Abbreviation: Int. J. Psychol. Couns.
Start Year: 2009
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https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2016.0393[Article Number: FC6961D56085]
This study is an exploration on the kind of approaches teachers use in their schools and/or classrooms to deliver instruction in inclusive classrooms particularly whether or not learners who have LD benefit from these approaches. Six primary schools in urban, semi-urban and rural areas were randomly selected and data was collected through classroom observations, interviews and document analysis. Fourteen participants... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2017.0504[Article Number: D55F39855942]
A qualitative approach, specifically a descriptive phenomenological approach, was used to explore the lived experiences of students with severe mobility impairment at AAU. Accordingly, nine students with severe mobility impairment in different fields of study and year level provided written descriptions to the questions posed to them. Analysis of their responses yielded three major themes, each major theme with its own... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2017.0509[Article Number: 05985CC66792]
The attainment of a satisfied human ecology is characterized by both subjective and objective view that depicts life satisfaction in its specific dimensions and arising from the hierarchical fulfillment of human’s existence (E), relatedness (R), and growth (G) needs fulfillment. This research looked into these life sustaining facets, ERG, and the interaction of subjective and objective life satisfaction among... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2017.0508[Article Number: 621B01166157]
This study aimed at investigating the level of prevalence of various forms of violence, the root causes and potential solutions to the phenomenon of students’ violence from the perspective of students at Hail University. The research sample comprised 100 male and 100 female students who were chosen randomly. A three-part questionnaire was used for data collection. It was discovered that the most prevalent form of... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2017.0490[Article Number: 672E70C65209]
The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of psychological counselling on victims with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from the Rana Plaza tragedy. Data was collected from two different groups using the Impact of Event Scale translated and validated in Bengali. Participants of one group consist of 50 who received life skills training and the other group of 71 who had no such training. PTSD was... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2017.0487[Article Number: B4DF8AB64838]
In order to investigate clients’ role in the mutuality of therapeutic encounter, this pilot study examined data from 49 participants who had undergone at least three sessions of therapy. The participants completed the Working Alliance Inventory and the Kentucky Inventory of Mindfulness Skills. As hypothesised, higher levels of mindfulness were associated with enhanced working alliance. All three dimensions of the... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2017.0474[Article Number: 5B8439764632]
This study investigated teacher competence as a tool for effective and sustainable human capital development in selected Public Secondary Schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Nigeria. Descriptive survey design was used for the study while simple random sampling technique was used to draw the sample for the study in two area councils in the FCT. The data generated was analysed using means scores,... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2016.0461[Article Number: 6A0E48164241]
Amputation is one of the most dreadful complications in diabetes. Diabetic amputees are at elevated risk of psychological distress due to their disability. Thus, the current study aimed to evaluate the effect of intensive counseling on psychological outcomes among type 2 diabetic patients undergoing amputation. The study was conducted among 62 consecutive patients admitted in the diabetic centre and who underwent an... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2016.0459[Article Number: 79F105862406]
This research aims to gain a better understanding of a popular term in gender-talk, using a quantitative approach. It proposes a working definition of ‘new masculinities’ and explores some of its antecedents, paying special attention to the concept of emotional intelligence (EI). Given the lack of empirical research on the nature of ‘new masculinities’ and its components this study is based on a... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2016.0454[Article Number: 6C0288761877]
This study discussed the student volunteers’ perspectives on the roles/functions of University Counseling Center (UCC). Fifteen student volunteers of a university in northern Taiwan participated. Phenomenological method was employed to analyze in-depth interviews. Themes emerged including volunteers viewed; roles and functions of UCC as enhancing the quality of mental health on campus, psychological and counseling... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2016.0451[Article Number: 24B739B61371]
Many factors could be co-related with psychological distress in secondary school adolescents. Few of such factors are the style parents adopt in raising their adolescents, and the family characteristics in which adolescents are nurtured. This study was designed to look at the relationship between parenting style/family characteristics and adolescents’ psychological distress. Specifically, the study was designed to... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2016.0440[Article Number: C75F45D61109]
This study aimed to examine the inner psychological characteristics of cult members, provide a basis for the implementation of psychological counseling. 63 cult members and 69 ordinary people were assessed with the Self-Consistency and Congruence Scale (SCCS), the Interpersonal Trust Scale (ITS), the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI), and the Self-rated Health Measurement Scale (SRHMS). Cult members scored... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2016.0398[Article Number: FF3FDA560309]
A framework for integrating common and specific factors in therapy is provided in this study. The key to integration is employing the common factors as fundamental principles; meanwhile, incorporating a specific model and unique techniques carefully to respond to the client’s needs, demographic variables, and ethnic/cultural characteristics. The four major constructs of common factors (that is, client... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2016.0407[Article Number: 107459158922]
This study investigated the role of psychosocial factors (entrepreneurial self-efficacy, fear of failure, social support, and gender) on entrepreneurial intention among Nigerian graduates. The research adopted a survey design. Two hundred and ten (210) participants were selected purposively and randomly for the study. Results revealed that there were significant relationships among the variables of the study. Besides,... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2016.0388[Article Number: 406254158648]
The world is changing very fast toward cultural pluralism. It is predicted that most of the societies will be more diverse in 21st century. Cultural differences denied for centuries in therapeutic interventions are no more acceptable. Multicultural counseling and therapy are in fact a strong trend in response to this urgent need. That is the reason for multiculturalism to be considered the fourth force in psychology.... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2015.0381[Article Number: 5FEB7EA58651]
Adera childcare is a community-based kinship type of care arrangement that has been practiced in many parts of Ethiopia for years. Research evidences indicate that this practice avails alternative care and support that make important contribution in the life and development of children. However, some evidences also indicate that there are concerns and challenges that would compromise the quality and contribution of care... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2015.0374[Article Number: 66C1E5D57951]
The purpose of this interpretive inquiry was to gain understanding about how women cope with the interpersonal stresses associated with bariatric surgery. In-depth interviews were conducted with 13 women who had undergone bariatric surgery. Data were analyzed using constant comparison processes. Analyses revealed that participants managed stress associated with bariatric surgery using five forms of coping, including:... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2015.0311[Article Number: F055AD757953]
This study explores the personality factors behind Filipino college students’ social media usage. Using descriptive-correlational design, a random sample of 338 Filipino undergraduate students, between ages of 16 to 22, was employed to generate relationships and understand predictions among factors derived from NEO Personality Inventory and Facebook Intensity Scale. Results indicated that respondents tend to be... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2015.0337[Article Number: FBD924E57585]
The purpose of this study was to investigate the difference between influence of health locus of control on medication adherence among outpatients undergoing directly observed treatment-short course (DOTS) and those receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART). Resurgence of tuberculosis (TB) infection following the spread of HIV epidemic has made treatment of TB and HIV co-infection a public healthcare priority in Nigeria.... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJPC2015.0356[Article Number: 0E9C2D857587]
Posthumous marriage is one of the traditional marriages being practiced in Igbo Land, Southeastern Nigeria. This is a type of marriage that offers men who had already died opportunities to have wives and descendants when they have already died even before the marriages are contracted. Consequently, many traditional families use this opportunity to solve the problems of childlessness, male child absence in the family... Read more.
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