Aim & Scope

Nigerian Journal of Psychology is a yearly publication of the Nigerian Psychological Association. It is intended to disseminate original scientific work in all fields of psychology presented at our Annual Scientific Conference.

Nigerian Journal of Psychology is one of the official journals of the Nigerian Psychological Association. It is a yearly publication intended to disseminate original work in all fields of psychology, and it welcomes empirical and theoretical studies, as well as reviews,in a broad range of areas, such as developmental, school and educational psychology, behavioural psychology, clinical psychology, health psychology, cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, psychological assessment, experimental psychology, theory and history of psychology. Authors are required to pay a fee to publish in Nigerian Journal of Psychology because we publish with Open Access unless in some cases where the author   100% waiver.

Volume 22 Issue 2


  1. Linking Traumatic experience with emerging adults’ prosocial behaviour: Perceived Social self-effiacy influences.
    Izuchukwu L.G. Ndukaihe, Chsiom E. Ogbonnaya, Sorochi B. Anyanywu.  ———– Page 1.
  1. Influence of Resilience on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder among internally Displaced Persons in FCT, Nigeria.
    Daniel Jande, Andrew Zamani, Emmanuel Alhassan. —————————- Page 12.

  1. Emotional Abuse, Attachment Styles and Psychological Distress among Orphans in Markudi metropolis.
    Samuel Terzungwe Anhange, Abraham Tersugh Kwaghgbah, Anna Garos Ngbea, Victoria Iveren Awar, Martins Orga, Doris Mbawuese Kwaghgbah. —————- Page 17.

  1. Reliability and validity of the Short Version of Psychological General Well-being (PGWB-S) in the Nigerian Context.
    Jonah Zumlong Damilep.——————— Pages 26.

  1. Impacts of Job Crafting on Work Engagement and Leisure Crafting on Recovery Experience among Teachers.
    Uchechukwu G. Arinze, Ifeoma L. Nwagbo, Fabian O. Ugwu.———————– Pages 33.
  1. Locus of Control and Posttraumatic Growth of Survivors of Violent Extremism: the Moderating Role of Age.
    Tabitha Dorcas Hussein, Joseph Abbas. ———————————————- Pages 43.
  1. Relationship between Peer Pressure and Self Esteem on Risky Sexual Behaviour among Female Undergraduates.
     Onyemaechi Chinwe, Ogbonnaya Esther, Uche Okpaleke, Tingir Moses, Philip Philip. Pages 50
  1. Moderating Role of Marital Satisfaction on the Relationship between Self Compassion, Forgiveness and Depression among Married Persons.
    Chinwe  Onyemaechi, Cosmas Maduekwe, Philip Philip, Uche Okpaleke, Resurrecuta Agu. Pages 60
  1. Quality of Work life of Health Workers in a Psychiatric Hospital: Influence of Perceived Job Stress and Gender.
    Adepeju Ogungbamila. Pages 72
  1. Challenges Of Psychological Assessment Of Childhood And Adolescents In Nigeria. Karatu, Baba Ahmed, Ola Ibigbam, Uthman Tinuoye Jamiu. Pages 82
  1. Assessment of Juvenile Psychopathy and its Association with Aggressive Behaviour amongst Adolescents of Borstal Training Institution, Kaduna. Ibrahim Ignatius Felix Ruwan, Seko Mathew Daniel, Abubakar Musa Tafida, Obaji Chizoba Godwin.  Pages 88
  1. Burnout among Health Care Works in Abakaliki: Emotional Intelligence and Self-efficacy as Predictors.
    Oginyi C. N. Ronald, Oko Felix Uchenna, Ofoke Sunday Mbam, Nwonyi Sampson Kelechi, Nwankwo Francisca Chinyere, Udechukwu Dominic Chima. Pages 99