Psychosocial Predictors of Drug Involvement Among Secondary School Students

ABSTRACT

Predictors of drug involvement among secondary school students in Ibadan were examined in this study. Two hundred and four (204) students comprising 113 males and 91 females, whose age ranged between 13 and 25 years (M = 16.32, S.D. = 1.81) participated in the study. Data collected with a structured questionnaire were subjected to independent sample t-test, and regression analysis. Psychosocial factors (life purpose, need for achievement and self-esteem) significantly predicted drug abuse [F (6, 113) = 7.75; p < .01, R2 = .29]. Participants with low score on life purpose reported higher substance abuse than those with high score on life purpose, t (161) = 2.62, p

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APA

Asagba, R & Chovwen, C (2021). Psychosocial Predictors of Drug Involvement Among Secondary School Students. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/psychosocial-predictors-of-drug-involvement-among-secondary-school-students

MLA 8th

Asagba, Racheal and Catherine Chovwen "Psychosocial Predictors of Drug Involvement Among Secondary School Students" Afribary. Afribary, 05 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/psychosocial-predictors-of-drug-involvement-among-secondary-school-students. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Asagba, Racheal, Catherine Chovwen . "Psychosocial Predictors of Drug Involvement Among Secondary School Students". Afribary, Afribary, 05 Apr. 2021. Web. 13 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/psychosocial-predictors-of-drug-involvement-among-secondary-school-students >.

Chicago

Asagba, Racheal and Chovwen, Catherine . "Psychosocial Predictors of Drug Involvement Among Secondary School Students" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 13, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/psychosocial-predictors-of-drug-involvement-among-secondary-school-students