The study sought to investigate psychosocial problems on academic
performance of adolescents in Chuluni Division Seconifary Schools Kitui with
specific objectives which include; identifying the extent to which psychosocial
problems affect the level of academic performance to identify the effect of peer
pressure on the behavior of secondary school students, to identify the roles of
school authorities in helping the students to cope with adolescence and to identify
the variation between male and female students in academic performance as a
result of psychosocial problems.
The study developed a correctional design employing both quantitative
and qualitative methods in the collection of data and its analysis. The study
included 108 respondents. From the study, it was found out that psychosocial
problems ~ffect the level of academic performance as proved by 58.3%. It was
also found out that the peer pressure don't affect behaviors of secondary school
adolescent students as the majority 52.2% disagreed though 40.8% agreed with
the effect. When identifying the roles of school authorities in helping students to
:ope with adolescence, it was found out from study findings that schools help
hem as the majority of respondents 78.7% agreed. In identifying the variation
>etween male and female students in academic performance as a result of
,sychosocial problems, findings indicated that the variation is there as it was
~ported by 64% majority of respondents.
was concluded that psychosocial problems affect adolescent students in their
:hools.It is therefore recommended that schools provide Guidance to students
at is; education focused, and counseling services through Gender Desks, it
ould be provided to relieve the affected students, for psychosocial support and
r academic improvement. It should be a responsibility to any one in and out of
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