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  1. Distribution of magnesium forms in surface soils of Central Southern Nigeria

    Distribution of magnesium forms in surface soils of Central Southern Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The distribution of various Mg forms in selected surface soils of the Edo State of Central Southern Nigeria was studied to contribute for a basic understanding of where and in what fractions Mg was located. Twenty surface (0 – 15cm)...
  2. The effect of supplements of crop residues based diets on the performance of steers grazed on natural pasture during the dry season

    The effect of supplements of crop residues based diets on the performance of steers grazed on natural pasture during the dry season

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Twenty-four White Fulani steers, 20-26 months old, mean initial live weight of 270.6 ± 0.5kg, were divided into three treatment groups to investigate the effects of crop residues supplementation on performance when grazed on natural pasture during the dry season...
  3. HIV/AIDS Awareness of In—School Adolescents in Nigeria: Implications for Adolescence Sexuality

    HIV/AIDS Awareness of In—School Adolescents in Nigeria: Implications for Adolescence Sexuality

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated HIV/AIDS awareness of in-school adolescents in Nigeria to determine their risk for contracting HIV/AIDS. A total of 892 purposively selected adolescents (mean age = 16. 5 years; SD = 5. 2; males = 492; females = 400)...
  4. The Challenges of HIV/AIDS Counselling in Nigerian Secondary Schools: A Case Study of Kwara State

    The Challenges of HIV/AIDS Counselling in Nigerian Secondary Schools: A Case Study of Kwara State

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the challenges of HIV/AIDS counselling in Nigerian secondary schools as expressed by school counsellors in Kwara state, Nigeria. The respondents comprised 132 purposively selected counsellors in Kwara state public secondary schools (Male=85; Female=47). Data were collected with...
  5. An Evaluation of an HIV/AIDS Prevention Program in a Nigerian Setting

    An Evaluation of an HIV/AIDS Prevention Program in a Nigerian Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the success of a group based behavioural intervention with Nigerian youths aimed at reducing the risk of contracting and spreading HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted illness (STI). Participants were 147 youths (males=75, females=72, age range 5 to...
  6. Gender-Based Domestic Violence against Children: Experiences of Girl-Children in Nigeria

    Gender-Based Domestic Violence against Children: Experiences of Girl-Children in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the dynamics of gender-based domestic violence against children in Nigeria. This qualitative study explored the experiences of 20 purposively selected girl-children (age range = 12 to 15 years) from two SOS Children's Village who have been victims...
  7. Community Participation in Tobacco Control in a Nigerian Setting

    Community Participation in Tobacco Control in a Nigerian Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the role of cultural factors in tobacco use in a Nigerian setting. Participants were 27 community members: community leaders (5), political analysts/officials of non-governmental organisations (4) and 18 young tobacco users (age range 18 and 24 years)...
  8. Depression and Associated Factors Among University Students in Western Nigeria

    Depression and Associated Factors Among University Students in Western Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to determine the associations between depression, sociodemographic, social and health variables among undergraduate students of Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria. A cross-sectional survey was conducted with undergraduate students that were recruited randomly from classes...
  9. Youth's perceptions of HIV infection risk: a sex-specific test of two risk models

    Youth's perceptions of HIV infection risk: a sex-specific test of two risk models

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The study examines the associations between the cumulative and additive risk models and Nigerian youth's likelihood of perceiving vulnerability to HIV infection. Both models of risk seem to provide unique contributions to such understanding. The analysis is based on data...
  10. Investigating attitudes towards caring for people with HIV/AIDS among hospital care workers in Ibadan, Nigeria: the role of self-efficacy

    Investigating attitudes towards caring for people with HIV/AIDS among hospital care workers in Ibadan, Nigeria: the role of self-efficacy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Fear of HIV infection and its consequences may affect the willingness and capacity of health care workers to provide good quality care for people with HIV/AIDS (PWHAs). The study was founded on the proposition that self-efficacy may mediate the attitudinal...