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: March 2015; 7(2)

March 2015

Relationship between self-efficacy, task value, self-regulation strategies and active procrastination among pre-service teachers in colleges of education

This study examined the relationship between self-efficacy, task value, self-regulation and active procrastination of pre-service teachers enrolled in the colleges of education in Northern-western Nigeria.  Samples of the study consist of 426 (223 males, 203 females) pre-service teachers with a mean age of 22.12 years.  A descriptive correlation research design was employed to address the research...

Author(s): Ali Abdullahi Taura, Maria Chong Abdullah, Samsilah Roslan and Zoharah Omar

March 2015

Perceived psycho-social and school factors contributing to malpractices in internal examinations among secondary school students in Kakamega-Central Sub-county: Implications for counseling

Examination malpracticeis rated as one of the greatest problems that undermine the foundation of educational practicein Kenya today. The magnitude of the problem and the dangers posed bythe phenomenon have been identified by stakeholders as national malady that requires drastic solution.  Thus, this study attempted to investigate the view of students about the psycho-social and school causes of and roles of...

Author(s): Patricia Naliaka, Peter Odera, and Moses Poipoi

March 2015

Effect of infidelity therapy on improving mental health of betrayed women

The aim of this work is to assess the effectiveness of infidelity therapy on improving mental health of betrayed women. Procedure of sampling was purposeful in which 15 wives (20-35 years old) who had experienced betrayal were participating in group psychotherapy sessions after preliminary interview. Fifteen betrayed women were included. Infidelity therapy sessions at three stages were held for them. They were assessed...

Author(s): Mehrangiz Shoaa Kazemi and Mehravar Momeni Javid

March 2015

Dual relationships and boundary crossing: A critical issues in clinical psychology practice

The issue of boundary and dual relationship has been a major subject of concern in psychological practice. Ethics complaints on dual relationship and boundary crossing continue to rise both in nature and variety. This paper examined and shed light on the complexities surrounding dual relationship and boundary crossing in clinical psychology by explaining the pertinent moral and clinical worries that clinical...

Author(s): Olusegun Emmanuel Afolabi

March 2015

“They will not even give me a cup of water”: Stress and coping among women living with HIV in Southern India

Limited research has examined the mental health of women living with HIV and AIDS in low and middle income countries such as India. This exploratory study examined distress and coping among twenty HIV positive women in rural southern India. Focus groups were conducted in Tamil, and coded for thematic content. Women were asked about hardships, support from the community, and preferred forms of coping. Several themes...

Author(s): Meghan Hunter, Rachel Gray, Courtney Welton-Mitchell and N.M. Samuel