ENHANCING STRESS MANAGEMENT AMONG SPOUSES IN KATSINA STATE NIGERIA

  • Type: Project
  • Department: Home Economics
  • Project ID: HOE0031
  • Access Fee: ₦5,000 ($14)
  • Pages: 281 Pages
  • Format: Microsoft Word
  • Views: 207
  • Report This work

For more Info, call us on
+234 8130 686 500
or
+234 8093 423 853

Abstract 

The major purpose of the study was to identify strategies for enhancing stress management among spouses in Katsina State, Nigeria. Eight research questions and eight null hypotheses guided the study. The study adopted a descriptive survey research design and was carried out in Katsina State, Nigeria. The population of this study was made up of the entire 986,453 spouses in Katsina State. Purposive and multistage sampling techniques were used to select a sample of 900 respondents made up of 450 husbands and 450 wives. Two sets of instruments were used for data collection for the study. These include the Focus Group Discussion Guide (FGD) and structured questionnaire titled: “Spousal Stress Management Strategies Questionnaire (SSMSQ). The questionnaire was face-validated by five experts. Internal consistency of the instrument was determined using Cronbach Alpha reliability method and reliability coefficient of 0.78 was obtained. Six trained research assistants were involved in data collection. Out of the 900 copies of questionnaire administered, 846 copies were properly completed and returned representing 94% return rate. Mean was used for answering the research questions while t-test statistics was used in testing the eight null hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The focus group discussion was summarized and organized based on the purposes of the study. The major findings of the study include: causes of stress among spouses in Katsina State with major causes as spouses related intimacy, children; economic/finance related causes among others, appropriate physical stress management strategies include: regular body exercises with spouse, control body weight and relaxation techniques among others psychological stress management strategies include: building faith in God, listening to music and being optimistic among others, social supports stress management strategies include: owning a pet, counseling by social workers and prayers among others; environment related stress management strategies include: avoiding noisy environment in both official and residential houses and ensuring clean and safe environment among others; time management strategies for controlling stress include: setting priorities, applying work simplification techniques and planning time use by scheduling among others. Problems that can hinder the adoption of stress management strategies by spouses include: wide age differences, uncompromising attitudes of spouses and large family size among others and the ways through which spouses could be helped to adopt stress management strategies include: developing and using good listening skills, showing appreciation to each other and adopting positive attitude towards stressful events among others. On the hypotheses tested, the study found out that there are no significant differences in the mean ratings of the responses of husbands and wives on 171 out of the 217 items in the study while on the remaining 46 items, there are significant differences. Based on these findings, the study recommended among others, regular awareness campaign about causes of stress among spouses in the State; there should be government and NGOs organized sponsored drama to enlighten spouses on the dangers of unhealthy stress management adopted by spouses and their negative consequences on the individual, family and society in general.

ENHANCING STRESS MANAGEMENT AMONG SPOUSES IN KATSINA STATE NIGERIA
For more Info, call us on
+234 8130 686 500
or
+234 8093 423 853

Share This
  • Type: Project
  • Department: Home Economics
  • Project ID: HOE0031
  • Access Fee: ₦5,000 ($14)
  • Pages: 281 Pages
  • Format: Microsoft Word
  • Views: 207
Payment Instruction
Bank payment for Nigerians, Make a payment of ₦ 5,000 to

Bank GTBANK
gtbank
Account Name Obiaks Business Venture
Account Number 0211074565

Bitcoin: Make a payment of 0.0005 to

Bitcoin(Btc)

btc wallet
Copy to clipboard Copy text

500
Leave a comment...

    Details

    Type Project
    Department Home Economics
    Project ID HOE0031
    Fee ₦5,000 ($14)
    No of Pages 281 Pages
    Format Microsoft Word

    Related Works

    ABSTRACT This study on the impacts of climate change on farming activities was conducted in Dandume Local Government Area of Kastina State. To capture data on the impact of climate change on farming activities based on the perceptions of the farmers, 150 questionnaires were administered and retrieved. The data were analyzed using descriptive... Continue Reading
    Abstract The purpose of the study was to determine the effect of performance incentives on employee efficiency in Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) in Dutsin-Ma Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State, Northwest-Nigeria . The population of the study comprised the sixty (60) employees of all the DMBs in Dutsin-Ma LGA of Katsina State, Nigeria... Continue Reading
    Abstract The purpose of the study was to determine the effect of performance incentives on employee efficiency in Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) in Dutsin-Ma Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State, Northwest-Nigeria . The population of the study comprised the sixty (60) employees of all the DMBs in Dutsin-Ma LGA of Katsina State, Nigeria... Continue Reading
    ABSTRACT The study was conducted to ascertain the management of stress among female manager in power Holding Company of Nigeria Plc. the need for carrying out this research into know heads to stress, and to manage the stress by female managers in the organization. In carrying out the research, primary and secondary data was collected and the... Continue Reading
    ABSTRACT The study was conducted to ascertain the management of stress among female manager in power Holding Company of Nigeria Plc. the need for carrying out this research into know heads to stress, and to manage the stress by female managers in the organization. In carrying out the research, primary and secondary data was collected and the... Continue Reading
    ABSTRACT This s tudy assessed the effects of Land use/Land cover change on soil quality in the semi arid area of northern Katsina state. This study employed an integrative methodology that comprised of five major components (i) digital image processing of Landsat Thematic Mapper image covering the study area for 1 986, Enhanced Thematic MapperETM... Continue Reading
    Abstract Ability to report back the conclusion of an assignment of the progress made so far to the person(s) who delegated the authority to the performer of an assignment, duty or function, has for decades eluded this nation both in the private and public responsibilities to be performed and performed and reported back has been carried out as... Continue Reading
    Abstract Ability to report back the conclusion of an assignment of the progress made so far to the person(s) who delegated the authority to the performer of an assignment, duty or function, has for decades eluded this nation both in the private and public responsibilities to be performed and performed and reported back has been carried out as... Continue Reading
    ABSTRACT The aim of this research is to investigate and find out the school factors that affect teaching and learning English language at primary level. The research also try to explore the factors that constitute for the students’ success or failure in studying English. The research also attempted to know those things which students lack in... Continue Reading
    The purpose of this study was to observe the least amount of acute restraint stress that was needed to produce significant changes in the oxidative stress parameters. Stress may be defined as a complex dynamic condition in which the homeostasis of an organism is disturbed or threatened. Several studies have reported on the effects of stress on the... Continue Reading
    Call Us
    whatsappWhatsApp Us