Nigerian Psychological Research

Quarterly / 2408-5448(pISSN) / 2635-3806 (eISSN)

Aim and Scope

Nigerian Psychological Research is a quarterly publication of the Nigerian Psychological Association. It is intended to disseminate original scientific work in all fields of psychology, such as empirical, historical, theoretical and conceptual studies, as well as reviews of literature.

Nigerian Psychological Research is one of the official journals of the Nigerian Psychological Association. It is a quarterly 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; social psychology; organizational psychology; behavioral 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 Psychological Research because we publish with Open Access unless – in some cases where the author has a 100% waiver.

Volume 7 Issue 1


  1. Influence of Occupational Stress on Psycho-Physiologic Disorder and Job Satisfaction in Organizations Situated in Northeast Nigeria.
    Augustine Ebiai.; Chibuike Chinonso Mgbeanuli. ———————————————– Page 1
  1. The impact of Occupational Demands and Family Responsibilities on the Job Performance of Working Mothers.
    Sunday M. Arigu,; Kim Weng M.; Akinyele A. James,; Dimitri John,; Gowong P.G. Lengka,; Mancha J. Mary,; Jamo S. Ezekiel. —————————————————————- Page 10
  1. “Torn between work and Family”: An examination of the relationship between work-family conflict and organizational citizenship behaviour.
    W.A. Asekun,; S.J. Ikihimoya. —— Pages 19
  1. Social Support, Health Locus of Control and Psychological Acceptance as Predictors of Perceived Quality of Life among Diabetic Patients.
    Morounfola A. Awonug,; Peter O. Olapegba,; Emmanuel E. Uye. —– Pages 28
  1. Impact of Personality, Emotional Labour and core Self- evaluations on the Mental Health of Bank Employees.
    Emilia Chisom Jude,; Fabian O. Ugwu. ——————— Pages 40
  1. Factors associated with protective sexual behaviours among unmarried young people in Nigeria: A cross-sectional analysis.
    Omo Chukwuechefulam Kingsley. ———————————— Pages 51 
  1. Love of Money, and Personal Sense of Power as Predictors of Political Engagement Dimensions Among Undergraduates.
    Nweke Kingsley O. —————————- Pages 62
  1. Children Disability Milieus and Perceived Social Support as Predictors of Quality of Life of family Caregivers in akwa Inom state.
    Dorothy J. Okoro,; Usen  E. Inyang. ————— pages 79
  1. Case Detection Capacity of the hare psychopathy Checklist Re (PCL-R) 2nd edition in a non-prison population in kaduna state.
     Ibrahim Ignatius Felix Ruwan, Andrew E. Zamani, Emmanuel. O. Alhassan, Abubakar Musa Tafida ———— Pages 86
  1. Mother-in-law Syndrome and Locus of Control as Indicators of Somatisation among Igbo women with fertility challenges.
    Innoeze Clara U., Nkwam Uwaoma, Eze Innocent O.  ——————————————— Pages 97
  1. Psycho-social Predictors of Health-Related Quality of Life among Persons Living with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia in Ibadan, Nigeria.
    Abel C. Obosi, Helen O. Osinowo, Linus I. Okeke. ———————————————Pages 110
  1. Social Support Resilience and Psychological Well-being among Patients with Low Vision Attending an Eye Care Centre in Akwa-Ibom Nigeria. 
    Anongo, Fredrick Sonter, Aigbejo, Hauwa Mary , Hassan, Alimot Adenike, Gbanan, Dalton Ngutor. ———– Pages 119
  1. The Effect of Divorce on the Wellbeing of Young Adults.
    Dauda Akwai Saleh, Paul Joshua Oyakose, Jonah Zumlong Damilep, Dashal, Joyce Haruna ————- Pages 128
  1. The Role of Social Support on Psychological Wellbeing of Victims of Herdsmen Attacks in Plateau State.
    Plangnan Dami Obazu, Jurbe Simon Bisji, Elvis Ihaji, Emmanuel Onu Alhassan, Stephen Umar Jatau, John Gospel Gana, Austine L. James, Sarki Pandang. ——————– Pages 135
  1. Lecturer-initiated Incivility, Emotional Intelligence and Emotional Exhaustion among undergraduate students.
    Samuel Terzungwe Anhange, Abraham Tersugh Kwaghgbah, Anna Garos Ngbea, Mpuuga Maikaam. ———– Pages 146
  1. Effect of Prior Knowledge and Text Familiarity on Word Retrieval among Secondary School Students in Makurdi Metropolis.
    Samuel Terzungwe Anhange, Abraham Tersugh Kwaghgbah, Anna Garos Ngbea, Mpuuga Maikaam. ————————— Pages 154
  1. Impact of Perceived Social Support on Resilience among Military Families. 
    Aboh J. Ogbole, Samuel Agumbiade, Susan A. Ogbole, Sandra O. Ezeh. —————- Pages 162
  1. Deliberate self-harm in a sample of sub-Saharan African youths: Adverse childhood experiences, self-esteem, and gender as factors.
    Juliet Ifeoma Nwufo, Ignatius Somtoo Ozoh, Lynda Chiagozie Nwufo, Ogba Timothy Kalu, Ebele Evelyn Nnadozie, Obinna Osita Ike, Ifeoma Margeret Beluonwu, MaryBasil Nwoke. ——– Pages 171
  1. Can cognitive stress appraisal moderate the link between family cohesion and academic engagement among undergraduate students?. 
    Izuchukwu L.G. Ndukaihe, Chisom E. Ogbonnaya, Pamela A. Ogbozor, Nwadiogo C. Arinze, Patrick U. Ugboaku. ————————————— Pages 187.
  1. Work-From-Home, Job Satisfaction and Performance among Teachers in Nigeria.
    Aondoaver Ucho, Stephen Simon Anshir, Anna Garos Ngbea, Hembafan Akor. ————- Pages 197.
  1. Impact of Internet and Social Media on All Age Groups: Case Studies from a Mental Health Facility in Lagos State.
    Owoeye, Olugbenga, A., Ajirotutu, Omotayo F., Oginni-Ajayi, Oluronke I., Oluwaniyi Stephen, O. —————– Pages 206
  1. Socialization and alienation of women in Nigerian Society: Cradle to adulthood, psychological perspective.
    Irene A. Ofili. ———– Pages 221
  1. Development and Validation of Post traumatic Conditions Scale (PCS) for Internally Displaced Persons (IDP).
    Omeje Obiageli, Chikwendu Chimezie, Ufuoma Douglas. Pages ——- 231
  1. Acceptance of Illness, Type of Illness and Psychological Distress among Terminally-Ill Patients in Makurdi Metropolis.
    Moses Denen Chiahemba, Joyce Mcivir Terwase, Mson Moses Iniembe. ——– Pages 242.
  1. Gender and Age as Factors Implicated in Physical Self-efficacy among Adolescents.
    Anike Raphael U. ——————————- Pages 254.
  1. Perceived Factors Influencing Emotional Intelligence among Adolescents.
    Anike Raphael U. ————————————————- Pages 270.
  1. Determinants of Household Utilization of Cooking Gas in Ibadan, Nigeria.
    Micah, D. J. ———————————– Pages 286.
  1. Psychophysiological Symptom as a Predictor of Depression among Institutionalized Persons in Nigeria: The Moderating Role of Social Support. Anthonia Chigozie Nwatu————————————————- Pages 270.
  1. Internet Addiction and Pornography Consumption as Correlates  of Students’ Psychological Wellbeing. Micheal O. Ezenwa, Nnaemeka J. Ifeoma. ——————————— Pages 305.