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: 185

Table of Content: September 2010; 2(3)

September 2010

Bridging gender equity gap in Africa: A psycho-historical exposition of Efunsetan Aniwura

  Efunsetan Aniwura is an example of an African woman who stood against male chauvinism and gender inequity in her time. She wielded economic power in that she owned her own household full of slaves. As her name depicts “Aniwura” meaning “owner of wealth”, was a woman of wealth and spiritual depth in power and authority. A psycho-historical exposition of her personality will reveal the...

Author(s):   Ilesanmi Oluwatoyin Olatundun    

  • Article Number: A0F9CE714271

September 2010

A study of the general perceptual ability of mainstream and high-risk students in Nigeria

  This study investigated whether or not academically high-risk students of Junior Secondary School 2 students in Rivers State of Nigeria differed from their mainstream counterparts with regard to their perceptual organisation. The ex post facto research design was used with a hypothesis guiding the study. Stratified random sampling was used in drawing a sample of 1,205 subjects. The survey utilized...

Author(s):   Atubobaralabi Jamabo and Tamunoimama Jamabo    

  • Article Number: AEA364D14274

September 2010

Influence of family attachment styles on premarital sexuality of secondary school students in Rivers state, Nigeria

  This study is aimed at determining the influence of family attachment style on premarital sexuality of secondary school students in Rivers State, Nigeria. The survey data collected from a sample of 1000 secondary school two (SS2) were used for the study.  Face and construct validity using factorial design to determine the factor structure of the instrument Cronbach-Alpha consistency coefficients at 0.73;...

Author(s):   Atubobaralabi Jamabo and Tamunoimama Jamabo    

  • Article Number: 03C34A214278

September 2010

Parental influence on Mexican American students’ academics

  This study examined how Mexican American parents influence their adolescent children’s academics. Eleven Mexican American high school students took part in this study which occurred in a small Midwestern town. Four factors of parental influence were examined using questionnaires that were administered through interviews. The factors of parental influence were: parental ability to help with academics,...

Author(s):   Tracy Schumann    

  • Article Number: B4F585114280