Ife Psychologia

IFE PsychologIA is a peer-reviewed journal published semiannually by African Journals Online. Founded in 1951, this publication focuses on Psychology.

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 1, 2016

A Psychological Appraisal of Perceived Organizational Politics in Selected Profit and Non-Profit Organizations in Lagos Metropolis, Nigeria
Organizational politics is a global phenomenon that has potential of influencing the work outcomes of employees. Studies have shown that workplaces are inherently political arena where success is achieved on the bases of interpersonal relationships and...
Evaluating Effectiveness of Federal Road Safety Commission Training and Education Programmes for Commercial Vehicle Drivers in Jigawa State, Nigeria
Public driving in Nigeria is a difficult task. It is fraught with many commercial vehicle drivers whose characters are anti-road safety. For instance, anti-road safety behaviours such as random change of lanes, driving under the influence of intoxicants...
Examination of Gender Roles in Workplace Deviance among Local Government Employees in Akoko Area of Ondo State, Nigeria
Workplace deviance refers to voluntary behaviour that violates significant organisational norms and in so doing threatens the well-being of the organization, its members, or both (Robinson & Bennett, 1995, p. 556). Workplace deviance is believed...
Group Learning, Gender, Mathematical Ability and Students' Mapwork Skills
Geography is a science that homes all other sciences and all other occurrences on the earth. Actually, the jurisdiction of geography could be located as physical and cultural or human features that are positioned on earth and the whole universe. The...
Impact of Reproductive Health Programme on a Sample of Secondary School Students with Low Self Esteem and Body Dysmorphic Disorder in Lagos State, Nigeria
Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) according to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV, APA, 2000), is the preoccupation with an imagined defect in appearance. If a slight physical anomaly is present, the person's concerned is markedly excessive. The...
Influence of Ego Integrity and Health Status on Death Anxiety of Adults in Ekiti State, Nigeria
Death can occur at any age. It is only in old age that we think of it as the natural biological end of life. Not only is death the cessation of a person's life. It is also a social event that affects family, friends and other persons as well. Why do...
Influence of Job Demands on Psychological Well-Being of Health Workers in Ondo State: Moderating Role of Emotional Intelligence
The effective and efficient performance of health workers depend on how well they could cope with the demands of their job. This is important in order to have a healthy psychological growth. Psychological well-being is very important as it is considered...
Influence of Psycho-Social Factors on the Quality of Life of Diabetic Patients at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital
Quality of life (QOL) is increasingly recognized as an important health outcome in its own right, representing the ultimate goal of all health interventions. Measuring Quality of Life involves comprehensive means of evaluating various aspects of care...
Perceived Correlation between Organisational Justice and Employees' Organisational Citizenship Behaviours in the Civil Service of Ondo and Oyo State, Nigeria
The mechanistic and scientific views that employees are likely to be loyal and act positively when properly rewarded monetarily have been seen to be limited. Employees want a lot of benefits and perquisite of office but their quest for additional satisfaction...
Perception of Autopsy among Medical and Non-Medical Personnel in a Nigerian Tertiary Health Institution: The Predictive Roles of Self-Efficacy, Involvement and Demographic Variables
An autopsy is a highly specialized surgical procedure that consists of a thorough examination of a corpse to determine the cause and manner of death and to evaluate any disease or injury that may be present. It is usually performed by a specialized medical...
Teachers' and Students' Attitudes toward Disruptive Behaviour: A Comparative Analysis of England and Nigeria
Disruptive behaviour among pupils in high school is currently one of the main challenges confronting the school system today. This is because it serves as a source of stress for teachers (Brouwers &Tomic, 2000) and impact negatively on learning because...
The Impact of Small Samples Sizes in Factor Analytical Studies
Researchers, peer reviewers and indeed journal editors of factor analytical studies and structural equation modelling (SEM) in particular within the social sciences are often confronted with the issues concerning adequacy of sample sizes (Wolf, Harrington,...
The Influence of House-Ownership and the Moderating Effect of Neighbourhood on Life Satisfaction among Residents in Ibadan Metropolis, Nigeria
Nations have been formed on the basis of the search for life satisfaction and this desire has been put at par with the right to life and the right to freedom (Hawke, 1964). Life satisfaction is one of the important goals of life for individuals and for...
Youth Identity, Peer Influence and Internet Crime Participation in Nigeria: A Reflection
The wide-spread information networks and the development of information and communication technology (ICT) skills across a broader socio-cultural boundaries open new avenues to prosperity that did not exist many decades ago in many parts of the world....
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