out of the 300 copies distributed, 184 were returned for analysis.Participants were obtained through accidental sampling of the three (3) hospitals for the...

The Impact Of Employees’ Emotions On Their Job Performance At Anchor Yeast Private Limited Zimbabwe

ABSTRACTThis study found that emotions have a significant impact on employee’s job performance thussupporting the need for emotion management in organisations. Various studies have proved thatemotions have been ignored in organisations due to the perception that they are an irrationalphenomenon that aims only to oppose the voice of reason. Due to their abstract nature,organisational leaders have chosen to ignore them. With a harsh economic environment inZimbabwe, it can however be safe to a...

Gender Role Ideology And Marital Satisfaction. The Mediating Effect Of Marital Role. A Study Among Married Individuals In Ghana.

ABSTRACTThe cross-sectional survey examined the relationship gender role ideology (traditional and modern) and marital satisfaction among married couples in Ghana. The study also examined the mediating effect of marital role (instrumental and relational) in the relationship between gender role ideology and marital satisfaction. The effect of Religiosity on the level of marital satisfaction was also examined. Two hundred and fifty two (252) married individuals fully completed and submitted que...

The Role Of Women In Community Development In Izzi Local Government Of Ebonyt State

ABSTRACT This study was carried out to examine the Role of Women in Community Development in Izzi  Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Four research questions were formulated to guide the study. A total of six (6) communities in the study area were used for the study. 230 people were selected through simple random sampling techniques to complete the questionnaire. The instrument used for the study was a structured questionnaire designed by the researcher for the collection of dat...

Public Perception Of The Influence Of Gender On Employment Opportunities For Women In Enugu East L.G.A, Enugu State Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study is based on the influence of gender on employment opportunities for women (A study of Enugu East Local Government Area). The survey research design was adopted and a sample size of 400 (four hundred ) was got using Taro Yamane formula out of the population of a total of (367,958) residents. 400 questionnaires were administered to the respondents and 330 was returned, which was used for the data.  The data for the study was gathered using a questionnaire. An in-d...

Public Perception on The Prevalence And Causes of Marital Infertility Among Married Women in Enugu North Local Government Area, Enugu State

ABSTRACT Every society has its norms and values about sex in marital relationship. Infidelity in marriage is a social issue various society, religion, and age frown at. Married women are known to be chaste and faithful to their marital vows. This practice is gradually waning. This study examined the prevalence and causes of marital infidelity among married women in Enugu North local government area, Enugu State. The study was conducted between November 2017 and May 2018 based on a surv...

Emotional Intelligence And Job Involvement As Predictors of Organizational Citizenship Behavior

ABSTRACT  The purpose of this study is to determine whether emotional intelligence and job involvement can predict organisational citizenship behavior- OCBI and OCBO among selected private sector organizations in Enugu Metropolis. A total of three hundred and seventy four (374) participants, 205 males and 169 females, ages 20-69 years (Mean= 35.14, S.D= 1.18) were involved in this study. They were selected using convenient sample method from PRODA, Emene, and INNOSSON Plastic Co...

Exploring The Attitudes Of Psychiatric And Community Health Nurses Towards Suicide And Suicide Prevention In Ghana

AbstractThis study investigated the attitude of psychiatric and community health nurses towards suicidal persons and suicide prevention in Ghana. The present study sampled 36 participants (18 psychiatric nurses and 18 community health nurses) from the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. A comparative study, using a qualitative approach, was employed to explore attitudes of psychiatric and community health nurses towards suicide and suicide prevention in Ghana. Thematic analysis of the data obtaine...

Body Image, Socio-Cultural Factors And Psychological Health Among Adolescents In Accra, Ghana

ABSTRACTThis thesis examines how socio-cultural factors influence body dissatisfaction, body image, self-esteem and psychological distress among adolescents in Accra, Ghana. Mixed-method approach was used to gather data through cross-sectional survey and focused group discussions. Sample for the survey and the focused group discussions consisted of 358 and 62 adolescents respectively. They were conveniently sampled from selected districts in the Greater Accra region. The quantitative data was...

Psychological Effects Of Youth Unemployment In Ghana: A Case Study Of The Greater Accra Region

ABSTRACT This study investigated the psychological effects of youth unemployment in Ghana and the buffering role of religiosity and social support. Youths within the ages of 18 and 35 years in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana constituted the research population. A sample of 362 youths were purposely selected for the study. They comprised both the employed (n=172) and the unemployed (n=190). The employed youths served as a control group for comparative analyses. The crosssectional ...

Empathy, Knowledge, and Personal. Distress as Correlates . of HIV-/ AIDS-Related Stigmatization and Discrimination

This study investigated the influence of empathy, knowledge, and personal distress on HIV-IAIDS-related stigmatization and discrimination in a normal population ,(N = 346). Participants ranging' in age from 18 to 69 years responded to a validated questionnaire. The results showed a significant main and joint influence of empathy, knowledge, and personal distress on stigmatization and discrimination. Stigmatization and discrimination are thus identified as great obstacles in the fight agai...

DISPOSITIONAL EMPATHY AND PERCEIVED CAREGIVER-CHILD INTERACTIONS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION: EXAMINING THE MODERATING EFFECTS OF AGE AND PERSONALITY

ABSTRACT Although various studies have established a relationship between dispositional empathy and caregiver-child interactions, the influences of the individual dimensions of dispositional empathy have not been adequately explored among caregivers in the early childhood care and education (ECCE) setting. The current study examined how the empathic dispositions of ECCE caregivers in the Ghanaian setting influenced their beliefs and intentions about their interactions with the children...

THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN IZZI LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF EBONYT STATE

This study was carried out to examine the Role of Women in Community Development in Izzi  Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Four research questions were formulated to guide the study. A total of six (6) communities in the study area were used for the study. 230 people were selected through simple random sampling techniques to complete the questionnaire. The instrument used for the study was a structured questionnaire designed by the researcher for the collection of data and the surv...

PUBLIC PERCEPTION ON THE IMPACT OF CHILDLESSNESS ON MARRIED COUPLE: A STUDY OF AWGU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

The problem of childlessness which is majorly caused by sickness, diseases and infertility in Awgu L.G.A gave rise to this study. This study investigated the Public Perception on the Impact of Childlessness on Married Couples in Awgu Local Government Area, of Enugu state. The study was conducted between November 2017 and May 2018. Six research questions and two hypotheses were formulated. The research design used was sample survey descriptive design. The quantitative and qualitative instrumen...


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