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: 191

Table of Content: January 2012; 4(1)

January 2012

University education and poverty alleviation as mechanisms for enhancing youth development in Nigeria

  This paper examined university education and poverty alleviation as mechanisms for enhancing youth development in Nigeria. It is observed that illiteracy and poverty are interrelated and that functional education is one of the most efficient ways to empower the youth and this is supposed to be got in the university. University education is presupposed to develop the three domains (cognitive, psychomotor and...

Author(s):   ADEBAYO, Florence Aduke  

January 2012

Prevalence of premarital sex and factors influencing it among students in a private tertiary institution in Nigeria

  This study examined prevalence of premarital sexual activities among the youth in a selected private University in Nigeria. A sample of 300 students comprised of 176 males and 124 females were randomly selected to participate in the study. The mean age and standard deviation was 21.7 ± 6.3 years. The ex-post-facto research design was employed. A 35 item; youth premarital sexual activities (YPSA)...

Author(s):   Adeoye, Ayodele O, Ola, Omolayo and Aliu, Bose  

January 2012

Age at menarche in two tribal groups of Dharwad and Bijarpur Districts in Karnataka State

  The aim of this study was to find the mean age at menarche in two different tribal groups namely Kanjarbhat and Lamani. This study was to assess the level of knowledge regarding rituals, taboos, food pattern, social restrictions, health problems and nutrition observed during the menstrual period. The sample for the research comprised of 310 Kanjarbhat girls and 310 Lamani girls in the age groups of 11 to 18...

Author(s):   Sangeetha R. Mane, Ravikanth B. Lamani and Ravindra M.