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: September 2014; 6(8)

September 2014

A sweet and sour taste: Motherhood as an ambivalent experience in Zambia

Motherhood is often a desirable state and frequently results in excitement and happiness associated with expectations of the coming of a new family member. On the other hand, it involves uncertainty related to responsibility and vulnerability which may result in negative experiences. A combination of positive and negative experiences constitutes maternal ambivalence which arises from the contradictory nature of...

Author(s): Lonia Mwape, Katowa-Mukwato Patricia, Dixey Racheal and Maimbolwa Margaret

September 2014

Domestic violence, risky family environment and children: A bio-psychology perspective

Though a large body of research has investigated the impacts of domestic violence on adult’s  victims, only few studies has been devoted to the exposure of children’s to probable inter-spousal trauma that disrupts their neurological and biochemical pathways in development. The aim of this paper is to analyze the current empirical research that discusses the biological and psychological inference of...

Author(s): Olusegun Emmanuel Afolabi