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: 213

Full Length Research Paper

Parenting styles and family characteristics as correlates of psychological distress among Nigerian adolescents

Alika Henrietta Ijeoma*
  • Alika Henrietta Ijeoma*
  • Department of Educational Evaluation and Counselling Psychology, Faculty of Education, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
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Akanni Deborah Omolara
  • Akanni Deborah Omolara
  • Springfield High School, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
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Akanni Oluyemi Oluwatosin
  • Akanni Oluyemi Oluwatosin
  • Department of Clinical Services, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Uselu, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 04 August 2016
  •  Accepted: 31 August 2016
  •  Published: 30 November 2016

How to cite this article

APA /
Alika, H. I., Akanni, D. O., & Akanni, O. O. (2016). Parenting styles and family characteristics as correlates of psychological distress among Nigerian adolescents. International Journal of Psychology and Counselling, 8(9), 102-108.
Chicago /
Alika Henrietta Ijeoma, Akanni Deborah Omolara and  Akanni Oluyemi Oluwatosin. "Parenting styles and family characteristics as correlates of psychological distress among Nigerian adolescents." International Journal of Psychology and Counselling 8, no. 9 (2016): 102-108.
MLA /
Alika Henrietta Ijeoma, Akanni Deborah Omolara and  Akanni Oluyemi Oluwatosin. "Parenting styles and family characteristics as correlates of psychological distress among Nigerian adolescents." International Journal of Psychology and Counselling 8.9 (2016): 102-108.