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 24 Issue 1


  1. Prevalence Of Social Media Addiction And Its Predictive Role On Mental Health Of Undergraduates In a Nigerian University.
    Nnaemeka Chukwudum Abamara, Onyekachi Osmond Okonkwo, Onyinye Ezinne Ozongwu. Pages 1
  1. Influence Of Perceived Conflict Resolution Styles, And Age On Effectiveness Among Hospital Personnel In Federal Teaching Hospital In South East, Nigeria. 
    Richards E Ebeh, Promise O Onwuamaegbu, Anazor S Chinenye. Pages 8
  1. Moderating Role of Self-esteem in the Relationship between Substance Use and Suicidal Ideation.
    Chukwuma Moses Emmanual, Mgbenkemdi Hyacinth Ejike, Nwatu Anthonia Chigozie, Omeje Obiageli, Okeke Nwanneka Fidelia. Pages 18
  1. Stress and Drug Addiction: Neurobiological Mechanism, Pharmacological and Psychological Management of Substance Use Disorder Patients in Nigerian.
    Oguizu Okechukwu J. Pages 29
  1. Manifestation of Psychopathologies among Substance Use Disorder Patients and nondependent Psychiatric Patients.
    Okechukwu J Oguizu. Pages 38
  1. Peer Pressure and Leisure Boredom as Predictors of Substance Use among Adolescents in Nkanu West Local Government Area.
    Nwabueze Benedicta S., Mgbenkemdi Ejike H., Anike Raphael, Omeje Obiageli, Nwodo Mathew O, Uzoamaka F. Ugwoke. Pages 46
  1. The Role of Traditional Healers in Counseling, Health Promotion and Community Education among the Yoruba People of Nigeria: A Case Study of the Oshun Festival.
    Andrew A. Mogaji. Pages 56
  1. Teachers and Students’ Perception on Skipping Senior Secondary Two to Enrol for External Examinations in Southern Nigeria: Implications for Counselling.
    1Olufunke Chenube, 2Florence Omumu. Pages 62
  1. Demographic Factors Differentiating between Leadership Styles among Nigerian Workers.
    Andrew A. Mogaji. Pages 78