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: October 2013; 5(8)

October 2013

Effects of family type (monogamy or polygamy) on students’ academic achievement in Nigeria

  The present study was undertaken to assess the effects of inter-relationship between family type and academic achievement of students. A Correlational survey research was adopted for the study with a total of 300 respondents. Analysis of the data indicated that significant relationship exists between academic achievement, family type and students’ academic motivation (r=0.26: P<0.005). Also, a...

Author(s):   Adesehinwa Olayinka Adenike    

October 2013

Effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral group therapy based on Heimberg’s model of self-concept

  The objective of this study is to review the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral group therapy (CBGT) on girl students’ self-concept based on Heimberg's model. The method of this study was an experimental type. Using Tennessee’s self-concept questionnaire, 18 students (n = 9 for each group) were randomly selected into two groups: experimental group (cognitive behavioral group therapy)...

Author(s):   Zahedeh Rahmanian M. A., Bahram Mirzaian and Khadije Panahande Vansofla    

October 2013

The psycho-social effect of parental separation and divorce on adolescents: Implications for counselling in Surulere Local Government Area of Lagos State

  The study examines the psycho- social effect of parental separation or divorces on adolescents and its implications for counselling. A descriptive research survey was used while stratified random sampling technique was adopted in selecting the population sample. The sample population used is 120 adolescent students randomly drawn from twelve secondary schools in Surulere local Government Area of Lagos State,...

Author(s):   Ibegwam Ahiaoma