Influence of Drug Abuse on Students’ Academic Performance

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page                                                                               i

Approval page                                                                       ii

Dedication                                                                             iii

Acknowledgement                                                                 iv-v

Table of content                                                                    vi-viii

List of Tables                                                                         ix

Abstract                                                                                x

CHAPTER ONE: BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

Introduction                                                                          1-4

State of problem                                                                   4-5

Purpose of the study                                                             5

Significance of the study                                                      5-6

Research Questions                                                              6-7

Research Hypotheses                                                           7-8

Scope and Limitation the Study                                           8-9

Operational Definition of Terms                                                    9

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Nature and Normal use of Drug                                           12-14

Classification of Hard Drugs                                                14-16

·                 Concepts of Drug Abuse                                              16-18

·                 Causes of Drug Abuse                                                 18-20

·                 Reasons Behind Drug Abuse                                       20-22

·                 Influence of Drug Abuse on Academic Performance   22-25

·                 The Effect of Drug Abuse                                             25-29

·                 Counseling of Drug Abuse                                           30-34

Summary of literature Review

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Preamble                                                                                36

Research Design                                                                            36-37

Sample and Sampling Technique                                         37

Instrumentation                                                                    37-38

Psychometric Properties of the instrument                         38-39

Procedure for Data Collection                                              40

Procedure for Date Analysis                                                 40-41

CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS

Preamble                                                                               42

Demographic Data                                                                42-48

Hypotheses Testing                                                               48-51

Summary of Findings                                                           52-53

CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Preamble                                                                               54

Discussion                                                                            54-58

Conclusion                                                                            58-59

Recommendations                                                                60-61

Counseling Implication                                                         61

Reference                                                                              62-66

Appendix                                                                               67-68    


 

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1:    Classification of Hard Drugs                                       

Table 2:    Distribution of Respondents by Gender, Age, Religion, ATP, ATF and Tor                                                 

Table 3:    Means of Influence of Drug Addiction Rank – ordered

Table 4:    Results of t-test comparing Male and Female Respondents’ perception

Table 5:    Results of t-test Comparing Christian and Islamic Religion of Respondents perception

Table 6:    Results of t-test Comparing Respondents; perception based on parents’ Addiction of Drugs/Alcohol

Table 7:    Results of t-test Comparing Respondents’ Perception Based on Friends’ Addiction of Drug/Alcohol

Table 8:    Results of t-test Comparing Respondents’ Perception Based on Type of Residence

Table 9:    ANOVA result Comparing Respondents’ perception Based on Age

ABSTRACT

         This study was carried out to investigate the influence of drug abuse      on the academic performance of secondary school students in Ilorin, Kwara state, Nigeria. The instrument used for the study was a questionnaire tagged “Influence of Drug abuse on students’ Academic   Performance Questionnaire (IDASAPQ). It consisted of 20 items that elicited necessary information from 200 students in Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin. Frequency counts and percentage were used for analyzing the demographic section while the t-test and analysis of variance (ANOVA) statistical methods were used to test the research hypotheses, comparing the perception of respondents on the influence of drug abuse on students’ academic performance in Ilorin on the basis of gender, age, religion, ATP, ATF and TOR. Results showed that gender had a significant influence on Kwara State College of Education Student’s perception of the influence of drug addiction on students’ academic performance. However, Religion, Parents’ addiction to drugs/alcohol, Friends addiction to drugs/alcohol, Type of residence and Age has no such influence on secondary school students’ perception of the influence of performance. Based on the findings, some counselling implications were highlighted and recommendations were also made. 

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APA

Frontiers, E. & Peterz, C. (2021). Influence of Drug Abuse on Students’ Academic Performance. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-drug-abuse-on-students-academic-performance

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and Courage Peterz "Influence of Drug Abuse on Students’ Academic Performance" Afribary. Afribary, 17 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-drug-abuse-on-students-academic-performance. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and Courage Peterz . "Influence of Drug Abuse on Students’ Academic Performance". Afribary, Afribary, 17 Dec. 2021. Web. 24 Jan. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-drug-abuse-on-students-academic-performance >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu and Courage Peterz . "Influence of Drug Abuse on Students’ Academic Performance" Afribary (2021). Accessed January 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-drug-abuse-on-students-academic-performance