International Journal of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2017

  • Relationship Between Personality and Handwriting Using Eysenck Test

    Ashraf Karami

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 28-39
    Received: 11 January 2017
    Accepted: 29 January 2017
    Published: 10 March 2017
    Abstract: This study attempts to examine ways of writing (handwriting) include: pen pressure, the character size, the distance between the rows, words and letters, the base line, stand line, punctuation of punctual letters, with introvert and extrovert personality, emotional stability- instability (neuroticism) and psychotic features associated with them and... Show More
  • Effects of Substance/Drug Abuse on the Academic Achievement of Secondary School Students in Mkar Metropolis, Gboko, Benue State

    Emmanuel Okechukwu Chukwu, Valentine Terhemba Pius, Terna Mesuur Fiase, Habu Haruna, Chia Terkuma, Achukwu Chinyere Evangeline

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 40-45
    Received: 24 February 2017
    Accepted: 8 March 2017
    Published: 23 March 2017
    Abstract: This study is cross-sectional descriptive survey which was carried out to find out the effect of substance/drug abuse on the academic achievement of secondary school students in Mkar metropolis, Mkar, Gboko, Benue State. A sample size of 220 secondary school students was selected using simple random sampling technique after the schools were purposi... Show More
  • Short Sleep Duration and Circadian Rhythms: Association with Suicidal Behaviour

    Tânia Isabel Santos Pereira, Sónia Patrícia Vilar Martins, Lia Paula Nogueira Sousa Fernandes

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 46-62
    Received: 7 March 2017
    Accepted: 18 March 2017
    Published: 13 April 2017
    Abstract: The current lifestyles in modern societies promote a behaviourally-induced sleep deprivation and circadian rhythm alterations. Some sleep disorders influence the development of suicidal behaviours. This study aims to review the literature exploring the association of both short sleep duration and sleep circadian rhythms with suicidal behaviours. A ... Show More