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 23 Issue 1


  1. Personality Traits and Perceived Seductive Dressing as Predictors of Sexual Abuse Disposition among Married Men in Ibadan Metropolis.
    Sunday A. Atunwa, Emmanuel E. Uye, Raheemot K. Oladeinde, Peter O. Olapegba. Pages 1
  1. Psychology In The Eye Of The Public: a National Survey On Perceptions Of Psychology In Nigeria.
    Gboyega e. Abikoye, Iboro f. a., Philip c. Mefoh, Michael o. Ezenwa, Isidore s. Obot. Pages 10
  1. Cultural And Socio-Economic Determinants Of Clean Energy Utilization In Southwest, Nigeria.
    Yunus Akintunde, Akeem a.  Kenku, Ajibola, Ishola. Pages 25
  1. Relationship between Age, Experience, Rank, Educational Level, Mutiny Proneness and Disobedience among Nigerian Army Personnel.
    Success Samuel Haruna, Shyngle K. Balogun. Pages 40
  1. An Evaluation Of Social Support And Martial Satisfaction Among Working Couples Within Lagos Metropolis.
    Juliet Rebecca Ambali, Alex Igundunasse. Pages 55
  1. Emotional Intelligence in Counterproductive Work Behaviour in a Sample of Primary School Teachers Experiencing Role-based Stress.
    Immaculata Tochukwu Onah, Anthony Ejike Okonkwo, Chimezie Emmanuel Chikwendu, Nkiru Veronica Okonkwo, Maryrose Chinyerem Chikeleze, Kingsley Chukwuebuka  Odoh, Raphael Ugwu Anike, Adaobi Chika Eze. Pages 74
  1. Psychosocial Correlates of Cannabis Use among a Sample of Nigerian University Students.
    Anongo Fredrick Sonter, Shaapera Paul Tersoo, Ugese Jonathan Iornenge, Ebiai Augustine Ejiroghene, Dada Timothy Oluwabukunmi. Pages 85
  1. Contributions of Emotional Job Demands and Emotional Intelligence in Work Engagement of Teachers.
    Juliet Chinenye Ibe, Anthony Ejike Okonkwo, Chinwendu Michael Okoro, Nkiru Veronic Okonkwo. Pages 92
  1. Psychological Ownership as a Predictor of Organizational Commitment among Employees of National Orientation Agency in North-Central Nigeria.
    Priscilla Mrumun Gondoaluor, Aondoaver Ucho. Pages 102
  1. Personal Factors as Predictors of Couple Crisis Among Married Tertiary Students in Ibadan, Nigeria.
    Mojisola S. Ajayi. Pages 118
  1. Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna Officer-Cadets’ Propensive Use Of Drugs And Substances.
    Ibrahim Ignatius Felix Ruwan, Bulus Benjamin Balami, Arobadade Adedamilare Ayuba. Pages 127
  1. The Nexus between Psychoactive Drugs and Rising Tides of Crimes in Nigeria: An Analysis of the Challenges Facing the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency.
    Godwin Chekwubechukwu  Obidigbo, Christian C. Nweke, Harry Obi-Nwosu, Ifenna D. Ezeanya. Pages 138
  1. Gambling Behaviour among Undergraduates: The Role of Social Support and Peer Relations.
    Chidozie Emmanuel Mabia, Kizto Ifunanya Okonkwo, Emeka A. Nwankwo, Ifenna Demian Ezeanya, Paschal Kandilichukwu Officha, Chidiebere Emmanuel Udensi, Nneka Ifedichinma, Nwangwu, Ogechukwu Jane Okonkwo. Pages 146
  1. The Role of Demographics and Parental Rewards in Predicting Career Choice among In-School Adolescents in Ibadan North Local Government Area of Oyo State.
    Obisesan Oluwunmi, Adejuwon Grace, Aina Oluwatoyin. Pages 157
  1. Influence Of Gender, Parent Occupation And Work Schedule On Sexual Abuse Among Adolescents In Owerri Municipal.
    Helen i. Nnamdi-Annorzie. Pages 168
  1. Covid-19 Related Fear, Anxiety and Attendant Demotivation as Threats to Organizational Commitment Among Health Care Workers.
    Oginyi C. N. Ronald, Oketa M. Chibugo, Eze O. Eze, Nwonyi, K. Sampson, Igwe, A. Ernest. Pages 185