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Influence of emotional abuse on the self-concept of senior secondary school students in Cross River State, Nigeria

E Uchenna, NN Ajake, ann Bisong, GR Etuk

Abstract


Survey data collected from 2,000 senior secondary two (SSII) students in Cross River state Nigeria were analyzed to determine the influence of emotional abuse on the self-concept of the students. One aspect of child abuse (emotional abuse) and five dimensions of self-concept (social selfconcept, physical self-concept, moral self-concept, financial self-concept and family self-concept) were considered in the study. One Way Analysis of Variance was used in testing the hypothesis at 0.05 Alpha levels. The results obtained showed a significant negative influence of emotional abuse on the students self-concept in terms of social-self, physical-self, moral-self, family-self and financial self-concept respectively.



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