Impact of Drug Abuse On the Psychological Well Being of Street Children in Iganga Municipality

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TABLE CONTENT

DECLAR4TION

APPROVAL II

DEDICATION iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iv

TABLE CONTENT v

LIST OF FIGURE VII

LIST OF TABLE VIII

CHAPTER ONE 1

INTRoDucTIoN 1

1.1 BACKGRouND OF THE STUDY 1

1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM 3

1.3 AIMs AND OBJECTiVES OF THE STUDY (IMPACT OF DRUG ABUSE ON PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL

BEING OF STREET CHILDREN IN IGANGA MUNICIPALITY) 3

1.4 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 4

1.5 ETHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS 4

1.6 CONTENT SCOPE 4

1.7 TIME SCOPE 5

1.8 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY 5

CHAPTER TWO 6

LITERATURE REVIEW 6

2.0 INTRODUCTION 6

2.1 CAUSES OF INCREASING POPULATION OF STREET CHILDREN 6

2.2 POTENTIAL EFFECTS OF STREET CHILDREN 7

2.3 STRATEGIES FOR REDUCING STREET CHILDREN 13

2.4 CONCLUSION 15

CHAPTER THREE 17

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 17

3.0 INTRODUCTION 17

3.1 RESEARCH DESIGN 17

3.2 PARTICIPANTS 18

3.3 RESEARCH INSTRUMENT/MEASURES 18

3.4 DATA COLLECTION AND PRoCEDURE 19

3.5 ETHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS 19

3.6 DATA ANALYSIS 20

3.7 VALIDITY ERROR! BooKMARK NOT DEFINED.

3.8 RELIABILiTY ERROR! BooKMARK NOT DEFINED.

3.9 DATA QUALITY CoNTRoL 20

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3.10 LIMITATIoNs OF THE STUDY .20

CHAPTER FOUR 22

4.0 INTRODUCTION 22

4.1 BAcKGROUND AND CHARAcTERIsTICs OF PARTICIPANTs 22

4.2 PSYcHOLoGIcAL FUNCTIONING OF STREET CHILDREN 24

4.3 DEscRIPTIvE STATISTICS FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL FUNCTIONING USED IN THE STUDY 25

4.4 HEALTH RISK BEHAVIOURS 27

4.4.1 Violence and Violent related behaviours 30

4.4.2. Sexual Risk Behaviours 32

4.4.3 .1 Relationship between substance use and sexual risk behaviours 33

CHAPTER FIVE 34

SUMMARY OF THE LIMITA

TIONS, RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS 34

5.0 INTRODUCTION 34

5.1 SUMMARY 34

5.1.1 Limitations encountered in street children in Iganga municipality 34

5.1.2 Recommendations for Organizations 35

5.1.3 Recommendations for Future Research 36

5.2 CONCLUSIoN 37

REFERENCES 38

APPENDICES 41

APPENDIXA 41

APPENDIX B: SAMPLE QUESTIONNAIRES 42

APPENDIX C: A SIMPLE TIMEFRAME FOR RESEARCH PROPOSAL 48

APPENDIX D: SAMPLE BUDGET FOR A RESEARCH PROPOSAL 49

CHAPTER ONE Introduction This chapter takes into account, the background of the study, statement of the problem, purpose; objectives, research questions, scope, significance and the conceptual framework of the study. 1.1 Background of the Study Socio-political and economic factors such as unstable political transition, conflict, rejection by family has resulted in an increased street children populace globally (Aptekarand Stoecklin, 2014; Beazley, 2013; Panter-Brick, 2002; Osei-Twun and Wasan, 2012). A report by (WHO, 2018) stated that as the focus ofthe project is on developing the capacity of local organizations to prevent, assess and manage psychoactive substance use problems among street children. Literature and sub statistics within the African context reported an alarming increase of over 1 Omillion the street children, from approximately lOOmillion street children, (UNICEF, 2012 to 2015).

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FAHAD, M (2022). Impact of Drug Abuse On the Psychological Well Being of Street Children in Iganga Municipality. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-drug-abuse-on-the-psychological-well-being-of-street-children-in-iganga-municipality

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FAHAD, MUWANIKA . "Impact of Drug Abuse On the Psychological Well Being of Street Children in Iganga Municipality" Afribary (2022). Accessed December 10, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-drug-abuse-on-the-psychological-well-being-of-street-children-in-iganga-municipality