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EFFECT OF SELF-CONTROL THERAPY ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AMONG COLLEGE OF EDUCATION STUDENTS IN ZUBA FCT ABUJA, NIGERIA

Authored By: Ndifon, M. A

Article Number: 1720523570

Received Date: June 28th 2024 Published Date: July 9th 2024

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This study was conducted to investigate the Effect of self-control therapy on alcohol abuse among college of education students in Zuba FCT Abuja, Nigeria. The study was an experimental research design involving randomised experimental and control groups. The population for the study consisted of 2,150 NCE 1 (100level) students of the college. However, the target population were those identified with high level of alcohol abuse. A sample of 56 NCE 1(100level) students constituted the subjects for the study. Both stratified and simple random sampling were adopted for selecting the sample, taking into cognisance, the students’ schools, departments and gender. One instrument Alcohol Abuse Questionnaire (AAQ) was used for data collection. The instrument was validated by expert judgment and had a reliability co-efficient of 0.73. The data collected were analysed by using both descriptive and inferential statistics to answer the research questions and test the postulated hypothesis respectively. The result indicated that the level of alcohol abuse among FCT College of Education students was moderate. It also revealed that self-control therapy was effective in the reduction of alcohol abuse among both male and female students. The  self-control therapy was recommended for both psychologists and Guidance Counsellors for the modification of alcohol abuse and drugs use among students.

Ndifon, M. A. (2024 Effect of self-control therapy on alcohol abuse among college of education students in Zuba FCT Abuja, Nigeria. Journal of Science, Technology, and Education (JSTE); www.nsukjste.com/ 8(2), 12-25

Ndifon, M. A
Department of Educational Psychology, FCT College of Education, Zuba. Abuja