RATIONAL EMOTIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY AS AN INTERVENTION FOR EXPERIMENTING WITH DRUGS AMONG ADOLESCENTS IN OYO EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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ABSTRACT

The phenomenon of drug experimentation is presently at alarming rate as reflected in maladjusted behavior been exhibited by some adolescents in some secondary schools in Nigeria. Therefore, this study investigated on Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy as an intervention for experimenting with drugs among adolescents in Oyo East Local Government. 

The study adopted descriptive survey research design while simple random sampling procedure was employed to select eighty participants within Oyo East Local Government. For data collection, a structured questionnaire was used on each variable examined. For research questions and hypothesis were generated and tested accordingly. The data was analysed at 0.05 level is significance, using Chi-square analysis technique. 

The findings revealed that there was no significant differences in the way of abusing prescribed and non prescribed drug among adolescents (x² cal = 16.37, x² tab = 21.03). There was significant peer influence on the use and abuse of drugs (x² cal = 24.54, x² tab = 21.03). There was significant parental influence on the use and abuse of drugs among adolescents (x² cal =28.14, x² tab = 21.03). Also,  there was significant effect on the use and abuse of drugs among adolescents (x² cal = 64.1, x² tab = 21.03). The results showed that peer and parental influence to a large extent contribute to adolescents involvement in drug use and abuse and also there are several effects which may be either short or long term on those who experiment with drugs. 

Based on this, the psychological intervention of Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy gives three approaches to the treatment of drug abuse.  This include Self training,  Brief motivational Interviewing  and Community reinforcement approach. Also, governmental and non-governmental agencies, counsellors, researchers and policy maker have to assist in combating the issue of drug experimentation among students in various institution at all level. 










 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title  Pagei

Certification ii

Dedication iii

Acknowledgement iv-v

Abstract vi-vii

Table of contents viii-x

CHAPTER ONE : INTRODUCTION 

1.1     Background to the Study1-5

1.2.    Statement of the Problem 5-6

1.3.    Purpose of the Study6

1.4.    Objectives of the Study             7

1.5.    Significance of the Study7

1.6.    Scope of the Study7-8

1.7.    Research Questions8

1.8     Delimitation of the Study8

1.9.    Definition of Terms9-11


CHAPTER TWO : LITERATURE REVIEW

2.1.     Concept of Adolescence 12-13

2.2.0   Concept of Drug14-15

2.2.1   Definition of Drug 15-

2.2.2   Classification of Drug15-21

2.2.3   Common Drug Terminologies 22

2.3      Concept of Drug Abuse22-24

2.3.1   Common Drugs that are Abused Substance 25-30

2.3.2   Causes of Drug Abuse31-37

2.3.3. The Effects of Drug Abuse 37-38

2.4     Theories of Drug Abuse38-39

2.4.1.  Rational Emotive Behavioral  Therapy (REBT) 39-48

2.4.2.  Social Learning Theory (SLT)48-53

2.4.3.  Personality Theories53-55

2.4.4.   Behavioral Theories 55-57


CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY 

3.1.       Research Design 58

3.2.       Population of Study58

3.3.       Sample and Sampling Techniques58-59

3.4.       Instruments 59-60

3.5.       Methods of Data Collection 60-61

3.6.       Methods of Data Analysis 61


CHAPTER FOUR: RESEARCH ANALYSIS 

4.1.        Hypothesis 62-72

4.2.        Discussion of Findings 73-74


CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS 

5.1.        Discussion of Findings 75-81

5.2.        Conclusions 81-83

5.3.        Limitations  to the Study83

5.4.        Recommendations 83-84

5.5.        Suggestions for Further Study84


REFERENCES 85-92

APPENDIX 93-97


RATIONAL EMOTIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY AS AN INTERVENTION FOR EXPERIMENTING WITH DRUGS AMONG ADOLESCENTS IN OYO EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT
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