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Effective interventions to prevent and mitigate the rate of suicide in Nigeria

Effective interventions to prevent and mitigate the rate of suicide in Nigeria

Jun 6, 202009 Min Read

Having discussed extensively on the factors that cause and or aggravate the issue of suicide, all of the previous explanations about…

Spiritual/religious practices and their healing ingredients

Spiritual/religious practices and their healing ingredients

May 20, 2020012 Min Read

As discussed in the previous article, healing ingredients explain those dimensions of the practices that can be related to the empirical…

Religion and psychology: Why mental health professionals must not ignore religiosity for effective practice

Religion and psychology: Why mental health professionals must not ignore religiosity for effective practice

May 5, 2020018 Min Read

Introduction Therapy is simply defined as a treatment that helps restore a state of well-being and improves functioning of an…

Some interventions and recommendations to prevent psycho-social problems and suicide in society

Some interventions and recommendations to prevent psycho-social problems and suicide in society

Apr 3, 2020017 Min Read

Introduction The psychosocial problems are those problems that represent the influence of psychological factors and the surrounding social environment on…

Everyone is unique: Here is how to discover and embrace your uniqueness

Everyone is unique: Here is how to discover and embrace your uniqueness

Mar 5, 2020015 Min Read

It is indeed a beautiful thing to present this unique article to you who is a unique reader, a unique…

An insight into suicide according to diathesis-stress models

An insight into suicide according to diathesis-stress models

Feb 27, 2020010 Min Read

The biopsychosocial model is currently the foremost comprehensive and influential approach to explaining psychological disorders, especially as it applies to…

Understanding suicide from cognitive behavioural and strain theory perspective

Understanding suicide from cognitive behavioural and strain theory perspective

Feb 13, 2020022 Min Read

Cognitive behavioural explanation Learned helplessness There has been a shift from behavioural to cognitive behavioural explanations of the emotional disorders.…

Biological, psychodynamic, socio-cultural and behavioural approaches to understanding the causes of suicide in Nigeria

Biological, psychodynamic, socio-cultural and behavioural approaches to understanding the causes of suicide in Nigeria

Jan 31, 2020019 Min Read

Introduction This paper explores related literature (theories) and discusses suicide employing biological, psychodynamic and behavioural perspectives relevant  to the understanding…

Scope and prevalence of suicide in Nigeria from a psychological perspective

Scope and prevalence of suicide in Nigeria from a psychological perspective

Jan 31, 2020023 Min Read

Abstract The rate of suicide in Nigeria is alarming. There is comorbidity between suicide, personality disorders, depression and addiction. Suicide…

How locus of control and defence mechanisms impair our mental well-being and social functioning

How locus of control and defence mechanisms impair our mental well-being and social functioning

Dec 30, 2019010 Min Read

Many a time, we wonder why we often fail at personal development, personal branding, social relationships (family, work romantic or…

How we acquire behaviours and habits without intentionally engaging in training

How we acquire behaviours and habits without intentionally engaging in training

Dec 19, 2019014 Min Read

Sometimes we are curious about our habits, as to why we do somethings we do or how we behave the…

What your personality type says about your vulnerability to substance abuse

What your personality type says about your vulnerability to substance abuse

Dec 9, 2019014 Min Read

Abstract Through an examination of some relevant personality theories, this article will discuss the relationship between personality and substance use,…

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