International Journal of
Psychology and Counselling

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Psychol. Couns.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2499
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 222

Full Length Research Paper

Influence of family violence on the maladaptive behaviors of secondary school students in Kogi State, Nigeria

Apeh H. A.
  • Apeh H. A.
  • Department of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education, University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria.
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Eri Bernice
  • Eri Bernice
  • Department of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education, University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 23 September 2020
  •  Accepted: 29 October 2020
  •  Published: 31 October 2020


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