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: 222

Table of Content: January 2011; 3(1)

January 2011

Self-esteem and life satisfaction as mediators between parental bonding and psychological well-being in Japanese young adults

  Today, Japanese young adults are at increased risk for psychiatric disorders. Given that the presence of mental illness early in life increases the risk of further depressive episodes in later life and that psychiatric disorders are associated with college attrition rates and academic performance, investigating the mechanisms contributing to college students’ mental health is crucial. This study...

Author(s):   Niwako Yamawaki, Julie Ann Peterson Nelson and Mika Omori    

January 2011

Stress and instructors’ efficiency in Ogun State Universities: Implications for Nigerian educational policy

  The Federal Government of Nigeria in the National Policy on Education expressed itself emphatically in Section 8, no. 70 (a) that no educational system is capable of rising above the quality of its teachers and thus, teacher education and teachers’ welfare would be given major emphasis in all educational planning and development. As lofty as this policy-statement sound, it stands far away from praxis....

Author(s):   F. R. Sulaiman and P. O. Akinsanya          

January 2011

Impact of family type on involvement of adolescents in pre-marital sex

  This study examined the impact of home type on involvement of in-school adolescents in premarital sex in Lagos metropolis, Nigeria. This study adopted a survey research design. Three hundred and sixty-eight students from four secondary schools were randomly selected, 128 (47.8%) were males and 148 (53%) were females. Their ages range from 16 to 19 years with the mean of 18.24 years. Only 186 (69%) have had...

Author(s):   Adejumo Gbadebo Olubunmi